Category Archives: (Tech) Security

How CEO Impersonation Poses a Threat to Businesses

Cyberattacks in general are on the rise, and social engineering attacks in particular. Email scams like phishing are prevalent, and one form, CEO impersonation, is particularly dangerous.  CEO impersonation scams prey on human nature, emotion, and workplace culture. They appear to be from the highest authority in the company, putting pressure on employees to follow […]

How Ransomware is Crippling Businesses

Threats to businesses have evolved over the course of time. Today, with organizations increasingly reliant on technology and sophisticated computer systems, cybercrime is one of the most potent dangers.  As technology advances, cyberattacks also develop, using new techniques and strategies to breach defenses and access data. One of the most menacing forms of attack for […]

A 7-Step Canvas to Turn IT into a Competitive Advantage

One of the hardest departments to manage, as an executive in a small or mid-size organization, is IT. Unfortunately, many organizations are unable or unwilling to invest in an entire IT department. For them, IT is simply an afterthought and necessary cost of doing business; something that can be set aside and looked at only […]

The #1 Way to Lose Customer Trust

Courtesy of Cindy Bates – Vice President, Microsoft U.S. SMB group Premera — a major health insurer based in Washington State, has been in the news this month — but not because of a major advancement in healthcare or a customer milestone. Instead, the brand is under scrutiny as a result of a cyberattack that […]

A Layered Cybersecurity Bean Dip to Protect Your Business

Layered security is a trendy topic among IT professionals, but non-technical executives usually know very little about it. Simply put, layered security is all about taking a multi-faceted, strategic approach to your organization’s cybersecurity and risk management processes. The basic concept behind layered security is that threats loom at many different levels inside and outside […]

8 IT Projects for SMBs to Compete With the Big Ones [Checklist]

With IT quickly evolving and becoming more affordable, the good news is that small/midsized businesses can now bridge the gap and compete with larger competitors. It may seem overwhelming and you may not know where to begin, but if you break it down into smaller projects, you can make the organization more productive, competitive, mobile, […]

10 Ways to Prepare Your Business For the Worst [Checklist]

We don’t have to tell you. Disaster can happen at any moment and if you have been around the block a few times, you know that disaster is not just a major hurricane or fire like we see on TV. It is anything that can cause your business to stop operating normally for a considerable […]

Five Excuses You Are Telling Yourself To Avoid Cyber Security In Your Business

In a recent article an FBI cybercrime official was quoted saying: “there are two categories of people: those who have been hacked and those who are going to be hacked.” Essentially it’s not a matter of if, but when. As a business owner, it’s up to you to decide how much exposure you are willing […]

Envision Consulting is Proud to Announce Envision Cybershield

We are proud to announce our new cybersecurity offering, Envision Cybershield. Envision Cybershield is an enterprise-level Malware Protection Solution for Small and Mid-sized Businesses. This new offering combines best-in-class malware protection products on the market to provide small and mid-sized businesses a robust, modern and hands-free layered malware defense solution. Envision Cybershield will provide businesses […]