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Jim Beaugez

Jim Beaugez is a C Spire communications strategist with 15 years of professional writing experience.

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Ransomware: The threat you shouldn’t ignore

By: Jim Beaugez on Feb 1, 2024 3:57:18 PM

The number of ransomware attacks has steadily risen over the last decade and now tops 1.7 million hits per day—that’s one attack every 19 seconds. With the right disaster recovery protection solution, though, you can recover from ransomware attacks in minutes and reduce the risk of data loss to just seconds. Or, avoid them completely.

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Checklist: Is your business WiFi secure?

By: Jim Beaugez on Jan 24, 2024 10:29:13 AM

Remember when you could create a simple password for your WiFi and feel invincible? Those days are long gone. As we’ve all come to learn, whether through our own experiences or the misfortune of others, securing your business WiFi network takes a lot more than an alphanumeric token.

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How a smart WiFi router will make your business internet better

By: Jim Beaugez on Jan 24, 2024 10:19:22 AM

The conversation around business internet commonly centers on speed, bandwidth and reliability. These are all worthy metrics. But there’s another very important, yet less appreciated, quality to consider: accessibility.

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Why multifactor authentication is crucial for businesses

By: Jim Beaugez on Jan 4, 2024 3:47:09 PM

Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency around the world—and the problem is even worse in the U.S., where incidents jumped 57 percent year-over-year in 2022. Finance, insurance, manufacturing and professional service providers are among the most-targeted industries, but regardless, the outlook is clear: No business can afford the potential losses caused by a breach in their network or other protected assets.

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How much does an internet outage cost your business?

By: Jim Beaugez on Dec 15, 2023 2:42:45 PM

These days, an internet interruption is much more than an inconvenience for businesses. Your shop, office or salon is only part of your footprint—the real storefront is online. But that’s only the beginning of your online investment. Your POS system, credit card processing, VoIP phones, critical software and security components such as door alarms and video cameras all connect over the internet.

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Should your company pay the ransom to end a ransomware attack?

By: Jim Beaugez on Nov 27, 2023 2:01:29 PM

If your organization has experienced a ransomware attack recently, you have plenty of company. If not, then count yourself lucky.

Eighty-five percent of organizations suffered at least one ransomware attack in the past 12 months, according to the 2023 Veeam Ransomware Trends Report—and more companies will have a ransomware attack this year than turn a profit. Ransomware attacks can be damaging to your bottom line, your customers and your reputation. And the criminals who perpetrate these attacks know that.

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Topics: ransomware, Cybersecurity

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