Entries by Ryan Markham

Wisdom Wednesday: How to Avoid Computer System Infection

Criminals want your company’s financial data, customer lists including credit card information, intellectual property, and anything else they can sell. Cyber crime is a huge endeavor with severe consequences for organizations that are victimized. Criminals want your company’s financial data, customer lists including credit card information, intellectual property, and anything else they can sell. Besides […]

The Challenges and Opportunities for HR Departments in the Digital Transformation

A recent study by Deloitte found that most HR departments are significantly behind the curve in adopting and adapting to new technology, but these challenges present opportunities for HR departments to improve their effectiveness in the digital age.  Skilled IT companies in Akron, like Quality IP, can show you how to make these opportunities work for […]

How the FCC’s New Stance on Privacy Safeguards Will Affect Small Businesses

As the new FCC Chairman rapidly reverses the commission’s stance on privacy protection and cyber security, small businesses are faced with the need to tighten their own security protocols to protect their sensitive data.   Many business owners assume that the Federal Communications Commission has a set of stringent rules designed to regulate the actions […]

Wisdom Wednesday: The Importance of Training Your Employees to Spot Spoofed Emails

The number of security issues and malware risks that your company must contend with continues to grow every year, but one of the most potentially devastating threats that your business faces is surprisingly low-tech in nature. Spoofed emails don’t rely on complex ransomware or sophisticated keystroke loggers. Instead, your company’s bank account and sensitive information […]

Home Depot to Pay Out $25 million

Home Depot has agreed to pay another $25 million, raising the cost of a security breach to $179 million and rising as the company finishes the process. In 2014, Home Depot suffered a massive security breach, which affected more than 50 million customers. Personal information of each customer was exposed, and the hackers were able […]

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack?

Cyber attacks are going to happen and your response plan will directly affect your overall security and gravity of the assault itself. In today’s digital world, it’s not a question of if a cyber attack is going to occur, but when the attack is going to happen. All businesses must assume that their network will […]