Is Your Organization’s IT Infrastructure Up-To-Par?

Posted by - September 30, 2019

Having a solid IT infrastructure is the absolute bare minimum if you want your organization to grow and prosper in the 21st century. With the technology age in full swing, organizations that don’t adapt and implement the latest technologies will be left in the dust. A recent entrepreneur.com article lists a few areas that business… Read more »

Vishing Scam Costs Large Energy Company $243,000

Posted by - September 25, 2019

Elaborate phishing scams are already a massive problem that continue to cost organizations thousands of dollars as a result of employees clicking on malicious links or sending money to someone claiming to be their boss. Thanks to technological advances in AI, there is a new threat to look out for, vishing (voice phishing), that allows… Read more »

OptfinITy Named 2019 Best in Business Finalist

Posted by - September 17, 2019

OptfinITy, the DC area’s leading IT provider for small businesses and non-profit associations announced today that the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has named OptfinITy as a 2019 Best in Business Finalist. This annual event recognizes companies who set themselves apart as leaders in the area. OptfinITy believes there is more to running a business than… Read more »

OptfinITy CEO Michael Drobnis to give cybersecurity presentation at the annual Fairfax County Small Business Forum

Posted by - September 12, 2019

The Washington DC Metropolitan area’s leading managed IT service provider’s President and CEO will be presenting a cybersecurity presentation at this year’s Fairfax County Small Business Forum. The presentation will be from 10AM-10:50AM and will cover a variety of topics ranging from how to spot a phishing email to how to secure your organization and… Read more »

How to Stay Malware-Free

Posted by - August 28, 2019

In the current technology age, every organization relies on a secure network to ensure efficient daily operations ranging from lead generation and sales to internal functions such as HR and accounting. That being said, if your network is infiltrated with malware, it isn’t just a problem for the IT department; it affects the entire organization… Read more »

OptfinITy CEO Michael Drobnis Featured Presenter at Fairfax County Small Business Commission

Posted by - August 22, 2019

The Fairfax County Small Business Commission, which assists in the development of small, minority and women-owned businesses, holds monthly meetings on the fourth Monday of every month that focuses on an array of topics. OptfinITy President and CEO Michael Drobnis was this month’s featured speaker and delivered a presentation on the cyber threats that face… Read more »

Don’t be fooled by copycat Equifax Websites

Posted by - August 19, 2019

Predictably, there have been reports of fake Equifax settlement websites in the wake of Equifax announcing their settlement. In order to prevent having your data stolen or your computer infiltrated with malware, it would be wise to take the following precautions: Double-check the website address and the URL. The correct starting point recommended by the… Read more »

How to claim your Equifax Settlement

Posted by - August 12, 2019

If you were one of the 147 million people affected by the Equifax data breach that occurred back in 2017, now is the time to file your claim to receive compensation according to a recent CNET article. If you aren’t sure whether or not you were affected by the breach, you can go to the… Read more »

Don’t expose your organization via social media

Posted by - August 06, 2019

There are many precautions that you’ve probably already read about that employees can take to prevent putting their organization at risk of a breach. Precautions such as not clicking on phishing emails or suspicious links, or using weak passwords are frequent topics of discussion in the world of cybersecurity. One topic, however, that doesn’t appear… Read more »