Going Into 2019: What to Know About Cloud Security

No doubt about it: The interest in cloud computing is continuing to grow. As the market expands, IT professionals across the board are working day and night to minimize potential security threats associated with the technology. Going into the new year, there are a few points SMBs should consider before partnering with IT professionals on the cloud. Many are concerned with cloud security, including IT professionals A Kaspersky Lab report in October 2018 revealed what [...]

By |2019-01-07T13:50:54+00:00January 7th, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Going Into 2019: What to Know About Cloud Security

Which Tech Trends Will Impact Businesses In 2019?

Going into 2019, many business owners are more than likely wondering the following: Which technology trends should I keep an eye on? While there’s a lot of hype surrounding a range of emerging technologies in 2019, there are five key trends business owners should pay close attention to if they’re looking to grow in the next year. Cybersecurity is top of mind for businesses. Without a doubt, cybersecurity is top of mind for many small [...]

By |2018-12-28T15:36:40+00:00December 28th, 2018|Newsletter Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which Tech Trends Will Impact Businesses In 2019?

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, [...]

By |2018-12-14T14:53:37+00:00December 14th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Are You Ready for Microsoft Products Reaching EOS in 2020?

How to Protect your Identity When Online Shopping

As the holidays quickly approach, you may be planning on doing a lot of your shopping online. You aren’t alone - last year 85 percent of U.S. consumers planned to shop online for holiday gifts, according to a Nielsen survey. It couldn’t be easier to get everything you need for the holidays while sitting on the couch. But you could also come away with something you didn’t expect -- a stolen identity. While this might [...]

By |2018-11-27T18:59:41+00:00November 27th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on How to Protect your Identity When Online Shopping

How to Protect Your Customers and Business from CyberCrime

If you’re a small business owner, you may think ransomware attacks and hackers aren’t something you need to worry about. However, many of these hackers specifically target smaller retailers, precisely because they assume these companies won’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 has risen from [...]

By |2018-11-08T12:39:15+00:00November 8th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Customers and Business from CyberCrime

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 [...]

By |2018-10-25T16:01:51+00:00October 25th, 2018|Newsletter Articles, Uncategorized|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 During Summer Heat

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 summer weather heats up, you’re likely to be more focused on your next beach day than the state of your data. Unfortunately, [...]

By |2018-10-08T13:15:59+00:00September 28th, 2018|Newsletter Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who’s Watching Your Network Part 5 – Keeping Data Systems Running During Summer Heat

Who’s Watching Your Network Part 4 – Unified Collaboration

While you’ were enjoying summer break, who was watching your network? Just because you were 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. Over time, businesses have slowly added more and more communication tools to their arsenal. What started as in-person talks, turned to phone [...]

By |2018-10-04T14:42:48+00:00September 19th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|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’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. Does your business have proper data backup policies in place? Infrequent tape backup and other traditional methods are becoming outdated and are no longer secure [...]

By |2018-09-19T15:15:05+00:00September 4th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Who’s Watching Your Network – Part 3 Data Backup & Business Continuity

Who’s Watching Your Network – Part 2 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 [...]

By |2018-08-29T15:50:06+00:00August 13th, 2018|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Who’s Watching Your Network – Part 2 Security