You’ve seen them before: the cryptic shortened URLs. Generally speaking, these are short links to sites with long names. Services such as bit.ly, tinyurl.com, and (mostly defunct) goo.gl will take the long URL and create a shortened version. The result is something that looks like this:
As an IT solution provider, I feel it is important to try and or use everything that I recommend to my clients. Doesn’t matter if it is hardware, software or processes if I wouldn’t use it, I won’t sell it. One of my business goals for 2019 is to re-evaluate and add-on to my layered security package and make sure it is still covering all possible threats to protect my clients’ data.