Are you testing your backup system?

Most companies understand the importance of backing up data and have regular backup systems in place, but are you also checking backup systems to make sure they are working correctly?   Backup management requires, not only having a system in place, but continual monitoring to ensure your data is being backed up correctly. Many Managed [...]

2022-01-26T10:48:52-06:00January 26th, 2022|Security|

Should you pay if your data is held for ransom?

Ransomware attacks have increased in sophistication, frequency and demands. In fact, the average ransomware demand in the first quarter of 2020 was $111,605, up 33% from the fourth quarter of 2019. As its name implies, ransomware is a type of malicious software that encrypts your files, and then threatens to either destroy or prevent you [...]

2021-12-17T13:07:23-06:00December 9th, 2021|Security|

What is the Dark Web and Why it Should Concern You

There’s a place on the Internet called the dark web, but there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it. The dark web is a collection of websites on the Internet that is not visible to search engines or the general user. It can only be accessed using special software. Even if you never plan to visit the dark web, you need to be aware of its existence. The dark web is where cybercriminals go to buy and [...]

2021-09-14T10:21:03-06:00September 14th, 2021|Education, Security|