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Summer Series: How to Spot and Avoid Ransomware Attacks

As we begin to officially wrap up summer, our Summer Series videos are coming to an end. But, we couldn’t quite leave vacation without talking about one last topic: ransomware.

Ransomware is an extremely common tactic used by cybercriminals and can be nearly impossible to see coming. Check out the quick clip below to learn more about what ransomware is and the steps you can take to help avoid falling victim.

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Blog Employee-friendly Content Cybersecurity - Prevention

Summer Series: Avoiding the Most Common Cybersecurity Threats

Cyber threats are all around us. As the digital world continues to increase, the risk of cyber attacks is exponentially growing as well. 

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Marissa Explains IT All: What are the symptoms of a virus?

We can all agree that computer viruses are bad, and we should take the proper precautionary steps to try and avoid them. However, we can’t always be so lucky.

If you were to fall victim to a virus, would you know what to look out for on your device? It’s important to quickly become aware in these situations so that you can limit the potential damage that the virus can cause.

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Summer of Tech: Video Series

Summer is officially over, but no need to fear! Our Summer Series videos are still available to help you explore ways to make the most out of your technology.

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Hop on Board! Security Awareness Training for Your Team
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

We all face potential cyber threats daily. The tricky part is that they come from all directions and look different, making them hard to see coming. UNLESS YOU’RE PREPARED.

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Social Engineering: Tips for Avoiding the Trap

It’s no secret that cybercrime is on the rise. Not only are these threats becoming more frequent, but they’re also becoming more complex in nature – making it even more difficult to prevent an attack.

While the pandemic has allowed for much more flexibility in the workplace, it’s also increased the susceptibility of businesses to fall victim to cybercrime.

Social engineering is one tactic that has steadily increased, especially over the last couple of years. It can present itself in many different forms, making it hard to spot and prevent from occurring before it’s too late. To help keep your organization protected, it’s important to make sure your team is knowledgeable on how this attack can look, and given the proper steps to take in avoiding the trap.

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Cheat Code: Recent Microsoft Teams Updates

The way we work has drastically changed over the last few years. Fortunately, Microsoft 365 has the necessary tools to help us stay productive and efficient, no matter what our work environment looks like.

With the times continuing to change, Microsoft continues to release new features within Teams to help your team stay successful. Staying up-to-date on the latest releases can help to ensure that you’re making the most out of the tool.

Check out the clip below for a less than 3-minute tutorial on a few of the latest Teams updates.

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Blog Employee-friendly Content Cybersecurity - Detection and Response

Marissa Explains IT All: How to Spot A Phishing Email

Email is one of the most commonly used methods of communication in the workplace, however it’s also one of the most targeted areas for cybercriminals.

Phishing is a technique that hackers use to impersonate a trusted source and try to get any personal or sensitive information from you. These emails can come in many different forms, so it’s important to stay vigilant when it comes to keeping your account secure.

Check out the 60-second clip below to hear Marissa’s best tips on spotting these phishing emails before it’s too late. Continue scrolling for the full transcript and more cybersecurity tips to help protect your business.

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Cheat Code: How To Master Secure File Sharing

Secure file sharing is crucial to being able to collaborate with others – especially in the hybrid workplace. We’re not always working in the same brick and mortar space, yet we need to be working on the same project.

The process of secure file sharing through Microsoft 365 is simple, but there are a few settings you should take notice of to make sure that your files are staying secure and not getting in the wrong hands.

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Don’t Click on That: Cybersecurity Training for Employees
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

One click on the wrong link helps cyber threats sneak around your organization’s security measures.

Whoops.

With cybercrimes and ransomware attacks on the rise, training that helps you build good cyber hygiene remains critical. By learning about potential threats and cybersecurity best practices, you can protect yourself and your organization.

Join us for a cybersecurity training for employees.

In this webinar, we’re having a conversation about cybersecurity in a practical way. The bad guys want to trick employees, so we’ll talk about ways to avoid falling victim to cybercrime.

What you’ll learn:
  • Good password habits
  • How to share files securely
  • What ransomware is and how to prevent it
  • Why hackers use phishing, vishing, and social engineering to launch cyber attacks
  • What to be aware of when browsing the internet
  • What to do when you think something is suspicious
Meet our guests:

Rob Witteman, Project Lead at WorkSmart

With 8 years’ experience working in managed IT services, Rob has helped many small businesses strengthen their security.

As WorkSmart’s Onboarding Project Lead, Rob works on new client onboarding projects to ensure a successful start to their partnership with WorkSmart, including making sure that their cybersecurity is up to par.

By incorporating quickly-evolving cybersecurity practices into IT strategy plans, Rob helps small businesses reach their fullest potential, while also keeping them secure.

 

John Jarvis, Senior Business Advisor at WorkSmart

A recent addition to our Atlanta team, John has has spent the last 10 years serving companies and nonprofit organizations all across the country with his experience, creativity, and lifelong interest in technology.

John got his start at Google, where he studied technology and business analytics before going on to master discovery, scoping, and budgeting for impactful technology solutions to bring about measurable change.

In his role as Senior Business Advisor here at WorkSmart, he forges constructive relationships with new partners and identifies how WorkSmart can best help them achieve their goals.

Sam Young, Technical Support Representative

While Sam is relatively new to the world of MSPs, he’s no stranger to the ins and outs of computers. Tinkering with computers since he was a small child, Sam knows that the safest user is a well-informed one.

As a Technical Support Representative, Sam works to help our clients discern, fix and learn how to tackle their IT problems in a way that is easy to understand.

With industry standard certifications in security and networking, Sam works to not only solve any tech issues that may arise, but he also aims to prevent them from occurring in the first place by implementing proactive measures.