Blog: Security

How to stay secure and protect your data at work, home, and on the Internet.

Protect Your Business with an Updated Firewall

Toyota experienced a data breach in February 2019 and up to 3.1 million pieces of customer information were likely leaked outside of the company. While it appears as though no...
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US-Targeted Cyber Attacks on the Rise

U.S. businesses are being urged to prepare for possible retaliation from Iran after the Trump administration launched a cyberattack against the country’s rocket and missile launching systems, as recently communicated...
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Avoiding IRS Tax Scams

It’s the beginning of April and the deadlines of tax season are just around the corner. Whether you’re waiting for your refund or just getting ready to file, you’ll need...
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3 Small Business Must-Haves for 2019

No business is immune to security threats, particularly small businesses with limited IT staff and resources. The idea of a business being too small to be seen as a target...
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Data Privacy Day 2019

I am pleased to announce that Valiant Technology is a Data Privacy Day 2019 Champion! Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008 as an...
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50 Billion Robocalls Were Made in 2018

My mobile phone has been ringing quite a bit lately. I’ve received 18 phone calls over the past 3 days, all of which offered either expert legal advice or a...
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Encrypting email with Office 365 and Azure Information Protection

Azure Information Protection (AIP) is part of the Mobility + Security add-on for Office 365. With Azure Information Protection, you can create advanced policies to protect your data. This can...
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10 Computer Security Tips

Maintaining security in an office environment is a group effort. While systems and procedures may be put in to place to manage security, a single user has the ability to...
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Software Piracy and Your Business

As a member of the Procurement Team, I often get licensing requests for various pieces of software. I tend to get at least 5 requests for licenses, daily, for common...
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Our New Office: Network Security

Moving into our new space has afforded us with the opportunity to completely rebuild our network. While we don’t have the most complex requirements, we do want to make our...
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