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Back To School? Back To Cybersecurity Basics

Back To School? Back To Cybersecurity Basics

Every year as Labor Day moves near, students, teachers & faculty alike prepare to return to the daily routine of school sessions around the country. Educational institutions of all sizes continue to use technology and online resources to help provide more learning materials and modernize classroom functions. Now more than ever, students & teachers are more connected to the digitized world, and as such, they must ensure better cyber hygiene and proactively keep their data & information safe. With […]

Creating a Better Cyber Security Culture at Your Organization

Why is cyber security culture not being taken seriously by more employees at your business? How can business leaders help encourage others to take a proactive approach and improve resilience?

As cyber threats continue to evolve and change, it is important that everyone at your organization is aware of the current climate affecting data privacy and protection. One of the most important lacking elements at many companies is their inability to foster an inclusive and serious cyber security culture […]

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 […]

Free Disk Imaging Software; 10 Tools You Can Image Your Hard Drive For Free

Imaging a hard drive can be considered a crucial step for data security as well as preventing the need for data recovery. The purpose of imaging is designed to be used as a backup system, in case of loss or infection from a virus or malicious malware.
Hard drive imaging is the process of taking a healthy computer hard drive and copying the image file to a separate and secure location, as is. One would then establish a standard backup […]

ransomware data recovery

Free Guide To Ransomware: Proactive Protection, Mitigation, & Safety

The DoJ announced that the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) had received roughly 7,750 public complaints regarding ransomware since 2005, with an estimated $57.6 million in damages. The costs come from ransoms paid in addition to the associated cost of lost data.
Cyber threats are continuing to escalate through the use of Ransomware virus invasions. The sophistication of the programs take viruses to a new level as entire computers and networks have their critical files encrypted and then held ‘ransom’ […]