cybersecurity predictions 2020

The world of cyber threats is constantly changing. Menaces looking to cause problems for everyone from businesses to individual consumers are always looking for new ways to harass, bother, and steal. Because of this, the world of cybersecurity needs to remain ever vigilant and on top of these trends and cybersecurity predictions 2020.

As a small business owner, you need to do what you can to protect your company’s network and the data stored on it. Any kind of data leak may cause you to suffer a loss of clients, lawsuits, and potentially the closing of your business. By partnering with an IT service provider you’ll stay ahead of those looking to cause problems for companies such as yours. But what trends are expected to develop over the next 12 months? (more…)

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data privacy best practices

As a small business owner, you might not realize just how at risk your company is to data thieves, hackers, and other Internet threats. While data breaches at large corporations steal most of the headlines, it is local small businesses that predominantly receive the brunt of cyberattacks. Why? Because small businesses tend to have weaker network defenses in place, which means it’s easier for cybercriminals to sneak past and siphon off all the important financial data saved up. Plus, a small business might never realize it was actually attacked, while larger corporations will identify these problems and generally make the necessary corrections quickly. To help protect yourself, your business, and your customers, you need to follow these set of data privacy best practices. (more…)

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Windows 10 Fake Update

Another day, another cyberattack making the news and potentially infecting our monitored workstations.

With the newest legitimate Windows 10 updates hitting desktops and laptops, evil minds are looking to capitalize in the form of prompting consumers to download infected “updates.” This new ransomware threat was discovered by top researchers at SpiderLabs, and they were able to determine that the update in question is being delivered via an attachment hitting inboxes. (more…)

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As small businesses begin to grow and expand, so do their technology requirements. Growing companies often find that they save time and money by partnering with a Managed IT Services provider. Managed Services enable you to supplement or exchange your current IT staff and infrastructure by partnering with a dedicated IT company to take care of your system, servers, computers, and all of your technology needs.

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Small business owners are going to experience the highest of highs and lowest of lows throughout their career journey. When it comes to certain small business pain points there are a few that are a frequent thread amongst most company owners.

For many small business owners, one of the greatest pain points is managing your company’s IT needs and demands. From combatting turnover to sudden information losses, demands on your IT team are large, which is one of the reasons why it’s a pain point uniquely difficult for small business owners. It’s also why many small business owners are turning to managed IT services, as they serve as your IT department without you having to manage it all on your own.

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