One thing that can be both exciting and frustrating about technology is that it’s always changing and evolving. The software we use gets continually updated, new platforms continue to be launched, and IT security threats also get more sophisticated. Without the right Fresno IT consulting and guidance, companies can get left in the wake of all these […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is well underway. Last year, 82% of industrial companies planned to use IoT devices, many citing the cost savings they bring by improving operational efficiency. While smart speakers and doorbell cameras might have become popular in homes first, these types of smart technologies are quickly expanding to the workplace as companies […]
Have you edited your Microsoft 365 business account security settings, or did you just leave them at the defaults? Too many businesses don’t understand where or how to update security configurations in the platform or even that they need to. This can lead to data breaches due to misconfiguration, which is a rising problem when […]
Unfortunately, 2020 has been a banner year for phishing scammers, with attacks taking advantage of the pandemic skyrocketing over the last several months. In the first quarter of this year, there was a 350% increase in phishing sites. And now those COVID phishing emails are about to be joined by the seasonal holiday scams. Holiday phishing scams […]
Computers and servers now make up just 40% of the endpoints in an average business. That means the majority of them are made up of mobile and IoT devices. But unfortunately, those devices often don’t get the same attention when it comes to security and end up being the cause of data breaches and malware infections. Hackers […]
Login security is one of the biggest problems that companies face when it comes to balancing user productivity with cybersecurity protections. Compromised passwords are at fault in 80% of hacking-related data breaches. A key problem is that employees have so many passwords to handle that they often make them weak so they can remember them. They also […]
The last few months have meant a complete change in how many California businesses function and look at asset management. With a transition to a remote workforce, companies have relied on cloud services to keep their teams connected to each other and the tools they need to do their work. Another aspect of efficient operations is being […]
Social engineering has been around forever, it just wasn’t called by such a hi-tech name in the past. Being flimflammed, scammed, or taken advantage of by a trickster all have the exact same base in deception as today’s email phishing and social phishing attacks do.
All it takes is one weak password to become the victim of a data breach. While most people realize the importance of strong passwords, many still fall into bad password habits that put their company’s data at risk.