Category Archives: (Tech) Security

3 IT mistakes that will hurt your business

Mistakes can be growth opportunities for businesses. If you are aware of mistakes your business is making, you can fix them, or hire a managed IT services team to fix them, and help your business in the long run. In this article, we have listed some of the top three IT mistakes that could hurt […]

4 Types of Cyber Attacks and Why to Implement Cybersecurity Services

In today’s tech-savvy era, our entire lives are embedded into our devices. From laptops and smartphones to doorbell cameras and voice assistants, our personal and business information is available through a plethora of tech-based platforms. Cybersecurity services have thus become an essential aspect of business. This heavy reliance on technology means that we are more susceptible […]

The Top 5 Industries Hackers Love

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The rate of cybersecurity risk has grown exponentially across most industries, with global cybercrime damages expected to reach $6 trillion annually by the end of 2021.  Additionally, a recent data risk report shows that most companies have poor security practices in place, putting them at even greater cybersecurity risk that could lead to a data […]

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 […]