Cyberattack in Ukraine Could Have Deeper Implications

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: , |

A ransomware attack at the end of June affected more than 60 percent of the systems in Ukraine, more than any other country hit, according to Kapersky Labs. The attack reached far and wide in the country, including its airport, central bank, Chernobyl power plant and metro transport. While money seems to be the root cause [...]

Just How Safe Is Your Password?

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Technology|

It seems that every website you visit nowadays needs an account and a password to access. From social media to news sites with paywalls to online banking, everything is protected by a string of letters and numbers. If you’re like most people, you avoid the hassle of remembering a complicated password by creating a simple one, [...]

The 5 Most Common Data Vulnerabilities for Small Businesses

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Technology|

One of the biggest worries for small business owners is often how secure their customers’ data is. Business owners know they need that data for a variety of reasons, including processing payments. At the same time, though, they also know that any breach of data could result in customers never coming back, at the very least. [...]

The True Cost of Network Downtime

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: Technology|

Whether from a cyber attack, mishandled maintenance or any other reason, your network going down can cost you big. Suddenly you are unable to process payments, access the data you need and, in short, run your business. While network downtime may seem like a minor inconvenience, those idle minutes can really add up. In fact, the [...]

Scared of Being Hacked? Take These Preventative Steps

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Technology|

It’s hard to go a week without hearing a new report of a massive company or other organization being attacked by hackers. Thousands of businesses big and small are hit by cyber attacks every year. Often, security measures already in place prevent a data breach. But when the attack is successful, it can take a long [...]

5 of Our Favorite Apps + Tools for Small Businesses

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: , |

Running a small business involves wearing multiple hats, so eventually juggling everything can become overwhelming for entrepreneurs and small teams. There is literally an app for anything and everything and entrepreneurs and small business owners are using these apps and tools to increase productivity and organization (and everything else you could possibly imagine). Air Max 2015 [...]