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6 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself From Online Scams This Tax Season

Published on Apr 9, 2021 at 7:08 pm in Business Insight, Online Security, Tech Advice.

The recent extension to the tax filing deadline means there’s more time for you to prioritize safety and security as you’re sharing sensitive data online.  Here are some quick and easy check-backs to think about as you file this season.     First and foremost, file securely. If you file online, always file using a secure […]

cityCURRENT Radio Interview: A Table Talk on the Pandemic, Company Culture and What It Means for Technology

Published on Sep 4, 2020 at 9:43 pm in Business Insight, Company News, Concept Culture, Microsoft, News, Online Security, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

Even in a remote-work world, it’s important to stay connected and share insights with peers and leaders of the larger business community.   Recently, we did just that as James Fields shared with cityCURRENT CEO, Jeremy Park, thoughts and philosophies on powering remote work for ourselves and our clients, retaining company culture, the important role […]

Staying Ahead of Phishing Email Attacks

Published on Nov 6, 2018 at 11:30 pm in Construction, Entertainment, Healthcare, Nonprofit, Online Security, Professional Services, Tech Advice.

Malicious email attacks continue to be a common security threat to individuals and businesses, with small businesses being targeted most often. Email messages asking recipients to click on unknown links or attachments are especially dangerous because the sender oftentimes impersonates a leader or another member of your organization.  Common requests can include: Making a financial […]

10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Data in Small Business

Published on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:54 am in Business Insight, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

News of company-wide data breaches is growing rapidly, and recent research indicates that small and medium sized businesses actually suffer more than the major corporations.  Not only do they suffer more cybersecurity attacks, but the costs associated with these attacks are alarming. “In 2017, average malware-related costs for small and medium-sized businesses included $1,027,053 due […]

A User’s Guide to Safely Filing Your Taxes Online

Published on Apr 10, 2018 at 3:51 pm in Business Insight, Nonprofit, Professional Services, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

It’s tax week, and whether you’re filing personal taxes or business taxes, you’re more than likely filing electronically.  Electronic filing has become the most popular method of filing, and though it’s convenient, e-filing can make you vulnerable to security threats and ultimately allow cybercriminals to fraudulently collect your refund. Only recently have we seen a […]

How To Get a More Cost-Effective Cyber Insurance Policy

Published on Sep 28, 2016 at 9:27 pm in Tech Trends.
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The below article was originally published on CSO Online. A security practitioner who isn’t worried about a breach is a rare find in the industry. Even if you are taking all the right steps to protect your assets, there is still a pretty good chance that your network will be compromised. For those who are […]

Busted: The 5 Biggest Tech Hacks of 2015

Published on Dec 23, 2015 at 9:06 pm in Tech Trends.

It’s no laughing matter when confidential electronic information is compromised. Businesses and individuals alike must put security measures in place to ensure their identities remain safe in this digital world we live in. Cyber hackers do not discriminate. Many may think that they only hit large corporations with a greater volume of data to steal, […]

Heard of Spear Phishing? Hackers Hope You Haven’t

Published on Oct 2, 2015 at 1:56 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.
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Cyber crime is a lucrative business. According to a report by The Guardian, cyber attacks cost the U.S. economy roughly $100 billion each year. That’s right, $100 billion, with a “B.” These attacks aren’t just on big-name brands like Target, JP Morgan Chase and Sony, either. Small businesses are just as vulnerable to this kind of […]

The Cyber Security Threat That Targets the C-Suite

Published on Sep 1, 2015 at 8:42 pm in Tech Trends.

For a small to midsize business in Middle Tennessee, cyber security may not even make a list of the organization’s top 10 concerns. After an attack, a company’s first regret is not prioritizing it sooner. What you spend your time worrying about—clients, revenue, innovation—these can all be compromised by a single cyber security breach. Spear […]

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