6 Ways to Go Green With Technology

April 22th, 2017

Earth Day is April 22, which makes it a great time to think about ways to go green with technology.  Thanks to new technologies, there are more ways than ever to increase efficiency and help both the environment and your bottom line.

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What is HTTPS...and Why It Matters Now More Than Ever

April 19th, 2017

Most likely, you already know that some websites use “http” and some use “https”.  And you probably also know that anytime you are being asked to enter personal information into a site, you should first check to make sure that it has that extra “s” and the lock icon.  But do you know what HTTPS really is, how it works, or why it even matters...

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Phishing and Ransomware and Now Phlashing…Oh No!

April 12th, 2017

Just when you thought you knew all there was to know about today’s cyber-threats and how to protect your network from them, there’s a new predator in town.  It’s called phlashing and these attacks have one clear purpose – to “brick” connected devices like smartphones, rendering them inoperable immediately.

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What is Social Engineering? (Because If You Don't Know, You Should)

April 06th, 2017

Social engineering is the art of manipulating you into giving up personal or private information.  It's also a very common type of cyberattack levied against small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s), making it critical that you understand both what it is and how it’s being used to trick victims (your employees) into handing over confidential...

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Don't be an April Fool! Make Data Backups a Priority for Your Business

March 31th, 2017

Today’s the day!  It’s World Backup Day, and as we’ve been saying all week (and will continue to say), modern, sound data backups are your best protection against all of the various data loss risks facing businesses today.

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Why Data Protection Is Your Best Defense Against Cybercrime

March 30th, 2017

When talking about data backups - which we are doing a lot of, thanks to the upcoming World Backup Day! - we simply cannot overlook the role that cybercrime plays in the need for business data protection and management. Cybercrime has become an ever-present threat that is costing companies of all sizes worldwide more than $445 billion annually....

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OOPS! Human Error and Business Data Loss

March 29th, 2017

As we highlight the upcoming World Backup Day (March 31) and the critical need – both personally and professionally – to back up your files and systems, it’s impossible not to talk about the link between good old fashioned human error and business data loss.

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Business Data Management: Defending Against "Scratch”

March 28th, 2017

In recognition of World Backup Day on March 31, we are exploring the most common threats to your business data management, and what you can do to prevent them. Today we take a closer look at the risks presented by “Scratch” the Data Loss Gremlin who thrives on equipment failures and local data backups.

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World Backup Day is March 31...Is Your Data Secure?

March 27th, 2017

World Backup Day – held every year on March 31 - is an annual reminder of the importance of running regular backups on the data that is so central to both our professional and personal lives.  And since it's known that as many as 30% of us have never backed up our data, that nearly 30% of data disasters are caused by accidents, and that 1 in 10...

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ALERT: Secure Your iCloud Data Before April 7

March 25th, 2017

Hackers from the Turkish Crime Family (TCF) are threatening to remotely wipe iCloud data from hundreds of millions of iPhones on April 7.  While Apple hasn't confirmed a breach, it's still possible that the group does in fact have a huge cache of genuine Apple ID passwords, so in an abundance of caution, iCloud users are being urged to act now...

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