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

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

Core Vision Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers

11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking Managed Service Providers & Leading Trends in Managed Services Core Vision IT Solutions ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in from Europe, Asia, South America and beyond. As it has for the last three years, Channel Futures [...]

By |2018-09-04T12:41:27+00:00August 17th, 2018|News and Events|Comments Off on Core Vision Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers

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