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How One Knoxville Firm Has Been Remote for 8 years, and You Can Too!

 As a worldwide pandemic, COVID-19 has created a wild race for many businesses to deploy a remote workforce. Thankfully, most of our customers were positioned to transition to working remotely quickly, and we've been able to focus on guiding our clients through the technology and security of a remote work model.  While technology is undeniably a critical, and large, piece of this deployment, we also understand that the cultural piece is even more important [...]

March 27th, 2020|Categories: Cyber Secure, Remote Workforce, Remote Workplace|Tags: , , , |

Are You Actively Protecting Your Security as Businesses are Deploying Remote Workforce?

Are you actively protecting your business’ security during the global outbreak of the Coronavirus? The media continues to be filled with necessary precautions and tips to protect our medical health during this time. While The IT Company believes your health is a number one priority, we as a community must not be naïve to the [...]

Lunch & Learn Recap: Are you prepared? Understanding Cyber Threats and Risks to Your Business

Are you aware on the potential harm cyber threats can have on your business? Do you know how to  actively protect your business against these threats? Are your employees trained in recognizing threats and engineered tactics? Do you know what to do if your business falls victim to a cyber attack? These are the kind [...]

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Phishing, Privacy|Tags: , , |

Case Study: How One Architecture Firm Found Freedom in IT Rather Than Frustration

At The IT Company, we believe that IT should help you grow business for your firm rather than hold it back, especially when you are one of the largest architecture firms in the East Tennessee area. The last thing you should be dealing with are frustrations about overpriced IT that doesn’t work half the time. [...]

February 28th, 2020|Categories: Customer Interview, IT provider, Small Businesses, Technology|

Is Your Business Prepared for a Cyber Attack? – Free Lunch & Learn

On Tuesday, March 10, we’re providing an opportunity for business owners and decision makers like you to learn how to make sure your business isn’t an easy target for cyber attacks with the next installment in our Lunch & Learn series: “Are You Prepared? Understanding Cyber Threats & Risks to Your Business.” Are You Aware [...]

How Can Your Architecture or Engineering Firm Take Back Stolen Time with the Right IT Strategy?

You and your employees have important tasks to do. You didn’t spend countless hours and nights for years in the architecture or engineering labs at school to waste all day restarting the router because of a failing internet connection, or solving why the printer doesn’t work after installing new software. Unfortunately, that’s what many architects [...]

February 14th, 2020|Categories: IT provider, Small Businesses, Technology|

#1 Reason Users Shouldn’t Give Admin Rights to a Machine

If you are a Windows user,  your security has been put at high risk this past week. Forbes released an online article confirming the NSA curveball crypto vulnerability earlier this week, and followed up by confirming an even larger security concern of a zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited. There has not yet been a fix [...]

January 21st, 2020|Categories: Alert, Cyber Secure, Malware, Microsoft|Tags: , , |

New Year, New Methods to Attack Office 365

2020 has just begun, and hackers are already off to a strong start. These criminals are bringing new attacks into the new year. If you are and Office 365 user, this information is critical for you to read. In 2019 and previous years, hackers targeted users often by working to steal your credentials, such as [...]

January 14th, 2020|Categories: Access, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Office 365, Phishing|Tags: , |

ALERT- Potential for Iranian Cyber Response to U.S. Military Strike in Baghdad

The current tension between Iran and the United States is raising concern in many areas of our country’s security. But due to Iran’s history of using cyber offensive activity, our cybersecurity is a huge concern of target.   In similarity to all cyber criminals, Iranian cyber threat actors are continually improving their cyber attacking capabilities. Iran [...]

January 10th, 2020|Categories: Cyberattack, Cybersecurity|