What is Security Awareness Training?

By Byron Martin | September 22, 2020
92% of all breaches could have been prevented with a Security Awareness Training program. Security Awareness Training is a means to educate and..

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC) aka CEO Fraud?

By Byron Martin | September 17, 2020
More than 30,700 organizations were targeted in the first quarter of 2020 with Business Email Compromise attacks.

Why Co-Managed IT is the Best of Both Worlds

By Byron Martin | September 15, 2020
Today’s IT professional has so much more on their plate than ever before. “IT infrastructure leaders often feel that they’re constantly in catch-up..

Work from Home - 4 Ways to Stay Secure

By Daniel Morgan | September 13, 2020
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have spent the last few months scrambling to get their staff properly set up for remote work.

What is Managed Detection and Response (MDR)?

By Byron Martin | September 12, 2020
The Average Time it takes to identify a data breach is 197 days. The average time it takes to contain a breach is 69 days. With the volume of cyber..

What is Ransomware?

By Byron Martin | September 11, 2020
The average ransom paid by a victim, increased by 60%, rising from $111,605 to $178,254 - according to a recent report from Coveware, comparing the..

Introducing RansomCloud. The Evolution of Ransomware.

By Byron Martin | September 9, 2020
RansomCloud attacks your cloud data! It’s a ransomware attack built for the cloud...

5 Tips to Prevent Business Email Compromise (BEC)

By Byron Martin | August 3, 2020
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is one of the leading cyber threats today so it's important to know that there are many valuable tips for keeping..

What is the Dark Web?

By Byron Martin | July 31, 2020
There are multiple layers to the internet. The Dark Web is an unseen layer contained within the Deep Web, another sub-layer of the Internet that is..

FBI Reports Business Email Compromise (BEC) Cost Businesses $1.7B in 2019

By Byron Martin | July 30, 2020
Let me tell you a True Story about a Business Email Compromise BEC. It was one of those calls that I sometimes dread not knowing entirely what to..

Manufacturing Represents 62% of Ransomware Payouts

By Byron Martin | July 27, 2020
Manufacturing Represents 62% of all Ransomware Payments In 2017 Kivu facilitated ransom payments of over $17m for over 143 cases . Of..

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 consumersbecame 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..