Security Checklist: 9 Essential Tips for Network Security

Cybersecurity. It has a wide range of approaches and definitions. There isn’t just one way to protect your business and data. The best method is a multilayered approach, utilizing each strategy to bolster your defense. Each of the tips below equips businesses to apply the proper security measures that should be in place to protect your business.

Case Report: Ransomware Attack Contributes to Death

Cyberattacks continue to multiply in frequency and severity, but ransomware should worry your organization the most. Not only are you faced with the threat of a monetary ransom, but you must deal with damage to your reputation, loss of service, downtime, information sold on the dark web, and compromised data. Things got even worse, however, for a hospital in Germany when they were hit with a ransomware attack earlier this month (

Featured Security Tool: Thermal Sensor

Whether you're with a Fortune 500 company, place of worship, local business, or a non-profit, you need a security strategy that accounts for both physical and virtual threats. Your organization's security is only as good as it's weakest link, so this month we are featuring a security tool offered by our partner company, Riverview Service. 

ManagedIT: Boosting your productivity and ROI

In today’s fast-paced technology landscape, you need a partner you can trust to manage your infrastructure. Your business should be focused on revenue generating activities, and that is impossible if your IT is dragging you down.

Our MangedIT service is the perfect solution to make sure you maximize productivity and the ROI of your technology. Through on-site support and ongoing remote management and monitoring,...

13 email threat types to know about right now

Our vendor partner, Barracuda Networks, recently published a report called "13 email threat types to know about right now." This is an excellent resource about common email attacks and how they can be prevented. It also outlines how many of these attacks are intertwined and hard to catch. Page 2 states "You must also effectively defend against sophisticated email threats that are often able to bypass defenses by using backdoor techniques,...

Why small to medium businesses are targets for cyber-attacks

As a local business, you may think you are unlikely to be targeted by cyber-criminals, however, it is estimated that 81% of all cyber-attacks are on small and medium-sized businesses! In fact, a 2017 report by the Ponemon Institute indicates that 61% of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) experienced some sort of cyber-attack (successful or unsuccessful). These attacks often include phishing, account takeover, or data breach attempts.

Why are SMBs attacked...

Have you scheduled your next checkup?

It is understood that routine checkups, eating well, and exercise are key to optimizing health and avoiding sickness. We all know that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” and ongoing maintenance is far better than ignoring our health and chancing the consequences. But did you know this applies to technology as well? Just like you shouldn’t think about your health only when you’re sick, you shouldn’t invest...