Category Archives: Technology News for Fresno Businesses

Guide to Auditing Privileged Accounts for Better Cloud Security

Guide to Auditing Privileged Accounts for Better Cloud Security

Gone are the days when employees would work from computers in the office. Now, work is mobile, hybrid, and even fully remote. Cloud applications – like Microsoft 365, Slack, and Trello – have become the backbone of employee productivity, facilitating collaboration and communication from a distance.  The cloud isn’t without its risks, particularly regarding privileged […]

Should Our Company Wait to Upgrade to Windows 11 or Is It Okay to Switch Now?

Should Our Company Wait to Upgrade to Windows 11 or Is It Okay to Switch Now?

Windows 11 has been out for a couple of months now and has been fairly well-received thus far. But does that mean you should upgrade right away? Two months is still fairly early in a new operating system’s life cycle, and things could still go wrong that hasn’t yet been reported. The OS that your […]

Prepare for 6 New Phishing Trends That Can Impact Your 2022 Cybersecurity

Prepare for 6 New Phishing Trends That Can Impact Your 2022 Cybersecurity

One IT security problem that only ever seems to get worse is phishing. It’s the main method of conducting cyberattacks of all kinds and it continues to grow in volume. One reason we seem to always see more phishing attacks and not fewer is that large criminal organizations optimize the delivery of phishing and its […]

Use This Clever Acronym (SLAM) to Improve Your Team’s Phishing Awareness

Use This Clever Acronym (SLAM) to Improve Your Team's Phishing Awareness

Protecting your company from cyber threats can take a lot of different forms. There are local applications like firewalls and antivirus, as well as network protection like DNS and email filtering. One of the most important forms of cybersecurity is employee awareness training to identify phishing emails.  Phishing is the main driver in 90% of […]

Should You Use Sign-in With Facebook or Google (Pros & Cons)

Should You Use Sign-in With Facebook or Google (Pros & Cons)

Compromised credentials have now become the main cause of data breaches globally. They’re responsible for an average of 20% of all data breaches, with an average cost per breach of $4.37 million. One of the reasons for the rise in password compromise is because users have so many passwords to juggle that they often fall […]

6 Ways to Optimize Your Company’s Use of a VoIP Phone System

6 Ways to Optimize Your Company's Use of a VoIP Phone System

There was a time when VoIP was looked down upon and considered insufficient for a business phone system. But times and technology have changed, and today VoIP phone systems are used by large companies like Apple to enable entire customer support teams and all customer communications. The pandemic has illustrated clearly how important it is […]

How to Stay #CyberSmart With Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

How to Stay #CyberSmart With Tips for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is the time we have fun putting up scary decorations of ghouls, ghosts, and skeletons, but it’s also when we turn our attention to something else that’s very scary and very real – malware, password theft, and data breaches. Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a recognition put into place back in 2004, just as […]

7 Great Tips to Organize Your Files and Reduce Wasted Time

7 Great Tips to Organize Your Files and Reduce Wasted Time

The digital age has brought on a whole new file storage problem. In the past, the issue was having to buy more folders and filing cabinets when you added files. Today, digital documents are created at a dizzying pace compared to 20 years ago, and keeping them easy to find is a major challenge. In […]

Follow These Steps for a Smooth Deployment of MFA at Your Business

Follow These Steps for a Smooth Deployment of MFA at Your Business

Businesses that want to stay competitive and resilient need to have a robust cloud infrastructure. This means that most of their processes and data are available from anywhere. It also means that all that sensitive information is generally only being protected by employee passwords. Password compromise is the main cause of cloud data breaches. The […]

How Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) Works & Why It’s So Dangerous

How Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) Works & Why It's So Dangerous

In 2020, we saw an unprecedented rise in cyberattacks of all types, especially ransomware. Ransomware attacks exploded with a 485% increase over the prior year. Ransomware is particularly devastating for a company because it spreads quickly and encrypts files throughout the network. In most cases, this brings an organization to a standstill and desperate to […]