Most small business owners believe cyber attacks are the concern of large corporations, however nothing could be further from the truth. According to Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 71% of cyber attacks occur at businesses with less than 100 employees. Unfortunately, many “SMBs suffer from ‘It can’t happen to us’ syndrome,” notes Robert Siciliano, security […]
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Today’s business world is driven by the internet in many facets. However, the internet also can make you more vulnerable to data breaches and viruses. As the threats have changed over the years, you’ve likely made sure update your hardware and software. However, your changes can’t all go into your network, your users themselves can […]
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Your days are filled with making decisions that will guide your business into the future. It is easy to put your IT needs on the back burner, but that will lead to days spent fighting IT fires rather than focusing on your growth. In the 21st century, technology is at the center of any business. […]
The FBI has issued alerts to all businesses about the spread of BEC scams. One of the fastest growing hazards facing businesses today is the growth of business email compromise, or BEC scams. According to the FBI these scams have grown by more than 270% since the beginning of last year. At their last reporting […]
Take heart Star Wars fans, scientists have proven that lightsaber weapons are theoretically possible. The weapons have been used to devastating effect by the likes of Yoda, Luke Skywalker, and Darth Vader. Perhaps one day they can also be wielded by your friendly IT service professional, to help defend against Trade Federation loving Cryptolocker viruses […]
So I spent some time last night researching the new Windows 10 beta that Microsoft released to the public. The reviews overall seemed good, although people mentioned that for some, it did completely crash their system and they were required to re-install. (I guess it is the same risk as any other Windows Update then!) […]
As businesses rely more and more on technology, security needs to go past the protection of your physical location and extend to your data. Since data is such a critical portion of how we do business in today’s world, do you know how secure and reliable your backups are? What benefits does your current cloud […]
For small businesses to know what technology to invest in and how much to spend can be very difficult. Too often IT vendors seem to follow a mantra where they ask you to keep spending money as problems arise with no real plan. Keeping a realistic IT budget can be challenging and many firms end […]
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