IRS Scam Alert

IRS Scam Alert

Jan 05 2018

Elizabeth from Client Services here. In the last couple of months of 2017, you may have heard your friends talk about being contacted by someone posing as an IRS representative. Perhaps you yourself have spoken to someone claiming to be a debt collector or other government agent. There’s been a…

How to Develop a Strategy for Network Optimization

How to Develop a Strategy for Network Optimization

May 23 2017

If we set out to watch a sunset, we know we have to wait for sundown. We certainly know we cannot rush it, so we relax and wait. We know patience is in the game plan. However, when it comes to WiFi, or more specifically, WLAN (Wireless Local Area Networks),…

What is Advanced Threat Detection?

What is Advanced Threat Detection?

May 16 2017

If You Are Not Using Advanced Persistent Threat Detection, You’re Playing Malware Checkers While They’re Playing Malware Chess.   Today’s attacks are persistent and sophisticated. The typical threat detection, identification, and containment strategy is a five step process.     This traditional 5-step strategy is effective against known malware, recognizable…

Wannacry Ransomware: What Apex customers need to know.

Wannacry Ransomware: What Apex customers need to know.

May 16 2017

Apex engineered networks rely on multiple layers of security to protect the critical data and systems that make up our customer networks. The different threat entry points, known as threat vectors, that the Wannacry virus uses are protected by different technologies. Each technology makes up layers in a multi-tiered approach…

Facebook users beware!

Facebook users beware!

Feb 22 2017

If you use Facebook, you may have already seen this scam in your Messenger inbox recently: a friend sends you a message with your first name and a link to a YouTube video that appears to be a video all about… you. It even has your first and last name…

1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked

1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked

Dec 20 2016

Change your Yahoo password NOW.   While investigating the August 2014 security breach that affected 500 million users, Yahoo discovered a far bigger breach that compromised more than 1 billion user accounts, all the way back in 2013.   User outrage is not unfounded. According to former members of Yahoo’s…