Cybersecurity Tips: Back-to-School Edition


Schools are integrating more and more technology into their classrooms, requiring students to have computers, mobile devices, and other tech gadgets to be successful. As students become accustomed to technology in their everyday lives, they forget basic cybersecurity fundamentals.

The fear of being hacked should be the least of any student’s worry, especially during a stressful school year.  VPLS offers these tips to help students stay protected throughout the school year. Read more

Cybersecurity Tips: Potential Risks of Geotagging on Social Media

Social Media and Basics of Geotagging Images and Locations



Geo-tagging has slowly integrated itself into modern day social media. Geo-tagging is a great way to keep up with friends and family, but you should learn these basic geo-tagging tips to protect your privacy and keep yourself safe.  

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Veeam Backup and Replication Services with VPLS

The Importance of Securing Local Data

Veeam Backup Replication

VPLS and Veeam Combine Forces

In the effort against cybersecurity threats and data loss, VPLS and Veeam are teaming up to provide customers the best in Data Backup and Replication services.

Here are a few reasons why you will want to shield your customer’s personal and financial data through VPLS and Veeam!

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VPLS Cyber Security and Top 5 Essentials

Keep It Simple: Top 5 Essentials for Better Cybersecurity

VPLS Cyber Security and Top 5 Essentials

Top 5 Essentials for Better Cybersecurity

Keep matters simple and make your life easier! Let’s take a look at how we can simplify your online security needs by identifying five essentials you should add to your standard set of cyber security tools. Read more

VPLS Basics: What is Penetration Testing?

VPLS explains penetration tests

What is Penetration Testing?

In 2017, IT security teams discovered that nearly 75% of the most recognized websites around the globe contained essential vulnerabilities and weaknesses.

Such mistakes were easy targets for Black Hat hackers that were eager to get their hands on confidential information from company employees and customers.

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The Art of Phishing: How Cyber “Sharks” Hook, Line and Sink Their Victims

Unsuspecting users around the globe are becoming easy prey to increasing cyber security threats. A task as simple as checking your email inbox is no longer the innocent act it once was. In light of Shark Week, VPLS wants to remind you of the danger lurking in the sea of data that is phishing. Here is an excerpt to help you identify and protect yourselves from becoming cyber shark prey. Read more

VPLS Basics: What is a Firewall and How Does It Work?

VPLS Basics: Firewall Security

As technology develops and improves, so do the threats against your security structures and private information. For this reason, it’s become second nature to check for updates and install the latest software patches and firewall upgrades. But, how exactly does a firewall keep you safe from ongoing cyber threats from across the globe?

Take a closer look into understanding how one of the most vital tools against cyber security threats keeps you and your information safe from unsolicited visitors.

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The Winter Olympics: A Cybercriminal’s Wonderland

Go for the Gold in Cybersecurity During the Winter Olympics!

As attendees from across the world focused their attention towards their favorite Winter Olympic team, another group of individuals seized the opportunity and focused their attention towards taking home their version of the Olympic gold: your personal information. 

Let’s dive into the tricks and techniques of these cybercriminals and how they earned their “winnings” during the Winter Olympics 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 

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NSA Tools and Evolving Threats to Cyber Security


Are you curious as to why the National Security Agency (NSA) is popping up all over your newsfeed? Well, you’re not alone! Many Americans are asking themselves the same question and wondering what this shadowy organization has to do with one of the largest exploits to cyber security history.

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2018 Trend Alert – Security Scams Will Be Everywhere This Year!

2018 Cybersecurity – Will Cyber Scams Take Over 2018?

Surfing the web was virtually impossible as multitudes of warnings flashed before our eyes. Consumers were routinely warned to be on watch for lurkers in our email inboxes, online purchases, and our social media accounts; the hot spot for solicitors to prowl for private data.

We found ourselves performing daily tasks with paranoia, such as questioning every message that came our way with a link or an attachment, and we lead ourselves to think that a solution is right around the corner.

Yet, cyber security warn us that last year’s scams were just the tip of the iceberg! 2018 has a plethora of advanced scams to look out for – robots, targeted ransomware attacks, phony news as well as deceiving vulnerable businesses into helping them carry out their dirty work.

The following is an in-depth look of what scams will be trending dangers to look out for in the upcoming year in the cyber world.

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