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Let's Go Spear Phishing

Phishing attempts are fraudulent attempts to obtain company information such as usernames, passwords and other valuable information by disguising oneself as a known or trustworthy entity through email or other electronic communication. Often, phishing attempts will direct users to enter ...

Remote Vs. Local Backup Solutions

The backing up of your data should be an essential part of every businesses routine. Unfortunately, many businesses do not properly back up their data. They only think about data backup when they have a computer crash or a spyware ...

Backups: A Last Line of Defense Against Data Loss

Recently we wrote about the Cryptolockers and measures that can be taken to avoid becoming the victim of one of these damaging attacks. We get that sometimes things happen regardless of how careful you are. Whether it be due to ...

Mitigate Costly New Technology Risks for Continued Stability and Profitability


Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) is one new approach being used by many companies like yours. Experienced MSPs have access to newer tools that reduce costs by automating many routine in-house labor intensive processes. Break-fix is labor intensive ...

Seven 'Must Haves' for Your Small Business Website

Your website represents your business and so building and maintaining it need to be of primary concern to you as a business owner. We often find business owners struggling with their websites saying things like: "My website looks great, but ...

Defending Your Network

Defending against a brand-new attack like Cryptolocker can seem nearly impossible; however, with good data maintenance, Cryptolocker and other ransomware attacks could be little more than a slight inconvenience that your IT team or partner needs to take care of ...

Cryptolocker: There is Hope.

Having your Data being ransomed for Bitcoin sounds like a nightmare, but there are several easy and simple steps that can stop this nightmare from ever happening. The first step does not require software or hardware or even an expense. The first ...

Beware the Cryptolocker!!

What Is Cryptolocker?

Cryptolocker is a malware or ransomware threat that has been in the news quite a bit lately.  It infects your computer and then searches for files to encrypt. It not only searches your local hard drive, but it will ...

Six Steps to Better Data Backup and Quicker Recovery

Think Quicker Recovery Time, Not Quicker Backup - While incremental backups are much faster than executing a full-backup, they also prolong recovery time. In the event of data loss, a full restore will require loading the most recent full backup and ...

Could BlueKeep be the next WannaCry?

In 2017 within hours of being unleashed, WannaCry leapt across one computer network to another, crossing continents and infecting more that 230,000 computers in over 100 countries.

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