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How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services As cyberattacks have become increasingly prevalent in recent years, the importance of effective cybersecurity preparation has grown exponentially. To safeguard assets and protect against hacking attempts, organizations have felt the pressing need to ramp-up their security measures by mandating appropriate training exercises and informational sessions for all employees. Despite recent technological innovations that…
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Lume’s Teams Tip Tuesday Video Compilation

As businesses around the world have shifted to entirely remote workplaces due to COVID-19, Microsoft Teams has become the central workplace hub of choice for millions of employees. Commonly referred to as simply “Teams,” the platform allows workers to seamlessly collaborate on projects, take part in virtual video conferences, communicate via messenger, and easily store and share files with fellow…
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Video: How to Solve Cybersecurity Challenges During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, we are making every effort to help your business stay safe from cyberthreats and other IT challenges. We teamed up with our trusted partners at Cyberstone to put together this informational video, which covers: Hacking campaigns and phishing attacks Trickbot banking trojans Tips from the National Cyber Security Center Virtual Private Networks (VPN)…
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4 Reasons to Employ Remote Monitoring and Management

As your partners in holistic IT solutions, our top priority is effectively managing your network and technology assets to keep them safe and optimized so you stay productive. To do this, we leverage Datto Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) to manage and protect your business. We use this platform to deliver premier monitoring and management services of your technology assets,…
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Should Your Company Co-Manage IT?

Key factors to help you decide what’s best for your company. IT service providers deliver the technical expertise small businesses need at a much lower cost than hiring IT staff. They can recommend, install, and manage technology according to business’ objectives and core competencies and ensure that critical data is safe. That’s why nearly 70% of U.S. small to medium…
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5 Ways to Prepare for the Windows 10 Update

Microsoft has announced that it will stop supporting Windows 7 after January 14, 2020, which means it will no longer provide tech support, software updates, or security updates to Windows 7 PC users. If you plan on using Windows 7 on your PC after this date, your computer will still work, “but it may become more vulnerable to security risks…
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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,…
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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?…
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If & When | Are You Prepared for Disaster Recovery?

Your business is constantly balancing a fusion of information, leaning heavily on information technology to keep operations running smoothly. Servers store large amounts of vital data, VOIP systems and email allow for fluid communication. Major payments are made electronically, exchanging and storing encrypted financial information. Computers, laptops, and other wireless devices create, store and move data and information in a constantly…
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Sophisticated International Cyber Attack Hits 150 Countries

Analysts are calling the global “ransomware” attack one of the biggest online extortion attacks in modern history. It has been reported that at least 100,000 different organizations have been compromised, at an international level. Companies, factories, government agencies are scrambling this morning to ensure that all necessary cyber security is in place. This points out the level at which the…
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