5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Firewall

Nearly one-third of all online attacks and data breaches affected small businesses in 2020. A recent Verizon report saw 28% of SMBs fall victim to network security issues. Rogue websites and malicious software like ransomware cost owners thousands of dollars. How can your business remain safe from network hacking and cybersecurity threats? By installing a firewall to [...]

2021-01-12T13:18:37-06:00January 19th, 2021|TechTalk|

The 5 Ways to Identify a Computer Virus

A computer virus sits dormant on your computer ready to be activated. You might not know it's even there. But when it does it can destroy your entire network and your business reputation. A cyber-threat report saw a rise in malware and virus attacks on small businesses throughout 2020. Spyware, rootkits, and adminware are used to breach [...]

2021-01-12T13:15:39-06:00January 12th, 2021|TechTalk|

3 Tips on Data Protection

Cybersecurity is an ever-changing field. All small businesses should understand how it applies to them. If your data is left exposed to sabotage and theft, you can expect to lose your customers' trust. This could result in loss of business and even legal action, should the data breach cause serious damage. We have gathered our 3 favorite tips [...]

2020-12-09T21:38:50-06:00December 9th, 2020|TechTalk|

Use These Password Best Practices to Outwit Malicious Hackers in 2020

Perfecting password practices is crucial for business success in the digital age. In 2019, a staggering 770 million email addresses and their associated passwords were discovered in one large leak. Weak passwords put your company and your customer data in danger, and lead you to face costs of $3.92 million per data breach. One way to strengthen [...]

2020-04-29T13:10:45-06:00May 11th, 2020|TechTalk|

The Most Common Password Mistakes That Put Your Data at Risk

For many people, one of the most annoying things about technology is that you have to have a password for everything. While password verification is vital in keeping your data safe, it can be hard to keep track of all of the different passwords. You and your employees might try to keep things simpler by [...]

2019-09-05T10:19:33-06:00September 25th, 2019|TechTalk|

What Is a Good Internet Speed? What You Should Know for Your Business Internet

Not only do most Americans use the internet every day at home, but most of them go online for work, too. In fact, research shows that 62% of workers use the internet or email services every day at their jobs. If your business is one that relies on the internet, it's important to ensure that [...]

2019-08-02T15:01:09-06:00August 7th, 2019|TechTalk|

What is VPS and What is it Used For?

There are over 1.5 billion websites on the Internet and counting. So where do they all live? Many options exist for hosting websites. For a lot of businesses, VPS is a popular hosting service allowing for modification to servers with their own operating systems. What is VPS? Read on to learn all about virtual private servers and [...]

2019-07-02T14:12:55-06:00July 23rd, 2019|TechTalk|

5 Cutting Edge Tech Trends Affecting Businesses

Finally got some capital to launch a business? Hoping to stand out from the competition? Keep in mind, there are over 58.9 million people working in small businesses. That’s a tight competition. If you want to stay on top, you need new technology for your small business. You need to know the evolution of IT [...]

2019-06-05T12:57:42-06:00June 26th, 2019|TechTalk|

The Security Risks of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to Work

BYOD refers to “Bring Your Own Device’” and is a practice of permitting employees to bring their own devices to work. They are allowed to connect to the company’s software, networks or information with these devices. This practice has become a huge trend given the many benefits it offers to the company. Almost 95% of [...]

2019-06-05T12:56:18-06:00June 19th, 2019|TechTalk|

Cloud Storage vs Cloud Backup: Is There a Difference?

The terms cloud storage and cloud backup are often wrongly used interchangeably. No wonder the average person is confused about which is which. Let’s take a brief moment to see if we can once and for all make a clear distinction between those two types of cloud services. What is the Cloud? Of course, we [...]

2019-05-07T15:00:58-06:00May 7th, 2019|TechTalk|
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