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How Often Should Businesses Back Up Their Data?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 04/ 20/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

DATA BACKUP | 5 MIN READ

Many businesses know that data backups are an integral aspect of data security. However, the tasks of determining how often to back up data and the best backup protocol can be complex. As a Managed Service Provider, we assist.

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Small Business Cyber Security: 5 Best Practices

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 04/ 13/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6.5 MIN READ

Though a small business' margins are quite tight, that doesn't mean that cyber security should take a backseat. Poor cyber security can lead to ransomware attacks and other network issues that can have sizable costs to.

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Can a Printer Be Hacked?

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 30/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

PRINTER SECURITY | 4 MIN READ

With all the Internet-connected devices that now exist, it seems that almost any device can be targeted by a hacker. Can a printer be hacked? As a Managed Service Provider and printer dealer, our combined expertise in the.

cyber security best practices, cyber security

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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,.

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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.

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Finance Industry Cyber Security [5 Tips + More]

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 16/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5.5 MIN READ

The finance, healthcare, and legal industries are frequently targeted for cyber attacks and are also subject to multiple data privacy regulations, which makes the task of effective and compliant cyber security difficult. .

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Can Facial Recognition Detect You with a Mask?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 07/ 31/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

FACIAL RECOGNITION | 5 MIN READ

As facial recognition becomes more widely used in businesses and government entities alike, and especially due to COVID-19 causing widespread mask wearing, many are wondering if this technology can correctly identify.

cyber security solutions for small business, cyber security, Facial Recognition

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Should Businesses Work Remotely Permanently?

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Tue, 07/ 14/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

REMOTE OFFICE | 9 MIN READ

Many companies who had their first remote trial run earlier this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic are now wondering if they should permanently keep their office remote. Keep reading to see all the factors a company should.

small business cyber security, cyber security, remote office

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What Is Email Filtering and How Does It Work?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 06/ 30/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

While email filtering has been around in one form or another for a while, it serves a more important role in your cyber security plan than you may think. Keep reading to learn what exactly email filtering is, how it works,.

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Top 4 Managed Service Provider [MSP] Misconceptions

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 06/ 19/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICE | 5.5 MIN READ

Some companies may be hesitant to sign with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) when they could just hire in-house IT instead. As an MSP, we know the ways in which some MSP's taint our industry's reputation. Keep reading.

Managed IT Services, Managed Services Questions, cyber security

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6 Questions to Ask Before Buying Cyber Insurance

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 06/ 12/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER INSURANCE | 5 MIN READ

Cyber insurance, also known as cyber liability insurance, is beneficial as a form of financial mitigation in the event of a cyber attack. However, for those unfamiliar with the industry, the jargon can make buying a policy.

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Social Engineering Trends in 2020

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 06/ 09/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

SOCIAL ENGINEERING | 5 MIN READ

Victims of social engineering attacks can have their personal information stolen from right under their nose without ever knowing. Social engineering attacks are crafted around two basic tenants of human psychology:.

social engineering, social engineering tactics, phishing attacks, cyber security

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Remote Conferencing Security: Tips and How to Find the Right Provider

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 05/ 12/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Remote conferencing is more popular than ever before. It allows businesses the flexibility to work on their own terms without requiring clients to drive to their office. However, remote conferencing poses some potential.

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Cyber Insurance: Do You Need It?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 05/ 08/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Cyber security insurance is increasingly becoming a topic commonly discussed among business executives. As cyber threats continue to increase, more businesses begin to evaluate the need for a cyber security policy within.

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How to Set Up a Home Office [3 Steps]

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 05/ 05/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 8.5 MIN READ

Setting up a home office, especially when your office usually isn't remote, can seem daunting. However, by answering a few simple questions and pre-planning, you can save yourself a headache later. As a Managed Service.

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Cyber Security Law [How to Stay Compliant]

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 05/ 01/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Cyber security laws are rapidly evolving, making some businesses quickly feel left behind. Penalties for non-compliance can be harsh, which raises the pressure for businesses to stay ahead of new legislation. How can your.

cyber security laws, cyber security

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The Future of Cyber Security Law

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 04/ 28/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 7 MIN READ

Since the rise of the Internet in the 1990's, government officials worldwide have been scrambling to keep up with the fast-paced nature of technological developments. Just twenty years ago, self-driving cars were an.

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How MSP's Minimize Downtime

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 04/ 24/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4 MIN READ

The right Managed Service Provider can be a great asset to your business. Besides keeping your network running smoothly and keeping your company's personal data out of the hands of hackers, an MSP can also take steps to.

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How Can I Create and Secure a Strong Password?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 04/ 21/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4 MIN READ

Weak passwords are one of the easiest ways to give a hacker access to your network. Strengthening your passwords and protecting where they're stored better leverages your cyber security infrastructure. Keep reading to.

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How MSP's Can Streamline Your Business

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 04/ 17/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 4 MIN READ

Maximizing productivity and efficiency is a business goal that is always top-of-mind for companies. Businesses looking to achieve this may think of ways to streamline their sales process or supply chain. However, many.

Managed IT Services, cyber security

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