Why Your Business Needs a Firewall With Unified Threat Management

Unified Threat Management (UTM) is a special kind of firewall solution focused on proactive protection. Consider it like a team of virtual bodyguards that stand at the door between your business and the internet, keeping trouble out while your legitimate traffic can come and go normally.

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What’s Best for Your Computer: Shut Down or Sleep?

Most offices and homes are trying to reduce power costs by turning off lights and appliances, but do the same rules apply to computers? After all, it requires more than flicking a switch on your way out the door. Some people believe you should shut down your computer after […] Continue Reading…

How To Survive A Hard Disk Crash

There’s been a massive digitization within businesses but with that comes one gaping flaw – a hard drive crash could wipe out all your data in an instant. Nobody and no data is immune – accounts, quotes, documents, email etc. are ALL at risk. This article provides some methods to help protect your business in case the unfortunate happens. […] Continue Reading…

eBook: 6 Business Problems You Can Solve With A Single Phone Call

Proactive Support or Managed Services can solve many problems in your business, while at the same time opening up a world of growth and cost-saving opportunities. This eBook explores six specific ways your business can benefit from outsourced IT management, with an emphasis on helping you compete and innovate.

 
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The True and Unexpected Costs of Being Hacked

There are the normal costs everyone associates with a computer breach, like employee downtime and the costs associated with getting your network and computers fixed. But really, most businesses that haven’t been hit with a security incident view it as more of an inconvenience than a bottom-line cost. For those businesses who have come out the other side though they know from firsthand experience that the hidden and ongoing costs of a data breach can be crippling and that IT security exists to protect your business on multiple levels. Here are a few of the hard, but common cold hard realities of life after a hack. […] Continue Reading…

Fake Invoice Attacks Are on the Rise – Here’s How to Spot Them

Businesses around the world are being targeted with a cyber-attack that sends victims a fake invoice that looks real enough to fool to most people. It is based on an old scam that used to see invoices faxed or mailed to the victims and now it has made its way into the digital world and instances are on the rise.

This blog lists the types of invoice attacks you may receive. […] Continue Reading…

Why Do Computers Break?

As you know computers always break at the worst possible time, but what things can actually cause that that failure? It is easy to think it was something you did at the time of the crash, but normal user actions are rarely the cause of the issue. In this blog post we list some of the real reasons for a computer crash. […] Continue Reading…