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Expect the Unexpected: How Understanding Cybersecurity Threats Is the First Step to Security

Cybercrime’s threat to businesses has increased significantly within the past two years. Attacks are more sophisticated and devious than ever before, and companies need to respond to protect their assets. The first step to getting protection in place is to understand the potential threat from cybercrime. But as criminals become more prolific, businesses need to […]

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5 Cybersecurity Myths That Are Hurting Your Business

Cyberattacks on big brands make headlines, but the truth is that hackers love to target small businesses. Since the majority of smaller businesses are not prepared against security breaches, hackers see them as prime targets for cyberattacks. And while large corporations can weather their data being compromised, small businesses are often devastated by a serious […]

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What is Phishing, How Can It Impact California Businesses?

The year 2020 saw phishing, vishing, smishing, and pharming leap to the top of the FBI internet crime report statistics, more than doubling in instances from the previous year. But what is does all of that mean, and how does phishing impact businesses? What Is Phishing? Phishing is used by cybercriminals to contact individuals under […]

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What Is a Firewall, and How Will It Help My Business?

If you’ve been using computers for the past 20 years, you’ve probably heard the term “firewall.” Yet no matter how many times you’ve heard the word, you might not know exactly what firewalls are and how they help secure your business.  For a business, your firewalls are imperative to your cybersecurity. To understand how firewalls […]

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4 Common HIPAA Compliance Mistakes Businesses Make With Their IT

From information storage to disposal, there are many ways that your company’s IT management may not be following HIPAA compliance regulations. Review four of the most common compliance mistakes and some tips on avoiding them. 1. Discarding Information Improperly Proper information disposal prevents patient information from falling into the wrong hands. There are a number […]

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6 Cybersecurity Tips for Your Small Business

As technology advances, new cybersecurity issues keep emerging. Digitalization has seen many businesses embrace new technological innovations to boost productivity. Alternatively, cybercriminals are continually developing new and sophisticated methods to gain access to confidential data, hence the need for companies to rethink their framework. The Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) found that 43% […]

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The Advantages of XDR Over Traditional Antivirus Solutions

Rising cybersecurity threats are solely rivaled by the tools available to combat them. However, the more tools your organization deploys, the more difficult it is to manage these platforms with ease of visibility across your network. The solution? Extended detection and response (XDR), an approach that will overtake existing security solutions and overhaul the industry. […]

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5 Benefits of Outsourcing Your IT to a Managed Service Provider

It’s nearly impossible to understate the importance of business technology today. In our digital world, having secure, reliable IT systems is necessary for any business to grow and thrive. How to go about getting reliable IT is the question. You can choose to hire an in-house team, outsource your IT services, or use a mix […]

Fusion Technology Solutions Recognized as 2020 Top Managed IT Service Company

We’re proud to announce that Fusion Technology Solutions has been recognized as a 2020 Top Managed IT Service Company by CIO Applications. This award recognizes our dedication to transforming businesses through providing innovative, top-of-the-line IT solutions and dedicated customer care. We’re proud of our team and this recognition of our efforts to remain at the […]

This New Ransomware Can Infect A Network In Just Minutes

Not all ransomware strains are created equally. Some are designed as slow burns that will infect a target system, expanding its reach for days, or even weeks before striking and locking your business critical files. Others are designed to hit fast and hard. Lockbit definitely falls into this latter category, based on a detailed analysis […]