Questions You Should Ask Any IT “Expert” Before Letting Them Touch Your Computer Network

Questions You Should Ask Any IT “Expert” Before Letting Them Touch Your Computer Network

There are seemingly countless IT service providers to choose from these days, and it can be challenging to tell one from another. However, not all IT service providers are created equal. Some offer independent services, while others are part of larger firms. Some are new to the field, while others have been around for years. There are also companies that put out slick marketing to grab your attention but make it hard to tell if they really live up to the hype.

Well, we’re here to help you cut through the clutter. You want to hire someone who knows what they’re doing and is going to take care of your business the right way.…

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Network Week In Review: The #1 Mistake You Are Making Today That Lets Cybercriminals Into Your Network

Data Backup/Recovery, IT Security & Support, Virus Protection, Cyber Security Training, IT Support, Data Security, Cyber Security, Data backups, Computer security service in Walnut Creek, CaliforniaWe all make mistakes. It’s a fact of life. But as we all know, some mistakes can have serious and lasting consequences – especially when it comes to business, cyber security and the constant cyberthreats that are out there.

While some businesses have invested heavily in cyber security, many have not. When it comes to network and data security, one of the most vulnerable areas of the economy is small businesses.

More often than not, small businesses simply don’t go all-in when it comes to IT security. Some fear they don’t have the budget and worry that IT security is too expensive.…

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Network In Review: Yep, We Are Still Falling For It.

DO NOT underestimate spam and phishing scams. These scams have been on the rise and it’s the perfect time for hackers to send e-mails with dangerous malware and viruses.  Right now, your inbox is probably filled with “COVID-19” subject lines and coronavirus-focused e-mails.

In 2020, the combination of a global pandemic, economic uncertainty, and a whole world full of new remote workers created a solid payday for cybercriminals, resulting in a 85% overall increase in all categories of cybercrime for the year, including a more than 600% increase in phishing attacks.

‘Stormshield’ has announced a security incident that has resulted in unauthorized access to its technical portal, exposing the support tickets submitted by their customers and partners.…

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