Financial Institutions and Cloud Computing

Securing critical data in the cloud during this wave of file-less cyber attacks can pose serious security risks when moving from a traditional enterprise data center into a cloud environment. Even in private clouds, financial organizations face intensified risks from having multiple data sets and applications sharing on the same physical services. Banks, credit unions…Continue Reading


Endpoint Detection – Your antivirus won’t catch everything

Does your organization have best practices for how to use technology which include installing patches, computer based training and pushing out anti-virus updates? Does your firm have a threat detection strategy? Perhaps your firm utilizes a layered security approach and because you have never experienced a breach you are at peace with the security of…Continue Reading


Why backing up your data is so important during hurricane season

Being located in Florida, we’re no strangers to hurricanes. Last year saw multiple storms pass by us with Irma being the largest of those. Hurricane season starts June 1st this year and we need to be ready since US forecasters predict that this year’s hurricanes will be worse than normal. The 2017 hurricane season alone…Continue Reading


What is a VPN and why should you use one?

What is a VPN and why should you use one? IoT, SSID, VPN; The tech world is full of acronyms commonly used to refer to technological jargon. Today, we will take a look into one of the most commonly used acronyms, VPNs, and help you get a better understanding of what a VPN is and…Continue Reading


How to make sure your WiFi network is secure

Once upon a time devices needed to be physically connected to an internet connection or even worse- a phone line in order to browse the web. We don’t often think about those dark days since virtually everywhere you go, cordless and wireless connection is available for your phone, tablet, laptop, and even computer. Most houses…Continue Reading


What is a Firewall and why should you have one?

What is a Firewall and why should you have one? One of the first things you are asked when setting up a new network in your home or business is “do you have a firewall?” Now, we often think of a large wall somewhere in cyberspace that helps secure your computer but what is a…Continue Reading


What is “the cloud” and what does it do?

When we first think of “the cloud” we either think of those white, fluffy things we used to pretend were animals or the annoying message that pops up on our phones asking us to purchase more cloud space. But what really is it? You may not have any idea what it really is but the…Continue Reading


Securing Patient Data With Managed Services

Why Securing Patient Data Is Better With Managed IT Services

In 2017, data breaches affected over 5.5 million patient records. Attacks are becoming more sophisticated, making it difficult for in-house IT teams to adequately protect healthcare organizations from ever-increasing threats and securing patient data. As threats continue to plague the healthcare industry, many organizations are turning to managed IT services to secure patient data. Security…Continue Reading


Benefits of MSP and IT Manager Partnership

How the IT Manager Can Benefit by Partnering With a Managed Service Provider

Many small to medium sized businesses maintain their own IT infrastructure. When doing so they will hire an IT Manager to handle the day to day operations. While some may consider this a viable and economically sound solution, experience has shown that it may benefit the IT Manager, and the business, more to partner with…Continue Reading


Six Overlooked Best Practices That Threaten Enterprises

Six Overlooked Practices That Threaten Enterprises

No company is safe from human error. Statistics indicate that every year, over one billion records of data are compromised due to common mishaps. More than 90 million IT-related accidents are reported in the US alone. It gets worse; A whopping average of $15 million in damages relentlessly plague even the most prestigious and security…Continue Reading


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