What are your mobile security practices?

Posted by - May 14, 2019

With the dramatic increase in the use of mobile devices for business operations, it is important to make sure you have the company’s devices secured. Unfortunately, this apparently is not the case according to a recent itnews.com article. In this article, they have found that approximately 33% of businesses surveyed have experienced a data breach… Read more »

How to protect your phone number from hackers and port-out scams

Posted by - May 09, 2019

In the wake of two-factor authentication frequently being recommended to combat malicious hackers, another security threat has arisen: port-out scams. Port-out scams involve hackers trying to steal your phone number and transfer it to another carrier, allowing them access to any account that requires a text message confirmation to access. Considering many people’s bank and… Read more »

Google has increased the cost of G Suite

Posted by - May 02, 2019

For the first time ever, Google raised its prices on G-suite last month. G Suite has helped businesses transform the way they work by consistently adding more tools, functionality and value to their product and has decided to raise its prices for G Suite Basic Edition from $5 per month to $6 per month (per… Read more »

Don’t miss this Windows 7 security update

Posted by - April 08, 2019

If you still use Windows 7, you are far from alone. In fact, nearly 40 percent of the world’s PCs still run Windows 7. While it has already been widely publicized that Microsoft will end its support for Windows 7 in January of 2020, there is a lesser known detail that Windows 7 users need… Read more »

Ever considered switching to the cloud? Here’s why you should.

Posted by - April 01, 2019

If your organization hasn’t switched to the cloud yet, now is the time. According to a recent smallbiztrends.com article, small businesses that have switched to the cloud have been able to cut costs and increase profits, as well as improve overall efficiency and security. The cloud allows businesses to operate from any location at any… Read more »

Just bought a new laptop? Here’s how to keep it safe

Posted by - March 26, 2019

It’s always exciting to buy a new laptop and having the latest technology at your fingertips, but you should not overlook the threats that exist and take the necessary precautions to protect your investment. A recent itnews.com article provides a few good ways to ensure your new laptop maintains the highest level of performance possible…. Read more »

Expect more automated cyber attacks in the near future

Posted by - March 12, 2019

Without a doubt, artificial intelligence (AI) has already increased business productivity and will continue to do so in the future. However, if in the wrong hands, AI can be used to execute cyberattacks more efficiently than ever seen before, and we can expect to see more automated attacks in the next few years. A recent… Read more »

Can you afford to dish out $400,000?

Posted by - March 08, 2019

There have been many ransomware attacks in the news over the past year involving major cities including San Diego and Atlanta, but the latest reported attack reminds us that smaller jurisdictions are susceptible as well. A recent statescoop.com article reported that the Jackson County, Georgia, a county of merely 60,000 residents, was hit with a… Read more »