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What You Need To Know About Meltdown And Spectre Bugs

1 min read | Jan 12, 2018

What Happened? Last week surfaced two bugs which are affecting basic machine security for many companies. The two vulnerabilities are Meltdown and Spectre, and they primarily impact the way mainstream processors store and silo information. Here’s what you need to know: What is Meltdown? Meltdown is a bug that primarily affects the margin between applications…

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3 Cyber Security Threats To Prepare For In 2018

3 min read | Dec 15, 2017

What To Watch For 2017 has been a particularly hectic year for cyber security. While evolving technology has regulators playing catch-up, the cyber underworld is mobilizing. On the coattails of a number of large data breaches this year, data criminals have gained in number and confidence. Even more troubling is the fact that many businesses…

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Cyber Security Survival Guide: Holiday Edition

2 min read | Nov 8, 2017

Help Your Business Halt Holiday Hackers The holiday season is one of the most vulnerable times of year for consumers and businesses alike. With an uptick in online shopping and internet usage in general, cyber criminals see the holidays as a lucrative opportunity. And while holiday consumers are certainly high value targets for hackers, businesses…

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3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked

1 min read | Oct 13, 2017

Every Single Yahoo Account Was Breached In 2013 Last year, Yahoo announced approximately 1 billion accounts had been compromised as the result of a data breach from August 2013. Last week, Yahoo parent company Verizon altered that number to 3 billion Yahoo Accounts – that’s every single account in the Yahoo system. Verizon discovered the…

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VoIP Technology: The Small Business Secret Weapon

2 min read | Sep 13, 2017

Why VoIP Is More Important Than Ever For Small Businesses Newsflash: we live wireless lives. We are connected by some digital touchpoint at all times of day – now that’s something to write (or text) home about! And much like the interconnected public, modern businesses are going wireless too. According to a study conducted by Information…

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Benton Technology Solutions Finds New Space In Brier Creek

1 min read | Aug 15, 2017

We’re Moving To A New Office! Raleigh, NC – Benton Technology Solutions has found a new home in Brier Creek! In response to a growing client base and changing logistical needs, Benton Tech will move into a new location in Brier Creek next month. With a more centralized hub in the Triangle, Benton Tech will be…

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The Link Between Knowledge And Cyber Security

1 min read | Jul 20, 2017

Why learn about Ransomware? We’ve made it a point this year to educate clients on the severe threat Ransomware poses to businesses – a point that cannot be stressed enough. So, as a refresher course, here’s what ransomware is and how it can affect your operation: Ransomware is a malware that hacks into your network…

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Malvertising: The Intruder You Never Saw Coming

3 min read | Jun 13, 2017

Securing Your Business Against Malicious Ads Malvertising is a catchy term coined by IT industry heads to make it more understandable to businesses and consumers. But merely knowing that malvertising is a malicious form of advertising doesn’t help you defend against it. That’s why Benton Technology Solutions decided to take it one step further and…

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Why We Use Datto Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

2 min read | May 16, 2017

Datto Is Our Go-To Backup Solution We don’t often highlight the solution partners we utilize for our clients, but given the current cyber security landscape, there’s no better time to introduce our backup and disaster recovery service from Datto, Inc. Let’s delve into our Datto Backup & Disaster Recovery (BDR) system to explain what it…

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A Hybrid Cloud For Small Business Success

2 min read | Apr 12, 2017

Why A Hybrid Cloud Strategy Helps Small Businesses Thrive IT providers have been raving about the Cloud for years. By now, you know that Cloud services improve collaboration and efficiency for your business, but what if you could get the best of both worlds? Cue the hybrid Cloud strategy… A hybrid Cloud curriculum consists of…

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