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Millions of remote desktop accounts are being attacked every week

Posted on 5th May 2020

Brute-force attacks targeting Microsoft’s RDP recently shot up to nearly a million a day Cybercriminals continue to take advantage of the unprecedented number of employees working from home and researchers from Kaspersky have observed a huge spike in…

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Disaster Planning Checklist

Posted on 14th April 2020

We have provided you with a checklist to assess whether your business is secure during these uncertain times. This checklist will identify threats, recovery plans and more during a time of disaster. Important! This checklist should…

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Name Change for Office 365

Posted on 9th April 2020

As of April 21, 2020, Microsoft will be rebranding Office 365 to Microsoft 365. Here are the packages and their new names: Office 365 Business Essentials is now Microsoft 365 Business Basic Office 365 Business Premium…

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Accent Working Remotely Security Guides

Posted on 2nd April 2020

We are here to help you in this time of crisis, which is why we are giving you these two guides on how to work securely while working remotely, one for employers and one for employees.…

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COVID-19 Business Strategies

Posted on 25th March 2020

As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak continues to affect people and businesses across the nation and worldwide, Accent Consulting is doing whatever we can to support our employees, other local businesses and local communities. We are still…

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Mastermind Event Speaker

Posted on 28th February 2020

  Accent Consulting founder and owner, Phil Wright, will be speaking at the Mastermind Event in San Diego on March 26-27, 2020!  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Get the answers you need to GROW your business – GUARANTEED!!! This is…

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Best Practices for Combating Spear Phishing

Posted on 31st January 2020

As we head into 2020, it’s clear that cybercriminals will continue using spear-phishing attacks as a go-to tactic for attacking victims. In these breaches, attackers heavily research their targets and craft carefully designed messages, usually impersonating…

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FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network

FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network

Posted on 30th December 2019

The FBI also recommends changing factory-set (default) passwords and not allowing an IoT device’s accompanying mobile app to gain access to too many smartphone permissions. The FBI says owners of IoT (Internet of Things) devices should…

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Thousands of Disney+ Streaming Accounts Hacked and for Sale on Dark Web

Posted on 20th November 2019

  Disney’s big new streaming service, Disney+, has already been hacked and the personal information of thousands of customers have been stolen and put up for sale by hackers on the dark web. Customer accounts are…

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Malware Coming to a Mac Near You? Yes, Say Security Firms

Posted on 4th August 2019

While the password-cracking Mimikatz took top honors, Mac-targeted malware accounted for two of the 10 most detected malware samples, according to WatchGuard. Article was written by Robert Lemos, Dark Reading.   Malware targeting Apple’s Mac operating…

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