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But We Had Cyber Liability Insurance

But We Had Cyber Liability Insurance Cyber Liability Insurance

Literally as I was getting ready to write this newsletter, I got a scheduling request from an organization that noted in the request for the meeting – “We fell victim to a phishing scam and lost $177,000”. The heartbreaking part of the conversation was that the organization had a separate cyber liability insurance policy and […]

FBI and CISA Warn Of New Cyber Attacks Coming

FBI and CISA Warn Of New Cyber Attacks Coming New Cyber Attacks Coming

We all are watching in shock and disgust at the atrocities being committed in Ukraine. Our thoughts, prayers and hopefully soon to be delivered tactical support are with each and every one of the citizens of Ukraine. In conjunction with the physical attack and invasion launched by Russia directly against the Ukraine people, the FBI, […]

Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability

Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability

Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability Microsoft acknowledged on Tuesday 3/2/2021 that there was a series of significant Zero-Day vulnerabilities related to Microsoft Exchange servers and has released an emergency patch that should be applied immediately to mitigate the risks to all organizations.  The vulnerability affects on-premise Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, and Microsoft […]

You Don’t Care About Technology

You Don’t Care About Technology You Don't Care About Technology

You Don’t Care About Technology As a business owner or leader, you don’t care about technology.  I mean really let’s be honest, unless you are one of the rare ones, you really don’t get excited to learn about a new whiz bang technical device, application, or tech advance.  There’s no shame in that and certainly […]

We Don’t Have A Huge Cyber Security Need

We Don’t Have A Huge Cyber Security Need Cyber Security Breach

We Don’t Have A Huge Cyber Security Need This was the answer I heard on the other end of the line from a prospective client that had just engaged our services.  The Chief Operations Officer that I was speaking with was fairly tech-savvy and felt like the discussion we were having was most likely leading […]

Using ZOOM? – Make Sure To Secure It!

Using ZOOM? – Make Sure To Secure It!

Chances Are – You Have Been On A Zoom Conference In The Last Few Weeks – But Is It Secure? The short answer to this is – maybe 🙂 . If you have paid attention to the news (and who hasn’t in the last few weeks) you are probably aware of some significant security concerns […]

Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Managment (SIEM) – Be careful of the buzzwords

Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Managment (SIEM) – Be careful of the buzzwords I.T. Buzzwords

SOC and SIEM… the Latest Buzzwords About 8 years ago when Managed I.T. Services was starting to gain a foothold in the small and medium sized business space, the term “Proactive” was coined as the hot buzzword. Outsourced I.T. services were transitioning from a fully reactionary model in which businesses paid based upon block hours […]

Are You Shopping For Managed Services The Same Way You Shop For Janitorial Services?

Are You Shopping For Managed Services The Same Way You Shop For Janitorial Services? Are You Shopping For Managed Services The Same Way You Shop For Janitorial Services?

When it comes to selecting a managed services or technology partner – are you shopping for those services the same way you shop for your janitorial services?  You know… issuing an RFP or requesting three bids be submitted to you.  If this sounds familiar… YOU ARE MISSING THE MOST IMPORTANT AND BUSINESS IMPACTING ASPECTS! First […]

Cyber-Security is a SHARED Responsibility

Cyber-Security is a SHARED Responsibility Cyber-security is a shared responsibility

What kind of process do you have around analyzing your risk and liability as it pertains to cyber-security?  That’s one of the questions we ask when we are talking with prospective clients who are curious as to how we can help their organization.  9 times out of 10, the answer that we get to this […]

Managed I.T. Services Pricing

Managed I.T. Services Pricing

When it comes to I.T. Services and Managed I.T. Services pricing, the reality is that pricing can be all over the board depending on who you talk to.  More and more companies are starting to offer some sort of “managed technical services” or “managed I.T.”.  Some of these organizations are those that have grown up […]