What is a botnet?

What is a botnet?

What is a botnet? Botnet is a term that sounds straight out of a science fiction movie, but while fanciful sounding these are a very real cybersecurity threat! A botnet, in simple terms, is a network of infected computers that is controlled by a hacker without the...
How does DDOS Attack Work?

How does DDOS Attack Work?

Understanding and Preventing DDoS Attacks: A Guide for Homeowners and Small Businesses In today’s digital era, our lives are more interconnected than ever before. We rely heavily on the internet for almost every aspect of our daily lives, from smart thermostats...
11 Common Cybersecurity Threats

11 Common Cybersecurity Threats

What Risks Do You Face Online? 11 Common Cybersecurity Threats When the internet was young the threats you could encounter online felt simple and easy to understand. You had viruses, adware, and… well, that was it right? Perhaps it was never as simple as all of that,...
What to look for when buying a computer

What to look for when buying a computer

What to Look for When Buying a Computer ​After 4 years, most computers are beginning to cost your business money. Lost productivity from downtime and the cost of out-of-warranty repairs add up quickly – it just makes sense to replace aging hardware. But, as...
Should I always use a VPN?

Should I always use a VPN?

Should I always use a VPN? ​It’s hard to go anywhere on the internet these days without running into an advertisement for a virtual private network (VPN). YouTubers and Instagram influencers alike tout the incredible benefits you’ll receive and invariably end up...
How to Set Up A Secure Home Network

How to Set Up A Secure Home Network

How to Set Up A Secure Home Network There was once a time where home networks were mostly made up of wired devices and your router’s role was largely relegated to splitting the signal between ethernet cords. Today however, routers are tasked with heavy lifting,...