Critical Cybersecurity Measures for Small Businesses

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Another day, another news story of businesses hit by cyberattacks. While the headline is becoming commonplace, the devastating effects of these cyberattacks still rock business owners at the core, Am I doing everything I can to protect my business? How do I stay one step ahead of cybercriminals’ latest schemes? What if my business is tomorrow’s headline? Fortunately, there are … Read More

Understanding IoT Devices and Potential Security Risks

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The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a growing number of devices that can connect and communicate with one another over the Internet and which can be remotely monitored and controlled. Although IoT’s roots date back to 1982, it wasn’t until 2008-2009 that the number of “things” connected to the Internet officially surpassed the number of people connected to the … Read More

How to Avoid the Phishing Net!

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Cybercrime is a lucrative industry. In 2018, it grossed over $1.5 trillion dollars and is expected to cost over $6 trillion by 2021, according to the Official Annual Cybercrime report. Where there is money to be made, legal or not, there are people eager to make it. Phishing is one of many cybercrimes that scammers are pursuing…and they’re largely succeeding. … Read More

Why Managed IT Services Are So Important to Small Businesses

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Traditional IT tech support is becoming more irrelevant as managed IT services take IT by storm. Whereas traditional tech support offers a break-fix, or reactive approach, managed IT is proactive and offers monitoring, maintenance and technical support. Similar to maintaining in-house IT but without the hefty price tag that small businesses struggle to afford, managed IT companies familiarize themselves with … Read More