Disaster Recovery Plan to Ensure Business Continuity

September 3rd, 2018

Disasters do not come with a warning. A tornado might strike tomorrow, your computer might crash the next moment or your phone may fall victim to a hacker. All these potential hazards put your data at a great risk since you can lose access to it all any moment unless you have a reliable data recovery plan in place.

Why Every Business Website Needs SSL/HTTPS In 2018

August 20th, 2018

Have you noticed the “not secure” message in the address bar when you head to certain websites on Google Chrome? As safe as the site might be, if they don’t have a secure layer (Secure Sockets Layer - SSL or HTTPS certificate), you’ll receive a warning when trying to visit their URL. That’s a new feature in Google Chrome as of July 2018 and it’s one that’s worth paying attention to.

Small Business IT Security Risk

August 8th, 2018

Small businesses make up the vast mass of companies that are in the United States of America. This has made them one of the crucial part of the economy.

Naturally, your customers want you to keep their personal and financial data safe but when there is a data breach, it can be an expensive ordeal, and the customers won’t be happy.

HIPAA, IT, and Compliance: Are You Up To Date?

July 30th, 2018

Summer is winding down and open enrollment is right around the corner. Is it time for you to think about HIPAA compliance?

Many business owners and decision-makers believe that HIPAA belongs to the world of doctor’s offices and insurance companies, but it’s a little more complicated.

Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

July 2nd, 2018

Ransomware attacks are a serious threat to any size business. For a small business, a ransomware attack can even result in the company going out of business. Last year, ransomware was found to be the most prevalent form of malware connected to company data breaches; cybersecurity provider Malwarebytes cited a staggering 90 percent increase in detected ransomware attacks.

Cyber Criminals Are Using Children To Hack Into Home Networks

June 26th, 2018

I often share articles about how to protect your business network from cyber crime. But, one very real threat that I haven’t talked about is how cyber criminals are hacking into home networks through children.

If you’re a parent, here are some vulnerabilities you should know about when your kids use devices to access the internet.

Is Your Business Ready for the Internet of Things?

June 4th, 2018

The summer season has arrived! Warmer weather means families are spending time enjoying outdoor activities like hiking, bike rides, and beach days. With less time in the office comes more time on other devices, especially wearable technology like Apple Watches or FitBits.

Why All SMB’s Need To Pay Attention To Office 365 Business Premium

May 29th, 2018

Wondering if Microsoft Office 365 is right for your small or medium sized business?

If not, you should be. The fact of the matter is, all businesses should be utilizing Office 365 (or at least a portion of it).

But... in today’s blog, we’re not going to be talking about the basics of why you need Office 365. If you want to learn more about that, check out our past blog post here.