More and more companies and devices are moving toward wireless networking. Wireless networks can increase productivity and can be used as a cost-effective alternative to running cable to new areas of a building as the company grows Since wireless networks can be picked up without needing physical connections into the network, it is important that they are as secure as possible. WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT Many small office and business routers come with […]Read More


Working remotely means that more security is required to protect your data. All information transmitted across the internet has a potential to be attacked by hackers. Laptops and other mobile devices are often used on unsecure public networks, such as in cafes or hotels. At a minimum, any computer or laptop that connects to the company network remotely should have enterprise-grade anti-virus, anti-malware, up–to–date Operating System(OS) patching, up–to–date software patching, strong passwords, a network security firewall, […]Read More


Most people feel safer than they really are when it comes to sending things over the internet and cell networks. Sending passwords, credit card information, social security numbers and other personal data by email, text message or apple’s airdrop are not secure ways to send information. They can be hijacked and the information inside is not encrypted. The safest way to send information is over the phone or in person. There are methods to secure […]Read More

Russian cyber-attack targets routers and modems across the globe

The FBI has recently released a Public Service Announcement about Russian malware targeting several brands of routers including Linksys, Mikrotik, netgear, QNAP, TP-Link and others. This attack has compromised hundreds of thousands of routers worldwide. The malware is able to collect information, exploit devices, block network traffic and cause other problems with the routers that are infected. The FBI States that rebooting home and office routers, changing and making a more complex passwords, installing latest […]Read More

Microsoft Exchange and Secure Socket Layer certificates

Microsoft Exchange uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificates for many things such as securing email and sending and receiving email on computers cellphones and mobile devices such as iPads or tablets. SSL certificates for Microsoft Exchange are extremely important and when they expire they can break the flow of email. Purchasing the SSL certificate renewals with enough time to get the SSL certificate installed is recommended so that your email does not break. Palmer Technology […]Read More