Entries by John Murray

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Protect your business printers from cyberattacks

Protecting your business printers from malicious cyberattacks may be the last thing on your mind, but it should definitely not be. Hackers are always looking for new vulnerabilities to exploit, and, if left unprotected, printer systems can offer a trouble-free gateway into vast troves of sensitive data. To help safeguard against unforeseen risks, take these […]

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Improve Your Cyber Security Awareness

Learn About Today’s Most Common Types Of Cyber-Attacks If you’ve turned on the news sometime during the past few years, you’ve probably heard of more than one instance where a business closed due to a cyber-attack. You may think your business is small enough and hackers won’t target you, but this couldn’t be further from […]

Beware of Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks are increasing and getting more sophisticated. Here’s how to avoid them: Phishing is on the rise, and anyone who uses email, text messaging, and other forms of communication is a potential victim. These attacks, in which a cybercriminal sends a deceptive message that’s designed to fool a user into providing sensitive information such […]

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An I.T. Manager’s New Year’s Resolution

An I.T. Manager’s New Year’s Resolution The beginning of the year is the perfect time to review your systems maintenance program, tweak your plans and processes and optimize your overall I.T. strategy. Review, Evaluate and Optimize. More than likely, your business could live or die based on your IT strategy. We have all become dependent […]

Keep your work devices clean and running smoothly with these tips

It’s no secret that a clean work environment is more productive than a cluttered one. The same principle applies to your computer and mobile devices. If you allow them to accumulate dirt and dust, you’re going to start seeing glitches and hardware failures — both of which will affect your productivity. In this blog post, […]

Understanding the different types of web hosting

In today’s digital world, it is essential for businesses of any size and in all industries to have a website. To build your own site, you will require the services of a web host, but what exactly does this entail? Let us give you an overview as we introduce the two most popular forms of […]

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NATIONAL COMPUTER SECURITY DAY

November 30th — is National Computer Security Day, an annual event observed since 1988 to help raise awareness worldwide of computer-related security issues. It should also serve as a reminder to small business owners to protect their computer networks from hackers, fraudsters and identity thieves. Computer security is sometimes referred to as cybersecurity or IT […]

What is firmware and why is it important?

Securing your small business is a never-ending battle, but there are some steps you can take to make it a little bit easier. One of those steps is making sure your firmware is up to date. But what is firmware and why is it crucial to update it regularly? Read on to learn more. What […]

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You’re right – a huge number of your work emails are just spam

2022 sees rise in ‘unwanted’ emails as phishing attacks remain popular A large proportion of your work emails may not be useful in any way, a new report examining billions of messages has claimed. Research from Hornetsecurity analyzing 25 billion business emails found nearly half (40.5%) are ‘unwanted’, and could even represent a serious threat to businesses. The report […]