Understanding the Firewall: Your First Line of Defense

Computers communicate with each other to send and receive information — without this communication, you wouldn’t be able to do the things you want to do on the web: login to a website, perform transactions, transfer files, receive email, open files, etc. Making this all happen requires that computers send and receive data “packets” from […]

4 Common Cyber Security Threats to Your Business

From the WannaCry ransomware attack to the Equifax security breach, 2017 has been a rough year for IT security. Things aren’t looking stellar for the foreseeable future, either — it’s estimated that cyber crime damage costs will hit $6 trillion annually by 2021, causing unfilled cybersecurity jobs to more than triple. In 2015, IBM President […]

Integracon Case Study: Connor Concepts

Let’s take a trip back in time to 2009…You’re checking out a new burger place downtown with your friends. You whip out your iPhone 4 or Motorola Droid, and a notification pops up prompting you to connect to the restaurant’s free Wi-Fi network. Awesome, you think, but I already have an unlimited data plan, so […]

Steps to Protect Your Privacy and Data on Public WiFi: For Macs & PCs

Free WiFi is available almost everywhere — from your local coffee shop all the way to your favorite department store. With so many opportunities to get work done away from the office or home, it’s hard not to take advantage of it. However, take caution: working on public WiFi, or even password-protected WiFi (like one […]

Cybersecurity in the Workplace: Best Practices

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and every week in October is designated with a different cybersecurity awareness message. This week, it’s all about creating and maintaining a culture of cybersecurity in the workplace with the theme, “Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business.” When dealing with matters involving your company, you’re not just […]