The First Six Things to Do if you have been Hacked!
Any time a large Corporation is “hacked” it is all over the news, sending panic through the World. When that small business on Main Street is hacked we hear nothing about it. Unfortunately, small business are targeted more often then big business. Small business is less likely to have protection protocols, or an emergency plan […]
The Many Layers of Cybersecurity
By owning a small business might make you think you are too small to be noticed. Small businesses are exactly what hackers want. They are less likely to have Cybersecurity in place. Over half of the Malware attacks today are geared toward these unsuspecting business, in 2017 costing small business over $2.2 million dollars in […]
DME Computer Services for your Small Business IT
In the good ol’ days, keeping track of your small business was simple. Piles of paper scattered about the office, a couple of typewriters for document making, some pencils and ledgers to keep the books tidy, and a row of file cabinets along the south wall to keep it all safe and sound behind a […]
Ideas in password practices
Remember back when coming up with a password was just to prevent someone you knew from getting in? Times have changed, as they always do, and now coming up with a password seems to h ave evolved into a full time job. Some places require you to change your password once a month, others every […]
Is your business ready for Window 7 “End of Life”?
Use Windows 7? Do you love your Windows 7? Will your need or desire to continue to use Windows 7 surpass this year? If so, you should be aware that in just under one year — January 14, 2020, specifically — Windows 7 Extended Support ends for most users. As such, there are things you […]
THE DARK WEB: WHY YOUR ORGANISATION SHOULD BE MONITORING ACTIVITY
THE ‘DARK WEB’ HAS BEEN HIGHLY PUBLICIZED IN RECENT TIMES FOR BEING A HOTBED OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY The internet and its structure The internet can be considered in ‘layers’. The surface layer is known as the ‘clear web’ and is categorized as anything that is readily accessible by a search engine, such as Google or […]
WannaCry Ransomware Explained: Is Your Business At Risk?
You’d be hard-pressed to miss last week’s biggest headline, the WannaCry cyber-attack sent shockwaves around the globe. Businesses of all sizes and even police departments found themselves crippled without warning. Among the most prominent victims were many NHS hospitals in the UK, affecting up to 70,000 individual devices such as essential MRI scanners and blood-storage refrigerators. But […]
5 Ways IT Managed Services Can Grow Your Business
5 Ways Managed Services Can Grow Your Business Managed Service Providers (MSPs) help businesses take a proactive approach to managing their technology without the expensive step of hiring an in-house team. Your MSP is essentially a collection of niche technology experts working behind the scenes to keep your data safe, generate solutions to IT problems and keep your […]
How to Stay Safe While Being Social
How to Stay Safe While Being Social Hi, Whether its children accidentally straying into the dark parts of the internet or adults willingly giving away their information online, this month is all about staying safe online. People happily share their private information online, building robust libraries that can easily become a one-stop goldmine for fraudsters. […]
6 Quick Security Tips To Keep Your Business Safe
Every employee shares one inescapable flaw that is putting your business at risk. They’re human. 59% of data breaches can be traced back to something an employee did (or didn’t do), which invited a cyber-attack. To lock hackers out, build security awareness and respect into your company culture, so that maintaining digital security becomes as […]