IT security

Ransomware Will Reign Again This Year

Ransomware is the latest evolution in cyber threats and malicious Internet schemes. Last year, more businesses were struck by ransomware than ever before, and that trend is expected to continue. As a result, it’s essential for all professionals to learn more about ransomware and how to defend your company.What is ransomware?Ransomware is a program that infiltrates a computer system and restricts access to the system or certain files. The software encrypts data so you need [...]

Avoiding the IT Money Pit

Though many businesses still require an in-house IT manager, it might be more efficient and cost effective to outsource some of your IT functions, so that in-house IT staff can focus on critical projects.But, choosing the right IT solution and service provider can be challenging, especially when you’re not sure what your business needs. Companies around the world pump $2 trillion into IT each year—billions of which is actually wasted on unnecessary or ineffective IT [...]

Common IT Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

In the modern business world everyone depends on technology in the office, no matter how small your business is. As such, the decisions you make regarding the technology you depend on to do business are more important than you may think. Not being smart when it comes to your company’s IT situation can create pitfalls that prevent you from being as successful as you could be. Knowing which IT missteps are commonly made by small [...]

Avoiding Threats in the Cloud

The cloud’s potential for storage and service options has created countless opportunities for businesses to expand or improve their offerings, without requiring costly changes to local networks. But, the cloud is not perfect, and it poses some security challenges.Cloud-based applications can be very convenient, especially for accessing or sharing information when working remotely. However, precautions must be taken to protect sensitive information. Here are a few steps you can take to protect your cloud assets:Educate [...]

Are Your Passwords Strong Enough?

Modern technology has made many aspects of life more convenient. However, as with anything else, along with the pros there are inevitably cons. With so much of our lives conducted online, hackers are waging a non-stop war in attempt to gain access to your personal information. Strong passwords are your first line of defense against troublemakers, so make sure yours are up to par.Strong passwords include:• At least eight characters • Both uppercase and lowercase [...]

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