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  • WannaCry Ransomware: Dangerous Strain Called 'EternalRocks' Found, Researchers Say

    After numerous ransomware attacks that hit large organizations across the globe, security experts have now identified a new strain of malware "EternalRocks" that is more dangerous than WannaCry and tougher to fight. According to the researchers, "EternalRocks" exploits the same vulnerability in [...]

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    Can You Really Afford Not To Have a Backup Plan?

    According to Symantec, 50% of small to mid sized businesses (SMBs) admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. Forty-one percent of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. If you are one [...]

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    Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal emails, documents and financial [...]

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    5 Things You Should Do Right Now to Preserve Your Network and Systems

    1. Backup Files Every Day As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of SMBs are backing up their data on a daily basis and fewer than 50% are [...]

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    5 Ways Your Business Can Improve Its Search Engine Rankings

    In an age where most business happens online, not showing up in search engine results (such as Google) can really hurt you. While there’s no shortcut to showing up consistently on the first page of web searches, there are a few quick fixes to help your site to show up on your potential [...]

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    Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must Know

    Most businesses are now technology dependent. This means security concerns aren’t just worrisome to large corporate enterprises anymore, but also the neighborhood sandwich shop, the main street tax advisor, and the local non-profit. Regardless of size or type, practically any organization has [...]

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    Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe

    Not too long ago, the New York Times’ website experienced a well-publicized attack, which raises the question – how can this happen to such a world-renowned corporation? If this can happen to the New York Times, what does this bode for the security of a small company’s website? What’s to [...]

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    Stay Secure My Friend... Hackers Target Small Business

    Many small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t realize it, but the path to some grand cyber crime score of a lifetime may go right through their backdoor. SMBs are commonly vendors, suppliers, or service providers who work with much larger enterprises. Unfortunately, they may be unaware that this[...]

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    Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for SMBs

    It’s a fast-paced world. Not only do people want things, they want things right now. This sometimes-unnerving need for instant satisfaction has only intensified now that we have Wi-Fi and mobile devices that keep us connected regardless of where we are, what we’re doing, or the time of day. [...]

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    Why Hybrid Clouds are More Than Just Another Trend

    It should come as no surprise that many small to midsize business owners take pride in overseeing every aspect of their business. Naturally, many are apprehensive when it comes to surrendering control of their servers, their data, and their applications. The downside of this need for control is [...]

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