Here’s What’s Happening

Phishing Attack on Office 365 Users

SECURITY ALERT!   We knew it wouldn’t be long before hackers began to target Microsoft’s Office365 platform directly. We have been informed about a new email Phishing attack, called “PhishPoint” focused on users of the Office365 platform, specifically related to the use of OneDrive and SharePoint.   The scam will, and does, look very authentic to you and your users – so much so that many [...]

August 20th, 2018|Categories: Phishing, Security|Tags: , , |

Why Passwords Are One of the Weakest Links in Your System

We got three of our team member’s together for a discussion on this week’s technology topic. James Harrell, Kyle Kelley, and Cody Muncy gave us their insight and expertise on why employees and their use of passwords can be one of the weakest links in your system. James, Kyle, and Cody explained that weak links [...]

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Data Breach, Phishing, Security|Tags: , , |

FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams

Here at The IT Company we are always looking out for your security.  This means making sure you are aware when we become aware of security alerts that may arise.  The FTC has recently issued an alert that we believe is important to you.  Follow the link below to find additional information and guidance regarding [...]

July 19th, 2018|Categories: Security, Technology|Tags: , |

Meet Our Summer Intern Olivia!

This summer we partnered with an organization known as Project Grad, to serve inner city Knoxville high school students and work with them to focus on their future career opportunities. We are so grateful not only for the experience that Project Grad granted our intern, Olivia, but also for having her as a part of [...]

July 17th, 2018|Categories: Interview, People|Tags: , |

Recent Data Breaches- Interview with John Wood

“If you have shopped at these 15 stores in the last year, your data might have been stolen,” an article written by Dennis Green, was released in early July, informing people of data breaches with common retailers such as Adidas, Sears, and Best Buy. http://www.businessinsider.com/data-breaches-2018-4 We met up with John Wood, attorney from Egerton McAfee [...]

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Data Breach, Interview, Security|Tags: , , |