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Why managed IT services is best for SMB cybersecurity

Without technology, businesses cannot compete and succeed. But with the advancement in technology comes the ever-constant threat of hackers and cybercriminals. That’s why small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to protect themselves with robust cybersecurity solutions managed by reputable managed IT services providers (MSPs).
How managed service providers can solve the security puzzle
Much as you would rely on an electrician to wire your building and resolve sparking outlets, there’s tremendous value in outsourcing the critical task of cybersecurity to the professionals.

The dangers of password autofill

Modern web browsers and password managers come with a feature called password autofill. This helps users store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While this innovation is a thoughtful development, there is a loophole that hackers can capitalize on to track your activities, through the autofill function.

Safeguard your social media accounts

When you think of protecting corporate data and devices, you know your IT department has everything protected, right?  How about your marketing team's social media accounts, used to build and support your brand? Is anyone thinking to safeguard your social media accounts? Unlike the Microsoft stack, servers, or network equipment, your internal IT team cannot control or protect your company's social media account.

How to utilize Microsoft’s built-in ransomware protection

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over 30 years since ransomware first appeared on the PC with the Aids Info Disk/PC Cyborg Trojan.  Since then, cybercriminals have grown fiftyfold more sophisticated with the advancement of technology.  While ransomware became slightly more common in the 2000s, it wasn’t until the early 2010s that the illegal and destructive software became a household name.

Phishing scams: how to spot and avoid them

When the Russian Federation invaded its neighbor Ukraine in late February 2022, it didn't take long for fake donation requests in support of Ukraine to flood popular social media sites, email lists, and fraudulent webpages.  These fake donation requests almost always request the donation via cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, etc.

5 Most common security breaches

From attacks on mobile devices to ever-increasing types of malware, cybersecurity has never been more challenging and important. One of the best ways to stay protected is to be aware of cybersecurity threats. Here are five common ways your IT systems can be compromised.