November 27, 2018

Using Two-Factor Authentication: Why Your Business Needs It

In today’s online environment, many organizations use a username and password to protect sensitive information. This method is often rudimentary and does not provide the level of security that companies need to protect their data. As it turns out, usernames and passwords are easy targets for cybercriminals. With the ability to perform several thousand combinations each second, it’s very simple for individuals to hack into someone’s account by deciphering their username and password. In this critical time of cybersecurity, you need to be more careful […]
October 19, 2018

Best Business Anti-Virus

When running a business, you secure your offices with alarms and security systems and stow your files in locked file cabinets. It’s just as important to make sure that your business computers, devices, and online activities are secure. You might not even know it, but cybercriminals could be lurking, waiting to steal your data and private information, potentially costing your business thousands to millions of dollars. It’s critical that you implement a robust cybersecurity strategy to ensure that your business is protected 24/7 with effective […]
October 9, 2018

Are You Vulnerable To The Latest Healthcare Data Breach?

Its seems like almost every month the new reports of a new data breach affecting millions of people. The healthcare industry is a prime target for hackers and new findings from a study published in the JAMA Network reveal that over an eight-year span, healthcare organizations reported 2,149 data breaches affecting 176.4 million records! It’s a pretty troubling revelation and one that could place everyone from healthcare providers to insurers in jeopardy. With the healthcare industry having made the shift over to electronic records, the […]
September 21, 2018

10 Business Features of the Apple iPhone – Increase your productivity with these iOS 12 features

If you run an office that provides Apple devices for employees or if you use an Apple iPhone to conduct business, you’ll be pleased to hear about the release of Apple’s iOS 12 earlier this month. Many feature updates will not only improve the way you do business but make your life a whole lot easier. Increased Performance The enhanced performance will be the first thing you notice when you download iOS 12. Apps start faster, the keyboard appears faster, and the camera launches significantly […]
August 24, 2018

What is Phishing

What is Phishing? You may have heard of phishing but may not know what it is or how to protect yourself from a phishing attack. Phishing is the simplest and most common cyber attack method to carry out, and your inbox is always at risk for a potential attack. It’s called phishing because the process is just as it sounds, cybercriminals are sending out a ‘lure’ to entice recipients to ‘bite’ and disclose sensitive information. Phishing attacks are usually carried out via email, but in […]
August 14, 2018

Internal vs. External IT – Which one should you choose

Managing an IT department can be a daunting task. Information Technology is a world of its own, with personalities that most managers choose not to engage. Not saying that IT people are anti-social or “weirdos,’ it’s just that they develop a different personality to keep them focused while working with complex technology. One of the most difficult tasks for an Owner or Manager is keeping their IT people motivated for long-term growth within the company. As most managers have experienced firsthand, IT staff can become […]
July 21, 2018

Common Complaints about Office Phone Systems

Are you getting the most out of your office phone system? 4 Common Complaints about Phone Systems Being an IT Company, we come across many issues…one being office phone systems. Over the years we see one common problem; Office phone systems that are installed by local Telecom companies and then left to the office staff to support and maintain, while charging them a PREMIUM! Guess what happens next? The office staff decides to forward those phone issues to their IT company! And because there was […]
July 21, 2018

How to Safeguard Your Business from a MAJOR Disaster

60% OF COMPANIES WILL SHUT DOWN WITHIN SIX MONTHS AFTER A MAJOR DATA LOSS; 43% OF U.S. BUSINESSES HAD A SECURITY BREACH IN 2017 How to protect my Business from a MAJOR DISASTER Did you know that 60% of companies that lose their DATA shut down within six months? According to Microsoft Advanced Threat Analysis, the median number of days that cyber-attackers stay dormant inside a network, before they are found, is over 200!  Ask yourself these questions; How long can my business function if […]
June 22, 2017

How IT can improve the workplace

Implementing an effective IT program into any workplace is one of the most important things you can do to keep your company successful. If you want to make sure your business is in peek condition, keeping it safe and secure goes hand-in-hand with its performance. Maintaining an up-to-date security software system on all company electronical devices is just one of the many important ways information technology can protect your business and allow it to grow. For this reason and more, customized IT solutions are essential […]
June 12, 2017

How to keep your online information private and secure

We live in a world where sending messages, buying food and clothing, sharing photos, connecting on social networks and everything in between is all done online and part of our daily routine. But several of our online activities can affect our private information. Since many people are pretty open with giving personal information online, we are more susceptible to invasions of privacy. But there are a couple ways to protect your personal information online. These tips all focus around the idea of controlling the amount […]