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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Today Is Computer Security Day

Security is such an important factor of every day life that an annual day of recognition for has been established. Given the state of security and the advent of hackers and cybercrime in recent history, one would think that this occasion had been established as a direct response. The fact is, Computer Security Day is…Continue Reading


Warning: Scarab - Latest RansomWare Strain

Warning: Scarab – Latest RansomWare Strain

On November 23, 2017, a new RansomWare outbreak called Scarab, (first discovered in June by Michael Gillespie, was being distributed to approximately 12.5 million email addresses in the first hours alone. The virus was sent to domains that were primarily .com addresses. It also found its way to other top level domain extensions like .co.uk,…Continue Reading


9 Steps To Protect Your Data When Traveling

9 Steps to Protect Your Data When Traveling

The Holidays are now upon us and many will traveling. Whether it is to visit relatives, a secondary corporate location or client site across the country, travel may be part of your plans. In this day and age and considering the Internet Of Things and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), the practice of taking extra…Continue Reading


Is Your Password Secure Enough?

Is Your Password Secure Enough?

Password security is increasingly becoming a major concern for people and businesses on a personal and professional level. Keeping your systems, devices and networks secure with strong passwords is an absolute must today. There is a good reason why Netflix warns users to change their passwords. When successful giants like LinkedIn, Google, eHarmony, Yahoo and…Continue Reading


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