Trending Topics In Managed Cyber Security

Where Your Managed Security Provider Can Help The trouble with cyber security is that malicious actors are always evolving, developing new threats faster than many businesses can keep up. Data breaches and system downtime can cost thousands, tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of dollars per day, and staying ahead of the 8-ball […]

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Three Issues with the IT Break-Fix Support Model

When most people run into an issue with their computer, they turn to the “IT guy” and aren’t interested in concepts like competing IT support models. However, as an employer, your IT support strategy could have dramatic consequences for business productivity, cost, and more. The break-fix support model contrasts with a managed IT services model […]

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How to Avoid and Combat Ransomware

Ransomware attacks often cause a cascade of negative effects on businesses. There is, of course, the ransom that may or may not release systems and data held hostage, but lost productivity and downtime can be even greater business killers. What Exactly Is Ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software that is designed to hold your data or […]

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How to Identify and Combat Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks are nearly as old as email itself. As soon as computers became a staple in the business world, there were hackers eager to steal critical business data. But, what is a phishing attack, and what can it entail? This post should shed some light on the subject. How to Identify Phishing Emails At […]

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How Does Malware Spread in a Network

Different types of malware will affect your network in different ways but no threat should be taken lightly. System downtime, data loss, and ransoms can make it difficult to reach your mission-critical goals. However, preventing negative outcomes is possible if you understand how malware spreads. Malware That Finds Holes in Network Security Like vampires in […]

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Growing Network Security Threats

The new year (and the new decade, as a matter of fact) is sure to bring with it an explosion of internet-connected devices and generally interconnected “smart” workplaces. Naturally, this increases the amount of opportunity for malicious actors to attack these systems. Cybersecurity solution providers have become more adept at addressing these threats, but it […]

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3 Ways Managed Services Can Reduce Total IT Cost

A holistic managed services solution can mean the difference between success and failure. However, not everything has to be about dire consequences. Those would simply be scare tactics. Focusing on a few ways an MSP can improve the bottom line gets to the nuts and bolts of how technology affects business. IT Cost Reduction Strategies […]

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6 Common Commercial IT Concerns

A professional IT provider should have answers to all of your information security and productivity needs. You spend enough mental energy working to advance your own professional goals and the goals of the organization. Commercial IT Services There are a variety of ways to categorize the professional IT services a managed service provider can offer. […]

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What Is 2 Factor Authentication and Why Do You Need It?

A Variety of User Authentication Methods Cybersecurity, as you surely already know, is important for keeping your personal and organizational systems secure from outside threats. Multifactor authentication is a way of verifying a user’s identity in a secure way to help ensure only the right individuals are given access to a particular system.  Multifactor authentication […]

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Cloud Versus On-Premises Cybersecurity – Pros and Cons

From video surveillance to facility and system access, there are solutions available today that simply weren’t possible for organizations only a few years ago. But the security landscape is still fraught with danger, so it’s critical to find the right solution for your particular facility. Cloud Security vs. Traditional Security In the old days, a […]

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