Why a Business Continuity Plan is More Than Just Data Backups

Your business’ data is important — so important that losing it could be the end of your business itself. You can protect against data loss with data backups (especially highly effective ones like hybrid cloud-based data backup systems), but have you thought about what happens to your business’ finances and reputation during the time in […]

Use Managed IT Solutions to Grow Your Small Business

Starting a new business is scary, no matter what industry you’re entering. Creating a business from scratch comes with a long list of things to do and things to worry about — from thinking about market potential to preparing a business plan and running risk analysis, small business owners have a lot of their plate. […]

Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report

Internet security threats change, rise, and get more sophisticated each year, leaving internet users — from personal to business — vulnerable to a wide array of cyber attacks. It’s hard to keep up with, but thanks to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), we have a yearly overview and analysis of what to look out […]

What is Malware? Malware 101

Malware is a shorthand and umbrella term that describes all malicious software — or any software program that intentionally acts against the requirements of the computer user. Because of its umbrella-like designation, malware also refers to pretty much any form of hostile or intrusive software, including: computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, […]