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 »

Email hack exposed 25,000 patients’ data in attack on Adirondack Health

Posted by - July 30, 2019

Medical records arguably contain a person’s most personal information that they would not want to be made public under any circumstances. Unfortunately, hackers don’t limit themselves to targeting cities, cell phone companies, and banks; they are out for your medical data as well. According to a recent hipaasecurenow.com article, back in March of this year,… Read more »

Life saving tips for your laptop’s battery

Posted by - July 03, 2019

We’ve all at some point in time had to stop working on an important project or playing a fun game because our laptop battery runs out and we’re not near an outlet. Given that at least for the time being, there won’t always be a charging station available where you would like to do some… Read more »