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8 Easy Tips to Shop Safe Online this Holiday Season

           Tis the season for lots of merriment, and lots of shopping.  Latest numbers by the “experts” guess that American’s will spend $200 billion (yes, with a “b”) this year.  Over $149 billion of that will be online.  Sounds like a lot, right?  The crooks think so, too.  Remember, there are lots of Grinches out […]

Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Managment (SIEM) – Be careful of the buzzwords

Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Managment (SIEM) – Be careful of the buzzwords I.T. Buzzwords

SOC and SIEM… the Latest Buzzwords About 8 years ago when Managed I.T. Services was starting to gain a foothold in the small and medium sized business space, the term “Proactive” was coined as the hot buzzword. Outsourced I.T. services were transitioning from a fully reactionary model in which businesses paid based upon block hours […]

Cyber-Security is a SHARED Responsibility

Cyber-Security is a SHARED Responsibility Cyber-security is a shared responsibility

What kind of process do you have around analyzing your risk and liability as it pertains to cyber-security?  That’s one of the questions we ask when we are talking with prospective clients who are curious as to how we can help their organization.  9 times out of 10, the answer that we get to this […]

Here’s Why Your Part-time I.T. Person Is Not Going To Cut It

Here’s Why Your Part-time I.T. Person Is Not Going To Cut It

We meet with organizations every week that tell us they have a “part-time” person that takes care of their I.T. and technology needs and that they feel like they do a decent job.  What they normally mean by this, after asking a few more questions is they have a person that is tasked with maintaining […]

What exactly is preventive cyber-security?

  There has been a movement among technology providers to promise “proactive” cyber security consulting. Small- and medium-sized businesses love the idea of preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches before they happen, and service providers would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cyber-security means, so let’s […]