Why Your Business Needs Softphones

How do you communicate when working remotely? Email, old-fashioned phone calls, internal discussion forums? All are useful tools. However, if you want to dramatically improve your business performance, softphones are the way to go. Flexibility Softphones are an application for internet-enabled devices such as a smartphone or laptop, that allows you to make and receive […]

Is Your Cell a Germ Device? Learn How to Clean Your Phone

Fifty-two times a day.  That's the average number of times people look at their phones.

This is according to a Deloitte 2018 survey of 2000 US respondents.  The survey also said smartphones are the preferred device for:

News, short videos, photos, video calls, social media, banking, emails, regular calls, calendars, maps and IM.

That's a lot of time on your phone.

Free Remote Working Awareness Kit

Infosec IQ, our partner for Security Awareness Training, has sent us a free information kit on working remotely.

A few simple precautions go a long way.  Please watch this brief video on staying secure while working remotely.

Watch here

They also included two infographics to help you stay secure when working from home.

COVID-19 Scams are Flooding the Internet

The coronavirus is not only a global health and economic crisis; it has now mutated to become a global security crisis. Spammers, scammers, and hackers, or "cyberscum" as one writer dubbed them, are working overtime to profit from the increased usage of the internet and the epidemic of fear.

Simple Ways to Prevent Illness

Our office is adopting guidelines from the World Health Organization to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.

Below are a few of their recommendations.

Surfaces and objects need to be wiped with disinfectant regularly.
Put sanitizing hand rub dispensers in prominent places around the workplace.

Hackers Love a Crisis!

The adage "never let a good crisis go to waste" applies to hackers everywhere. And the Coronavirus is the perfect crisis to exploit.

Sophos, one of Adept's security vendors, reports on one Coronavirus scam. They explain, "The fake page consists of the official, current home page of the World Health Organisation (WHO), with an unassuming popup form on top of it.