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Here’s why you need a VPN and how to choose one

Installing antivirus software and using strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With your online activities transparent to internet service providers, third parties, and hackers alike, it’s important to keep your information secure and private by using a virtual private network (VPN). Here’s why. What is a VPN? A VPN creates […]

When Cybercrimes Lead To Real World Consequences

We talk a lot about cyber crime in this newsletter, but most of the time, the impact is related to financial damage. This is for a variety of reasons, but the primary motivation behind most cyber attacks is the money that can be made. In pursuit of that money, many bad actors have decided to cast the widest net possible-- simply trying to make contact with anyone that they can.

A Date With Disaster

Before COVID, the nature of social interaction had already been changing on a fundamental level. While most people still went out into the world for work, shopping, drinks, dinner and the like, there were many individuals who already practiced an early form of social distancing, preferring instead to interact with others from the safety of their own homes.

The Age of Misinformation

As Abraham Lincoln once said, "don't trust everything you read on the internet." All jokes aside, our nation is moving closer and closer to the 2020 presidential election and the need for people to have access to factual and unbiased information is growing by the day.

How automation boosts your small business’s marketing

A solid marketing strategy can make a business profitable. Unfortunately, in the past, not all small businesses were able to spend a huge amount of their budget on marketing. With marketing automation becoming more and more accessible to small enterprises, that has changed. Here are marketing automation benefits your small business should leverage. Inbound lead […]

Surefire ways to protect your email account

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security protocols can lead to data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and successful malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come with them. Use separate email […]

4 Things to consider before selecting an MSP

Incorporating technology into business operations can be challenging given its complexity and constantly evolving nature. Many companies simply can’t keep up — this is why many of them are turning to managed IT services providers (MSPs) to handle their tech needs. MSPs defined MSPs are companies composed of specialists from various IT fields. They deliver […]

Watch out for distributed spam distraction

A lot of people get a handful of spam in their email inboxes every day. While spam can be a nuisance, it only takes a few minutes to delete or block spam. But if you receive tens of thousands of spam all at the same time, a huge chunk of your time and energy will […]

Security By The Numbers

Security: a word that you’re likely extremely tired of hearing. Here at FrameWork, we’re passionate not only about the concept of cybersecurity, but more importantly, we’re passionate about maintaining YOUR security. One of the reasons we care so much is because – in the event of an attack – we want you to have the highest chance of a rapid and full recovery, outcomes that are certainly not the norm for any small-to-medium sized business.

Why You Need To “Plant Your Flag”

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing more and more frequently used services to go entirely digital, there has never been a time more important to ‘plant your flag’ than now. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it essentially means to create an account and claim your spot on this service – before someone else can.