U.S. declares North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyberattack

Posted on 20th December 2017

The Trump administration on Monday evening publicly acknowledged that North Korea was behind the WannaCry computer worm that affected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries earlier this year. As a result, the administration will…

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New Microsoft Word attacks infect PCs sans macros

Posted on 14th November 2017

How to spot and block attacks. Fancy Bear, the advanced hacking group researchers say is tied to the Russian government, is actively exploiting a newly revived technique that gives attackers a stealthy means of infecting computers…

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The Seven Pitfalls of Cybersecurity

Posted on 8th November 2017

A 2017 survey revealed 87% of small and medium-sized businesses have complete trust in their cyberthreat preparedness and feel the security implementation is average or above.  Could they be overconfident?   Are they believing they will never…

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Everything with WI-FI Has a Newly Discovered Security Flaw

Posted on 17th October 2017

Update your network equipment, including all appliances, such as wireless routers.   Contact us for a free network security assessment.   A recently discovered vulnerability could allow attackers to intercept sensitive data being transmitted between a…

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Posted on 3rd October 2017

October – the month when the leaves begin to change, the air becomes crisp, and the world bursts with pumpkin spice flavored – everything. You may not realize October is also National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a month…

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The Best Way to Prepare for the Worst: Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted on 8th September 2017

As the country continues to endure the destruction caused by the recent natural disasters, we keep the victims close to our hearts and continue to offer support in any way possible.   With such utter devastation, we…

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Storage Strategies for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Posted on 7th August 2017

Even the smallest of business can generate a huge amount of data, and that data has to go somewhere. Government regulations require businesses to keep and back up certain data for legal reasons; many firms choose…

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Accent Consulting Free Cyber Security Audit

Posted on 19th May 2017

Accent Consulting is offering a free cyber security audit for Fort Wayne & Lafayette area businesses.        The WannaCry cyber-attack of last week was an eye opener for over 300,000 computer users and businesses. The…

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WannaCry Is A Global Attack

Posted on 18th May 2017

The massive WannaCry cyberattack has represented a new type of threat by combining a computer worm with ransomware, cybersecurity researchers told CRN.   “WannaCry is different from anything we’ve ever seen before in that it’s a…

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Keep Your Business Safe With Backups & DR

Posted on 22nd March 2017

It’s essential to have the right IT backup and disaster recovery (DR) systems in place if you want to safeguard your company’s digital assets. From cyber-attacks and malware to hardware failures and natural catastrophes, having the…

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