8 Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack was an attack against our critical infrastructure and a striking example of the threat of cybercrime.  Beyond the financial and operational loss to the company, this attack impacted millions of people dependent on the regular delivery of gas.  A large cybercrime organization likely targeted the Colonial pipeline using an unpatched software vulnerability...

Surge Protection… Are you truly protected?

They may always provide power, over time they will no longer prevent surges. With crazy weather like we’ve been experiencing, soaked grounds and flooding, power outages, downed trees, landslides, and unpredictable storms can be a challenge for businesses and residences alike. Last month we shared a story of a business that because of a power...

Ransomware Business is Booming!

Cybercrime got it’s moonshot with Cryptolocker, and now everyone is trying to get in on the action. Hidden in the dark web are servers that will launch a ransomware campaign for you if the price is right. Just provide them with your list (or you can buy one from any illegitimate hack site along...

Windows 10

Windows 10 is a curious combination of enormous potential and disappointing current reality. With big advances in many areas, and fumbling starts in many others, it’s a mixed bag, particularly for anyone relying on the Microsoft-developed Universal apps. For example, if you need to run a Mail client on Windows 10, the Microsoft-supplied Universal...

The Frustration of Spam

Spam control is one of the biggest challenges in the IT world, comprising well over half of all email traffic. The problem is that there is no clear line between what is spam and what is not. Spammers go to great lengths to send messages that do not get filtered out, and some legitimate...

Does your IT service team need a checkup?

Is your IT service solution a necessary evil or part of your competitive edge? Computer technology is critical to your business, legal practice, or medical practice and effective IT support is critical to your day to day operations and productivity. Is yours working for you? It starts with trust. When you give anyone your administrative...