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7 Signs Your Business Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack

You jump on your computer to start your workday and notice that some of your most important files are unreadable. Feeling confused, you log in to your email and notice some spammy messages from coworkers. Your network is running extremely slow but nothing with your service has changed. What’s going on? You’ve just been hit […]

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Top Benefits of Using a Local IT Company

There’s nothing more frustrating than experiencing a tech interruption at your business only to get an automated message from an unavailable IT support team. If your internet connection has crashed or you’ve experienced a data breach, you need that problem solved right away. This is especially true for businesses in California, who need round-the-clock technology […]

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5 Cybersecurity Trends to Look Out For in 2022

The cybersecurity industry has grown exponentially over the past few decades and will continue to do so as there is a growing need for it. Keeping your data safe with good cybersecurity practices has become a major priority of companies who have been victims of high-profile attacks in the past, as well as the IT […]

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Will Your IT Support Make It to 2022? How You Can Tell

IT services and cybersecurity are core parts of any business. They drive the internal processes that allow organizations to grow and ensure that sensitive data is kept safe from cyberattacks. As technology continues to advance, businesses need to keep their IT infrastructure updated with the latest IT solutions for small businesses.  Is your IT support […]

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Something’s Phishy: How to Recognize Phishing Attacks

Unfortunately, phishing emails are becoming more and more common. These emails often look like they’re coming from trusted sources, but instead contain links to malicious sites or harmful downloads. According to the FBI, phishing scams cost American companies $215 million annually. This amount is expected to rise due to the increasing use of mobile devices […]

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IT Compliance Regulations: Which Mandates Apply to My Business?

Since cybersecurity is so important for protecting sensitive data held by businesses and organizations, a number of government institutions now legally require IT compliance when sensitive information may be at risk. These regulations exist in order to improve a business’s information security strategy. The relevant regulations need to be understood and integrated into your business’s […]

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Managing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity During California’s Fire Season

Just as you create a revenue forecast, a set of employee processes, and a plan for efficiency and morale, you must prepare disaster backup and recovery for your business continuity following a disastrous event. Although California wildfires are expected events, no one ever feels prepared for the destruction left in their wake each year. Cybersecurity […]

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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 […]