What is a managed service provider?

Managed service provider (MSP), is a third party company that manages the customer’s IT infrastructure and end-user systems remotely. MSPs are hired by small and medium-sized companies (SMBs), charities, and government agencies to provide a set of management...

Three Best Practices to Prevent Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks are getting more sophisticated and larger-scale. These include data theft, corporate spying and infiltration of industrial controls that disrupt manufacturing. Cybercrime is increasing in global scale. Accenture reported recently that cybercrime has cost...

IT Disaster Recovery Explained

Any moment a disaster can bring down a business as we have seen this week with hurricane Ida. Research has shown that most businesses won’t survive a major disaster such as this if they don’t have adequate data protection and preparation. It is important...

Understanding Managed Services

Many people today believe they understand managed services in today’s technologically driven world. When asked to define it, however, many people don’t know what they mean. What does it actually mean to receive managed service? What is an MSP? What can an...

How can firewalls protect your small business network?

Accessing your computer via an internet connection or Wi-Fi network can make it vulnerable to attacks. Firewalls are a way to limit external access to your network. How does firewalls work? Firewalls protect your computer or network from hackers by preventing...

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threats Within Your Company

Once security breaches make the news, they are usually about nefarious actors in some other country or the disastrous technology failure. These types of stories are very enjoyable to read and simpler for the hacked firm to admit to. But the truth is, regardless of the...

Girl Scouts Earn Badges For Cybersecurity Skills

Back in 2018, the Girl Scouts of the USA said that a brand new STEM-oriented badges, which include about three cybersecurity problems. Today, the biggest Girl Scouts council, GSNC or Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is working with HPE or Hewlett Packard Enterprise to...

The Basics of Firewall Explained

A firewall is a computer software or hardware security device that could help in protecting your network. It filters the traffic and blocks unauthorized users from getting access to your computer’s private data. Not only does a firewall stop unwanted traffic, it could...

Business Continuity Planning Tips

Although more than half of small business owners say that it would take a minimum of three months to pull through from a downtime. Meanwhile, about 60% have no emergency response plan. But, Gartner said, the downtime’s average cost could increase to $5,600 per minute....