Vector Tech August 2018

August 2018

TECHNOLOGY TIMES Insider Tips To Make Your Business Run Faster, Easier And More Profitably 4Ways To Keep Employees From Leaking Confidential Information

“As a business owner, you don’t have time to waste on technical and operational issues. That’s where we come in! Call us and put an end to your IT problems finally and forever!”

Founder & CEO Vector Choice

Hacking a business today is easier than it has ever been. With nearly every company in America now intimately intertwined with technology, you might think cyber security would be a priority. But the truth is, our protective measures have grown lax, as organizations fall behind the times in their trust of flimsy barriers, trusting in blind faith that they won’t be targeted. Right alongside the rise of software that makes our life and work easier than ever, the tools cybercriminals use have advanced as well, enabling hackers to penetrate precious networks of data with minimal effort. What used to take thousands of lines of code now takes a couple of clicks. And actually, according to IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, 60% of the time it’s not some fancy tool that allows criminals to circumvent your defenses – it’s your employees letting them in.

be rendered useless if a hapless member of your team clicks the wrong file and opens the floodgates. When it comes to cyber security, your biggest vulnerability isn’t your antivirus – it’s your poorly trained employees. Here are four ways to prevent them from slipping up and opening your business up to attack. 1. STRONGER PASSWORDS This may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s probably anything but to many members of your team. According to a 2015 survey conducted by TeleSign, close to 75% of consumers use duplicate passwords in their online activity. Twenty-one percent of them use passwords more than a decade old, 47% have been using the same password for five years and a whopping 54% use the same five passwords across an entire lifetime online.

inside this issue

Employees Keeping Your Data Safe? Don’t Count On It PAGE 1

Vector Choice News PAGE 2

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Does Your Business Make You Money While You Sleep? PAGE 3

Business Trends Worth Checking Out PAGE 4

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No matter how impenetrable you may imagine your security measures are, they’ll

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