Category Archives: Security

Advice on keeping your computer or computer network safe and secure.

Update Your iOS Devices to 12.1.4

Apple has released an iOS update (12.1.4) which they said fixes the widely publicized Facetime flaw. We recommend that you install this update immediately. You can do so by going to the grey "Settings" icon on your iOS device, then click "General" and then "Software Update." If it shows that you are up to date and already have version 12.1.4 then you are good.  If not, you should install the update. In terms of phones, it's available for all iPhones that are a 5S model or higher. More information about the update can be found at the article below. https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/02/09/apple-ios-12-1-4-release-should-you-upgrade-iphone-ipad-facetime/#7adaa0615ced Thanks for reading! Looking for computer repair for your home or IT Support for your business near you in Westminster, MD or surrounding cities of Eldersburg, Hampstead, Manchester, Mount Airy, New Windsor, Sykesville, Taneytown...

Cyber Security Audits

The number of reported Cyber Security breaches have been increasing each year. What may be even more alarming is that the number of records breached per incident has also increased. The following information was obtained from breachlevelindex.com. This website has a lot of useful information regarding data breaches. If you are into numbers head over to their website and take a look.
Year # of Breach Incidents Records Breached
2015 1,673 707,509,815
2016 1,792 1,378,509,261
2017 (First Half) 918 1,901,866,611
  Data breaches can be expensive. According to securityintelligence.com the global average cost per record in 2017 is $141. This number represents a decrease of 11.4 percent over last year. This reduce in cost is attributed to companies strengthening...