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Meltdown and Spectre: What You Need to Know

By now, you’ve probably seen two names swirling around every industry news headline. These, of course, are Meltdown and Spectre; two critical vulnerabilities found in current CPUs from Intel, AMD and ARM. On Wednesday January 3, several researchers disclosed the security flaw in modern processors that could affect practically every Intel computer released in the last [...]

By | 2018-02-02T17:56:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|IT and Your Business|0 Comments

IRS Warns Against Email Tax Scams

The holidays are over and tax season is on the horizon. For many it's a season of paperwork and stress. For scammers, it's a season ripe with opportunity. The IRS is warning consumers to be on the lookout for email phishing scams related to next year's tax filing. Cyberthieves create emails with just enough [...]

By | 2018-01-05T18:51:44+00:00 January 5th, 2018|IT and Your Business, Ransomware|0 Comments

5 Ways to Secure Wifi Networks

By Eric Geier, Network World Wi-Fi is one entry-point hackers can use to get into your network without setting foot inside your building because wireless is much more open to eavesdroppers than wired networks, which means you have to be more diligent about security. But there’s a lot more to Wi-Fi security than just [...]

By | 2017-11-27T16:12:17+00:00 November 27th, 2017|IT and Your Business|0 Comments

How Much Downtime Can You Tolerate?

Read the original article here. Network downtime comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether it’s from a catastrophic storm or fire, a data center outage, ransomware, DDoS attack, internet outage or even a careless mistake. No one is totally safe, and it isn’t a question of if, but instead when it will strike. The Ponemon [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:06:03+00:00 September 18th, 2017|IT and Your Business|0 Comments

5 Benefits of Managed IT Services for Your Small Business

5 Benefits of Managed IT Services with Your Small Business If you run a small business, it can be difficult to focus on growing your business at the same time as keeping your cybersecurity up to date. But you don't want to sacrifice one for the other. A managed services provider like Hoola [...]

By | 2017-08-02T17:18:35+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|About MSPs, IT and Your Business|0 Comments

Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats

Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats By CMIT Solutions Recently, IT security experts revealed a sharp increase in so-called “fileless” malware — device and network infections that are not readily apparent since they’re embedded directly into a computer’s actual memory. These malicious agents can quietly infiltrate data [...]

By | 2017-06-13T16:03:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|IT and Your Business, Ransomware|0 Comments

A New Google Phishing Scam – And What You Can Do If You Were Affected

On Wednesday, a fresh email scam swept through millions of inboxes: millions of Gmail users received a message suggesting that a friend or colleague had shared a Google Doc with them. Early reports indicated that the scheme was geared toward journalists, with up to 150 illicit messages being sent per minute; Google eventually reported [...]

By | 2017-05-09T19:03:47+00:00 May 9th, 2017|IT and Your Business|0 Comments

6 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Provider

Now more than ever, it is very important that your business has a Managed Services Provider. The managed service provider assumes an ongoing responsibility for 24-hour monitoring, managing and/or problem resolution for the IT systems within a business. This means MSPs can stop viruses and fix problems before you even know there is one! These 6 [...]

By | 2017-04-06T16:25:22+00:00 April 6th, 2017|About MSPs, IT and Your Business|0 Comments