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The Modern Cyberwar – The Threats You Face in 2019!

The modern Cyberwar against businesses and individuals is growing more targeted and complex but is often thwarted by basic systems and practices that are both simple and effective. As the level of sophistication grows with these attacks, now is the time to make sure you’re taking the right steps to protect your business. The goal of the webinar is to provide you with a better understanding of the types of threats you’re facing, how they’re changing over time, and what you can do to safeguard your data and systems. [...]

By |2019-02-05T20:20:07+00:00February 5th, 2019|News and Events|Comments Off on The Modern Cyberwar – The Threats You Face in 2019!

What Manufacturers Should Know About IoT

Consumers aren’t the only ones benefiting from the internet of things (IoT). Manufacturers are also reaping the rewards of leveraging the industrial internet of things (IIoT) to increase energy efficiency and improve productivity in their factories, and more. For some manufacturers, IoTT is a foreign abbreviation, but there’s time to learn.   What is IIoT? The IoT is a concept many users are familiar with. Even if they don’t understand the granular details, users, at the very least, grasp the basics of how the IoT impacts their daily lives, and [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:13:58+00:00February 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What Manufacturers Should Know About IoT

What Microsoft’s EOS Means for Line of Business Apps

With Microsoft ending support to several of its products in January 2020, many businesses are left scrambling for solutions. While many of the technology giant’s products reaching the end of support (EOS) next year are operating systems (OSs), other applications, essential pieces of software, are vulnerable, too, if they’re not appropriately evaluated. Called line-of-business applications (LOBs), these programs need to be updated if the OSs they’re operating on is either upgraded or migrated to the cloud. What you should know about LOB applications Basically, any program essential to the running [...]

By |2019-05-21T15:17:05+00:00January 24th, 2019|Blog, Windows EOS|Comments Off on What Microsoft’s EOS Means for Line of Business Apps

Going Into 2019: What to Know About Cloud Security

No doubt about it: The interest in cloud computing is continuing to grow. As the market expands, IT professionals across the board are working day and night to minimize potential security threats associated with the technology. Going into the new year, there are a few points SMBs should consider before partnering with IT professionals on the cloud. Many are concerned with cloud security, including IT professionals A Kaspersky Lab report in October 2018 revealed what chief information security officers (CISOs) consider to be today’s top IT security risks: Cloud computing and uncontrolled [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:11:23+00:00January 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Going Into 2019: What to Know About Cloud Security

Which Tech Trends Will Impact Businesses In 2019?

Going into 2019, many business owners are more than likely wondering the following: Which technology trends should I keep an eye on? While there’s a lot of hype surrounding a range of emerging technologies in 2019, there are five key trends business owners should pay close attention to if they’re looking to grow in the next year. Cybersecurity is top of mind for businesses. Without a doubt, cybersecurity is top of mind for many small business owners in the country and across the world. On average, small businesses are losing [...]

By |2018-12-31T15:37:58+00:00December 31st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Which Tech Trends Will Impact Businesses In 2019?

Are You Ready for Microsoft Products Reaching EOS in 2020?

Are You Ready for Microsoft Products Reaching EOS in 2020? As 2018 comes to an end, there are several Microsoft products you should consider upgrading to avoid support gaps in 2020, including Windows Server 2008, Windows SBS 2011, SQL Server 2008, Exchange 2010 and Windows 7. Simply put, Microsoft will stop sending security updates for these products after January 14, 2020. In other words, if you’re still using these products after their end of support date, your data will no longer be protected from new threats. With data breaches on [...]

By |2019-05-21T15:17:17+00:00December 12th, 2018|Blog, Windows EOS|Comments Off on Are You Ready for Microsoft Products Reaching EOS in 2020?

How to protect your customers and your business data

If you’re a small business owner, you might think you’re safe from ransomware attacks and hackers. Unfortunately, many of these hackers specifically target smaller retailers, precisely because they assume these companies don’t have proper security in place. According to the Ponemon Institute's 2017 State of Cybersecurity in Small & Medium-Sized Businesses report, the percentage of small businesses that have experienced a cyber-attack in the past 12 months is up from 55% in 2016 to 61% in 2017. Another study saw a 20.5% increase in attempted cyber-attacks between November and December [...]

By |2018-11-27T20:35:35+00:00November 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to protect your customers and your business data

How to protect your identity while online shopping

As the holidays quickly approach, most likely you’re planning on doing a lot of online shopping. You aren’t alone - last year 85 percent of U.S. consumers planned to shop online for holiday gifts, according to a Nielsen survey. It couldn’t be easier to get everything you need for the holidays while sitting on the couch - including a stolen identity. While this might sound dramatic, it is entirely possible if you don’t follow best practices when shopping online. In 2016, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received nearly 300,000 [...]

By |2018-11-27T20:34:55+00:00November 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to protect your identity while online shopping

Who’s watching your network Part 6 – How to optimize your network

While you’re nearing year end, who’s watching your network? Just because things might slow down, 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 and your employees take time off from your business. If your business slows down during the year end and holiday season, it can feel stressful. Its a great time to take advantage of possible Section 179 tax savings, take advantage of this time to upgrade and optimize your [...]

By |2018-10-31T18:10:46+00:00October 31st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who’s watching your network Part 6 – How to optimize your network

Who’s watching your network Part 5 – Keeping Data Systems Running

While you’re enjoying a fall 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 and your employees take time off from your business. As seasonal weather changes, you’re likely to be more focused on your next beach day than the state of your data. Unfortunately, summer is when data centers and networks are most at risk. History shows that June to August [...]

By |2018-10-31T18:10:56+00:00October 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who’s watching your network Part 5 – Keeping Data Systems Running