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8 Benefits of Colocation Data Centers for Your Business

Posted on 7/1/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity Data centers Cyb

Put your data in expert hands.

In recent years, IT professionals have seen more and more companies switching their data management solutions to colocation data centers.

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Beware Coronavirus Scams

Posted on 5/1/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity Coronavirus

Put nothing beneath scammers.

The novel coronavirus—or COVID-19—pandemic has led to an unprecedented economic disruption at a global level.

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Why You Should Hire a White Hat Hacker

Posted on 3/2/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Put your network to the test.

Sometimes when people think of hackers, their minds can go to sinister—and sometimes ridiculously cheesy—places.

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How to Spot a Fake Facebook Profile

Posted on 2/3/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity phishing

Unmask imposters.

How many times have you been on Facebook and gotten a friend request that just didn't seem quite right? Maybe you didn't recognize the name, or didn't recognize any of the people this user was friends with.

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Pearl Technology Joins Alliance with Two Companies

Posted on 1/9/2020 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity News

Alliance combines IT expertise for added security and connectivity.

PEORIA HEIGHTS, Ill. — Pearl Technology has recently joined forces with CIAN and A5 to offer businesses even greater security and connectivity in computer-based information systems.

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Warshipping: What It Is and How to Prevent It

Posted on 10/8/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity cyberattack warshipping

Cyberattacks signed, sealed, delivered.

What if a cybercriminal could access your data without even having you click a single link on your device? Even when you devote so much attention to your office's network, is it possible for cybercriminals to sneak in undetected?

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4 Steps to Cybersecurity Fitness

Posted on 8/29/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Get your network security in shape.

What is physical fitness? In the simplest terms, it means fine-tuning your body to be the best that it can be. Whether you're running, weightlifting, or practicing yoga, there are a multitude of ways to ensure your body is operating the way it's optimized to run.

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5 Biggest Data Breaches of All Time

Posted on 7/2/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity data breaches

The worst of the worst.

The world of cybersecurity is full of terrifying stories of compromised data.

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8 Ways to Improve Your Cybersecurity Now

Posted on 5/7/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Don't wait—act.

The idea of creating a culture of good cybersecurity practices in your business can seem like a daunting task. You may feel overwhelmed looking at your own company's network. You may even be thinking, "Where do I even begin?"

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5 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes in Movies

Posted on 4/2/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity movies

Silver screen slip-ups.

Cybersecurity in cinema isn't a new trend. Even before the rise of the internet, computers have played a valuable role in many of our favorite movies.

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How to Recognize a Phishing Attack

Posted on 3/1/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity phishing

Don’t get hooked.

In a world of ransomware and data theft, phishing attacks remain one of the biggest cybersecurity threats to businesses.

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6 Worst Password Ideas You Should Avoid

Posted on 2/1/2019 by Pearl Technology in Passwords cybersecurity

Don’t be so obvious.

In the Mel Brooks classic Spaceballs, there’s a scene where the main villain, Dark Helmet, remarks on the stupidity of using a password like “12345,” remarking it’s the kind of password an idiot would use on his luggage lock.

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6 Cybersecurity Resolutions to Make in 2019

Posted on 1/2/2019 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Stick to your goals this New Year.

Think back to some of the New Year’s resolutions you’ve made in the past. Maybe you resolved to lose weight. Maybe you resolved to quit smoking. How did those resolutions work out for you?

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Beware: 6 Holiday Cybersecurity Risks

Posted on 12/4/2018 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Have a holly, jolly, secure season.

The holiday season is the perfect time to set aside our cares and enjoy the company of those we cherish the most.

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6 Bone-Chilling Cybersecurity Horror Stories

Posted on 10/2/2018 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Tales of the macabre.

If the threat of a cyberattack frightens you, it’s for good reason. Cybercrime accounts for billions of dollars in victim losses, and the headache of recovering your data and safeguarding yourself and your customers is a horrifying prospect.

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8 Cybersecurity Myths That Hurt Businesses

Posted on 8/31/2018 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity

Don’t fall for fiction.

From DDOS attacks to ransomware, the digital landscape is a hostile environment for businesses. In recent years, many companies have made cybersecurity a top priority. However, persistent cybersecurity myths continue to spread misinformation and lead many other businesses to leave cybersecurity on the backburner, content with the idea that a cyberattack couldn’t possibly happen to them.

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The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat to Businesses

Posted on 10/18/2017 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity cyber crime cyber threat

Be proactive against cyber threats.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and for businesses in the modern age, cybersecurity deserves as much awareness as any other vital business function.

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Talking Cybersecurity with 'Greg and Dan'

Posted on 10/10/2017 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity network security cyberattack hackers peoria

Pearl Technology featured on Peoria radio show.

With recent cyberattacks affecting millions of Americans every day, should citizens be more proactive about cybersecurity?

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FBI Agents to Speak on Cybersecurity for Business

Posted on 10/4/2017 by Pearl Technology in cybersecurity cyber crime network security it security

Pearl Technology to host seminar for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Pearl Technology is partnering with the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce to host a business seminar on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, from 9-11 a.m. where local FBI agents will speak on the importance of cybersecurity.

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