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What is a Botnet and How Does it Work?

Submitted by Tech Support on Mon, 04/ 05/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Botnets are a form of malware that poses threats to businesses and individuals alike. Keep reading to learn what a botnet is, how it works, and cyber security tips to avoid becoming a victim.

cybersecurity, cybercrime

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What is a Security Operations Center [SOC]?

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 03/ 23/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4.5 MIN READ

Cyber security is a complex and evolving process, which can make it difficult for businesses to efficiently and effectively protect their network from the countless cyber threats that exist. Security Operations Centers,.

cyber security solutions for small business, small business cyber security, cyber security

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What is Spyware and How Does it Work?

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 03/ 19/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Spyware has malicious intent, which is why individuals and businesses alike should know how it works and what threats it poses if they wish to avoid becoming a victim. So what exactly is spyware and how does it work? Keep.

cyber security

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What is Email Continuity? [Definition + Brand Comparison]

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 03/ 05/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Consistent and automated data backups are a cornerstone of efficient business operations. When your network goes down, you may have to restore it to your most recent backup to avoid any data loss. But what about when your.

Email Security, cybersecurity

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Small Business Cyber Security: 3 Options You Have

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 02/ 16/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

BUSINESS PHONES | 6 MIN READ

Small business margins are typically razor thin, which can make leaving room in the budget for IT difficult. Small businesses have a few options they can employ if they wish to have some form of IT to secure their network:.

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Email Archiving Software Providers Compared

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 01/ 19/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Email archiving is a great way for businesses to stay compliant with data regulations, boost productivity, and more. As a Managed Service Provider, we understand how much email archiving is key in minimizing downtime when.

Email Security

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What is Email Archiving? [Quick Guide]

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 12/ 11/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 2 MIN READ

As a Managed Service Provider that sets up clients with email archiving solutions, we have prospects and customers alike that ask for tips on data security and email best practices. Email archiving is a software we.

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What is Desktop as a Service? [Definition + Pricing]

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 12/ 08/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 5 MIN READ

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) enables employees to quickly and securely transition to a remote environment, a need increasing in importance as more businesses turn to alternative workplace strategies. As a Desktop as a.

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How to Control Spam [Tips + Recommendations]

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 11/ 24/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Spam, sometimes mistaken for the packaged meat product SPAM, is an online nuisance that you have likely experienced before. While we all think we know, in general, what spam is, fully understanding it is key in knowing how.

Email Security, Managed IT Services

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Corporate Data Backup [Tips and Solutions]

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 11/ 03/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

DATA BACKUP | 4.5 MIN READ

It's not a matter of it but when a network outage will happen. Between the unpredictability of Mother Nature causing a flood or power outage, or the increased activity from cyber criminals that can hack and disrupt your.

Cloud Technology, Data Backup

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How Does Antivirus Work?

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 09/ 01/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4.5 MIN READ

When most people think of the word "antivirus", they think about that software you download on your computer to keep you from being hacked. While this is true, it is a simplistic definition. Keep reading to find out what.

cybersecurity, antivirus

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Spam vs. Phishing: What's the Difference?

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 08/ 28/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

PHISHING | 4 MIN READ

Have you ever received a phone call or email that seemed a little suspicious?Maybe the person or company contacting you seemed fake, or they seemed persistent about trying to get your personal information? Those may have been.

what is phishing, phishing attacks

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What is a VPN?

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 04/ 14/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4.5 MIN READ

Virtual Private Networks, known as VPN's, are a great asset to your business. By allowing your employees to access and share files on your network securely, you help mitigate the risk of data breaches. Keep reading to.

cyber security best practices, cyber security solutions, cybersecurity, small business cyber security

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What is Malware? [In Under 60 Words]

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 11/ 01/ 19 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Many cyber security terms are thrown around, which makes distinguishing one from another confusing. Malware has been making headlines for how prevalent it is. But what is it? Keep reading to learn a basic definition, the.

cyber security best practices, cybercrime

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What is the Dark Web? [Info + Tips]

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 09/ 20/ 19 - 03: 41 PM
DARK WEB | 6 MIN READ

The Dark Web sounds like a scary story made up to keep children from wandering onto risky websites. Rumors surrounding its contents have been speculated for years, spinning tales of black market organ sales and drug trafficking..

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Why Do Some IT Providers Not Support Mac?

Submitted by Tech Support on Wed, 03/ 21/ 18 - 10: 57 AM

As of the writing of this article, Apple is the #1 brand in the world. Most of this success is due to the invention of the smartphone and the droves of people who use iPhones as their personal device. But Mac computers still make up a sizable amount.

MSP Mac support, IT Mac support

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4 Ways to Secure Your Data Today

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 09/ 21/ 17 - 09: 05 PM

If making sure your data is protected is low on your list of things do to, it needs to change. Here are four easy ways to take care of cyber security today.

Managed Network Services

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3 Tips for improving Your Netiquette

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 08/ 22/ 17 - 04: 55 PM

Welcome to 2017, where the digitization of the workforce is common practice.  It’s more likely you’ll receive an email to a video conference meeting than a phone call telling you to meet everyone at a physical location.  And that isn’t a bad thing..

Netiquette

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Skipping Out On Network Services

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 08/ 18/ 17 - 05: 37 PM

Running a business requires wearing multiple hats, one of which might be an IT department. Dealing with your IT systems when they’re slow or altogether not working can be incredibly frustrating. Network services let third party professionals assist.

Managed Network Services, Network Security

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A Beginner's Guide to Cloud Storage

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 07/ 13/ 17 - 03: 18 PM

The cloud is not a mystical place somewhere up in the sky. Instead, it is a series of computer servers that house data off site. There are many everyday uses for cloud software such as with iPhone’s that utilize iCloud to alleviate iPhone storage from.

Cloud Technology

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