Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

If most of your company’s computers are obsolete,… …they double or even triple your chances of experiencing a data breach. This emphasizes how dangerous it is to have outdated applications, operating systems, and even web browsers. Failing to update your firmware could expose your business to major security threats.

When Worms Make You Wanna Cry

Ransomware raising its ugly head again...
Across the globe this past week and especially into the weekend, the world of computer security had a bit of a wake up… to the tune of over 100,000 users infected in over 100 countries by Saturday afternoon! It has affected everything from home consumers to major organizations.

Mess with the best. Die like the rest.

When hackers have zero cool…
 

The moment someone mentions the word “hackers” or “hacking” a lot of us begin to feel an array of emotions and memories. Whether it is images of the Anonymous group trying to elevate the reputation of benevolent hacking behind Guy Fawkes masks, scenes from movies like the Matrix or 1995’s Hackers, or some mix of fear and intrigue, the unfortunately mysterious realm of hacking can become very real and significantly less glamorous when it impacts you or your business directly.

11 Practical Tips Sure to Keep Your Technology Productive!

Don’t break what you just fixed...
 

Last week, I talked about how outdated technology is costing you a lot of money. In fact, it’s costing all of us a lot of money! At the end of that article, I very briefly mentioned setting standardized IT practices for your office to save money.

Hello? How to Ring in 2017 the Right Way!

Can you hear that? It’s progress calling…
 

                Actually, it is not so much progress as what I would like to refer to as the “new standard”. We are talking about VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), and I say “new” because there are a lot of businesses that just haven’t quite figured out why they should have switched to this technology a LONG time ago.

In 2017, Why Should the “Little Guys” Scare Big Business?

Welcome to 2017 Business Owners!
 

Many of you (and us) are crawling out of the holiday weekends and heading into the new year with new resolve and big plans for the coming year. Whether it is a desire to hit the gym more, play Pokemon GO less (you do not, in fact, have to catch them all), or spend more time with family,... for the small business owner, those personal resolutions can feel an awful lot like a revolution when you are trying to run a company that competes with the “big business” up the street.