What You Need To Know About Anthem’s Security Breach

Accounteks ConsultingSecurity & Privacy

US health insurer Anthem Inc. announced on February 4, 2015, that it was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack resulting in the theft of tens of millions of records. Hackers were able to break into a database that contained as many as 80 million records. These records contained personal information about current and former customers, as well as staff … Read More

Office 365: What Business Owners Need to Know

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Office 365: Why the Fit with Small Businesses is Just Right Office 365 offers a low upfront cost because small businesses can sign up with a plan that meets their exact requirements for a predictable monthly fee. This option is much more budget-friendly than setting aside funds to purchase new hardware, servers, software licenses, and CALs for the required server … Read More

How to Use Airport Wi-Fi Safely and Securely

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Most airports now make it easy to access the Internet with free public Wi-Fi networks for travelers inside the terminal. While it seems like a great idea to find an airport hotspot and connect, how do you know if you’re connecting to a safe network? Any hacker can set up a hotspot named "AltantaAirportWiFi" and you’d never know it’s fake. … Read More

4 Trending Threats to Your Mobile Security

Accounteks ConsultingMobile, Security & Privacy

The popularity of mobile devices has increased substantially in recent years. According to the latest numbers from eMarketer, approximately 25% of the world’s population uses smartphones. That number is expected to rise in the next few years. Hackers have begun to notice this trend, and many are now focusing their efforts on taking advantage of mobile device users. Here are … Read More