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Cryptolocker Ransomware: What Every Business Owner Needs to Know

Did you know that Cyptolocker Ransomware threats are on the rise again? Over the past few weeks, the media has been buzzing about a recent surge in Cryptolocker Ransomware. While older ransomware is fairly straight forward to remove, this new strain of virus has taken ransomware to a whole new level, causing downtime, data loss, […]

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3 Top Ways to Plan for Remote Data Recovery This Spring

Remote data recovery is key to ensure your organization is always open for business. Without a solid plan in place, you leave yourself wide open to a host of threats that could potentially shut you down. If you think losing data is something you can easily bounce back from, you’re fooling yourself. You will not […]

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Are Mobile Devices Putting Your Network Security At Risk?

Just like your company, business networks are constantly changing and evolving. Not so long ago, your biggest concern was worrying about a desktop computer virus. These days, however, virtually every personal device—cell phones, tablets, laptops, and even smart watches—may be connected to your business network, opening the doors to a wide range of cyber threats. […]

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Weathering the Storm of a Technology Disaster

After the smoke clears from a full-fledged technology disaster, will your business still be standing? A myriad of disasters can strike a small business at any given time, from fires and flooding to hackers and sabotage. In this day and age of over-dependence on technology, losing access to critical data can be devastating. Even something […]

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How to Create the Perfect Password

Did you know that every second, 18 adults become a victim of cyber-crime, worldwide? Let’s hope your employees don’t make your business part of this statistic. Juggling online accounts is an integral part for many business owners, from social media and banking to email and e commerce. When it comes to creating secure passwords for […]

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Signs Your Hard Drive is About to Crash

For many, the question isn’t if, but when your computer hard drive is going to fail. Electronic storage devices, including computer hard drives, have a very limited lifespan—typically lasting around 5 to 10 years (and much less for laptop hard drives). With more and more small and medium-sized businesses relying on computers, ignoring the warning […]

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4 Signs You Need IT Managed Services

When it comes to today’s technology, properly addressing your IT needs is critical to any business’s operations. Your systems need to be up and running, 24/7/365. For many small and medium enterprises, however, staying on top of the day-to-day duties of your IT infrastructure can be challenging and costly—not to mention, keeping you from meeting […]

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Top 5 Cloud Computing Security Threats

Cloud adoption is one of the fastest growing elements in the IT industry. There are several benefits of cloud computing, including increased efficiency, lower costs, and greater accessibility and flexibility. As an increasing number of companies move their data into the cloud, however, it is vital that organizations understand where the greatest cloud-related threats lie. […]

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Intel Security Discontinues McAfee SaaS Email Security Services

By now, you have probably heard that Intel has announced the end of life (EoL) for McAfee SaaS Email Protection and Archiving products. This recent development will affect three components— email archiving, email encryption, and email protection and continuity. Intel will stop selling the products as of January 11 2016, but has provided no clear […]

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How to Protect Your Business from a Phishing Scam

Phishing scams are among the most widespread forms of cybercrime in the 21st century. And why not? They are easy to set up and require little effort to maintain, generating a potentially large return for little investment. As these dangerous activities continue to climb in quality and quantity, it’s vital that business owners do everything […]

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