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Superior IT Innovations Becomes Lume Strategies to Deliver Agile Technology Solutions

  Lume Strategies launched on May 1, 2018 as a proactive partner and innovator, and it is positioned to meet the growing technology challenges companies face in today’s global market. While the company is new, the teams and support structures upon which it is built are proven. This is because the Lume brand reimagines and consolidates two previously separate Aleron…

Equifax Hack May Have Been Worse Than Initially Reported

Around September of last year we reported one of the largest data breaches in history, as 148 millions people had their information leaked due to hackers. As you may recall Equifax, one of the largest credit bureaus in the country, was compromised by cyber criminals, and a huge amount of vital confidential information was leaked. Anything from social security numbers,…

RaaS, ‘Ransomware As a Service’ | Cybercrime Rising

Just a few years ago you may not have even heard the term ransomware. Today the word is littered throughout just about every IT message, preaching the importance of cybersecurity. It’s true. Cybercrime is certainly on the rise, and more and more criminals are joining the party. According to Sophos Research, over 50% of organizations were struck by ransomware last…

Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity

Cyberattack is becoming more and more difficult to stop. Companies all over the globe have found themselves in a whirlwind of stress over potential cyberattack. Most of us know about the huge companies that have been hit by cybercrime, but the trend isn’t moving in the right direction. As information security changes, as do the criminals. Ponemon recently did a…

Is Your IT Department Up to Par?

It seems that many small to medium sized businesses are starting to look at the option of turning to an outsourced IT team to help handle the load. With as much information being shared across your network, coupled with the all time high dependence on technology for workflow, one can see how having a trusted IT partner could be beneficial.…

Ponemon Institute IT Study | What Does a Data Breach Cost?

How much does your organization value protecting data from cybercrime? You’ve probably heard about many of the large corporations being exposed to data breach, and maybe you have had a meeting about the importance. Today we’d like to talk about a study that covers what happens when a data breach occurs. Ponemon Institute is an organization that researches data protection,…

Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

As we enter 2018 with fresh outlooks and new projects to look forward to, it’s important to keep IT services at the forefront. With as much cyber attack, ransomware, and other threats going around, you should take any and all necessary steps in protecting your company. How prepared are you for disaster recovery? Do you have a plan in place?…

Minimize Downtime | Be Proactive in Prevention

Today, with as much digital information being passed through both the cloud and devices, the threat of tech failure is at an all time high. Coupled with the threat of tech failure comes the threat of the downtime that follows, while things are being patched. You can have a concrete disaster recovery plan in place, and still end up with…

IoT_Reaper | A Threat You Need To Know About

There have been a series of threats this past year that have caused an insurmountable amount of damage to millions of people around the United States. Implementing maximum security on your networks and hardware is so important. There are cybercriminals from all over the world that could cause your organization significant damage, both internally and for your customers. A new…

As Cloud Storage Grows, Data Protection Becomes More Vital

A few years ago you may have started hearing about the “cloud” and been perplexed as to what it was and how it worked. You may still not totally understand what it means, unless you’re a part of the IT team or are familiar in data storage. Essentially, cloud storage means that data is stored in logical pools, across multiple…