Podcast: Talking Tech with Erik Swanson

Welcome back to another episode of Breaking Down I.T. with Steve! In today’s third episode, we are joined by Erik Swanson from Cardinal Services. Our focus is on the critical topic of protecting clients’ personal and financial information. Join me as I delve into a discussion with Erik about the stringent measures his company, Cardinal…

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Capcom: Ransomware gang used old VPN device

Capcom has released a final update about the ransomware attack it suffered last year, detailing how the hackers gained access to the network, compromised devices, and stole personal information belonging to thousands of individuals. In early November 2020, Ragnar Locker ransomware hit the Japanese game developer and publisher, forcing Capcom to shut down portions of…

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7 VPNs that you thought were safe

7 VPNs that leaked their logs – the logs that “didn’t exist” VPNs are all the rage these days, because they’re supposed to boost your privacy and stop you being tracked. In fact, “VPN” has become a word in its own right, pronounced vee-pee-en, and it’s a crowded market with companies advertising online, on TV…

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Secure Remote Access for Your Workforce at Scale

Organizations face a number of different potential emergency situations, such as illness, flood, hurricanes, and power outages. Implementing a business continuity plan is essential to ensuring that the organization is capable of maintaining operations in the face of adversity and preparing for potential disasters. An important consideration for organizations developing a business continuity plan is…

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Our privacy is once again being trampled on.

The US Senate recently passed a bill to extend elements of the Patriot Act. Notably, this legislation included parts that would increase the FBI and CIA’s ability to legally access your browser search history without a warrant. The age-old argument that’s often trotted out when government power is expanded to trespass on individual privacy is…

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