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10 Security Solutions Every Business Should Have

10 Security Solutions Every Business Should Have

The world of Cyber Security is full of evolving threats.  We hear about new attack vectors every day and have a very creative bunch of bad actors coming up with new ways to make trouble.  Ransomware is rampant.  Phishing is on the uptick.  IT teams struggle to keep their staff trained on all the security […]

Security Update: FORCEDENTRY – Update your Apple Devices

Security Update

A critical security vulnerability called FORCEDENTRY on IOS and MacOS devices means you should update immediately. Earlier this week apple released a critical software patch to fix an exploit that allows attackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices.  No user interaction is needed, which makes this attack particularly dangerous. The exploit was originally […]

The Evolution of Business Email Compromise

The Evolution of BEC

That Nigerian prince has finally grown up.  Business Email Compromise or BEC is a real and evolving threat.  It may have started with humble beginnings but has been continually evolving.  Attackers are leveraging a remote workforce and COVID-19 to continue to exploit businesses.  Here’s what to look out for in 2021. Money Transfer Requests Accounting […]

How to Tell When Your IT Provider is Failing

How to tell when your IT Provider is Failing

Technology is critical to almost every business today.  Many small and medium businesses turn to an outsourced IT provider to help manage that technology.  Not all IT providers are created equal.  Here are our tips on how to tell when your IT provider is failing. Ask Your Employees Start by doing an informal survey with […]

Office 365 Price Hike

The office 365 price hike. It’s a common game plan for SAAS software manufacturers to offer their products free or at a very low price.  They build a large subscriber base, and eventually start charging for their product or increase prices to grab a massive revenue boost. Microsoft for years has been working on transitioning […]

Monster Monitors

Having two and three monitors on your desk has become the norm for a lot of businesses.  There have been studies that have shown multiple monitors significantly improve your productivity.  Many businesses have taken this as a queue to invest in more screens for their employees.  This has shaped the kind of monitors folks have […]

What are IT Services? 12 Demonstrated Ways IT Support Can Benefit Your Business

IT Services - A Complete Guide

Gartner defines IT services like this:  “IT services refers to the application of business and technical expertise to enable organizations in the creation, management, and optimization of or access to information and business processes.” Essentially, it’s the labor and expertise that makes technology run. For most SMBs it doesn’t make sense financially to hire full […]

The Digital Receptionist

Digital Receptionist

One thing that we’ve seen some of our clients embracing more during the pandemic is the idea of the digital receptionist.  It’s been brought to the forefront lately because of the desire to limit contact during the pandemic.  However, there are several potential benefits. What is a digital receptionist? Many of you may have seen […]

How to Prevent the Easiest Hack in History

Fran Finnegan

Yahoo Finance published an article a few days ago about Fran Finnegan.  You can read the whole thing here.  The article details how Fran’s business got attacked and infected with ransomware, which essentially shut down his entire business for an undetermined period.  It’s written sympathetically and talks about what a terrible problem attacks like this […]