Supply Chain as the Achilles’ Heel of Cybersecurity

As businesses increasingly rely on technology to streamline operations and connect with customers, the vulnerability of their supply chains to cyber threats becomes more apparent. In this blog post, we will go into how supply chains serve as the Achilles’ heel of IT security and explore real-life examples of supply chain breaches that have rocked […]

Balancing Flexibility and Security in Remote Work Policies for SMBs

The concept of remote work policies is not new, but it has become more prevalent in recent times due to advancements in technology and changes in employee expectations. According to a survey by Global Workplace Analytics, the number of people working remotely at least half of the time has grown by 115% since 2005. This […]

Common Data Encryption Standards

Encryption stands as a stalwart defender against the prying eyes of cybercriminals. While the concept of encryption might seem straightforward, it’s rich with various algorithms and standards designed to safeguard information. Let’s dig deeper into the details of encryption to unravel its intricacies and explore how it can fortify your business’s data security posture. Types […]

Data Security Best Practices for Civil Engineering Firms

Data security best practices in the field of civil engineering are critical due to the sensitive nature of the information. It involves a diverse array of sensitive data, including project designs, client information, and financial records. Each piece of information holds monetary value as well as intellectual property that could be exploited if it falls […]

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 […]

Why is Data Encryption Needed For Your Business?

One of the most effective methods to maintain the confidentiality of your sensitive information is through data encryption. As businesses increasingly rely on transmitting and accessing data over the internet, the importance of encrypting critical information in transit and at rest cannot be overstated. Let’s explore what data encryption really means, why it matters, and […]

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 […]