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Why Your Business Is The PERFECT Target For Hackers - And What You Need To Do NOW To Protect Yourself

  Why Your Business Is The PERFECT Target For Hackers ... And What You Need To Do NOW To Protect Yourself   Everybody gets hacked, ...

Watch Out for Egregor Ransomware Now Hitting The Scene

A new ransomware strain burst onto the scene in September of this year (2020). Dubbed 'Egregor' by the research team at Digital Shadows who discovered it, it has already claimed more than ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - Nov/Dec 2020 Volume 39

“I hate Coronavirus” said my 7 year old daughter. “I understand”, I said. “But, we need to find the good in it.  Tell me one good thing that came out of this.” Her response was a strong “Nothing”. Prompting further, ...

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the ...

Some Businesses Are Dangerously Avoiding Critical IT Security Updates

How good is your IT staff at staying current when it comes to applying all the latest security patches? Unfortunately, the answer for most businesses is, "probably not as good as you ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - Oct 2020 Volume 38

I Really Don’t Like Cybersecurity Awareness Month I know, I know – I'm the Head of Cybersecurity for our firm. I’m constantly promoting cybersecurity awareness and yet I have such strong negative feelings towards a month dedicated to it? Here’s how I see it. To ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - Sept 2020 Volume 37

CEO Fraud. The Billion Dollar Scam Last month I shared a story about a social media scam. This month I want to share a story about a type of Business Email scam called CEO Fraud. “CEO Fraud is a scam in which ...

Anne-Marie & Chuck Lerch on Cybersecurity with Hire Power Radio

Anne-Marie and Chuck Lerch of HI Tech Hui sat down for a podcast interview with Rick Girard and Hire Power Radio to discuss our favorite topic, cybersecurity! With Cyber crime is up over 650%, most office workers are working from home, ...

The Dirty Loophole That Lets Insurance Companies Refuse to Cover a Cybercrime Theft in Your Business

As hacking hit the headlines in the last few years — insurance policies to protect businesses against damage and lawsuits have become a very ...

HI Tech Hui Newsletter - Our Message - August 2020 Volume 36

I was a victim of cyber fraud and it was so eye opening! I belong to a few Facebook (FB) group pages where people buy and sell items. I buy things online all the time through different platforms. When shopping on the open ...