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Cyber Security: What You Need to Know

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Many business owners are becoming increasingly more concerned with the state of cyber security within their own company. Some of these fears may include regulations such as HIPAA, DFARS, PCI compliance, and SSAE-16 to name a few, along with just the general concerns about protecting your intellectual property and privacy. At Steady Networks, no matter what your concern is in … Read More

How to protect your PC against the major ‘Meltdown’ CPU security flaw

Details have emerged on two major processor security flaws this week dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre.” The Meltdown flaw primarily affects Intel and ARM processors, and researchers have already released proof-of-concept code that could lead to attacks using Meltdown. The flaws affect nearly every device with an Intel, ARM or AMD processor made in the past 20 years. That means yours (and my) entire … Read More

Your Free Email Phishing Detector

The fastest growing threat to your business’s cyber-security is coming from inside the house! It’s your company’s email. Many of the most common cyber-security threats originate with a fake email targeting your users. This is commonly called a “phishing” attack. There are lots of different processes and technologies that can assist with preventing these attacks, but one of the best … Read More

Take better notes with Microsoft’s OneNote

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Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel form the foundation of most Office experiences. But there’s another application that doesn’t get its fair share of attention: OneNote. It’s severely underutilized considering how helpful it is, so we’re going to explain some of the basics. OneNote is a digital notebook Despite the visual similarities, the thing that sets OneNote apart from Word is … Read More

Microsoft released security updates for all versions of Windows

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Windows is the most widely used operating system in the world, and for this reason it is also the most frequently targeted platform for hackers. In an attempt to shut down cyber criminals before they can exploit vulnerabilities, Microsoft recently rolled out a new security patch that fixes several known bugs for all versions of Windows. Read on to find … Read More

Beware of a new Locky-type ransomware

Beware of a new Locky-type ransomware

Disguising itself as an invoice proved to be an effective approach for the original Locky ransomware, which infected millions of users in 2016. Although it was mostly defeated, hackers are currently using a similar approach to spreading a new type of malware. In 2017, a new Locky ransomware is poised to duplicate the success of its predecessor. Quick facts According … Read More

Fruitfly spyware targets Mac computers

Fruitfly spyware targets Mac computers

Contrary to popular belief, Macs do get hacked. Although it doesn’t happen as frequently as it does on Windows PCs, Macs have been infected by worms, Trojan horses, and other forms of malware in the past decade. Recently, security researchers discovered a new spyware that has flown under the radar for several years. Fruitfly spywareThe spyware, known as Fruitfly, was … Read More

What is Amazon AppStream 2.0?

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Managing applications on-premise is expensive and inefficient. Today’s workforce is now more mobile than ever before, which is why businesses are investing in remote access solutions so their employees can access applications and documents whenever and wherever. Amazon AppStream 2.0 is one such solution, and here’s why it’s worth looking into. What is it? Initially released in 2013, Amazon AppStream … Read More

Move over IE, Hello Microsoft Edge!

Windows 10

Not all Windows users are fans of Internet Explorer, and not all Mac users are crazy about Safari. But there’s good news for Windows users: Windows 10 replaces IE with a brand new browser, Microsoft Edge. Here is a list of the key features you shouldn’t miss out on: Import favoritesYou can easily import the list of websites you’ve marked … Read More