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Cyber Crime and Security for SMBs

Cyber Crime and Security for SMBs

Did you know the illicit trading of personal data was worth $3.88 billion last year? Cybercrime is a growing industry known for its innovation. It goes far beyond the image many of us have of some hacker kid in his basement. Many who engage in this activity are...

Government regulations

Government regulations

Any business that stores customer payment information must comply with a number of state and federal regulations. The legal, healthcare, and financial sectors have a number of laws tailored specifically for them (such as HIPAA or CISPA). If you run almost any kind of...

Higher goals get dragged down by Tech: The NPO story

Higher goals get dragged down by Tech: The NPO story

If you are a smaller Not-for-Profit, it is likely that your organization has been driven from its inception by individuals strongly motivated with a passion for their cause or humanitarian goal. As a result, it is also possible that the leadership has little interest...

Password basics people still ignore

Password basics people still ignore

You can have all the locks on your data center and have all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are careless with passwords. Change Passwords - Most security experts recommend that companies change out all passwords...

Migrating to Windows 10: Should you let go of your hardware

Migrating to Windows 10: Should you let go of your hardware

Migrating to Windows 10: Should you let go of your hardwareWhile you can purchase and install Windows 10 in your existing PCs–the ones currently on Windows 7 OS–it is not recommended. According to Microsoft, Windows 10 has the following minimum requirementsProcessor:...

Windows 7 End of Life: How does it impact you

Windows 7 End of Life: How does it impact you

Windows 7 End of Life: How does it impact youMicrosoft has officially announced the “End of Life” date for Windows 7. It will come January 14, 2020. Windows 7 was introduced in 2009 and is one of the most popular versions of Windows. It is estimated that around 40% of...