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Ransomware Explained

Ransomware. Ransomware. You have heard the word and know it involves a cyberattack. You assume from news reports that it only happens to large companies like Target, Equifax, and Marriott Hotels for example and that cybercriminals will not want to bother with your small or medium-sized business (SMB). Unfortunately, that assumption is wrong. The Federal…
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6 Top Tips To Why Outsourcing IT Support Makes Sense

If you own or manage a company and are considering outsourcing your IT services, you’re on your way to markedly reduced expenditures and greatly improved cybersecurity and technology. Still wondering about the benefits of outsourcing IT? Not sure how to go about hiring a managed IT service provider? We’ve got you covered. Let’s start with what IT…
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Important Update: North Carolina Data Breach Laws

What are the Proposed Changes to NC’s Data Breach Laws? North Carolina’s lawmakers will consider legislation first introduced by the Attorney General Josh Stein and Representative Jason Saine. The proposed law would redefine the term “data breach” and give companies 30 days to report breaches to consumers. For healthcare providers, this reduces the HIPAA timeframe,…
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Windows 7: Under One Year Until Support Ends

Use Windows 7? Do you love your Windows 7? Will your need or desire to continue to use Windows 7 surpass this year? If so, you should be aware that in just under one year — January 14, 2020, specifically — Windows 7 Extended Support ends for most users. As such, there are things you…
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