By now, everyone is aware that COVID-19 caused an unprecedented increase in working from home, with about half of the American workforce still working remotely a year after the pandemic began. These conditions have made it easier than ever for hackers to successfully gather your information, with the FBI receiving almost twice as many reports of internet crime than in a typical year.
Online shopping has been a growing trend for many years, but the COVID-19 pandemic means that even more people are doing their holiday shopping online this year than ever before. While convenient, online shopping does not come without its own set of risks. Follow the simple tips and tricks below to ensure you are protecting your personal information and saving yourself from scams while shopping online.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. For 2020, the theme is s ‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart’. Passwords are a first line of defense in securing your information. Read on to learn how to set a strong password.
As businesses are getting back into the office, we at Simplicity continue our efforts to improve our services despite the challenging times. To ensure you are getting the most out of your phone system, our Simplicity engineers are releasing a new update, v41!
This update includes loads of new features to improve efficiency and accessibility, and most are for no additional costs.
While the country and the world are trying to work together to manage through the current COVID-19 situation, the reality is that cybercriminals are ramping up. Phishing emails and scams are on the rise.
If you are now working remotely, due to the current COVID-19 situation, it is important to be aware, vigilant, and maintain a high standard of cyber security.
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