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How to stay profitable during an IT disaster

Are you prepared for when the unexpected strikes? According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, approximately 25 percent of businesses don’t reopen following a major disaster. The truth is[...]

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IT Resolution: Deploy OpenDNS Umbrella

As you saw from our updates on the topic, 2014 saw several waves of ransomware, first with CryptoLocker and then CryptoWall. Although many of the options for mitigating these threats are intrusive[...]

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How to protect yourself against Poweliks

Think your security is taken care of with a frequent anti-virus scan? Think again. While we’ve all become used to the idea that viruses, worms and other malware - however much disruption and damage[...]

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What to learn from Sony’s security breach

The scale of the recent security breaches at Sony, which led to the cancellation of The Interview’s theatrical release, can make the company’s problems seem beyond the realm of the average small[...]

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New spear phishing attack identified

When looking into the ways companies are hacked, you quickly realize that there are so many different tactics out there that it is mind-boggling. One of the more effective methods used recently is[...]

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Looking at online backup solutions

There are many different backup solutions out there available to small and medium sized businesses. While most owners are aware of the fact that any backup solution is important for a Disaster[...]

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Looking at Office 365 versions

Microsoft is one of, if not the, world's largest software developer. One of the more increasingly popular solutions being adopted by businesses is the cloud-based Office 365. While popular, one[...]

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Regin - is it really a big threat?

Malware is a constant threat to a business's security. However, with many malware infections we tend to be able to learn a lot about them in a very short amount of time, which weakens the power of[...]

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Looking at 2 versions of OneDrive

Like it or not, you have probably been using cloud systems for longer than you may think. When it comes to Microsoft, there is one newer cloud app that almost all users have access to: OneDrive.[...]

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Important disaster recovery lessons

Regardless of what your business is, or where you are located, you may at some point face a disaster that affects your business operations. In order to make it through troubled waters without serious[...]

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