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Bulletproof Business Network Security: A Guide for SMBs

It only takes a few moments for a thriving business to crumble under the weight of a cyberattack. The average data breach costs businesses approximately $4.5 million. For many companies, this is impossible to recover from. Not only will you deal with financial costs, but you'll also damage your company's reputation. Details like these are [...]

2024-01-31T12:36:37-06:00January 31st, 2024|IT solutions|

6 Networking Security Tools Administrators Use to Great Effect

68% of business leaders feel cybersecurity risks are on the rise. The cyber threat world is always changing, and it's tough to keep up. To shield your company from security threats, you need competitive and watchful network admins. They guard against unauthorized access using various networking security tools. This piece spotlights key tools an [...]

2024-01-31T12:35:03-06:00January 24th, 2024|IT solutions|

The Basics of Conducting a PCI Compliance Test

It may surprise you to learn that consumers lost nearly $8.8 billion to scams in 2022. This is an increase of over 30% from 2021. In addition to scamming, criminals also hack into business databases to procure sensitive information. The most lucrative targets are those that handle customer payment information. Companies that hold this data [...]

2024-01-02T17:09:38-06:00January 17th, 2024|IT solutions|

Must-Have Network Security Monitoring Tools for Your Business

There's no shortage of cyber criminals looking for lucrative targets. Any company can fall victim to an attack, and even a single incident can be catastrophic. Data breaches in 2022 reached a record $4.4 million in costs. To defend against issues like these, you'll need to implement the right data monitoring strategy. You can use [...]

2023-12-29T19:30:32-06:00January 10th, 2024|IT solutions|

A Brief Overview of External Penetration Testing

It only takes seconds for a normal day at a business to turn into something catastrophic. One of the most common factors that leads to this scenario is falling victim to a cybercrime. The number of global cyberattacks increased in 2022, and they show no signs of slowing down. To combat this threat, companies implement [...]

2023-12-29T19:28:42-06:00January 3rd, 2024|IT solutions|

IT Savings: 4 Benefits of Server Virtualization

Imagine a realm where the constraints of physical hardware dissolve, where servers transcend their tangible confines to create a virtual symphony of computational prowess. This is the world of server virtualization, a revolutionary paradigm that transcends the limitations of traditional IT infrastructure. But why should you bother jumping into this world? Let's go through the benefits [...]

2023-12-27T19:50:58-06:00December 27th, 2023|IT solutions|

What are the Business Benefits of Server Virtualization Software?

There's a good reason why the market for managed IT infrastructure is expected to reach a staggering $167.92 billion by the year 2028. There's a huge demand for servers as more of the population transitions to an online world. Unfortunately, there's a problem with traditional servers. They require hardware that, in addition to being expensive, [...]

2023-11-30T22:25:11-06:00December 19th, 2023|IT solutions|

How to Manage Remote Teams With a VoIP Hosted Telephone System

In 2023, 35% of workers with jobs that can be done remotely are working from home every day. Other workers are working remotely part of the time. Although these numbers are down since the pandemic, there are 7% more remote workers than before the pandemic started. Remote work comes with many benefits for employees and [...]

2023-11-30T22:23:52-06:00December 12th, 2023|IT solutions|

Easy Ways to Prevent Network Security Vulnerabilities

If cybercrime was measured as a country, it would be the world's third-largest economy after the United States and China. This would surpass the wealth of entire nations, inflicting damages totaling $8 trillion USD in 2023 alone. Needless to say, cybercrime is a huge problem and businesses need to take caution. There are different ways to [...]

2023-11-30T22:22:11-06:00December 5th, 2023|IT solutions|

Business Data Safety: What to Include in a Network Security Checklist

Most business owners know cyber attacks can hit them hard, but they often underestimate the risk. Take the network breach at the US Transportation Department in May 2023, where the personal information of over 200,000 people was leaked. This shows why beefing up network security isn't just smart - it's essential. To keep your network tight, [...]

2023-11-30T22:20:51-06:00November 28th, 2023|IT solutions|
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