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Creating a Strong Human Firewall

Cybersecurity is more than just technology – it's about employee awareness and vigilance. You're only as strong as your weakest link. Having regular cyber risk training and continuous phishing campaigns can help create a human firewall within your organization. It's crucial to ensure that every member of your team, especially those with access to critical […]

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Cybercrime Syndicates

Organized crime has evolved in the digital age. Hackers are no longer just lone wolves looking for a thrill. The growth of the digital economy has transformed the criminal landscape, leading to the emergence of global cybercrime syndicates. These cybercriminals are not just tech-savvy individuals; they are aligning themselves with criminal bosses who possess the […]

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Phishing Risks for Small & Medium Business

What is Phishing? Phishing is the attempt to hack or breach information using a connected device. It is the most prevalent type of social engineering attack. Phishing risks to businesses - small and medium businesses in particular - remain very high and are increasing. Are Phishing Attacks Effective? Recently, A Quebec-based security company sent 1 […]

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Social Engineering

“Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people.”- Bruce Schneier, Author and Cryptographer Picture this: A Zephyr Networks Client received a text message from his manager. The manager hadn't sent it. It was a social engineering hacking attempt referred to as "Executive Phishing" or "CEO Fraud". The hacker used publicly available company organizational information to get the […]

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Business IT Agility

Agility: the ability to move quickly and easily. While IT Agility is a much sought-after ideal, Zephyr Networks finds this methodology can be elusive for small and medium businesses.  IT employees overwhelmed with day-to-day issues, have little time for strategic planning.  IT scalability, flexibility and security assessments can be difficult to prioritize. Zephyr Networks offers […]

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5 Keys to Assessing IT Performance

Information Technology (IT) is mission critical.  Day-to-day operations are completely reliant on IT.  Corporate success and IT success is inter-dependent; now more than ever. Time to assess IT performance for your business. How is your IT department doing?  Do you really know?  Can you accurately assess? Absolutely.  You can assess your IT department by knowing […]

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Everything You Need to Know About IoT Devices, And Why You Should Implement Them in Your Business

We are all ingraining ourselves into an Internet of Things (IoT) world that, for the most part, benefits everyone – improving efficiency and keeping us connected to the devices and people that are important to us.  With the advancement of technology, almost every aspect of our lives generates data and sends us information over the […]

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Eliminate Your Largest Security Threat By Training Your Employees

When it comes to cybersecurity, employee training is a step that many employers neglect or undervalue. Too many companies think that installing a suite of antivirus and anti-malware software is enough to protect them from malicious attackers, but in the world of phishing scams and social engineering attacks that just isn’t enough. Uneducated and untrained employees can be the largest […]

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How to Establish Work From Home Policies for Cybersecurity

For many businesses, work from home has moved from temporary to permanent. Business owners see the benefits of adopting a remote business model- lower overheads, increased team productivity, flexibility, less headache, etc. However, when businesses first started going remote many implemented temporary measures to allow their employees to work from home. These interim measures worked […]

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If Your Company Is A Racecar, A Business Continuity Plan Is Your Spare Tire

When Zephyr Networks asks potential client companies whether they have a business continuity plan in place, many senior executives shake their heads and say, “Why would we ever need such a thing? Everything has been going smoothly so far.” The key to this response is so far. The question is not how have things been […]

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