The Hidden Dangers of USB Sticks

 USB sticks or flash drives have become ubiquitous. Like the floppy disks of yesteryear, the USB stick holds a dear place in our hearts as a tangible device to store our digital goods. From work projects to school compilations, your favorite song to the last copy of that family photo of you in the ugly […]

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Know Your Risks

The state of cybersecurity is ever-evolving, and the sophistication of cybercriminals’ attacks is only increasing. Those of us in the cybersecurity field do all we can just to stay one step ahead of the game, sometimes by the skin of our teeth. According to a ISACA survey of 461 global cybersecurity mangers, 75% of respondents […]

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4 Tips For A Hacked Email Account

What To Do After An Email Hack

4 quick tips to remember after your email is hacked Have you ever been contacted by a friend or colleague asking why you are sending out so many strange emails? Ever been asked if you are selling something you have never heard of? Ever have a hard time getting into your email only to find […]

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Back It Up, Protecting Yourself Against Data Loss

With October being Cyber Security Awareness month and the height of hurricane season, we at K2 Tech want to talk about the importance of backing up your electronic data. Backing up your data, whether it is business or personal data, is more important than hitting that save button. If you never backed anything up and […]

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K2 Tech Group Becomes A National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016 Champion

K2 Tech Group is proud to announce that they have become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2016. They will be joining a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online safety awareness.Recognized every October, NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort […]

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Pokemon Go Drives Traffic For Small Business

Pokeman Go has caught on like wildfire. This augmented reality game in which players move though the real world to capture a digital Pokemon has double the engagement of Snapchat and is eclipsing Twitter in its percentage of daily active users. It is the largest mobile game in US history, with 21 million daily active […]

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Were you pwned in the recent password megabreach?

If you read last week’s blog you already know that a weak password is one of the biggest threats to your company’s sensitive data. Possibly, you’ve followed these tips to protect yourself. This week we want to go a step further and stress the importance of having a different password for every site and service you use.Why is this so […]

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Weak Passwords Pose Big Security Threat

Small business owners work diligently to protect sensitive information from hackers, who can get into computers, mobile devices and networks. While the threat of hackers is real and should not be ignored, they aren’t the biggest problem. Weak passwords are the biggest threat to your company’s sensitive data. Luckily, with a password manager, this is something […]

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