Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Protecting Yourself from the Latest Facebook Hack

Monday, April 5th, 2021

This past weekend, the personal data of over half-a-BILLION Facebook users was posted in a low-level hacking forum, including full names and phone numbers, email addresses, and biographical and demographic information. The only real upside to this breach is that the data is going on two years old, as it appears to have been stolen […]

Protecting Your Remote Workers

Monday, February 1st, 2021

It’s been almost a year now, since the pandemic seemingly turned our worlds upside-down in what was seemingly an instant.  Many workers who had never worked remotely began doing so on a regular basis.  And while that was immensely helpful in curtailing the spread of the physical virus, e-viruses have flourished, as anyone with even […]

Why Working Remotely is Better Anyways

Friday, March 20th, 2020

A disruption to your routine, like social distancing to avoid making a pandemic worse, can be the source of stress and anxiety.  If this is your first time working from home, however,  you should know that there are a lot of benefits!  While the thought of working while your children run around the house may […]

The Importance of Working Remotely During Global Pandemic

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Working from home right now in the early days of a pandemic is the best case scenario for attempting to stop the spread of the Coronavirus.  A lot of people think this is just another flu, but it’s not, and the differences between COVID-19 and the flu or the common cold are important in understanding […]

Coronavirus: Working from Home

Friday, March 13th, 2020

There are a myriad of reasons not to allow workers to work remotely… From security concerns to productivity issues, it’s hard to give up the ability to monitor what your staff is doing. But there are certain times when it is the only real option you have.  One of the biggest advantages to being able […]

How Avoiding Ransomware is like Avoiding the Coronavirus

Friday, March 13th, 2020

It’s no coincidence that the maturity levels in the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) are being referred to as levels of “cyber hygiene.”  The World Health Organization (WHO) has been advising us that the most efficient way to protect against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is to wash our hands regularly for at least 20 seconds […]

Authenticate Your Google Account With Your iPhone

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Among all the security features available today, two-factor authentication (2FA) is by far one of the most important, and apparently, Google is aware of that!  In their most recent iOS “Smart Lock” app update, they included a feature that will allow you to use your iPhone as a physical 2FA device.  After you set it […]

Social Media Ad Spend Rising to Third Largest Advertising Channel

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Global social media ad spending is projected to grow by as much as 20% this year, bringing it up to the number three slot of largest advertising channels according to Zenith’s Advertizing Expenditure Forecast. Zenith is a media ad agency parented by Publicis Media. $84 billion is slated for global social media spending, exceeding print […]

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

The biggest concern with the looming storm with regards to electrical equipment is flooding. The simplest way to protect your equipment is to ensure it is reasonably higher than possible flood levels and ensure it is turned OFF. We advise all of our customers to turn off all electronics when leaving the office for the […]

Five Tips to Help Protect Your Identity

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The biggest threat in the United States when it comes to property crime is identity theft. It surpasses all other property crimes combined with a total of over $10 billion dollars in losses. With that in mind here are five easy steps that will help you protect your identity. Use silly answers for security questions. […]

Craig Petronella Announces Vital Steps To Take Against Computer Thieves

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Two-time IT author and professional in the field of cyber security, Craig Petronella, has announced methods that he feels can be used to take action against cyber thieves. Craig Petronella has 23 years of experience in this field and computer security. Some of his tips for consumers include advising against credit card use over the […]