The three kinds of hackers every business should watch out for

Hackers come from all different backgrounds. Some hackers are motivated by money and politics, while others simply hack systems for fun. In this blog post, we will define the three kinds of hackers and how each one differs from the others. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term “hacker” was vaguely defined as someone […]

Work from home security best practices

In many industries, remote working is becoming an increasingly popular option for employees. But with the freedom and flexibility of working from home comes a new set of cybersecurity risks. Read on to learn security best practices for remote workers. Patch your software regularly Although installing software updates can be a major nuisance, these updates […]

Everything you need to know about monitoring employees online

If you’re managing a remote workforce, you may wonder whether your team is doing their jobs or wasting time watching random videos on the internet. Using employee monitoring tools is a good way to keep track of your team’s productivity. But is this practice ethical? Read on to learn more. What is employee monitoring? Employee […]

How two-factor and two-step authentication can improve your security

Data breaches are becoming more prevalent these days. In order to keep your business safe from data breaches, you need to step up your security measures. One of the best ways to strengthen your security is by implementing a two-factor or a two-step authentication process. These authentication methods may sound the same, but they are […]

Keep the I, outsource the T

IT is two separate and distinct areas, Information, and Technology.  Most organizations only focus on the "T" resulting in reduced profits and productivity.  Let us look at the two sides of this and understand what needs to stay in-house, and what a partner should handle.

How IT security audits will boost your cybersecurity

Businesses of all sizes are prime targets for a cyberattack, so they must be proactive and have a cybersecurity strategy in place must be proactive and have a cybersecurity strategy. To be effective, that strategy must include IT security audits. As a vital component of a cybercrime protection system, regular IT security audits can help […]

The crucial role of MSPs in SMB cybersecurity

With modern cyberattacks targeting companies of all sizes, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their list of priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) would do well to get help from an expert. Here’s how having a managed IT services provider (MSP) implement robust cybersecurity solutions […]

Are you waiting on your MSP to catch up on security?

Many MSPs are struggling to keep up with the security needs of their customers.  The volume of incidents, cost of implementing security solutions, and a reactive approach puts a lot of pressure on them.  In the meantime, issues pop up everywhere, further reducing their ability to get a plan together.

Fileless malware: The invisible threat

Hackers have found a clever way to get around anti-malware software — they’re using fileless malware, a type of malicious software that’s not as visible as traditional malware. This means it can infect your entire infrastructure without you even knowing. Let’s take a closer look at how fileless malware works and what you can do […]

Does your IT plan include EDR?

Today's threats change too quickly for ant-virus products to keep up.  By the time a virus is added to the "bad" list on your computer it has changed to something else to avoid detection.  This game of cat and mouse is stacked heavily in favor of the cat!  All major anti-virus vendors are now shifting to an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) approach, and so should your business.