The Ultimate Guide to Protecting Your Data: Perfect Backup Solutions for Small Businesses

Data is the lifeblood of any business, large or small. Whether it’s customer records, financial information, or intellectual property, losing it can be devastating. That’s why having a reliable backup solution is essential. A backup system should ensure that all of your data is safe, secure, and easily recoverable in the event of data loss. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate guide to protecting your data with perfect backup solutions for small businesses. We’ll cover the different types of backup solutions available, their pros and cons, and how [...]

2023-01-22T15:54:53-06:00|Backup & Recovery, IT Support, Security|

Same Password Abuse

Are Your Employees Using The Same Passwords? Your business is not alone! Most employees use the same password everywhere – home, work, Gmail, Facebook… even for banking. Considering how many passwords we’re expected to remember and use on a daily basis, password exhaustion is a very real thing. It’s no wonder that when yet another prompt for a password appears, users enter easily guessed combinations like ‘abcd’ or ‘password’. Trouble is, even if your password is making the required effort, hackers are taking a daily stroll around the [...]

2020-05-17T17:37:23-05:00|Articles, Security, Tech Tips|

Increase Employee Productivity with Web Monitoring

The internet is constantly tempting us. There’s an endless collection of funny cat videos, memes, and social media statuses to consume. Sure, the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurt anyone, but if employees waste hours of their working day on these websites, that’s a problem. So how can you, as a business owner, discourage employees from procrastinating on the internet? When it comes to increasing employee productivity, keeping a close eye on your personnel’s internet behavior reaps various benefits. Time-saving measures At times, the internet can be very [...]

2020-02-16T10:22:27-06:00|Articles, Cloud, Security, Tech Tips|

Ransomware Getting Smarter – Protect Your Business

Although some may have hoped that the threat of ransomware was on the decline, the reality is that it’s quite the opposite. Until now, attacks seemed to be targeted directly at its victims, but Microsoft warns that may no longer be true. With their discovery of self-propagating ransomware it’s vital to fully understand the possible risk of infection. Ransomware, the malware that locks up infected systems and demands payment to return access to users, has been steadily increasing its infection rate over the course of this year. Enigma [...]

2020-02-16T10:26:44-06:00|General Tech, Security, Windows|

Office 365 Enhanced Email Security Features

While you can take many security precautions to protect your organization, a cyber attack is always possible because of human error. Microsoft, however, is trying to change this. In the coming weeks, the technology giant plans to launch a new security feature for Outlook, but only if you’re an Office 365 user. Here’s how it can help your business. Aptly called “Safety Tips”, Microsoft Office 365’s new security feature is designed to help make your employees (and yourself) more aware of which emails may contain harmful content. By [...]

2020-02-16T10:33:46-06:00|General Tech, Security|

Beware – New Android Malware Can Erase Your Phone

People easily get riled up over online security. With a quick Google search, you can find dozens of articles warning about Trojans, viruses and other security threats. But how many of them do you actually need to worry about? Really, it all comes down to threats that cause massive damage and affect your unique technology. So if you’re an Android user, there’s a new type of malware that fits both these categories. With the ability to wipe out all the personal data on your phone, this terrifying security [...]

2016-02-23T05:44:50-06:00|Security|

Protect Yourself & Company from Chimera

The threat of being infected by malicious software is part and parcel of spending time on the internet, and no sooner have the antivirus and security software programs released an update or new patch than cyber criminals are scrambling for ways to circumvent them. In addition, as end users become savvier to the tricks and scams used to steal our data, money or identities, new tactics are employed to try and fool us. And that includes Chimera, a new strain of ransomware which has recently been uncovered. Cyber [...]

2015-12-29T19:08:43-06:00|Security, Windows|

Stop ALL Virus – Stop The Problem – YOU!

Yes! You are the problem.  You are the reason your computer gets viruses.  Stop blaming the Internet the kids or the dog.  Now that we know the truth we can move on and find out the simple ways to stop viruses. Avoiding getting viruses on your computer is really not that difficult.  If you pay attention to these simple steps you can avoid getting viruses on your computer.  Even the viruses such as Cryptolocker and other ransomware can be avoided if you practice these simple steps while you [...]

2015-12-08T05:51:19-06:00|Articles, Security, Tech Tips|

Is Your IT HIPAA Compliant?

While HIPPA’s implementation in relation to technology has been problematic to say the least, things have become much clearer over the course of the past year. However, there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily through negligence on your part, but rather simply a lack of understanding as to the requirements. We look at four facts your practice should know about HIPAA and your IT. If you’re still confused about which parts of your IT are HIPAA-compliant and which [...]

2020-09-25T09:10:59-05:00|Articles, Security|

Keep Your Small Business Secure with These Top 8 Tips

If you own and operate a small business, lowering costs is an important part of keeping your company in the black. Cutting costs on your IT budget could inadvertently compromise your company’s security. Even though small businesses may not have all of the resources that large corporations do, they are still just as vulnerable to the same security threats. Here are some ways to help keep your small business secure: Purchase Anti-virus Software. Every computer is vulnerable to the wide variety of viruses, trojans, and worms that are [...]

2015-11-22T06:38:20-06:00|Articles, Security|
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