Secure Your Network: 3 Tips for Safer Wi-Fi

As much as we like to think it doesn’t happen, online hacks and information thefts are an everyday occurrence and can be devastating to a business with sensitive or valuable information. In order to create a secure Wi-Fi network for your business, follow these 3 steps. 1. Choose an inconspicuous network name (SSID). First things […]

Why Local-Only or Cloud-Only Backups are Risky Business

When it comes to protecting and managing your data (and your business), it’s important to think in terms of business continuity — not just data backups. It’s true, however, that data backups are a necessary aspect of protecting your business’s data — it’s how and where you back it up that matters. Understanding Business Continuity […]

Top 5 Tips for Creating and Securing Passwords

As cybercrimes continue to surface at an alarming rate, hacktivist attacks and online information thefts are becoming an everyday occurrence, putting us all at a greater risk than ever before. From the 2018 Macy’s data breach to phishing and malvertising, there is an obvious trend of instability within the online realm when it comes to […]

Fighting Phishing: How to Spot Email Scams

Each day your inboxes are flooded with email after email, some from people you know, others from companies of which you are familiar. Some emails that make their way into your inbox are typical and expected, while others are so outlandish that they would be foolish to even think twice about. A free trip to […]

How to Secure Your Database

Having secure information and databases becomes increasingly important the more and more we rely on technology for business operations —  especially in the business and healthcare fields, which store massive amounts of information using databases. A database usually holds sensitive information such as patient records, financial records, and so on, and because sensitive information is […]

4 Reasons Why a Hybrid Cloud Backup System is a Best IT Practice for SMBs

Businesses of different sizes face different IT challenges and requirements, but no matter the size of your business it’s imperative that you protect your data, if you want to protect the business itself. Whether you’re looking for IT support for a medical clinic, a bank, a boutique agency, or some other small to midsize business […]

Avoid Cyber Attacks: Train Users on Digital Security

Unfortunately, we are not born understanding cybersecurity. For some of us, spotting threats is easier than for others. Users who are not well versed on computer viruses or hacking tricks are more likely to fall victim to these cybersecurity threats, which can be a huge problem if they infect a computer running on a company […]

Infographic: Business Continuity Solutions Help Protect Your Business or Nonprofit from Downtime

Business continuity solutions are beneficial — vital even — because they do just what they sound like: they help maintain your business’s or nonprofit’s vital data and tech functions, even in the face of downtime or some other disaster (like these 11 types of downtime). Downtime can wreak havoc on a business; during downtime, all […]

Data Encryption Part 1: Should Your Business Use Data Encryption?

Protecting your organization’s data is incredibly important to keep things running smoothly. Recent cyber attacks from Uber to Equifax exemplify just how much grief a security breach can cause, so finding a way to protect all your business’s information is essential to the business’s success. While it might sound complicated and convoluted to those well-versed […]

The 11 Leading Causes of Downtime

We’ve talked a lot about what downtime is and how it can affect a business — if you aren’t caught up, read our blogs “Why a Business Continuity Plan is More Than Just Data Backups” and “Downtime: How Much It Could Cost Your Business” — but we still need to talk about what causes downtime. […]