7 Reasons Why Home Networks Are Getting Hacked

With many people shifting to working from home at the drop of a dime without realizing that this would end up being a much more long-term scenario, some inevitable weak spots have surfaced that cyber criminals are not blind to. One main network is now separated into multiple smaller "office" networks which increases the [...]

2020-05-21T08:35:17-05:00May 19th, 2020|

Utilizing Tools to Collaborate Better from Home – The Perfect Time to Try Microsoft Teams

With a much higher percentage of businesses currently working remotely, the need for streamlined communication between team members is at an all-time high. Since some business haven’t had to face this obstacle until now, the searches for the best collaboration tool have skyrocketed. An astonishing visual provided by Google Search shows a [...]

2020-04-01T14:49:15-05:00March 30th, 2020|

Dan’s Tips for Working from Home – Straight from Our “WFH Expert”

Dan Moore, our Senior Technician and resident “Working from Home” Guru, has offered us some advice that we felt was relevant to share. Dan has been working remotely and manning our Columbus “remote office” for several years, so he was able to give some insight to some of us WFH amateurs. I [...]

2020-04-01T14:45:44-05:00March 27th, 2020|

Does Your Business Have an Emergency “Work from Home” Strategy?

In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some businesses and schools have been suspending onsite operation temporarily in an attempt to reduce the risk of spreading this disease by group contact. Whether you want to take precautions for health reasons or your staff needing to be home due to school closings, there are many things that [...]

2020-04-01T14:31:13-05:00March 12th, 2020|

Is Moving to the “Cloud” Right for Your Business?

It seems lately that there is more of a push for businesses to start moving into the elusive “cloud”, but what does this actually mean? In simple terms, the “cloud” is a term for data living somewhere that is “off-premise” from your location, and that data is accessed through an internet connection instead of [...]

2020-02-19T11:05:27-05:00February 19th, 2020|

Protect Against Potential Iranian Cyber-Retaliation to U.S. Military Strike

With nations across the globe depending on technology for essential government functions, "cyber warfare" is more commonly being leveraged in tactical military responses. The Department of Homeland Security (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Division) has just released a statement to help spread awareness and mitigation steps specifically in response to the U.S. Military [...]

2020-02-19T10:34:05-05:00January 17th, 2020|

The Boss Needs Them! Gift Card Phishing Scam

As we get into the peak of the holiday season, it’s important to be mindful of scammers who are ready to prey on those who are overwhelmed by the stress that comes along this time of year. Both with year-end work and personal life balance during the holidays, they know that vulnerable individuals make [...]

2020-02-19T10:34:44-05:00December 16th, 2019|

Microsoft Teams vs. Skype for Business – Prepare for Skype’s End of Life

In addition to the quickly approaching Windows 7 End of Life date, it is time to prepare for the next Microsoft product that is set to retire: Skype for Business Online. Mark your calendars for the official end of life date of July 31st, 2021. Thankfully, the ability for business chat and conferencing is [...]

2020-04-01T14:31:43-05:00November 22nd, 2019|

Get the Protection of Antivirus with the Smarts of Artificial Intelligence with MDR

Managed Detection & Response (MDR) uses behavior-based Artificial Intelligence software to offer advanced network protection that was never possible with antivirus alone. These solutions paired together now offer incredibly effective (and affordable) security for your business. What is it? The MDR platform is an agent that is deployed on endpoints within the [...]

2020-02-19T10:36:12-05:00November 13th, 2019|

Ahead of the Curve: The History of “Keep Connected, Keep Secure, Keep Working”

In the business world (and especially in technology), those who do not innovate and adapt to the ever-changing landscape tend to fall behind or even fade away entirely. A successful business must be able to decide what changes are worth making and cannot simply jump on every bandwagon or fad – there needs to [...]

2020-02-19T10:36:39-05:00November 6th, 2019|