Blog: Security

Prevent Cyberattacks

How To Protect Your CPA Firm From Cyberattacks

As the Internet grows every day, so does the likelihood of a cyberattack on your CPA firm. Cyberattacks are “an attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system,” according to Google. While eliminating electronic use isn’t a viable solution, Cetrom is. We have a few tips to protect your CPA firm... Read More

Barracuda Email Security Best Practices

By: Joe Vassalotti, Systems Engineer As you are aware, Cetrom made a change with its spam vendor and moved services to Barracuda in the continuing effort of keeping up-to-date on email security. In addition, since the move, the new spam platform has blocked and cut down on Ransomware by 100%. To help with the transition and... Read More

What is Ransomware

What Is Ransomware?

Ransomware is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a malicious software that holds your device hostage until you pay a certain amount of money. It’s like virtual kidnapping. Ransomware Basics Ransomware is a malicious software (also known as a virus) that holds your computer and all of its data hostage until a requested amount of... Read More

6 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Cloud Provider

Moving to the cloud is an investment of both time and money. When done properly, it can result in cut costs, streamlined workflow, and elimination of in-house IT personnel and hardware. However, there are many cloud computing and hosting providers in the marketplace which makes the decision of choosing the best option for your company... Read More

Are you who you say you are?

Controlling access to information is the key objective of computer security measures. And, a fundamental aspect of security is determining whether users are who they say they are when they attempt to log into accounts. Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem, Equifax, Verizon, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Deloitte and Whole Foods Market represent data breaches happening... Read More