A lot of Managed Service Providers like to talk about the value they can offer your business, without ever really explaining what that value is. Is it a dollar value? A strategic value? Is it both of these things? Neither of them? You shouldn’t be left guessing at what your business is buying in to. […]

The IT security industry has been forced to adopt a reactive stance when it comes to the latest threats. Security vendors are constantly rushing to develop, test, and deploy new products in response to the most recent problem. And while they are succeeding, not everyone reaps the same benefits. Large businesses and corporations have several […]

In case you needed another reason for regularly changing your passwords, the recently-uncovered Yahoo hack of 500 million accounts is probably the reason of the decade so far. The hack and subsequent data theft involving half a billion Yahoo accounts is the largest of its kind – ever. Granted, it is Yahoo, where most people […]

With the many companies and organizations moving a majority of their data networks to the cloud, there is an oft-overlooked and underestimated danger in the midst of the current exodus to cloud computing: risk of cyber security breach from within. And, while it’s not something CEOs or other executives want to face when busy with […]

One of main ways your systems and networks get infected by malware is ending up on a web site that you *think* is legitimate, but is actually a click-bait trap for you to inadvertently allow bad guys to have access to your system (and therefore your data, which they could then encrypt and then demand […]

Anyone with any IT network to speak of is moving to the cloud these days. But, the saying “haste makes waste” needs to be heeded when considering the rush to cloud migration and hosting services for your company’s data network. You’ll want to weigh and consider all the ins and outs of cloud hosting and […]

Hackers have branched out into a new scheme which mimics the URLs of certain videos and ads, getting you to click on them, and then re-directing you to malware-installing pages. Malware, or “malvertising” poses its largest risk at the “zero-day” point, where hackers are able to blindside most individuals, businesses, and even some security companies […]

Examining the Many Benefits of Cloud Computing for Businesses It has been all the rage in recent years for business networks to migrate, in whole or in part, to cloud-based computing services. And for good reason – businesses utilizing cloud services gain a number of benefits, not the least of which is cost-cutting via the […]