10 Questions Every Company Should Ask Before Outsourcing IT Services

Ten questions to ask while considering outsourcing your IT services to a provider.   Many companies are outsourcing their IT functions due to convenience and budgetary constraints. Small- and medium-size businesses can focus their hiring of staff for their core business, and hire an IT consultant for their expertise and efficiency. However, even with the…

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Why is Effective Business Continuity Management Important?

Why is Effective Business Continuity Management Important? Business continuity management (BCM) denotes how organizations plan for and respond to risks. Mission-critical functions must continue to run after disruptions such as bad weather or hackers. A business continuity plan documents how your organization will continue to operate after a natural or man-made disaster, severe market conditions…

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Newly Discovered Security Flaws Put Windows Users at Serious Risk

Microsoft Vulnerability Affects Most Recent Operating Systems Learn about two recently discovered vulnerabilities that could put your company’s computers and operations at risk and what Microsoft is doing to fix the issue. Two newly discovered security vulnerabilities could put Windows users at risk of attack if they do not download and install security patches Microsoft…

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Capital One Data Breach

Recently, news broke about the latest large-scale data breach to hit a major organization. Capital One Bank has announced that millions of customers across the US and Canada have had their personal information compromised in one of the biggest breaches to ever happen to a financial services company. This brief video courtesy of News24 discusses the…

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20+ Government Entities in Texas Breached By Ransomware Attack

Texas state officials reported on Friday, August 16th, that at least 20 government agencies throughout Texas were breached. The State is deploying resources to those jurisdictions most seriously impacted, although they didn’t specify where they were due to security reasons.

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Cyber Security is Vital for Small Businesses

Small Business Tech Security Small businesses need to take cyber security seriously, preventing lapses or weak points that could lead to major data breaches or attacks.   Modern technology is rapidly changing the landscape for small businesses. Small companies can now do more and have a far greater reach, but they are also faced with…

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The Complete Guide to Managing Popular Extensions Successfully

Protect Yourself from Potential Attacks Via Chrome Extensions Learn two simple ways to set the privacy and activity settings for each Google Chrome extension on your browser and steps the company is taking to protect users. Google’s Chrome web browser is a popular choice for businesses the world over. Managing the extensions gives you more…

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Will Your Business Be Impacted by the End of Microsoft Exchange 2010?

Will Your Business Be Impacted by the End of Microsoft Exchange 2010? Exchange 2010 has been a great program for businesses for many years, but its time is now winding down. Find out what this means for your business.  All good things must come to an end. For Microsoft Exchange 2010, that end will happen…

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Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers

Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers and Small Businesses in The U.S. & 6 Million in Canada On July 29, 2019, Capital One reported that their customers’ confidential information was compromised. This includes the Social Security and bank account numbers of more than 100 million people and small businesses in the U.S.,…

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New Phishing Threat Presents Security Challenge

Phishing Attacks Target OAuth Credentials to Gain System Access Discover how an increasingly popular authentication process, OAuth, can be exploited by hackers and wreak havoc on applications and access sensitive data. What Is OAuth? OAuth is a widely used framework that allows applications to share access to assets. It lets unrelated services and servers to…

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