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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Pushes for More Secure, Private Communication for its Users

Following the harsh criticism Facebook has received for intrusive data-collection of its users, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking measures to move the platform in a forward-thinking direction. “As I think about the future of the internet, I believe a privacy-focused communications platform will become even more important than today’s open platforms,” Zuckerberg states. “Today [...]

2019-03-06T16:21:19-05:00March 6th, 2019|

Will Passwords Become a Thing of the Past?

We’ve all felt the impact of technology continuing to grow rapidly, and while it offers us capabilities beyond what we ever could’ve predicted, it does come at a cost. The more sensitive information that’s pumped into The Matrix, the more we are at risk if we’re not careful. But let’s be honest, many fall [...]

2019-02-25T16:52:21-05:00February 25th, 2019|

Scam Emails are Evolving

Phishing emails are continuing to evolve in an attempt to stay ahead of those who are becoming more aware of email scams. Unfortunately, you can put yourself and your company at risk if you don’t stay educated on today’s email threats. It’s becoming more common knowledge that messages with suspicious looking links (especially that [...]

2019-02-22T17:03:08-05:00February 22nd, 2019|

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Awareness

With the increase of remote positions and the everchanging workplace dynamic for small businesses, the Bring Your Own Device policy is more pertinent than ever. However, it’s important to know the risks – especially when the data in your network is critical to your business. Business Owners Beware Though a BYOD policy can be [...]

2019-02-18T16:10:14-05:00February 18th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-02-13T16:48:05-05:00February 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 [...]

2019-03-14T13:30:30-05:00February 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 [...]

2018-06-06T09:39:05-05:00June 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 [...]

2018-04-20T15:44:28-05:00April 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 [...]

2018-03-23T11:19:10-05:00August 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 [...]

2017-06-22T08:36:18-05:00June 22nd, 2017|