How to Create a Secure Password | Why it's Important

Posted by Kayla Knight on Jan 21, 2020 4:23:44 PM

Your passwords and credentials are what you use to gain access to your valuable data and information.  They are used almost everywhere now, and with technology advancing, your credentials can easily be used against you and your business. 

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Topics: Cybersecurity, cyber scams, cybersecurity 2020, cyber crime, social engineering scams, Secure passwords, Password management, secure passwords 2020

5 Types of Social Engineering Scams | Cybersecurity

Posted by Kayla Knight on Jan 14, 2020 5:11:05 PM

Cybersecurity has become a hot topic not only in the IT world, but across the nation, and for good reason! Cyber crimes are at an all time high and the technology they use, along with their ability to hack into your systems are more advanced than ever.  It is important to not only be educated yourself on cybersecurity, but also training your users, and keeping your business up to date on security. 

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Topics: Cybersecurity, cyber scams, cybersecurity 2020, cyber crime, social engineering scams

Cloud Phone System (UCaaS)

Posted by Kayla Knight on Dec 24, 2019 11:04:17 AM

What is a cloud phone system?

Cloud phone systems are becoming more popular among small businesses and by 2020 more than half of businesses will be using a cloud phone system in their organization.  So, what are the benefits of a cloud phone system and why are so many businesses switching from their PBX phones to the cloud?

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Topics: Managed Services, Break/Fix, Cloud Phones, Ringcentral, VoIP, UCaaS

Break/Fix vs. Managed Services

Posted by Kayla Knight on Dec 10, 2019 3:58:28 PM

What is the difference?

What is the difference between break/fix and managed service IT? The simple answer is one is a reactive response while the other is a proactive solution for technology.

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Topics: Managed Services, Break/Fix

What is Managed Services and is it Right for Your Business?

Posted by Kayla Knight on Nov 26, 2019 3:30:52 PM

What is managed services?

What is managed services?  Unless you're living under a rock, your business likely relies on different types of technology to run efficiently.  Technology is great for business when it works; however, when it decides not to work, breaks, or is just simply difficult to use, it can be a massive headache, especially for your business. 

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Topics: Managed Services

What is Ransomware? (And How to Protect Your Business Against it)

Posted by Kayla Knight on Nov 19, 2019 12:00:34 PM

What is Ransomware? 

Ransomware is becoming a problem that more companies are having to face.  On average there are more than 900,000 ransomware detection each year.1  Unfortunately, ransomware is not only becoming more common, it's is becoming more expensive and as a result causing downtime, loss of data, halting operations, and even causing companies to go out of business. 

Ransomware is a form of malicious software that overtakes your system(s) by locking down your data, systems, and software that your business runs on, and requiring a sum of money to be paid in order to re-gain access. 

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Awareness Month, Cyber Security Prevention, vpn

Cybersecurity: VPN (Virtual Private Networks) and Why You Need One.

Posted by Kayla Knight on Oct 22, 2019 4:48:25 PM

What is a VPN?  A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, meaning a secure connection to a network over the internet.  VPN's are used in both the personal and business world, and the uses can very from wanting extra privacy to providing a secure network to employees that work from home.

In this blog post, we break down the two main types of VPN's, why they are important, and how they can protect you from cyber crime. 

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Awareness Month, Cyber Security Prevention, vpn

Cybersecurity: User Training

Posted by Kayla Knight on Oct 15, 2019 12:21:42 PM

Cybersecurity involves many different thresholds and different layers of protection that can be provided to fend off attacks to protect your business.  However, many businesses have several hands in the pot, and therefore, attacks can happen without your knowledge. 

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Awareness Month, Cyber Security Prevention

What is Cybersecurity? (And why is everyone talking about it)

Posted by Kayla Knight on Oct 9, 2019 3:25:38 PM
What is cybersecurity?   This topic has gained massive popularity, continually appea ring in the news headlines, and for good reason. Cyber criminals have officially set their sights on finding and taking your business data. Consider the advancements made in the technology of our lifetime and how those advancements have made our personal and business lives much simpler, convenient, informative and productive. The satisfaction and value we get from using it is addictive and entices us to integrate even more in the name of progress and efficiency.
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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Awareness Month, Cyber Security Prevention, Cybersecurity Preventions, Cybersecurity

Cyber Security Awareness Month (What it is and why it is important?)

Posted by Kayla Knight on Oct 9, 2019 9:26:47 AM

 

It is more important than ever for businesses to focus their efforts toward protecting themselves, their data, and overall cyber security. The internet is becoming more intelligent every day, and threats and cyber attacks are increasing just as quickly. With new stories daily, regarding ransomware and cyber attacks, protecting your business from hackers is likely at the forefront of your mind! The good news, is there are several steps that can be taken to prevent cyber attacks from targeting your business, and some of them are even free!

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Topics: Cyber Security, Cyber Security Awareness Month, Cyber Security Prevention

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