Tech Tip Tuesday: Backups vs Disaster Recovery

Backups vs. Disaster Recovery. What’s the difference? It is important to have a backup solution in place. Backups protect your data in case of a disaster, but don’t get caught up on the term “disaster” and believe it has to be major incident. Losing data is a disaster by itself and it can happen through […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Outdated Technology

Is it worth running on outdated technology? When it comes to IT security, there’s nothing worse than aging hardware such as servers, routers or firewall equipment. Once this equipment reaches a certain age, it is no longer covered by warranty, it doesn’t support new updates and it is more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Not to […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Antivirus

More is always better, right? Antivirus is a program that launches when you boot your PC and stays running in memory, protecting you in real time from viruses and all other forms of malware. The antivirus has a background, always-on scanning feature that’s enabled by default. When you download a file, load a program, or […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Cyber Attacks

Do you think your company is immune to cyber attacks? Just because a company is small doesn’t mean its business is immune to cyberattacks. Owners of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may feel that hackers go for big companies, but more and more cybercriminals view SMBs as naive and often as easy marks. This is especially […]

Tech Tip Tuesday: Phasing Out Old Operating Systems

Have you considered the lifecycle for your operating system? Knowing key dates for the lifecycle of Microsoft’s operating systems can help you make informed decisions about when to upgrade your OS or hardware. Some recent announcements from Microsoft make it clear that it is taking a more aggressive stance to phase out its old operating […]