What to Include in a Laptop Security Policy

MicroAge KingstonComputers, Policies, Security & Privacy

The portability of laptops makes them handy but also easy to steal or lose. Although replacing a missing company laptop is expensive, the consequences are much more serious if the missing laptop contains sensitive data. Having sensitive data lost or stolen exposes the company to problems such as the loss of consumer confidence and legal action. You can help secure … Read More

4 Steps for Creating a Business Continuity Plan

MicroAge KingstonDisaster Recovery

Developing strategies for business growth is a cornerstone of the modern organization. Developing strategies to help avoid business loss is just as important, which means business continuity plans are critical. These documents provide detailed plans on how to keep essential operations running during an emergency in order to minimize losses. Some organizations call these documents "disaster recovery plans." Others use … Read More

Cybercriminals Now Using Legitimate PayPal Emails in Scam

MicroAge KingstonEmail, Security & Privacy

PayPal scams are nothing new. What is new is that cybercriminals have started using legitimate PayPal services to perpetrate those cyberattacks. In July 2016, cybercriminals sent legitimate PayPal emails to PayPal members in an effort to scam them out of $100 USD as well as infect their computers with malware. How the Scam Worked To carry out the scam, cybercriminals … Read More