5 Tips to Choosing the Partner that is Right for You

Posted on 3rd January 2019

by Jacob Nolley, Marketing Manager/Accent Consulting Services, LLC Take a second to think about your ideal partner… I am sure that your outsourced IT partner was the first person to come to mind. Never the less,…

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More than 500 million Marriott guests’ information was hacked. Here’s what you need to know.

Posted on 19th December 2018

The Marriott data breach may have been the result of a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort, according to a report by the New York Times. Marriott announced the hack on November 30, saying hackers targeted its Starwood reservation system…

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Hackers installed ‘sophisticated’ malware on Newegg’s servers to steal customer data

Posted on 25th September 2018

Newegg is investigating a data breach that may have compromised credit card details and other information about its customers, though the full extent of the damage is not yet known. “Yesterday, we learned one of our…

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Are your company’s digital credentials are for sale on the dark web?

Posted on 31st May 2018

What is the Dark Web?   Think of the web as an iceberg.   You have the top portion of the iceberg that is visible above the water’s surface, while the remainder is submerged beneath the water.…

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FBI WARNING: Small office and home office owners reboot your routers now!

Posted on 30th May 2018

In a Public Service Announcement released on May 25, 2018, the FBI urges any owner of  small office and home office routers reboot their devices. Hundreds of thousands of small business, home routers, and other networked devices…

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Why you should be concerned about the dark web

Posted on 2nd May 2018

What is the Dark Web? Dark web is a blanket term used to describe part of the World Wide Web that requires special software to access it.  It is also any site that hasn’t been indexed…

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Eye Opening and Terrifying: How Easy it is to Hack Technology

Posted on 12th April 2018

I recently had the pleasure of attending a conference where Kevin Mitnick, the “world’s most famous hacker,” presented.    Kevin is a bestselling author, and top cyber security speaker who hacked into 40 major corporations simply…

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Despite FBI Warning – Two Texas Employers Fall for W-2 Phishing Scam

Posted on 8th March 2018

With the US tax filing deadline just a little over a month away, tax-themed phishing season is also upon us. Watch out for compromised email accounts or spoofed emails pretending to be from company executives requesting…

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SamSam Ransomware Hits Colorado DOT – Shuts Down 2,000 Computers

Posted on 28th February 2018

The Colorado Department of Transportation (DOT) has shut down over 2,000 computers after systems got infected with the SamSam ransomware on Wednesday, February 21. The agency’s IT staff is working with its antivirus provider McAfee to…

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Phishing Scam Alert! A New Wave of Payroll Direct Deposit Phishing Attacks

Posted on 7th February 2018

In a recent post from Ogletree Deakins relates to a new phishing scam that you should be aware of. Employers beware: Companies are experiencing a wave of phishing scams that target employee paychecks!   Here is the…

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