Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plans

Historically IT departments have been responsible for data recovery during a disaster – whether it is one server failing or the entire loss of a facility due to fire or flood.  However, with increased concerns due to cyber-crime (ransomware) and workplace violence, there is shift into planning for business restoration or Business Continuity.    Often disaster [...]

By |2019-09-10T13:57:01-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Security Solutions|0 Comments

This Month in Cyber Security: August 2019 (2:28)

Each month, Bruce Ward hosts a 30-minute cyber security webinar to discuss the latest cyber threats and breakdown their applicability to SMBs. He even covers important cost-effective steps and solutions to mitigate risk. This month he focused on 3 key areas: Ransomware, Business Email Compromise, and 3rd party Breaches. Here are the key stories: Summer [...]

By |2019-08-29T15:16:58-05:00August 27th, 2019|Security Solutions|Comments Off on This Month in Cyber Security: August 2019 (2:28)

Least Privilege and Risk Management

Over the years, Microsoft has published a variety of articles relating to 10 Immutable Laws of Security. One of my favorites was from 2000 - Law #9: Security isn't about risk avoidance; it's about risk management. The two bullets from this are as true today as they were almost 20 years ago.  There will be [...]

By |2019-08-19T12:51:08-05:00August 13th, 2019|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Least Privilege and Risk Management

This Month in Cyber Security: July 2019 (2:13)

This Month in Cyber Security New cyber security threats emerge on a weekly basis, do you know which of them is relevant to your organization? Each month, our security team hosts a 30-minute webinar to discuss the latest threats. We then breakdown their applicability to SMBs, and talk through cost-effective steps to mitigate risk. Summary: [...]

By |2019-08-06T08:20:38-05:00July 30th, 2019|Security Solutions|0 Comments

The Benefits of Integration: Why Your Business Needs an Integrated Approach to IT Security

In an increasingly dangerous cyber world, IT security can no longer be treated as an add-on or afterthought; it needs to factor into everything you do. To protect your business and customer data, you need an integrated approach to IT security. From how you collect data on the back-end to how you distribute and manage [...]

By |2019-08-16T16:29:40-05:00July 25th, 2019|Security Solutions|0 Comments

Wake-up Call on Security

Everywhere you look, people are hawking various security products.  The struggle for many is first, knowing what will work best for their environment and next, what fits in the budget.  Throwing a ton of money and products at the issue should help harden the world, but most places lack that financial means and furthermore lack [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:21:29-05:00July 2nd, 2019|Security Solutions|0 Comments

This Month in Cyber Security: June 2019 (2:33)

This Month in Cyber Security New cyber security threats emerge on a weekly basis, do you know which of them is relevant to your organization? Each month, our security team hosts a 30-minute webinar to discuss the latest threats and breakdown their applicability to small and medium-sized organizations, and cost-effective steps to mitigate risk. This [...]

By |2019-07-01T08:13:00-05:00June 26th, 2019|Security Solutions|0 Comments

Cyber Security for the SMB

In the not so distant past, to secure a company a business owner needed locks on the doors, windows, and possibly an alarm system. Not long after, security meant computers and passwords and moving from paper-based transactions to online processes. In recent years, security has expanded and is now more encompassing than ever with the [...]

By |2019-06-10T13:22:53-05:00June 4th, 2019|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cyber Security for the SMB