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A guide to implementing proactive cybersecurity measures

Running a business has always been a challenge, but the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape has made it even more so. Every day, newer, more sophisticated cyberthreats emerge, putting businesses at risk of significant data, productivity, and financial losses. Implementing a proactive cybersecurity strategy is an effective way to keep these threats at bay and ensure continuous […]

The 7 Ghosts of Cybersecurity

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but it also well known, among the vernacular of the younger generation, as Spooky Season. Most people are more concerned with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins than they are with the dangers lurking in the dark corners of the Internet.

Man-Made Problems in the Digital World

If you've watched any sci-fi movie, you probably understand the perceived dangers of the digital world. Primarily the unrealistic dangers of artificial intelligence. Now, I'm not saying that AI won't be a threat in the future but it's important to note that right now the people using the Internet pose a much bigger threat than an incoming Robo-Apocalypse.

The ideal internet bandwidth allocation for WFH staff

Internet access is one of the most important resources people need to be able to work from home. However, poor internet quality can lead to poor job performance and a dip in productivity. If you want to know how much internet bandwidth is needed for remote work, this guide can help. What is bandwidth? Bandwidth […]

How to choose the best MSP for your business

More and more business owners are discovering the importance of adopting efficient, flexible, and cost-effective IT systems. But as customers’ expectations evolve, so too does IT —sometimes becoming far too complex and demanding for businesses to manage on their own. This is why many companies partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). MSPs defined […]

The Secret History of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (And its Not-So-Secret Future)

Have you ever wondered where all those weird holidays come from? Like, who got to decide that April 23rd was National Talk Like Shakespeare Day? Or that Squirrel Appreciation Day would fall on January 21st? Or that the last Friday of every April would be National Hairball Awareness Day? An entire day to make sure that your feline friends aren’t spewing wet clumps of hair on to the floor seems like a waste of time, but do you know what isn’t? An entire month dedicated to cybersecurity.

October 6th Update Regarding Upstream Carriers

Following up to our first update on the telecommunication industry’s struggle to mitigate DDoS attacks, unfortunately criminal actors are still continuing their attacks on VoIP carriers.

These attacks beginning in September have moved from carrier to carrier affecting calls for nearly everyone.

Surefire ways to protect your email account

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security protocols can lead to data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and successful malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from cyberthreats and the many troubles that come with them. Use separate email accounts […]

Update Regarding Upstream Carrier

As you may know, the telecommunications industry has been struggling to mitigate the recent disruptions caused from malicious actors targeting upstream service providers. Partners and customers may have experienced issues ranging from failed calls to delayed audio and the inability to interact with third-party auto attendants.

Why Are My Business Calls Being Blocked or Flagged as Spam?

Many of our KloudTel Hosted VoIP Customers have been reaching out to express frustration over carriers marking their business numbers as SPAM. Enough customers have done this, we decided to write a blog post about why this is happening.
The New Law

The main reason carriers are cracking down on spam calls is due to a law passed under the Trump administration that requires carriers to provide enhanced protections for their customers at no charge.

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