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Solving Technology Pains of a Small Business

It's no secret: small business owners today are forced to make tough decisions around their budget and sometimes are forced to stick to the bare essentials strictly to survive in today’s economy. However, in today’s fast-paced (and occasionally dangerous) climate, it’s essential for SMBs to prioritize technology and security to be able to keep [...]

2019-02-13T16:48:05+00:00February 13th, 2019|

Windows 7 is Coming to an End

With approximately 36.9% of desktop users still running on Windows 7 (according to The Verge), an end of life date of January 14, 2020 means that we’re in the final countdown. Soon, the system will be completely out of service and will open a floodgate of issues for anyone still using it. I Like [...]

2019-02-13T16:03:23+00:00February 11th, 2019|

The Vulnerability of the Small Business

It’s hard to go a day without reading or hearing about a big-name company or government agency being hacked and their critical data being compromised. What doesn’t get as much media coverage is that most of the attacks happen to small firms. It is within these smaller companies and local governments, where a most of the [...]

2018-06-06T09:39:05+00:00June 6th, 2018|

The Old Attack Is Made New… Again

As you may have seen, an uptick of phone-based ransomware attacks has recently been in the news.  While attacking a business through their phone system has been around for many years, the bad actors are looking for new ways to creatively change up their old methods.   What We’ve Seen Recently, we’ve seen cloud-based phone [...]

2018-04-20T15:44:28+00:00April 20th, 2018|

Seven Must Haves for Your Small Business Website

Your website is often the first impression of your business, so maintaining it needs to be a primary concern to you as a business owner. We often find business owners struggling with their websites saying things like: "My website looks great, but I am not able to convert" or "I invested so much into creating [...]

2018-03-23T11:19:10+00:00August 23rd, 2017|

Don’t Get Tricked Out of Thousands of Dollars

Most of us receive hundreds of emails a day between our work and personal accounts, making it difficult to filter out safe versus unsafe messages.  Yet in today’s world, we must stay vigilant when it comes to our emails. Recently, we’ve seen an uptick in wire transfer scams; using a combination of email hacking and [...]

2017-06-22T08:36:18+00:00June 22nd, 2017|

Protect Your Business from the Google Phishing Scam

The Google Docs phishing attempt is almost impossible to differentiate from a real Google request if you don’t know the warning signs. With this latest scheme on the rise, it’s critical to verify that your employee’s information hasn’t been compromised.   What does this scam look like? This scam has had a serious impact [...]

2018-03-23T11:22:42+00:00May 5th, 2017|

How Cloud Proxies Can Save Your Website from Being Hacked

As a small business, a website can be one of the most powerful tools for generating leads and providing information to your customers and prospects. However, the responsibility to keep your visitors safe should not be taken lightly in the face of today’s cyber threats. Cloud Proxies help keep your website secure and block [...]

2018-03-23T11:29:06+00:00April 17th, 2017|

Microsoft’s Next Big Windows 10 Update – Coming April 2017

Microsoft’s “Creators Update” is on the horizon with some big changes to Windows 10. The new features have many enhancements for your business, however it’s critical to implement this new update correctly to experience minimal downtime. Impact to Your Business Here are a few things to know about Windows updates: According to Microsoft, there are [...]

2017-03-23T15:22:45+00:00March 23rd, 2017|

W2 Phishing Email Scam

With tax time in full swing, it’s easy to get swept up in the chaos of this busy season. However, this chaos undoubtedly contributes to the uptick in email scams trying to take advantage of businesses.  We are here to help prevent this from affecting your business through education. What Does This Phishing Scam [...]

2017-03-07T13:25:28+00:00March 7th, 2017|