HawkPoint Technologies: Blog

Ransomware: A Billion-Dollar Threat to The Business World

By Scott Tornio | Mar 4, 2024

Ransomware continues to become more and more profitable for cybercriminals—in fact, they raked in over $1 billion in illicit profits in 2023 alone by using this form of malware. Despite temporary downturns in ransomware profits due to law enforcement interventions,…

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Watch Out For These Valentine’s Day Cyber Scams

By Scott Tornio | Feb 8, 2024

Valentine’s Day, a time for celebrating love and affection, also serves as an opportunistic period for cybercriminals to prey on unsuspecting individuals. While you’re busy planning romantic surprises or finding the perfect gift, it’s crucial to remain vigilant against cyber…

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5 Business Technology Trends To Track In 2024

By Scott Tornio | Feb 2, 2024

Are you keeping up with the latest developments in IT? While it can be easy to write off tech trends as gimmicks, it’s important to track which innovations offer you real value. The symbiotic relationship between technology and commerce shows…

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Your Guide To IT Budgeting In 2024

By Scott Tornio | Jan 11, 2024

Establishing a financial blueprint for the course of the new year is pivotal to fostering growth for your business. As you anticipate the resources necessary to navigate your business through 2024, it’s essential to craft a budget that not only…

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New Year, New Cybersecurity Resolutions

By Scott Tornio | Jan 10, 2024

2024 is shaping up to be a pivotal year in cybersecurity—have you given it any thought yet? With the integration of artificial intelligence into the technology landscape, both the complexity of cyber threats and the sophistication of security solutions are…

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Giving Devices As Gifts? Follow These Security Tips for Parents & Guardians

By Scott Tornio | Dec 12, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, many parents and guardians are eager to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Among the popular items on children’s wish lists are various devices such as tablets, smartphones, and game consoles. While the…

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Holiday Scams: Safeguarding Your Festive Celebrations from Fraudsters

By Scott Tornio | Dec 8, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, (beginning a few weeks ago back with Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday), millions of people will engage in online shopping to find gifts for their loved ones. Along with the anticipation and excitement…

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Why Are Default Cybersecurity Settings Dangerous?

By Scott Tornio | Nov 16, 2023

We all rely on our devices and online services to keep us safe and secure. However, many of us might not realize that the default cybersecurity settings on our devices and applications can put us at risk. It’s essential for…

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Stop Giving Away Your Personal Data

By Scott Tornio | Nov 6, 2023

Are you sure you’re protecting your personal data as much as you should be? Every time you sign up for a new account, make an online purchase, or even use a social media platform, you’re sharing bits of your personal…

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What You Need To Know About Technology Planning

By Scott Tornio | Oct 6, 2023

If your IT budget isn’t going as far as you’d like, then you need to start planning it sooner rather than later. By understanding the value IT offers, you can learn how to better spend your IT budget. IT planning…

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Securing Your Business: Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Solutions

By Scott Tornio | Mar 12, 2024

In today’s digital age, the cybersecurity landscape is continually evolving, with new threats emerging at an alarming rate. Businesses, now more than ever, need robust cybersecurity solutions to protect their valuable data and maintain trust with their clients. HawkPoint Technologies…

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How To Protect Your Business Against Ransomware

By Scott Tornio | Mar 12, 2024

As explored in our other blog this month, ransomware remains one of the most pervasive and financially damaging cyber threats facing businesses of all sizes. With cybercriminals constantly refining their tactics and targeting organizations across various sectors, the risk of…

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More Than a Stereotype

By Scott Tornio | Feb 7, 2024

While we all openly identify as nerds and geeks here, we can’t deny how frustrating it is to see the stereotypical geeky guy in ads or as characters played on TV. You know the type—thick glasses with wide plastic frames,…

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