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9 Tips to Prevent Ransomware: What the SMB Needs to Know

October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Ransomware continues to be one of the worst threats to businesses (especially the MSB) and one of the most prominent forms of cybercrime. How do you prevent being exposed to ransomware, and if you are infected, what do you do? [...]

The Latest On Ransomware Attacks

August 28th, 2019|Tech Tips|

A recent NYTimes article explored the rise of ransomware attacks in cities across the US. The article noted that this summer has had a debilitating effect on many cities in the US due to cyber attacks, specifically ransomware attacks, where data [...]

Summer Travel Tech Tips

July 15th, 2019|Tech Tips|

Summer is the most traveled time of the year, and it is highly likely that you will be traveling with your mobile devices, tablets and possibly laptops. We always advise to be aware of security for your devices, and this [...]

Latest Malware Trends: How an MSP Can Help Safeguard Your Business

June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It is difficult to keep up with malware trends, since hackers keep re-inventing modes of attack. The bottom line is that malware is not going away, and attention paid to the latest trends and methods of security are critical to [...]

Internet Outages? What is 768K Day and How to Prepare

April 30th, 2019|Managed IT, Tech Tips|

There is some chatter on the internet right now predicting "768K Day," which would be similar to the 512K Day of August 12, 2014, that caused outages all over the world and billions in damage. The predicted 768K day is [...]

Tips for Protecting Your Privacy from Hackers and Avoiding Email Phishing Scams

April 8th, 2019|Tech Tips|

We have written many blog posts on the dangers of cyber hackers and cyber scams. The subject takes up a large percentage of what we post, because it is the most critical topic regarding the protection of our clients' security. [...]

Ten Reasons Why an SMB Should Look to Managed Services for its IT

March 13th, 2019|Managed IT, Tech Tips|

In an ever evolving and complicated world of technology, here are ten reasons to look for an MSP in 2019: An MSP provides businesses with the ease of best practices put in place. Your business can stay on top of [...]

Technology Trends in Business for 2019

January 23rd, 2019|Managed IT, Tech Tips|

BizTech recently published two articles on tech trends in store for SMBs and cybersecurity threats that will most likely surface in 2019. We are including here a summary of those articles along with additional information on what 2019 might bring for [...]

Holiday Tech Gifts

December 3rd, 2018|Tech Tips|

Here is our annual holiday tech gift selection for 2018. We hope you find these suggestions useful when shopping for everyone from your favorite tech geek to the person who has everything. Also remember to stay safe when shopping online [...]

The Latest in Ransomware: SamSam

November 29th, 2018|Tech Tips|

One of the most prominent forms of ransomware in 2018 has been the SamSam ransomware. Most of the attacks have been in the United States, but some have surfaced in Europe, especially Portugal. This ransomware, like all cyber attacks, has [...]

Why an MSP Matters for Your Business

October 17th, 2018|Managed IT, Tech Tips|

Technology is an integral part of any business today, and that includes the small or medium-sized business. Managing all of your business technology can become overwhelming and quite near impossible, which is why technology as a service is a necessity [...]

What is HTTPS and Why Do I Need to Know?

August 2nd, 2018|Tech Tips|

Last week, there was a lot of coverage on Chrome's decision to use an alert warning of "not secure" to users on sights that are http, not https. What is https, and how does it differ from http? Https is [...]

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Technology

May 8th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Spring cleaning your technology should be on your checklist for both security and efficiency. Just as we clean and organize other areas of our lives, our technology needs attention, too. Here are 7 helpful tips for your technology clean-up. Clean [...]

How Safe are you and your Data on Facebook?

April 16th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Facebook has been in the news a lot lately regarding cyber security and how safe your data is. A whistleblower revealed that the political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, harvested 87 million Facebook profiles to understand voter behavior in the 2016 [...]

Microsoft Teams vs Skype – A Few Facts

April 9th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Many of our customers ask us about Microsoft Teams, since Microsoft announced last September that it was phasing out using Skype for business in favor of a full integration of Teams as its core communications platform for the enterprise. Since [...]

The Future of Ransomware and Bitcoin

February 5th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Bitcoin, the currency used in ransomware attacks, has been in the news a lot lately, fluctuating in its value and increasing in its popularity. This is part of the reason why hackers are starting to move on to other means [...]

The State of Ransomware and Cybersecurity in Small to Medium-sized Businesses

December 5th, 2017|Tech Tips|

The end of the year is a good time to review the state of your business' cyber security. 2017 has been a tough year for companies inundated with ransomware attacks. Malwarebytes sponsored a report conducted by Osterman Research in June [...]

Holiday Tech Gifts 2017

December 5th, 2017|Tech Tips, Uncategorized|

Every year, we bring you some of the newest and best tech gifts for everyone on your list. Some are newer versions of products we have written about in previous years. Enjoy them all and happy shopping  There are a [...]

6 Tips for Holiday Cyber Shopping

December 4th, 2017|Tech Tips|

This holiday season is the most vulnerable time for cyber crimes to occur, especially when cyber shopping or shopping online. Here are some tips to ensure that you remain safe from cyber attacks. Many phishing emails will look like shopping [...]

Locky Ransomware Just Won’t Go Away

October 26th, 2017|Tech Tips|

We have written blog posts in the last year or so on the Locky ransomware that devastated many businesses. We, too, saw the devastation that this malware could cause when clients approached us to help retrieve crucial files and get [...]

7 Steps to Avoid a Botnet and Ensure Your Cyber Security

October 5th, 2017|Tech Tips|

Do you know the difference between a botnet and ransomware, malware or other cyber crimes? October is cyber security awareness month, and there is no better time to review your cyber security policies and stay informed on the latest trends. [...]

Your IT in Hurricane Season and Other Disasters

September 21st, 2017|Tech Tips|

  This year's very active hurricane season is a good reminder to revisit the Backup Disaster Recovery Plan you have in place for your business and to consult with your IT Managed Services Provider or IT consultant to confirm that [...]