TCI Technologies Blog

6 Must-Know Computer Security Tips for Holiday Shopping

Categories: Cybersecurity, Holiday Shopping, Information Security

05 December

Hackers are no strangers to the fact that online holiday shopping is going to reach record levels this year. They know it’s the perfect opportunity to exploit unsuspecting consumers who are looking to find the best deals. Keep these computer security tips in mind to stay ahead of the crooks.

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What is a Firewall, and why should my Business have one?

Categories: Cybersecurity, What is a firewall, Firewall

28 November

Although it’s a vital cybersecurity device for both personal and business usage, we often find our clients asking us, “What is a firewall?” In this blog, we’ll discuss what firewalls are, and why every business, small or large, should have one.

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How the Main Street Cybersecurity Act affects your Business

Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Security, Business

07 November

Cyberattacks can potentially cripple small businesses, the lifeblood of the American economy. For that reason, the United States Senate passed the Main Street Cybersecurity Act, which aims to reduce small business’ cybersecurity risks. Here’s what you need to know.

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What is an SSL Certificate, and does my Business Need one?

Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Security

24 October

If your business has a website, you have a responsibility to keep both your company’s and your customers’ personal information secure. One of the easiest ways to do this is by installing an SSL certificate to your website. What is an SSL certificate, you ask? We have the answer.

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Two Factor Authentication: is an App, Email or SMS Safest?

Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Security, Two Factor Authentication

03 October

Two factor authentication, also known as 2FA, is absolutely one of the best ways to protect your online accounts from hackers. However, since there are three main authentication methods, many people are left wondering: is it best to use an app, email or SMS message as an authentication factor?

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What is Phishing, and is it Dangerous?

Categories: Cybersecurity, Phishing, Spoofs

15 August

Of all the common cyberattacks we see, phishing is perhaps the most dangerous because there is no single, foolproof way to prevent it. Rather than ask, “What is phishing?” after you’ve already fallen victim, learn to stay ahead of the hackers.

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How Small Businesses can Combat Credit Card Fraud

Categories: small business, Cybersecurity, Credit Cards, Business, Fraud

25 July

Credit card fraud is on the rise, and, unfortunately, small businesses are top targets. No matter the type of product or service your business sells, it’s potentially susceptible to fraud. That’s why it’s important to recognize and avoid today’s common scams.

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DDoS Attack Survival Guide: is your Business Prepared?

Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Security

11 July

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) can cripple a business’ internet and technology operations indefinitely. Even scarier, it’s almost impossible to prevent a DDoS attack from taking place. Mitigating their impact is all about response and recovery.

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The Complete Security Breach Recovery Guide

Categories: IT disaster recovery plan, Cybersecurity

06 June

No company is too big or too small to stay off the radar of hackers and cybercriminals. So whether you’re experiencing a security breach right now or just preparing for the worst, it’s important to know how to recover quickly.

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5 Common Types of Viruses you Should Know About

Categories: virus protection, computer virus, Cybersecurity, Information Security

23 May

Computer viruses have been around since shortly after the internet’s inception. While virtually everyone is aware of their existence, few people are familiar with the types of viruses and how they harm the computers they infect.

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