No matter how much a company spends on technology and equipment, those solutions are not meant to last forever and have an anticipated lifecycle. Even after significant investments in technology in your organization, you may have noticed that those solutions are no longer as effective as they once were. Competitors ...
Category: Business Security
July 4, 2021Chris Torbit
In a recent article on mobile device management (MDM), CIO magazine makes the intriguing and pointed observation that “the mobile enterprise is the BYOD enterprise,” which may be the reason many businesses have been slow to implement comprehensive mobile device management policies. Unfortunately, a lack of such policies is unrealistic and fails to ...
May 28, 2021Chris Torbit
Ransomware - a new form of malware - is becoming an increased threat for businesses of every size. Ransomware is a version of malware that targets and encrypts a company's data and a ransom is demanded from the cyber criminals in order to obtain the decryption key to unlock our ...
October 9, 2019Chris Torbit
Penetration testing, also referred to as "pen testing" or "ethical hacking", is the process of testing a computer network, application or computer system to identify security issues that could be exploited by a cyber attacker. This testing is also referred to as a "white hat attack" because in a pen ...
April 10, 2019Chris Torbit
DNS hijacking, also referred to as DNS redirection, is a specific type of cyber attack, wherein a "bad actor" can redirect queries to a domain name server, by overriding TCP/IP settings often by hacking and modifying a server's settings. DNS hijacking is frequently used for phishing - displaying fake versions ...
April 3, 2019Chris Torbit
If you've ever considered selling or recycling your old phone or computer, the first step you've likely executed is a "factory reset" to delete all of your personal data from the device. After performing a factory reset, your device is supposed to look like it did the day you bought ...
March 13, 2019Chris Torbit
Hierarchical structures, known as directories, allow networks to store information about objects. Active Directory Domain Services is a directory service that provides methods for storing directory data and then making it accessible to network administrators and users throughout a company. For example, Active Directory has the ability to store information ...
December 12, 2018Chris Torbit
When it comes to protecting your company's important data, cyber security can't be stressed enough. Cyber criminals are constantly looking for new ways to steal data from businesses, via attacking them online and, unfortunately, they tend to be widely successful at this. Savvy businesses are taking a proactive approach to ...
December 7, 2018Chris Torbit
Cyber Security WheelHouse Solutions protects your business against ever-evolving cyber security threats Cyber attacks are on the rise and only getting more frequent. It is imperative for your business to have an effective strategy to protect against data breaches, malware, spyware and other threats that could compromise your company. Because most businesses ...
July 9, 2018Chris Torbit
Healthcare professionals, throughout the United States, have been learning to manage HIPAA compliance to adhere to industry requirements. One component that the healthcare industry must comply with is the Security Risk Assessment (or SRA), which must be completed annually. The Security Risk Assessment includes, not only your processes and procedures, ...
June 19, 2018Chris Torbit