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Best Practices for MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication)

Multi-Factor Authentication, or MFA, is an important security measure that businesses should consider implementing. MFA adds an extra layer of security by requiring more than one form of authentication, such as a password and a fingerprint or an access code and a smartphone identifier. Benefits to Implementing MFA Tools and Practices There are many benefits

2022-04-19T22:11:27+00:00April 19th, 2022|Security|

7 Unexpected Ransomware Costs

When it comes to ransomware, there are a lot of potential expenses that companies may face. Many of them, though, are unaware of these hidden costs until it's too late. Below are outlined seven unexpected costs of ransomware. 1. The Cost of Data Recovery If your business gets hit with ransomware, the first thing you'll

2022-04-20T19:44:06+00:00February 20th, 2022|Cybersecurity|

What is a Common Indicator of a Phishing Attempt

Phishing is quickly becoming one of the most pervasive cyberattacks, with over three billion daily phishing attempts. Unfortunately, the simplicity of the method is part of what makes it so dangerous.  Phishing attacks aim to gain personal and crucial information through emails. The ubiquitous use of email across sectors and industries means every employee is

2022-01-27T15:21:46+00:00January 27th, 2022|Security|

Estimated Cybersecurity Trends for 2022: Rethinking Your IT Support

2022 is coming, and cybersecurity threats are only going to get worse. The coming year will present old and new challenges for your IT support team. Is your organization fully protected? Are you investing enough in cybersecurity to ensure you're not a victim of unpredictable and debilitating attacks? While nobody knows the future, there are

2021-12-20T17:23:08+00:00December 20th, 2021|Cybersecurity|

Why You Should Revisit Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Planning for a disaster is just a part of doing business. Even when everything seems perfect, your business is still vulnerable to a natural or man-made disaster. If the events of the past couple of years are any indication, threats are everywhere, from earthquakes to pandemics and all points in between—not to mention cyberattacks and

2021-11-22T18:01:14+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Backup & Disaster Recovery|

How DoD Contractors Can Prepare for CMMC

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the new way for Department of Defense contractors to prove they have the appropriate level of cybersecurity. It involves an independent assessment (audit) rather than self-certification. While only specifically approved assessors can do an audit, it’s well worth using a cybersecurity expert consultant to prepare for it. Background to

2021-10-29T20:26:04+00:00October 29th, 2021|Cybersecurity|

How a VPN Increases Security for Your Financial Firm

With the increase of cybersecurity attacks, most companies are at a rising risk of losing their data to hackers. Finance firms hold sensitive customer details that can cost you millions, as well as your company's reputation when information is stolen. So enhanced data security is a crucial focus to financial firms for ultimate protection and

2021-10-18T20:30:58+00:00October 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

7 Habits That Make Business Owners Successful

Every business owner dreams of succeeding in business while maintaining a healthy lifestyle and balanced life. The desire to acquire new markets, satisfy customers, and grow profit margins as quickly as possible may deprive you of time to build your social network, and leave you more frustrated.  Running a business can be daunting, and sap

2021-09-27T20:02:04+00:00September 27th, 2021|General IT|

The Difference Between Cloud Computing and Mobile Computing

While both cloud computing and mobile computing use wireless systems to access data, that's where the similarity between the two ends. Cloud computing and mobile computing are quite different, and both are beneficial. What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is the delivery of on-demand computing services over the internet on a pay-as-you-go basis.

2022-02-16T17:21:14+00:00September 27th, 2021|Cloud|