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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

Who’s Watching Your Network Part 4 – Unified Collaboration

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 five-part series to learn how you can ensure your data is safe while you and your employees take time off from your business. Over time, businesses have slowly added more and more communication tools to their arsenal. What started as in-person talks, turned to phone conversations, email, and now many other options including video chat and communicating within the same cloud-based document. [...]

By |2018-10-03T20:05:49+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who’s Watching Your Network Part 4 – Unified Collaboration

Who’s watching your network Part 3 – Data Backup & Business Continuity

While you were enjoying summer break, who was 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. Does your business have proper data backup policies in place? Infrequent tape backups and other traditional methods are no longer secure enough to keep your system protected. Secure copies of your important business data act as your last [...]

By |2018-09-19T18:30:02+00:00September 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who’s watching your network Part 3 – Data Backup & Business Continuity

Who’s watching your network Part 2 – Managed Security

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 and your employees take time off from your business. The number of cyber threats and attacks is growing, and as a result, it is crucial that businesses prioritize IT security. It’s time to stop living in denial about an attack and start taking proactive measures with managed security services. As a [...]

By |2018-09-04T12:51:17+00:00August 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who’s watching your network Part 2 – Managed Security

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

How To Protect Yourself From a Future Email Attack

This is Part 3 in our series on email hacking Whether you’ve been hacked or not, everyone can take stronger efforts to protect their accounts. In the modern age, it’s no longer if you get hacked – it’s when. There are measures you can take, however to make it more difficult for hackers to gain control of your accounts. Follow these steps to keep your data and identity safe online. Use Secure Passwords Change your passwords on all accounts frequently, and they need to be strong, with at least 12 [...]

By |2018-06-26T18:23:34+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How To Protect Yourself From a Future Email Attack

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

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