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.

Top 5 business continuity errors

Business continuity plans are designed to protect an organization’s critical data in case of a crisis, but employees are also a part of that equation. If you want a strong business continuity plan, it’s imperative you avoid the following mistakes. Mistake #1: Failing to plan for employees Companies that survive unexpected incidents are the ones […]

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.

Computers for a small business: Laptop vs. desktop

As an entrepreneur, you’ve got your hands full making choices that can make or break your company. One important decision is choosing your small- to mid-sized business’s (SMB) computer hardware, whether you should invest in desktops or laptops. The following are valuable considerations on how to make the best choice between the two. Portability Modern […]

How to fix Office 2019 issues

Microsoft Office 2019 has become one of the most popular productivity suites used by schools and offices alike. It is one of the most sought-after software products in the market and is Microsoft’s main income generator. If you need help with an Office program, here’s what to do. F1 Let’s assume you have Office installed […]

Facebook marketing mistakes to avoid

Over the last few years, the number of Facebook users has been growing at an astounding pace, and many businesses are advertising on the platform to better reach and target their audiences. Yet plenty of Facebook advertisers have been burned by low engagement, high costs, and negative feedback from followers. To avoid these issues, you […]

How to pick the most secure browser

The internet is a Wild West of sorts, as one could never know what kind of threat they’ll come across. This is why for businesses, it’s important to identify secure browsers to keep threats at bay. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows’ current default browser, is an improvement over its predecessor Internet Explorer (IE). Edge was […]

Top considerations when collecting customer data

Businesses are collecting, processing, and storing data at a breakneck pace, and it’s increasingly difficult to keep up. Despite the importance of business intelligence, it’s important to collect data that is actually useful and relevant. A few essential tips will prevent the most common challenges. Before we jump into our tips for data collection, we […]

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.