What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a subtype of virus that, once downloaded, hijacks the victim’s files until a ransom is paid. Often, ransomware will lock a victim’s computer or steal their data, and won’t release the data until the victim pays the ransom. The first known ransomware attack was in 1989, and attacks have only […]Read More
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Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses: You Are Not Immune to Cyber Attacks As a small business owner, you may think that your company is too small to be a target for hackers or cybersecurity breaches. Not true. In fact, small businesses are becoming more and more enticing to hackers, and hackers aren’t the only risk. […]Read More
Cloud Computing Basics: IaaS vs. PaaS vs. SaaS Cloud computing for business has a number of benefits, but once you’ve decided to utilize cloud computing in your company, you have to determine what model of cloud services you want to use: IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS. At first glance, these just look like an alphabet soup […]Read More
7 IT Infrastructure Components for Small Business So, you want to build up your small business. In this tech-savvy modern world, that means you’re going to need to build up your company’s IT infrastructure, but what do you need to create the right IT infrastructure for your business and its unique needs? What components will […]Read More
Data Center Tiers Explained: Understanding Different Data Center Tiers and Coinciding Standards What should you expect from a Tier 3 data center? How does that differ from what is required of a Tier 1 data center or a Tier 4? Data center tier standards create a sense of consistency of what can be expected from […]Read More
5 More Common Network Cabling Mistakes to Avoid Whether you’re starting from scratch or upgrading an old one, setting up your office network includes a myriad of processes that you need to finish quickly so your company can get back up and running. In trying to get everything done as quickly as possible, it’s easy […]Read More
WAN & LAN Network Design Best Practices Whether your business is a large, multi-location company in need of a wide area network (WAN) or a small, single-location office that requires a local area network (LAN), the design stage of your business network should be carefully executed. Therefore, regardless of whether you are building a WAN […]Read More
12 Common Business Wireless Network Design Mistakes to Avoid If you’re setting up a business wireless network, you want to make sure it works, works well, and works for as long as it can. Of course, it’s a complex process, so there are plenty of openings where important steps can slip through the cracks and […]Read More
The Benefits of a Commercial Security System for Your Business: Pros, Cons, and What You Should Know You’ve invested a lot in your business, and you’ve built up its resources and reputation to be the best it can be. It’s a logical next step to consider implementing or upgrading a commercial security system to protect […]Read More
Office Sound Masking and White Noise Machines: What You Should Know Various businesses suffer from the side effects of day-to-day chatter, and this normal noise could even be putting your company and clients at risk. Distracted employees are more likely to make mistakes, and mistakes can be costly, especially in highly regulated fields like medicine […]Read More