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Coronavirus: Preparing For Business Disruption

Many individuals and business leaders are worried about Coronavirus and its potential impact to their lives and businesses. As the situation evolves, we’re offering some considerations to help think through how to prepare for potential business disruption while maintaining a level of productivity in your business operations.

Does California’s New Data Privacy Law Apply To My Business?

Starting January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), far and away the broadest consumer data privacy law passed by any State to date, goes into effect.

What is the CCPA?

CCPA grants California “consumers” extensive rights as to how their personal information is collected, stored, and used, as well as gives them a private cause of action against businesses who violate its requirements.

Ransomware

Ransomware

Today we will be talking about ransomware and how it can affect your business and some tips on how to protect yourself against it. When most people think of getting infected on their computer they think of malware or viruses. Most malware is silent or at least presents itself as so.

Fake Antivirus Scams

Fake Antivirus Scams

What Are They?

Scams like this will often start out with a website popup informing the user that their computer has been infected.  The more sophisticated scareware will even include credible details in the warning.  The popup will then offer a security scan or virus cleaning software for purchase.

Social Media Scams & How to Stay Safe?

What is a Social Media scam?
A social media scam is where attackers use social media platforms to trick people in to either sending money, personal information, or passwords.
What kind of scams are there?
Clickbait scams:
A clickbait scam is where a post in your social media feed, or pop-up will entice you into clicking on to the ad.

Cybersecurity On Romance Scam

What is Romance Scam?

A romance scam typically involves a scammer creating a fake profile using pictures from the internet or other legitimate profiles.  They use this fake profile to contact, whether through dating sites or other social media potential victims that they try to convince to get in a romantic relationship with.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyberthieves are targeting you and you don’t even know it.

It is all over the news and we at Spectrum Technology Solution are talking about it with our clients and prospects all the time. Cybertheft is on the rise! It is no longer a question of if you will be compromised, it is when you will become a victim.