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5 Keys to Disaster Recovery Planning

Backups - Disaster Recovery Plan

According to “IT Pulse” when IT Systems fail, and employees are unable to access their files, 552 employee work-hours are lost annually. That is more than a quarter of the year for a single employee of a typical small business! So how is your Disaster Recovery Plan? How do you define a DISASTER? Disaster doesn’t […]

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The Ultimate Disaster Recovery Checklist

Cloud DR

STAY ONE STEP AHEAD OF POTENTIAL DISASTERS Prepare yourself before disaster strikes. When it comes to data backup and disaster recovery (BDR), being prepared for potential disasters is key to keep your business running. It’s not only important to have a disaster recovery solution you trust, but to make sure you test it as well. […]

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5 Reasons You Should Invest In IT Services

Frustrated user

In today’s world, businesses rely heavily on electronics for communication purposes, transactions and even to make or provide products to their customers. When your technology isn’t working correctly it can cause negative implications for both you, your employees and your customers. The levels of frustration and time that it may cause to try and fix […]

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Ransomware: How Can I Protect My Business?

At the cost of $5 Billion in 2017, ransomware is taking center-stage attention in the news. Especially since it’s so destructive and affects a vast range of entities. If you’re unsure if your business needs to take action to protect itself from this type of attack, the answer is yes. This affects everyone, everywhere. Windows […]

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Trojans – Devious computer viruses

Trojans

Trojans – Inspired by the art of war Most know the story of the Trojan Horse used by the Greeks to enter the city of Troy and win the war. After 10 years of siege and nothing to show for it, the Greeks constructed a giant wooden horse and hid a small force inside. Pretending […]

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Phishing – Think before you click and how to identify fake emails

Phishing example

Ransomware is on the rise with more than 4000 ransomware attacks occurring every day since the beginning of 2016. (source: https://www.justice.gov/criminal-ccips/file/872771/download) So, in light of this, we thought it prudent to talk about one of the common methods of spreading such devious infections, phishing. Phishing Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails disguised as […]

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Ransomware – Could you get hit?

The short answer is yes. Everyone can be a victim of a Ransomware attack. Small businesses, mid or large sized companies and many other organizations are susceptible. However, your vulnerability can depend on how appealing your data is, how vulnerable your security is and how current your employee training is with regards to email scams […]

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New Ransomware Attack!

The following is an excerpt from an article written by Russel Brandom at Verge: “A major ransomware attack has brought businesses to a close throughout Europe, in an infection reminiscent of last month’s WannaCry attack. The most severe damage is being reported by Ukrainian businesses, with systems compromised at Ukraine’s central bank, state telecom, municipal […]

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