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The Difference Between Running Your IT and Securing Your IT

Oct 01, 2020

When it comes to IT management and IT support, there's an often overlooked aspect to addressing this. Simply put, it's how securing it comes into play.  And while there's a significant difference between these two activities, it's all too often ...

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Secure Your Business’ Success (and Data) with IT Security

You Can't Ensure Your Business’ Success Without First Securing Your Business' Technology

Jul 16, 2020

For most small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), being successful, unsurprisingly, ranks as their number one goal. But, success can be measured in a number of different ways. Unfortunately, at the same time most business owners wouldn't say that ...

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5 IT Lessons Learned from a Global Pandemic

May 19, 2020

Everywhere you look things are not the same. We're protecting ourselves through masks, social distancing, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes. A global pandemic impacts everything about who we are, how we interact, how we work, and where we're ...

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How to Build a "Cyber-Aware" Culture

Jan 30, 2020

One of the more common issuse that we see these days is people self-diagnosing  the state of their organizations’ cybersecurity posture. Rather than leaving this responsibility to trained professionals, they do some research online and think that it ...

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Top Cybersecurity Terms Everyone Should Know

Top Cybersecurity Terms Everyone Should Know

Jan 16, 2020

Cybersecurity is the buzzword of the day and rightfully so. With all the ransomware, CEO fraud, and other vulnerabilities, it's a critical concept we as IT professionals need to stay ahead of. This means, now more than ever, there are more cyber ...

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4 Tips For Buying Cyber Liability Insurance

Jan 02, 2020

When you buy a house or a car, you’re sure to purchase adequate insurance to protect both in the case that something bad happens. For your business, I'm sure you also have insurance to protect various aspects of it.  I wish I could say that this ...

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Why Data Leakage Should Matter to Los Angeles CPAs

What is Data Leakage And Why It Should Matter to You

Dec 09, 2019

Data leakage, simply put, is the unauthorized transfer of information from a computer inside of your organization to somewhere (or someone) outside of your organization. The key word here is "unauthorized."  As a business professional, your ...

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Security? But No One Wants Our Data.

Sep 26, 2019

“No one wants our data." In poker, there's this thing known as a "tell."  It's a mannerism or habit that indicates or "tells" your competitor something about  you - usually it's something that says either you have a great hand or you're bluffing.  ...

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8 Ways to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Aug 29, 2019

Ransomware.  The word should send a shiver down any responsible IT support person's spine.  There's nothing worse than being told not only that you've been infected by a virus preventing you from getting to any of your data on your network, but on ...

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Four Cybersecurity Essentials Your Executive Leadership Team Wants to Know

Jul 18, 2019

Leadership teams run their organizations with constantly shifting priorities.  Often these priorities can run the gamut from managing A/R and increasing sales to improving culture and increasing staff retention. All too often, technology ends up ...

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CISA Urging Users to Patch BlueKeep Vulnerability

Jun 19, 2019

T he United States Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a warning to Microsoft Windows users regarding a critical security vulnerability. By issuing the "update now" warning, CISA has ...

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