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Who’s Watching Your Network Part 1 – Managed IT

While you’re enjoying summer break, who’s watching your network? Just because you’re on vacation, doesn’t mean you’re free from security breaches, system errors, and more. Read our six-part series to learn how you can ensure your data is safe while you take time off from your business. If an emergency occurs with your system, who is looking after it? The web is a 24/7/365 network, and you need eyes on your network at all times. A managed IT contract can ensure you have a team of dedicated tech experts serving [...]

By |2018-08-04T12:00:30+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who’s Watching Your Network Part 1 – Managed IT

What to do if your email gets hacked

Now that you’ve determined if your email has been hacked, what do you do? You definitely shouldn’t ignore it. You don’t have to be a celebrity to have valuable information in your email that hackers want. They aren’t looking for gossip – they want your data. Some will keep passwords or logins to government departments or large companies they may want to ’target’ to hack them. But the more sophisticated ones will sell your details including name, telephone, email address, and credit card details and cash in on The Dark [...]

By |2018-06-18T20:17:16+00:00June 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What to do if your email gets hacked

Webinar: Protecting Your Data in a Ransomware Filled World!

Join us on May 24th from 11 AM - 12 PM with continuity experts from Datto to learn about threats that face us for continuity in our everyday business. In this webinar, we will discuss the following: 1. Traditional Backup vs. Business Continuity: How the cyber criminals are attacking antiquated backup solutions 2. Definition of ransomware & its history 3. How Ransomware infects small business and non-profits around the globe 4. Top statistics around the world from 2017 5. Examples of the true cost of downtime 6. How [...]

By |2018-05-22T17:04:04+00:00May 22nd, 2018|News and Events|Comments Off on Webinar: Protecting Your Data in a Ransomware Filled World!

How to See if Your Email Has Been Hacked

Whether it’s a personal email or a business account, getting your email hacked is a scary possibility. Hackers can quickly gain access to anything you’ve sent – like passwords, account numbers, or bank information – plus, they could use your account to send viruses to other computers, and then hack them. In this three-part series, we discuss how to determine if you’ve been hacked, how to report the hackers and get them out of your accounts, and finally, how to protect against them in the future. To start, how do [...]

By |2018-05-22T15:26:33+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to See if Your Email Has Been Hacked

3 Tips to Make Your Backup Ransomware Ready

While all this may look like a lot of bad news, the upside is that there are some quick tweaks you can make to your backup strategy that will make it more effective against ransomware. Embrace 3-2-1 backup: 3-2-1 backup is a backup strategy that requires you to have three copies of your data in two different locations, one of which is offsite. Making your backup 3-2-1 compliant ensures that even if one copy of your backup is encrypted by ransomware you’ll still have at least one off-site copy that can’t be [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:56:35+00:00April 24th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Tips to Make Your Backup Ransomware Ready

5 Reasons Your Employees Don’t care About Your Information

  Your organization spent months archiving, refining and testing your business continuity plan. No doubt it is amazing, with a great deal of stone solid disaster recovery measures and wonderful documentation for getting back on course following a meltdown of significant systems. But, there is one element that may sink your lovely plan before it ever gets an opportunity to shine. It’s not fire or tsunami, it’s varying levels of end user frustration, apathy and general ignorance. What are the 5 reasons they don’t care?  They do not have any concept that a [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:56:59+00:00April 18th, 2018|White Papers and Downloads|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Your Employees Don’t care About Your Information

Using Backup to Recover from Ransomware: 4 Things You Must Consider

While it’s true that restoring from backup is the best option when you’re hit with a ransomware attack there are several things to think about when you use backup as the core of your ransomware protection strategy. Recovery point objective (RPO): Recovery Point Objective is the timeframe dictating how often backups are created. It also informs the dates and times you can recover from. If you take weekly backups and you suffer data loss you can restore that computer exactly as it was a week ago. If you take daily backups and [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:57:20+00:00April 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Using Backup to Recover from Ransomware: 4 Things You Must Consider

Carl Parker Joins Core Vision IT Solutions To Spur Growth

Core Vision IT Solutions is pleased to announce that Carl Parker has joined the Brookfield, WI firm.  Carl is charged with New Business Development and marketing efforts for the Wisconsin and surrounding region. Carl joins Core Vision IT Solutions with over 20 years’ experience in new business growth, most recently as Director of Business Development for a global IT strategic placement and consulting firm.  Prior to this, he owned businesses within the IT Consulting and Insurance Consulting industries.  He holds two Bachelor of Science degrees from Reinhart University. “I am [...]

By |2018-04-18T18:20:39+00:00April 10th, 2018|News and Events|Comments Off on Carl Parker Joins Core Vision IT Solutions To Spur Growth

Part 1 – Just because you have a backup…

When faced with a ransomware attack the current wisdom is if your computer gets infected and it encrypts your files you have three basic options: Pay the ransom Restore from a backup Cut your losses and nuke the computer Of those three choices, backup is obviously your best option. Assuming everything goes well, you’ll get your data back and you can get back to work knowing you dodged a bullet. But remember, just because you have backup in place doesn’t mean you’re protected from ransomware. Recently, members of the Spiceworks [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:57:43+00:00March 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Part 1 – Just because you have a backup…

Core Vision IT Solutions Achieves Enterprise Partner Status with Datto

Core Vision IT Solutions, a leading provider of data security and continuity solutions recently attained exclusive Enterprise partner status with Datto, the leading provider of total data protection solutions for businesses around the world. Core Vision continues to grow within the Datto partner ecosystem. Over the last 5 years Core Vision exceeded high standards of performance to qualify for Enterprise status with Datto. Attaining Enterprise status represents the top 10% of partners, worldwide. Core Visions approach to data security includes continuity solutions such as Datto with a focus on minimizing [...]

By |2018-04-18T18:21:01+00:00March 10th, 2018|News and Events|Comments Off on Core Vision IT Solutions Achieves Enterprise Partner Status with Datto