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Small Business and Cybersecurity

What can small businesses do to improve their Cybersecurity strategy? As a small business owner, you may be asking yourself: How can I prevent cyber threats from attacking my business, and where do I get started?
Cybersecurity has been such a hot topic for businesses of all shapes and sizes during 2018. Cyber threats are continuing to grow and create more complex and frustrating issues across the intersections of business and technology. As a small business owner, you must determine: […]

Securing Your Home or Business Router

During the month of October, Proven Data will be celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month alongside StaySafeOnline.org and the 2018 NCSAM Official Champions! Our goal is to provide the community with more resources and information regarding some basic topics on how to stay safe and protect your data.
Proven Data has been featured in BestCompany’s Internet Security Essentials: Hardware, Passwords, and Encryption! 
What is a router?
A router is a network hardware communication tool that connects all of the devices in a […]

2018 National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Proven Data Supports National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018 as a Champion
(This press release was drafted by the National Cyber Alliance for the NCSAM 2018 campaign Champions) [1]
Proven Data today announced that it has become a Champion of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2018. It will be joining a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy.   
A multi-layered and far-reaching campaign held annually […]

The Next Big Digital Threat: Business Email Compromise

What is BEC? (Business Email Compromise)
Email is considered one of the largest and accessible mediums of communication technology that connects people from every corner of the globe. With the rise in email-communication develops the rise of cybercrime and other malicious activity. Business Email Compromise, better known as BEC, is a security breach that is executed through deceitful email targeting. Every business of all shapes and sizes have been targets of BEC, and the results can be disastrous.
According to the […]

Protecting Your Data During A Hurricane

It’s probably the last thing you’re thinking of as you prepare for the worst during a Hurricane: protecting your data! With Hurricane season upon us, and Hurricane Florence heading towards the East Coast, think to yourself: when is the last time I backed-up my files on my computer to make sure they are safe? In a survey conducted by BackBlaze [1] it was concluded that 24% of computer owners have never backed-up their files and data! This is discerning because […]

Wana Crypt Outbreak Map

The Largest Cyber Attack Worldwide In History; WannaCry Ransomware

Worldwide WannaCry Ransomware: Largest Cyberattack in History
Over 75,000 instances of the “.WCRY” file extension detected by Avast, and 45,000 instances reported by Kaspersky Lab Friday as businesses are reeling from what is believed to be the largest cyber-attack in history. The attack has been dubbed “WannaCry” Ransomware, but can also be referred to as WanaCryptor, WannaCrypt, or Wana Decrypt0r.
Hackers known as The Shadow Brokers, stole exploit tools from the NSA (National Security Agency) and leaked them in April. EternalBlue […]

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Bike For MS New York City 2016

Hello All,
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from blurred vision, loss of balance, poor coordination, slurred speech, tremors, numbness, extreme fatigue, problems with memory and concentration, paralysis, blindness and more. MS is different for everyone, and that makes it all the more challenging to solve.
Believe it or not, pedaling a bike could be the […]

Proven Data Recovery Scholarships

Technology Scholarship Essay Winner Selected!

I’d like to start off by thanking everyone who participated in the technology scholarship contest late last year. The goal of the scholarship is to inspire those that are committed to the growth and movement of technology and to take on the journey that will continue to be an integrated part of humanity’s social structure and assist in the protection and security of a global community.
After going through countless applications, the time has come to pick the winner. The […]

The Ultimate Price for Attempting In-House Data Recovery

It is understood that the success of every company revolves around the technologies that they employ, and this technology is embedded in the security of the IT infrastructure. The importance of a top level disaster recovery plan is therefore paramount to survival. When a technology catastrophe hits, it can be due to many circumstances, including cyber attack as well as system failures. The conundrum occurs when a company chooses to make use of in-house staff to repair or fix […]