How Strong are Your Passwords?

Recently, I learned of a significant – and honestly quite brilliantly executed – security breach of a major company. The breach infiltrated a sophisticated system secured with some great security equipment. This company invested large sums of money to make their system very secure, and they accomplished that. But the brilliant hackers thought outside the box. So how did they do it? The hackers followed a high-ranking employee to…

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7 Common Sense Security Practices IT Administrators Should Implement Now

Given the recent rash of publicity around high-visibility ransomware attacks, it was inevitable that the spam-o-matic would kick in to high gear with just about every manufacturer and security partner out there wanting to offer up heavily funded solutions to address the risk. At eGroup, we believe there is value in sharing for the common good, especially when it comes to information security. And one thing we know is…

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