Spear Phishing – Avoiding the Trap

Phishing is an attack designed to trick Internet users into giving away confidential information, typically by sending an e-mail posing as a legitimate organization (like a financial institution) and linking to a website disguised as one associated with that institution. Spear phishing is a more sophisticated version of phishing that takes these attacks to the next level. Instead of sending …

Ransomware…..right in your backyard

Ransomware attacks continue to make headlines therefore, being proactive is critical. Hospitals, universities, SMBs and even government offices have found themselves a victims of these attacks. You must take every precaution against Ransomware attacks, especially as they become more and more frequent. In this climate of threats, it is necessary to add as many layers of protection as possible. That’s …

Disaster Planning for 2017

We’re here to help you plan for a great 2017!  This includes evaluating your Disaster Recovery Planning.  At Net Works we take your backup data seriously with daily audits to ensure your backup data is secure and that if anything happens that we can recover your data with minimal downtime or disruption.   Ask yourself “what would happen if someone …

Cyber Liability and protecting yourself

Cyber Liability:  Then and Now   The term “cyber-liability” is certainly one that is at the forefront of everyone’s minds as it continues to dominate the headlines.  Both the new-age age criminal and the reliance on electronic data has forced companies to alter their risk management plans to include protection against data breaches.  In the past, cyber liability policies were …