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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.

Are Passwords Leaving Your Network Unlocked?

May 7th, 2018

Passwords today are like spare keys that have been given out to too many friends and neighbors. Common password content like birthdays, favorite sports teams, or names of children or pets are easily found on social media accounts.

Cybersecurity is vital to a successful business, especially as hackers try to exploit the companies they expect to be the least protected: small-to-medium sized businesses.

An Employee’s Guide to Cyber Crime Prevention

April 20th, 2018

When your productivity is measured in tasks crossed off your checklist and projects finalized, it’s easy to develop a one-track mind. You know you need to get your work done, so other details, such as IT security, fall to the wayside. After all, isn’t that why you have an IT department, or outside managed IT services? Yes and no.

Protect Your Business from Digital Threats

April 4th, 2018

National Small Business Week is April 29 to May 5! According to the United States Small Business Administration, "more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

7 Security Threats

March 20th, 2018

Have you ever heard about cyber attacks in the news and think “that would never happen to us?” Well, think again. Businesses of all sizes are susceptible to many different attacks. Here are 7 you need to know about.