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Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals target remote workers during pandemic

April 1, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the current cybercrime landscape is focused on businesses of all sizes as more and more employees are working from home per government protocols to contain, control and remedy the virus. Cybercriminals are actively phishing, and vishing and smishing, too, and the hyper risk presented right now to small businesses — such as some security manufacturers, integrators and consultants — as they are the entities that cannot afford to purchase...

COVID-19, Cyber Risk, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Scott Watnik, small businesses


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General News

News Poll: ADT and TycoIS' to look at small business

November 14, 2014Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Now that the non-compete between ADT and TycoIS has expired and both companies have indicated that they will go after the small business market, should regional security companies be nervous about losing market share to the big national? Not too much, according to the latest SSN News Poll.Forty-six percent of respondents stated that neither ADT nor TycoIS is ideally suited for the small business market. Additionally, a sizable number of respondents–47 percent–believe that the...

ADT, News Poll, regional providers, Security Systems News, small businesses, TycoIS


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