Tag: Cybersecurity

15
Jul

Getting Rid Of Your Old Computer? Erase Your Hard Drive First

Written by: Jay H. Are you getting rid of your old computer or laptop? Before you do, there’s something you must do first – erase your storage drive. The Importance Of Data Wiping Your computer has a lot of business and personal information on it. Your hard drive stores everything from customer information to your business’s financial records. Needless to

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12
Jul

The Most Common Types Of Cyberattacks

  Written by: Jay H. A cyberattack is an attack on the information system of an organization or individual. Usually, cybercriminals leverage these attacks to exploit sensitive information or otherwise disrupt operations. Cyberattacks impact businesses every day. Indeed, cybercriminals attack every 39 seconds, underscoring how important good cybersecurity defence is for organizations. Here are the most common types of cyberattacks

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23
Jun

How To Whitelist Email Addresses In Office 365

Written by: Jay H. Microsoft Exchange’s spam filters help protect you from unsolicited and malicious emails. However, the filters can be a little overprotective. To make sure you’re receiving the emails you should, you can whitelist email addresses in Office 365. How To Whitelist Email Addresses In Office 365 1. Log into Office 365 as an Admin by using the

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22
Jun

Manufacturing Firms: The Biggest Ransomware Targets In 2021

Written by: Jay H. According to a new report from a Canadian international managed service provider, manufactured goods producers were the biggest ransomware targets in the first half of 2021. In the recent report issued by the Herjavec Group, 39 percent of victims listed on the data leak websites run by ransomware groups broadly fell into the manufactured goods category.

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21
Jun

3 Ransomware Myths That Put Your Business At Risk

Written by: Jay H. If you’ve paid any attention to recent news, you’ve likely seen ransomware stories dominating major headlines. The Colonial Pipeline cyber attack is just one example of the devastation a cyberattack can cause. However, many small-medium business (SMB) owners still don’t consider themselves to be at risk despite the abundance of cyberattacks. Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further

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18
Jun

4 Practices That Put Your Business At Risk Of Cloud Attacks

Written by: Jay H. According to the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, weak cyber hygiene practices are responsible for a string of new successful cloud attacks. Despite having security measures such as multi-factor authentication (MFA), other bad practices allowed cybercriminals to conduct cloud attacks on organizations. The attackers used various methods, including phishing, brute force login attempts, and “pass-the-cookie”

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14
Jun

Why Your Healthcare Practice Needs Managed IT Services

Written by: Jay H. Nowadays, cybercriminals have their sights on the healthcare industry due to its sensitivity and vulnerability. Since November 2020, cyberattacks against healthcare organizations have increased by 45 percent. Healthcare establishments now realize that they have to provide their patients with medical care and protect their sensitive data from malefactors. How can healthcare providers do both? Luckily, there is a

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8
Jun

How To Protect Your Remote Team From Cyber Threats

Written by: Jay H. The coronavirus pandemic brought rapid digital transformation and changed how we do business forever. Most organizations scrambled to transition their workforces to remote environments, seemingly overnight. Despite the chaotic transition, many employees and employers alike have grown fond of teleworking. Even after the pandemic (eventually) subsides, the verdict is clear – remote work is here to

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1
Jun

Why Your Agricultural Business Needs Managed IT Services

Written by: Jay H. Technology has come a long way in the agricultural industry. No longer do agribusinesses simply rely on tractors and balers to get the job done, but they now leverage complex technology in modern farm operations. Given the sophistication of these new technologies, farmers are turning to managed IT service providers (MSPs) to handle their unique information

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31
May

Why Your Law Firm Needs Managed IT Services

Written by: Jay H. Your law practice relies on information technology to operate. However, issues arise with technology that your in-house staff may not have the capabilities to manage, including outages, data loss, regulatory compliance, cybercrime, and cloud migration. For this reason, many law firms are partnering with managed IT service providers to handle their information technology needs. Benefits Of

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