IT Red Flags: Signs You’re in a Toxic IT Relationship
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IT Red Flags: Signs You’re in a Toxic IT Relationship

Ask yourself: what’s the most intimate professional relationship you have? The person you trust completely with your most valuable information? It’s your IT provider!  It’s easy to fall into a situation where you put up with bad service if you’ve never known anything better. We’re here to encourage you not to settle for anything less…

Getting to Know the Dark Web to Protect Your Business
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Getting to Know the Dark Web to Protect Your Business

In order to best protect your company from shady online activity, you need to familiarize yourself with the basics. Learn about the different players involved in the dark web to better recognize vulnerabilities in your own system. Breachers The first bad actors in the dark web value chain are called “Breachers”—and they don’t actually steal…

Why Do Hackers Bother with Small Business Data?
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Why Do Hackers Bother with Small Business Data?

In our security practice at Connetic, we’re often baffled by the range of approaches to security we see from business owners. Some are highly controlled while others frequently throw caution into the wind until something goes awry. We’ve determined that the attitude towards data security has more to do with the leader’s personality than with real…

How Employee Credential Habits Will Get You Hacked
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How Employee Credential Habits Will Get You Hacked

There’s a security failure that at least 25% of your employees are engaging in right now, and it’s highly likely that you’re guilty of doing it too. Employee credential handling and weak passwords are a bad habit that will put your company at risk of being instantly hacked, rendering all of the money you’ve spent…