Here’s What’s Happening

LATEST Method of Phishing Attacks

What if we told you that cybercriminals are now developing methods to steal your information without leaving a trace back to them? Unfortunately, this is a reality that we all need to be aware of. The latest form of cyberattacks are more dangerous than ever, for this exact reason. Referred to by experts’ as “Heatstroke,” [...]

#1 Password Defense Against Cybercriminals

In a world where the secret network is vastly and rapidly growing, what is your top password defense against cybercriminals? It may sound simple, but there is extreme power and control and in the simplicity of password safety. One of user’s top means of protection is in frequently changing their passwords and using different passwords [...]

October 8th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, Data Breach, Privacy, Security|Tags: , |

Office 365 Targeted by Cybercriminals

Office 365 is a top priority for cybercriminals to gain access to. We will keep this blog short and to the point. We may sound like a broken record, but The IT Company cannot emphasize the importance of educating your employees through Security Awareness Training enough. Today we especially want to emphasize this need for [...]

September 24th, 2019|Categories: Microsoft, Office 365, Security Awareness Training|Tags: , |

ATTENTION Healthcare Organizations

Did you know that 74% of healthcare organizations have been faced with a significant security incident within the past year? With such a high number of cybersecurity incidents within healthcare, it leaves experts and IT companies wondering why healthcare is such a high target. While there are likely many reasons for the healthcare targeting, such [...]

September 17th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Healthcare, Security Awareness Training|Tags: , , |

Rapid Increase in Cybersecurity Threats

On average in Q1 of 2019, 504 new cybersecurity threats were appearing every minute. 504 new threats per minute. That scary increase means that new ransomware has more than doubled just in the first quarter of the year. More specifically, it has had a 118% increase in the first quarter of 2019. KnowBe4 recently shared [...]

September 10th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity, Ransomware|Tags: , , , , , |

Could Clicking Unsubscribe Put You At Risk?

How many times a week do you get an email advertising a sale or new product, or suggesting you read their new blog or telling you what’s new at their store or company? How often do you actually remember subscribing to that website’s emails? In a technology based world- stores, brands and companies use email [...]

September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cyberattack, KnowBe4|Tags: , , , |

Let Your IT Company Manage Security Configurations for Network Devices

Establish. Implement. Actively Manage. How often do you think about your company’s security configurations for network devices? Chances are, for most people the answer is rarely. Which is how it should be. Having an IT Company who manages technology aspects such as this allows you to focus on your role at your company, rather than [...]

August 27th, 2019|Categories: CIS Controls, Cyber Secure, IT provider|Tags: , , |

Is Your Office Printer a Threat to Your Security?

How often do you consider your office printer as a threat to your security? At The IT Company, often times the common frustrations we hear about with office printers stem from troubles getting them to run correctly or the way that they are supposed to. Such as turning on, connecting to wireless networks, etc. Office [...]

August 20th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Secure, Cybersecurity, IT provider|Tags: , , |

5 Ways We Help Our Customers Be More Profitable

Commercial businesses usually exist for one reason, to make a profit for the shareholders - that's the goal as outlined in Eli Goldratt's book "The Goal" - profit. While we may be solving a specific problem, and we may be very passionate about our business and solving that problem, in the end, turning a profit is the goal. That goal achieved as a [...]

August 13th, 2019|Categories: People, Privacy, Security, Technology|

3 Reasons We Don’t Hire Entry Level Engineers

There’s a little secret in the Managed IT space that most providers don’t want you to know; the way they create success for themselves is by hiring entry level people to take the front line issues, which in turn, saves them money by not having to pay them as high of a salary as they would [...]

August 6th, 2019|Categories: IT provider, Security, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |