Posts by Byron Martin

Why you should use MFA for everything!

By Byron Martin | June 22, 2020
Have you had your password stolen? According to Avast, a company that specializes in anti-virus software and VPN services, over 29 billion passwords..

COVID-19 Return to Work Plan

By Byron Martin | June 9, 2020
As a Managed Information Technology Services Provider, and an essential critical infrastructure business, Teknologize has continued to operate and..

Why You Should Enable Multi-Factor Authentication Today!

By Byron Martin | May 28, 2020
  Multi-factor authentication is a methodology whereby someone is granted access to a computer, device, or application only after providing two or..

Why Identity Theft is a Big Deal During COVID-19

By Byron Martin | May 22, 2020
Should you be concerned about your identity being compromised? Yes! In 2019, 14.4 million consumers became victims of identity fraud — that’s about 1..

Quadrupled Cyber Threat vs Security Awareness Training

By Byron Martin | May 8, 2020
I had a couple statistics that I was looking at last week, and they kind of blew my mind, so I thought I'd share them with you.

The Basic Framework of COVID-19 Themed Wire Fraud

By Byron Martin | May 7, 2020
According to a report from Microsoft, COVID-19-themed cyber attacks spiked to nearly a million a day during the first week of March 2020. 

8 Tips For Developing a Positive and Productive Remote Work Culture

By Byron Martin | April 30, 2020
The workplace is going hybrid. Work can only happen anywhere when it’s digitized and connected.

Is Zoom Safe? Zoom Meeting Security Tips During COVID-19

By Byron Martin | April 13, 2020
The FBI has received multiple reports of video teleconferencing and online classroom hijacking, also called “Zoom-bombing”, during the COVID-19.

Why You Need an Expert Opinion from a Managed Service Provider

By Byron Martin | January 8, 2020

Hackers Target MSP's to get to You!

By Byron Martin | December 27, 2019
To get inside Managed Service Providers, MSPs, attackers have capitalized on security lapses such as weak passwords and failure to use multi-factor..

Can AI help Your Small Business?

By Byron Martin | December 2, 2019
36% of executives say their primary goal for AI is to optimize internal business operations according to Harvard Business Review.

Publication: 5 Tips to Reduce Your Vulnerability to Cyberattacks

By Byron Martin | October 17, 2019
A Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business Publication.  Six trillion dollars. It’s the estimated cost of the war on terror. And it’s the projected annual..

KAPP-KVEW Interview: The Next Evolution of Ransomware

By Byron Martin | October 4, 2019
Carissa Lehmkuhl from KAPP-KVEW interviewed Byron Martin, CEO of Teknologize leading up to our Breakfast Series "The Evolution of Ransomcloud." By..

State of Technology - Connect Magazine

By Byron Martin | July 15, 2019
By Byron Martin | HFG Trust Connect Magazine - July 2019 | View Article Technology has never been so important to businesses and individuals as it is..

Is Your Current IT Keeping Your IT Strategy in Line With Your Business?

By Byron Martin | June 12, 2019
IT Strategy (Information Technology Strategy or Technology Strategy) is a plan of action to create an information technology capability for maximum,..

Downtime is eating away your profits. Your business deserves better.

By Byron Martin | May 20, 2019
As a business owner, you know that time is money. The more time your business is up, the more potential you have to close a sale, please a customer,..

Stop Waiting for IT Support to Show Up at Their Convenience

By Byron Martin | March 21, 2019
Spending hours or days waiting for your IT guy to arrive isn’t worth it. That’s bad IT. And you don’t have to live with it.   

A Password is like a Toothbrush

By Byron Martin | March 15, 2019
When was the last time you thought about the password policy for your business?  

Break-fix IT: Stop Stressing over the Fluctuating Cost of IT

By Byron Martin | February 25, 2019

How Much do Companies Spend on their IT Budgets?

By Byron Martin | February 18, 2019
The percentage of spending that goes towards technology varies from one industry to another. For example, a financial entity will usually invest more..

Stop Fixing the Same Technology Issues Over and Over

By Byron Martin | January 16, 2019
Restarting your server every day at noon to prevent it from crashing isn’t normal.  That’s bad IT. And you don’t have to live with it.

Publication: The Tri-Cities' Future Is Technology

By Byron Martin | October 23, 2018
A Tri-City Herald publication. Byron Martin and Ty Mulholland outline the upcoming Tri-Cities Tech Summit and the opportunity to learn what’s..

Business on a Roll Award

By Byron Martin | July 11, 2018
Thank you Tri-City Regional Chamber for the honor and recognition for 2017's Business on a Roll! (11-50 employees) We have a great team and they all..

Teknologize Named Datto Community Partner of The Year 2018

By Byron Martin | July 9, 2018
Teknologize Takes Home Golden Datto Award During DattoCon 2018  

Publication: Cybersecurity Basics can Protect Businesses from Breaches

By Byron Martin | September 5, 2017
Michelle Dupler with the Tri-Cities Journal of Business interviewed Teknologize CEO, Byron Martin, and CTO, Daniel Morgan as guest contributors to..

Publication: Hit the Bricks

By Byron Martin | July 18, 2017
Teknologize Success Story! Deployment of a mesh network with 30 Access Points in a local housing for approximately 300 students and researchers.  By:..

Publication: 2014 Young Professionals Honors Byron Martin

By Byron Martin | October 1, 2014
By Mary Coffman | Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, October 2014 | Read Article This is the seventh year the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business..

2013 Entrepreneurial Award

By Byron Martin | February 27, 2013
Teknologize Receives 2013 Entrepreneurial Award | Read Article PNNL nominates Teknologize to receive award