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Email Phishing Tests: Stop Attacks Before They Happen

Chris, one of your best employees, is efficient at everything. Writing meeting notes, finishing tasks, and unfortunately, clicking links in emails. He was sitting at his desk one afternoon and received an email that your company had tagged him in an image on Facebook. He thought it was slightly odd, after 4 years working there,…

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Microsoft to End Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 in 2020

Microsoft to End Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 in 2020 Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Coming To An End On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will end the extended support of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 for all devices. Though security patches and regular maintenance has continued since 2015, the…

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Why is Changing Default Passwords Necessary For Your Business?

Keeping Default Passwords are Hackers’ Favorite Gifts Imagine: It’s your new employee’s first day at your company, and you hand them over their new computer and email login. In the hustle and bustle of starting their job, they forget to change the default passwords that came along with the device. In a matter of days,…

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How Does VoIP Work?

The VoIP Guide for Businesses You’ve heard that VoIP is great for small businesses, but you may not know how it works. We get it, which is why we created a guide for professionals just like you, from our team of leading VoIP providers in the Raleigh area. Keep reading for everything you need to…

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Email Security Alert: A Letter From Our Team

Protect Your Business From Email Hacks As I’m sure you’re aware, email hacking attempts are becoming more and more prevalent. We’ve identified that one of the most common ways that companies are getting hacked is due to users not changing their default email password. This can seriously jeopardize your company’s files and security. Once a…

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5 Cyber Threats For Businesses in 2019

What To Look Out For Each year, cybercriminals learn new tricks in order to bypass security measures and access your data. To keep you one step ahead in 2019, here are the top 5 cybersecurity threats that could impact your business in the new year. Spear Phishing Information is more like currency for cybercriminals –…

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Keeping Data Safe While Holiday Shopping

Tips For Secure Online Purchases It’s the season of giving, so make sure you shop safe! An unsafe purchase could put not only your personal information at risk but your business too. We’ve put together a few tips to make sure your online shopping is protected this year. Look for Clues on Website Safety Website…

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Apps That Can Help Your Business

Our Top Five Running a business can be tough, but luckily, we live in a world with countless apps designed to make things easier. To help you optimize your operation, our experts selected 5 apps that have the power to keep your business secure, connected and fluid. Read below to find out more! Slack Slack…

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DHS Issues Alert for MSPs: What We’re Doing to Protect You

The Low-Down The Department of Homeland Security issued an alert on October 3, 2018 for IT service providers and managed service providers that warns of an advanced persistent threat (APT). These attacks attempt to infiltrate client networks and bypass security measures. We are being proactive to make sure your data remains secure, while also keeping…

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Is Complete Data Protection Possible?

Business owners hear this a lot: a simple security measure will fully protect your data. However, one protective action does not always protect businesses from having a weak network. Why? Our networks are complex, and any missed protective measure can result in vulnerability. This becomes an issue when businesses believe that their data is secure,…

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