A Virtual CIO, often called a vCIO, is a person or company that provides the service and functions of a traditional Chief Information Officer for a business without having that actual person on staff.
Many IT headaches can be avoided by outsourcing your IT management needs. It's not for everyone, however. Learn if its right for you.
A "free WiFi" connection can be a traveler's best friend, but can soon become your device's worst nightmare. Learn how to stay safe.
So, your laptop is missing—now what? Here are 5 next steps to take to minimize the damage of so much stolen information.
Regardless of the nature of the problem, data leaks can be devastating to businesses. Here are some key findings that show just how harmful data leaks are.
Your system going down is not only annoying, but also tremendously expensive. Learn how much money you're likely losing due to IT downtime.
Enjoy this overview of the recommended tools, equipment, practices, and services for optimal remote working environments for your team members.
Many have had their identity stolen by this ridiculously loose handling of cell phone SIM cards. Learn how to avoid being next.
Few other industries have been impacted by cyber attacks than the trucking industry. Learn what efforts are underway to combat these attacks.
Ready for your company's pen test? No? Ever better. Learn why you can't afford not to have a pen test for your business systems.
Check out these five network considerations that you may not have even thought to think about.
Are you ignoring system updates? More than feature updates, these patches can keep your system safe from emerging cybersecurity threats
Are you a chronic social media oversharer? The details you provide may be putting your private info or even company data at risk.
Two-step authentication is great...until someone steals your phone number. Learn how this happens and how to prevent it.
How would you feel if you logged in to find all of your files held for ransom? That's what happened to hundreds of dental offices.
If you're a designer or engineer, you shouldn't have to spend your time worrying about data security and IT issues.
For workers on the go, laptops are a blessing. For data security specialists, they can be a curse.
In this piece, we discuss what data encryption is, how to encrypt data, and how to make it a part of your document management protocol.
Are you still keeping passwords on sticky notes or in Word files? Are you reusing passwords across systems? Get a password manager already.
No, they're not sorcery — they're legally binding signatures. Electronic or digital signatures sure make life easier...but how do they work?
Learn how to keep remote workers HIPAA-compliant. It can protect patient information as well as keep you from paying penalities or facing prison time.
Learn what spear phishing is, how it differs from regular phishing, and how to protect yourself against a spear phishing attack.
Have you recently come across an abandoned USB flash drive? Be cautious of plugging that thumb drive into any computer.
Your company's data could be like a grand piano rolling towards the edge of the loading dock.
In our hyperconnected age, instituting a robust identity theft prevention protocol is crucial.
Being aware of the typical IT mistakes made by other small businesses can help you avoid making them in your small business.
What should be considered as the best practice when it comes to creating a secure password? Password security experts weigh in.
Gather 'round to hear the story of how Managed Network Services helped a nameless company help eliminate technology downtime.
All client names have been changed due to confidentiality agreements.Using the friendly neighborhood IT guy is fine when a company is starting out. But when the friendly neighborhood IT guy sets u
As all hallow’s eve looms ever closer, we open the crypt to reveal sinister tales of IT horror stories. In this week’s stories, we find a well-meaning searcher who doesn’t know what she’s missing, a d
The cloud has allowed companies to expand their services and offerings without having to invest in a costly onsite server system. While this is a great opportunity for those who take advantage of the
Technology has made some huge strides in recent years and created a much more convenient working environment. Connectivity gets much of the credit for achieving this status. By connecting different de
Managed IT services are getting more and more popular with companies of all sizes. Whether you have a big business or a small one, managed IT backup will improve your network service and support, and
Considering a third-party IT partner? There are several factors to consider and questions to ask of an MNS specialist.
The WannaCry VirusOver the weekend, the world experienced one of the most severe ransomware outbreaks (named WannaCry) in history, with businesses of all sizes in over 150 countries impacted. Most n
We all know not to download files attached in emails from strangers. The problem is that hackers know we know better and are finding new ways to cause trouble. The newest trick is called Business Emai
The dawn of the digital age as brought about many conveniences we all enjoy every day. On the other hand, it has made us all vulnerable to cyber-attacks and hacks. With devious entities blasting virus
Proactive is always better than reactive, and that goes double for IT risk management. With 55 percent of small-medium sized businesses experiencing a cyber attack in the past year, and 50 percent exp