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Our Cybersecurity Platform Deflects Recent Ransomware Attacks on Technology Companies

August 30th, 2021 by Function4

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Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Keeps SMBs Safe, Once Again SUGARLAND, TX Function4, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), recently shared that their robust cybersecurity solutions have protected their customers...

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Ransomware Struck Another Pipeline Firm—and 70GB of Data Leaked

July 15th, 2021 by Wired

Ransomware Struck Another Pipeline Firm—and 70GB of Data Leaked

LineStar Integrity Services was hacked around the same time as Colonial Pipeline, but radical transparency activists have brought the attack to light. When ransomware hackers hit Colonial Pipeline last month and shut off the distribution of gas along...

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Strategic Cybersecurity Partner, Sentinel One, Ranked #4 Fastest Growing Technology Company by CNBC

June 25th, 2021 by Function4

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Function4's Clients to Benefit from Early-Stage Partnership With Cybersecurity Firm SUGARLAND, TX -Function4, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), recently announced that one of their earlystage strategic partners, Sentinel...

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Ransomware and Malware Threats: The State of Cybersecurity

June 7th, 2021 by Darcy Mekis

How to Protect Against Malware and Ransomware Threats

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for organizations all over the world. A single attack can lead to thousands or even millions in losses, and cybercriminals continue to come up with more sophisticated methods of attack. Ransomware and malware...

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April 2021 Healthcare Data Breach Report

May 26th, 2021 by HIPAA Journal

US healthcare breaches last 12 months

April was another particularly bad month for healthcare data breaches with 62 reported breaches of 500 or – the same number as of March 2021. That is more than 2 reported healthcare data breaches every day, and well over the 12-month average of 51...

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Protecting Office Printers and MFPs from Security Risks

May 11th, 2021 by Akisa Matsuda

Protecting Office Printers and MFPs from Security Risks

It is no secret that in this age of new normality, increased security threats such as phishing or ransomware attacks, are a very real concern. Almost all devices are prone to cybersecurity threats and office printers and multifunction devices...

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Malware is Running Rampant - Learn The 3 Moves to Stop It

April 26th, 2021 by Function4

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Function4 Helps Customers Protect Their Precious Networks SUGAR LAND, TX Function4 a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), proactively helps businesses address the increased threat of malware affecting small to mid-sized...

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Cyber Crime is Exploding: How to Protect Your Business

January 6th, 2021 by Max Queen

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Iconic heists have made and destroyed fortunes. They make great scenes for exciting movie plots. Think of Butch Cassidy and his gang blowing up train tracks and fleeing on horseback with $50,000 in cash. Or consider a thief walking out of the Louvre...

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Cybersecurity Trends to Know in 2020 & How to Protect Your Business

August 5th, 2020 by Ed Hoffmann

Weekly Cyber Attacks

Organizations today face an ever-increasing number of cyber threats. The rapid growth of criminal software development, coupled with the cybersecurity skills shortage, has also contributed to the rise in cyber-attacks. The COVID-19 pandemic has had...

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22 Scary Cybercrime Statistics: What Businesses Need to Know in 2019

July 22nd, 2019 by Function4

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Do you worry about a cybersecurity breach impacting your business? These threats to cybersecurity are increasingly common, as hackers become more sophisticated and bolder in their attacks. Data breaches are destructive to your customers and your company’s...

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How to Deploy Cybersecurity Awareness Training

April 22nd, 2019 by Function4

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Your company’s biggest cybersecurity weakness may be your employees. Your staff likely means well, but if they aren’t trained in proper cybersecurity procedures, their innocent errors could cost you a small fortune. But you can keep your company both...

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