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Hawaii Tech Support has been serving the Hawaii area since 2004, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Let’s Take a Look at the Data Breaches So Far in 2021

Let’s Take a Look at the Data Breaches So Far in 2021

By now, everyone knows that businesses can be defined on how they approach cybersecurity. Unfortunately, even if your business makes a comprehensive effort to protect your network and data from data breaches, all it takes is one seemingly minor vulnerability to be exploited to make things really hard on your business. Let’s take a look at the major data breaches that have happened since the calendar turned to 2021. 

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How Cybercriminals Are Keeping Themselves Entertained

How Cybercriminals Are Keeping Themselves Entertained

With the given pandemic, a lot of people have had a bit more time on their hands, so it makes sense that many are turning to streaming services and the like for their entertainment. Unfortunately, this has not gone unnoticed by cybercriminals.

Let’s take a few moments and examine the practice of credential stuffing.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation Has Some Valuable Cybersecurity Tips

The Federal Bureau of Investigation Has Some Valuable Cybersecurity Tips

Join us and the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce to learn about the latest threats, trends and best practices available in the cybersecurity arena to protect your company.  

September 6, 2017

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

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In February of 2016, President Barack Obama passed a Cybersecurity National Action Plan. The plan implemented near-term actions and developed a long-term strategy to enhance cybersecurity awareness and protections, protect privacy, and maintain public safety. Taking action against cybersecurity now will assist with ensuring economic and national security, as well as empowering Americans to take better control of their digital security.

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Cybersecurity: A National Threat to Businesses Big and Small

Cybersecurity: A National Threat to Businesses Big and Small

It’s been a busy summer for our team with client projects here at Hawaii Tech Support.  However, before the summer ended, we had the opportunity to head outdoors and challenge ourselves to go beyond our comfort zones.  Our team met eighteen challenge elements that had us climbing, swinging and jumping around, high above the ground on an aerial adventure challenge course. It was also a great Ohana building activity as this outing was open to our HTS families to take on the challenge as well. You can find more photos of our summer adventure on our Facebook page.

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The Top 5 Cyber Threats You Need to Look Out For

The Top 5 Cyber Threats You Need to Look Out For

When it comes to data breaches, some users don’t know or suspect one has occurred until it’s far too late to do anything about it. Sometimes viruses or malware will lurk on a device until certain criteria are met. Others will execute immediately. We’ve listed some of the potential threats that you will encounter in the business world, as well as what you can do about them.

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The Average Large Business Spends Nearly $15 Million on Cybersecurity

b2ap3_thumbnail_how_much_is_your_security_worth_400.jpgHow much does your organization spend on cybersecurity every year? It’s a well-known fact that the Internet houses an incredible amount of threats that consistently pose a significant danger to organizations, so it’s expected that businesses will shell out to keep them away. However, large businesses with over 1,000 employees spend an average of approximately $15 million annually to protect their data. Clearly, cybersecurity isn’t a joke, and your business should take it seriously too.

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The Underworld of Cybercrime, the Darknet

b2ap3_thumbnail_keypad_darknet_400.jpgHave you ever wondered how hackers become hackers in the first place? How are tools readily available to them? Business owners might be reluctant to find out that hacking has become easier than ever over the past decade. This is partly due to the increased sophistication of the black market known to some as the Darknet.

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