Security

Internet threats constantly evolve and appear in different forms. The most recent threat to consumers is the latest strain of CryptoWall, a serious form of ransom malware. This type of malware has dire consequences for the work environment. It is launched when an unsuspecting user...

ECHO’s been getting a lot of questions lately from clients with security concerns. This isn’t surprising, given the high-profile breaches that have resulted in most of us having to think about our relationships with companies we trusted to keep our information safe. As if taking...

In the past, privacy was something we took for granted. We had one phone line at home and a ham radio network, perhaps. All of our communication was under our control and easy to disable. Today, communication has become far too complicated. We are surrounded...

If 2015 taught us one thing, it’s that information just isn’t safe anymore.  Last year may well have been the turning point for cybersecurity – the year in which hacks not only became commonplace, but started to hit businesses and governments in newly tangible (and costly)...

Privacy is something we all grow up expecting.  We value it inherently and are taught to respect it from an early age.  Boundaries are established and respected, or there are consequences. Then we grow up and start writing email, and because email is a black box...

Friends of ECHO, Recently over 5 million Google account credentials were leaked to the internet.  This has a lot of people worrying, and we’d like to take a moment to address any concerns you may have. Google’s response to this incident has been to point out that less than...