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How To Avoid Ransomware Attacks (Before It’s Too Late!)

Until recently, “ransomware” was a technology buzzword that you may have encountered online or heard your IT staff discuss around the water cooler.  Unfortunately today, it is not just IT lingo, but instead, a serious threat to businesses around the world. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, it is estimated that ransomware attacks will cost $8 billion in 2018 and up to $11.5 billion in 2019.  And, ransomware attacks on businesses are … Continued

Managed Service Provider vs. Hourly Support 

Have you ever considered living life without insurance? You could save a lot of money in the short term without paying insurance premiums. But, eventually, an accident, natural disaster or health issue will occur and could significantly impact you financially.   The same is true for technology in your business. While it might seem like you could save money in the short term, having a Managed IT partner will save you … Continued

Is your Company Secure?

Protecting your organizations infrastructure is much like protecting your home. At home, we take precautions such as locking our doors, turning on an alarm system and having a plan in place in case someone attempts to break in. It’s important to take the same kinds of steps when it comes to the security of your organization. We constantly hear about a new security breach at companies big and small. There is only one good thing that has come … Continued

Phishing Emails: What to Look for and How to Avoid a Data Breach

By now, you have probably read dozens of articles about cybercriminal activity and data breaches. Large firms like Equifax, Uber, Anthem, Target, Ubiquiti, and many more have had security breaches that have resulted in the exposure of sensitive customer information. With these massive data breaches, experts calculate that approximately 1.9 billion usernames/passwords have been stolen … Continued

7 Reasons MSP is the Right Decision for Your Small Business

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What is Blockchain and Why Do I Care?

If you listen to the experts online, Blockchain is the next great thing.  It will do for financial transactions what the web did for information.  It will reduce the cost of things.  And it will mow your lawn, wash your car and pick your lotto numbers!  (OK, those last few I made up.)  But what … Continued

Global Ransomware Epidemic: Know the email tactics used by cyber criminals

With yet another high-profile breach in security in our recent past (Equifax), you now have to assume that your personally identifiable information (PII) has already been compromised. Whether you are a consumer, business owner or an employee, you need to continue practicing a heightened level of skepticism.   As it relates to an email that you receive, there are 3 potential areas for you to take notice:  The email header-  Did the email come … Continued

5 Ways to Avoid Phishing Attacks

In a world where new cyber threats and techniques seem to develop almost weekly, some phishing tactics that have stood the test of time and continue to jeopardize corporate security. The email below came to me from a bogus address masked as coming from one of our owners. This is a common tactic – sending … Continued

What Should I Pack When I Move to the Cloud?

Just like moving to a new office, making a move to the cloud provides companies the opportunity to clean out and get rid of some old items they won’t use anymore. However, because cloud computing encompasses applications, security and processing, the clean-up can seem daunting. Here is a quick guide on what to keep and … Continued

A Beginner’s Guide to Encryption

Have you had concerns about becoming a victim of hacking? Implementing additional data security layers – such as encryption – can seem daunting and unobtainable for those who don’t fully understand it. To help you better understand, here is our beginner’s guide to encryption.   What is Encryption? Encryption is a way to prevent unauthorized … Continued