IT Security

  • Hospital Ransomware

    Hollywood Hospital Falls Victim to Ransomware: What went wrong?

    If you didn’t hear about the news last week (LA Times Article), The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Hollywood was forced to pay $17,000 to hackers after all of their data was encrypted and held for ransom. This included very sensitive financial and personal health information. From an experienced IT professional point of view the […]

  • Network Compliance

    Network Compliance:

    Depending on the market you serve you may be under varying network compliance requirements such as HIPPA, FISMA, PCI, or even requirements that your clients may request. Besides putting the basic security and redundancy measures in place (i.e. firewalls, anti-virus, backup, encryption, etc.), change management is key to protecting and monitoring what is happening on […]

  • Zeta Sky - Cyber Security

    Is Your Business Safe From Cyber Threats?

    Did you know that over 50% of small-medium  business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms – firms with less than 100 employees! So how prepared is your network and staff? Here […]

  • Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

    Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances. The most common reason for the large number of people falling for fraudulent emails is that the phishing […]

  • Cybercrime- What Your Employees Don’t Know Can Hurt You

    Cybersecurity has been a hot topic in recent years, mostly due to the increase in virus and malware infections amongst businesses in the US. Major investments have been made in implementing the proper security measures such as firewalls, spam filtering, web content filtering, antivirus, multi-factor authentication to name a few. But there is still a […]

  • Enough About Sony… Is Your Business Secure?

    Most small to midsized businesses (SMB) don’t have the IT security resources that large enterprises can afford, yet they still face many of the same threats. Companies that have less than 500 employees make up the majority of companies in the US, making a perfect target for cyber-criminals. The media covers attacks on the big name enterprises, […]