The Insider Threat – Neglected Dimension of Cybersecurity

There is one aspect of cybersecurity that often gets overlooked – the insider threat. While we must often focus on combatting external hackers and malware, it’s important not to forget about the potential dangers posed by those within our own organizations. Here, we’ll explore the often neglected dimension of cybersecurity – the insider threat – […]

A Complete Guide to CMMC 2.0 for Your Business

In 2023, Microsoft Threat Intelligence posted a warning to businesses that contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD): “Microsoft has observed the Iranian nation-state actor Peach Sandstorm attempting to deliver a newly developed backdoor named FalseFont to individuals working for organizations in the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) sector.” This stark reminder underscores the relentless […]

The OSI Model and How it’s Used in IT Services

The OSI Model, an acronym for Open Systems Interconnection, serves as a cornerstone in understanding the intricacies of networking systems. It’s more than just technical jargon; it’s a conceptual framework that simplifies the complexities of network functionalities into a universally comprehensible format.  It breaks down the networking system into seven distinct layers, providing a structured […]

Why Do Small Businesses Need Servers and Are They Secure?

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There are several reasons why small and medium businesses (SMBs) opt for on-site servers. However, the numbers are decreasing dramatically. In 2023, it was estimated that 55% of small businesses were implementing servers, down from 98% in 2019. While the reasons to do so are important, businesses must understand the responsibilities and risks of choosing […]

16 Common Types of Small Business IT Services

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Need IT Help? Click Here Understanding Different Types of Small Business IT Services There was a time when being connected to the web wasn’t necessary for SMBs, but that day has been gone for a long time; of course, the same might as well be true for critical IT services. But which types?  For the […]