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Company Notification – Important: CyberVor Data Breach

What you should know: On August 5th, it was reported by Hold Security that a Russian hacker group they call CyberVor has amassed over 1.2 billion unique sets of login credentials in the form of email address/username and password combos. These credentials were harvested from 400,000+ websites that were identified as vulnerable to SQL injection attacks and were subsequently compromised.

8 data backup tips – Part 2

8 data backup tips – Part 2

Regardless of the industry you operate in, or the size of your business, you should be taking steps to ensure that your business is ready for any disaster. While there are many paths you can take to ensure your business is ready, there is one element that is central to all plans: backing up your data.

Personalized IT Consulting for Better Service and Growth

Personalized IT Consulting for Better Service and Growth

Today's business world demands the use of information technology (IT). However, as an RIA firm, failing to properly update and enhance your current IT infrastructure can result in compromised productivity, and an inability to use RIA software to its maximum capacity.

LinkedIn’s publishing platform

LinkedIn’s publishing platform

A common use of LinkedIn is the curation and sharing of content with fellow colleagues and users. The business oriented social platform has a wide variety of features that encourage users to share content, and earlier this year its own content creation platform was implemented for select users.

5 Ways MSPs can help your IT

5 Ways MSPs can help your IT

While technology is without a doubt the backbone of almost every business, it can be difficult for business owners to manage or implement it. To many, technology has become so complex that a dedicated IT team is necessary. One solution that may prove more favorable however is to outsource your IT to a Managed Service Provider (MSP).

What is an MSP?

When small to medium businesses look to outsource the management of their technology, many turn to a Managed Services Provider.

8 data backup tips – Part 1

8 data backup tips – Part 1

Backing up your data is an essential business task that should not be ignored. Believe it or not, it’s not a matter of if your systems will crash putting your data at risk, but when. There’s a good chance that you could face data loss if systems crash, and backing up your data will reduce this loss.

RTO & RPO for continuity

RTO & RPO for continuity

Metrics are used in nearly every business process, including disaster preparedness and any business continuity plan (BCP) you might have at the ready. Businesses who are looking to ensure that their company will make it through any disaster successfully need to have an effective BCP with metrics like RTO and RPO in place.

Creating an alias on Outlook.com

Creating an alias on Outlook.com

In many TV shows and movies about spies there is always one character with a great alias. When it comes to espionage, an alias is important, but it may seem less so for most business owners or managers. However, with Microsoft’s Outlook.com there is a great alias related feature that you may find useful.

4 BYOD tips to improve security

4 BYOD tips to improve security

A common issue many businesses face, regardless of their size, is that their computer systems and devices get progressively older and slower, unless they are constantly updated. This can frustrate some employees who may have up-to-date personal devices, so much so that they simply start to bring these devices into the office.