DHS/FBI Issue Critical Alert: SamSam Ransomware

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a vital ransomware alert for the SamSam ransomware also known as MSIL/Samas.A. The FBI and DHS alert, issued on November 3rd, 2018 describes how hackers armed with SamSam ransomware have targeted multiple industries, including some within critical infrastructure. Those victimized by SamSam have been located predominately […]

Marriott 500 Million Person Data Breach (Questions/Answers)

How Marriott Got Caught In A 500-Million Person Data Breach Were You Affected? (Your Questions Answered) What Do We Need To Know About The Marriott Breach? Another big corporation got hooked. This time it was Marriott International. They just revealed that their Starwood reservations database of 500 million customers was hacked and that the personal […]

2019 Cyber Security Guide: Emerging And Enhanced Threats

In Part 1 and Part 2 of the 2019 Cyber Security planning series, we looked at the evolution of technology and the future of cybersecurity defense systems. There has been a steady evolution of defense options to curtail the rising efforts to commit cybercrimes. In this segment, we look at emerging and enhanced threats moving forward. Four Primary Cyber […]

Running Office 365 or Google Apps?

Guide To Ensure Your Cloud Data Is Properly Backed Up Cloud storage is a relatively new technology that provides access to data on multiple devices any time and anywhere. Many businesses turning to cloud storage to boost the productivity of their employees. While cloud storage is both convenient and secure, it is not infallible. Therefore, […]

Are You Missing Out on Important Tax Credits?

Running a business is an expensive proposition, and it only starts with paying your vendors and employees. The tax codes can be a quagmire of confusion for many business owners, especially when it comes to more complex concepts such as the depreciation laws around technology. The good news is that there have been some meaningful […]

How to Use the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Get Access From Anywhere

When the Windows 10 Anniversary Update came out, Microsoft continued the process to improve connectivity between devices, including a new feature, Project to this PC. Though it’s similar to a remote desktop, it allows the remote device to establish the connection through the Connect app. This allows you to project your phone or remote PC […]

Google Medic Update Aftermath: 6 Clear Steps to Recover Ranking

Experts estimate that as many as 42% of websites may have been impacted by Google’s Medic update that dropped mid-summer. And, as with so many Google algorithm changes, it came out of nowhere, leaving a wake of destruction. Did you see your own company website’s ranking plummet as a result of the Medic Update? Here’s what you […]

Will The New Apple iPad Replace Small Business Computers?

Did you know that the new iPad Pro sports more powerful features than most entry-level laptops in stores today? Yes, the iPad is powerful but can it replace a computer? Is the iPad a tablet or a computer? This is a question that has been asked repeatedly since the iPad Pro was first released in […]

The Benefits of Layered Security and How It Can Improve Your Business

Professionals who specialize in cybersecurity realized long ago that there was no single way to protect a business from malicious attacks from hackers who were seeking to access their confidential information. While there are many different ways to protect your information, no one technique has ever been entirely successful. The key to providing the most […]