6 Cyber Security Threats That Small Businesses Are Vulnerable To

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Although large companies continue to be the primary target for cyberattacks, small businesses are fast becoming equally vulnerable. According to the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2019, the proportion of small firms (less than 50 employees) reporting one or more incidents is up from 33% to 47%, while for medium-sized firms with between 50 and 249 […]

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8 Free Tools That Aid Remote Business Transition

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The coronavirus pandemic has altered the global economy in many ways. Most companies and organizations have already taken their operations remote. This sudden transition is proving to be challenging, especially for many small and medium businesses. However, with the right tools, you can help run things smoothly for the employees working from home. In fact, […]

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6 Steps to Setting up a Remote Office in Denver, Colorado

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Working from home is no longer a theoretical exercise and businesses are looking to make the best use of it. Remote work helps to recruit and retain talent due to the comfort it provides to the employees. Employers also benefit from a reduction in expenses. A survey says that 83% of employees believe they don’t […]

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7 Benefits of Working With an MSP

Part 1 – Saving Money!!! In this blog I will address the first two benefits as they are closely related. Managed Service Providers (MSP) provide outsourced day-to-day IT management, monitoring and support. MSPs provide a cost-effective method for improving business operations and productivity. When engaging an MSP, you do not relinquish overall managerial control and […]

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SECURITY ALERT – Office365 Phishing Scam

We have seen a spike recently in a new phishing scam that has proven to be quite effective.  The primary goal of this phishing scam is to secure your Office365 user name and password then email everyone in your address book looking to gain the same information from them.  The goal is access as many […]

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Cybersecurity – Huge returns for minimal investments

I ran across a few articles recently that had some numbers I found quite shocking. According to a recent study by HP upwards of 44% of breaches could be attributed to patched vulnerabilities that were between 2-4 years old.  This means that patches that could have help avoid the breaches altogether had not been installed […]

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CDOT Virus – What to know about the SamSam virus & steps to take now

On February 21, 2018 the Colorado Department of Transportation back office operations were hit with the SamSam ramsomware virus. The virus encrypts files on a users system as well as any network data files the users has rights to access.  CDOT made the decision to shut down 2,000 employee computers while they investigate and remediate […]

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Microsoft Office 365

You’ve been hearing about Microsoft Office 365 for a while now and are wondering if it may be the right fit for your organization – Let’s take a look at what exactly it is and how it compares to a more traditional approach. What is it? Office 365 is Microsoft’s subscription-based plan that allows you […]

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WannaCry? | What the most recent malware outbreak taught us.

The WannaCry ransom attack was a worldwide cyberattack targeting computers running Microsoft operating systems. The malware would encrypt data on the infected system as well was all other data on the network that the user had access to – pretty standard cryptoware. What made this attack different is that once a system was infected there […]

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Data Backup: Weighing Your Options

Back in September we took the first steps in developing a data backup plan.  We identified the data to be backed up, prioritized the recovery of the backed up data in case of a data loss event and created a retention policy.  Now we need to decide what we should backup to. With regards to […]

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