A Christmas Message of Giving From Jim Millican

A Christmas Message of Giving, From Jim Millican I’m writing this article on one of my favorite days of the year.  It’s not one of my favorites because it’s December 3rd or some obscure yet to be promoted holiday (think:  Talk Like a Pirate Day…).  Today is the day that the 3rd Battalion 25th Marine […]

Properly Assigning Access Control Measures Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

Properly Assigning Access Control Measures Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult Unless you run a business in which each and every employee is responsible for identical tasks, you are going to encounter the need for variable permissions among your staff so that your data can be better protected. One effective means of enforcing these permissions is […]

What a Real IT Assessment Will Reveal

What a Real IT Assessment Will Reveal While IT solutions are an increasingly important factor to any business’ success, it isn’t always an easy matter to determine which solutions will be the most beneficial. One of the most important steps to identifying them is to understand how your current solutions function, and how they can […]

These Are the Last Days of Windows 7

These Are the Last Days of Windows 7 Microsoft is just days away from retiring not just one, but two of its most popular operating systems. The software giant has made a point to run a major campaign warning people who are still using Windows 7 that they are going to lose support after the […]

Prioritize Security in 2020

Prioritize Security in 2020 Cybercriminals aren’t exactly holding back when it comes to attacking businesses, which means that businesses can’t sit back and relax as the new year rolls in. Too often, we talk to companies who either say “It’s not going to happen to me” or “I’m too small to be a target”. If you […]

How to Shop Securely This Holiday Season

How to Shop Securely This Holiday Season While the major holiday shopping days have passed us by, many people are still looking for that perfect gift, often using the Internet to find it. While online shopping is certainly more convenient, it can also be dangerous. To help keep you safe this season and beyond, we’re […]

A Recent Data Theft Shows Us What to Watch Out For

A Recent Data Theft Shows Us What to Watch Out For Trend Micro, the developer of the popular antivirus program, has attracted some unwanted attention after a former employee managed to steal customer data and sell it to scammers. These scammers then used this data to call Trend Micro customers. If you use Trend Micro’s […]

Start Using Two-Factor Authentication Everywhere, Today

Start Using Two-Factor Authentication Everywhere, Today It can be easy to slack off when it comes to good password practices. Many users still use the same password across multiple sites and often don’t use secure passwords. Password managers make this a lot easier, but it’s really two-factor authentication (2FA)  or multifactor authentication (MFA) that can […]

4 Key Steps to Better Cybersecurity

4 Key Steps to Better Cybersecurity In many ways, explaining why sufficient cybersecurity is important for your business has become redundant – especially when it is much more important to understand how this cybersecurity needs to protect you. The threats to data and privacy are known, but no less potent. In order to counter them, […]

Tip of the Week: Limiting OneDrive Sharing

Tip of the Week: Limiting OneDrive Sharing Statistically speaking, there’s a pretty good chance that you use Microsoft Office 365 in your business, which means you can use OneDrive, Microsoft’s contribution to cloud-based storage and collaboration. If this is how your users work productively, they are probably already familiar with how they can share these […]