PCI-DSS Compliance – What You Need to Know

For the past year, numerous organizations fought to keep their personal data protected from cyberthreats while they hurried to adapt to pandemic-focused shifts in operations and workforce. As cybercrime continues to grow more common, so does the sophistication and quantity of cyberattacks. A Statista report shows that there were over 300 million ransomware attacks in…

4 Myths You Need to Know About Data Backup

People generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day.[1] That’s a consequential amount of information. So, failing to adapt with the ever-changing threat landscape may wipe your share of this data instantaneously. Ransomware more than doubled in frequency in the past year, making up 10% of confirmed breaches.[2] You don’t need to panic even though…

What You Need to Know if Your Business is Attacked by Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. This probably isn’t a shock to you, but these numbers might leave you surprised. There were approximately 300 million ransomware attacks globally in 2020 alone.[1] As attacks increase, hackers are demanding even higher ransomware payments. Projections estimate that the annual global cost of ransomware attacks will reach $20 billion…

Is Your Business Data 100% Recoverable?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the term Disaster Recovery (DR) has received a lot of attention. Most small businesses and companies have realized the importance of being able to bounce back quickly from a disruptive cyber security event. In 2020, about 80% of small businesses reported having an actionable recovery plan in place.1…

5 Ways IoT Devices Threaten Data and IT Security

5 Ways IoT Devices Threaten Data and IT Security IoT (Internet of Things) devices typically refers to non-standard computing devices that connect wirelessly to a network and have the ability to transmit data. This includes standard devices like laptops, smartphones, and tablets, but also includes traditionally “dumb” objects that have the ability to be remotely…

Protection From Insider Threats

Protection From Insider Threats Cybercrime is becoming a huge threat for business owners of all sizes. A survey conducted by Bitglass revealed 61 percent of participating businesses reported at least one cybersecurity incident that came from within their organization. An insider threat could be anything from an employee lacking cybersecurity training, to an intentional breach…

How Cyber Resilience can Protect Your Small Business

How Cyber Resilience can Protect Your Small Business We pretty regularly see small and mid sized businesses that decide not to invest heavily in cybersecurity. They do this for a variety of reasons, but one truth remains: this decision makes them easier targets for cybercriminals and hackers. Nearly 30% of businesses experience a cyberattack at…

IT Support Services Provide Backup and Disaster Recovery

IT Support Services Provide Backup and Disaster Recovery No matter what size your business is, what industry you’re in, or where you’re located, having an effective back-up and disaster recovery solution is necessary. Having a poor backup strategy could leave your data vulnerable to accidental deletions, malicious attacks, or even natural disasters. Your IT support…