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Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
June 17th, 2022

So far, in 2021 alone, we have recognized a significant spike in ransomware attacks. Ransomware victims can vary from large global companies to small businesses. That's why every business needs to know what ransomware attacks are and how they can best be avoided.  

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
May 25th, 2022

As a business, it is essential to stay up to date on all the latest tactics used by hackers to gain access to confidential information. As a managed IT provider, we work with many businesses to help their employees understand and avoid phishing attacks. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
February 14th, 2022

As technology becomes more advanced, cyber hackers are utilizing new tactics to infiltrate your network. It seems like every day there is a new headline about a business dealing with the consequences of a new cyber threat. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 27th, 2022

When you think about hacking and who is typically the target, it is often associated with large corporations. It’s not likely you’ve seen many movies involving a big heist going for the small mom and pop store. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 26th, 2022

What is an internal threat? Should your business be worried about internal threats? Is there something you can do to prevent insider threats? These are all excellent questions, and you’re not the only one asking them. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 14th, 2022

A severe flaw found within a software framework known as “Log4j” has recently put hundreds of millions of users at risk. The issue carries a severity rating of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System scale, the highest rating on the scale.

managed IT Services | Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
January 7th, 2022

Today, many businesses are receiving penetration tests, and you might wonder why. What kind of benefits will a penetration test provide your business? Is it worth it? As a managed service provider, we often recommend that clients receive penetration tests in addition to managed IT support. 

Managed Print | Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
December 17th, 2021

Can you really rob a bank with a printer?  Yes. It isn’t easy, but it did happen..more than once…and it could happen again because the perpetrators are still up to no good, and they’re outside the reach of conventional law enforcement. 

Cyber Security

By: Sarah Goltz, Content Manager
December 10th, 2021

Whether or not you want to invest in cybersecurity, it isn’t an option anymore. Cyber threats are more prominent today than ever before. Businesses worldwide are being affected by cyber attacks. The results of a cyber attack are financial loss, stolen information and can take a toll on your business reputation.