ScreenConnect Vulnerability Exploited – IT Companies are Being Targeted

By Byron Martin | February 23, 2024
ConnectWise is addressing a critical vulnerability discovered in ConnectWise ScreenConnect, its remote desktop and access software that enables MSP..

Never Trust, Always Verify: Zero Trust Security

By Byron Martin | February 14, 2024
Zero Trust is a relatively new cybersecurity strategy that is rapidly becoming the security model of choice for businesses. In fact, we anticipate..

Myth Busting: 5 Common Cybersecurity Misconceptions

By Byron Martin | January 19, 2024
In today’s hyperconnected world, cybersecurity is a critical concern for individuals and organizations alike. However, as the digital landscape..

Urgent Warning about Bank Account Fraud

By Byron Martin | January 12, 2024
The infamous Xenomorph Android malware, known for targeting 56 European banks in 2022, is back and in full force targeting US banks, financial..

10 Tasks You Might Not Be Aware Your IT Team Can Handle

By Byron Martin | December 28, 2023
When you run your own business, it feels like there are never enough hours in the day. Even when you start early and end late, there’s always..

When Your Facebook Or Other Online Accounts Get Hacked, Who’s Responsible For The Losses?

By Katrina Wahlbrink | December 14, 2023
Recently, the CEO of a very successful marketing firm had their Facebook account hacked. In just a weekend, the hackers were able to run over..

Safe Online Shopping: Tips for a Secure Experience

By Byron Martin | November 20, 2023
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, here are some tips for a safe and secure online shopping experience.

Here’s What Google Maps Timeline Knows About You (And It’s More Than You Think)

By Byron Martin | October 30, 2023
It’s 10:00 p.m. – do you know where your children are? Google probably does. Thanks to Google Maps’ Timeline feature, the tech company probably knows..

Guardians of the Inbox: How to Recognize and Report Phishing

By Byron Martin | October 16, 2023
72% of respondents reported that they checked to see whether messages were legitimate (i.e. phishing or a scam) compared to 15% who reported not..

Prepare Your Kids For A Successful School Year: Tech Tips To Maximize Learning Potential

By Byron Martin | August 17, 2023
Back-to-school season has finally arrived, and it won’t be long before our kids are back in the classroom, learning all sorts of different subjects...

Inside OneDrive and SharePoint: The Limitations and Restrictions You Need to Know

By Byron Martin | July 13, 2023
OneDrive and SharePoint in Microsoft 365 are popular cloud-based collaboration, productivity, and file storage solutions to help organizations share..

Shielding Your Cloud: Securing M365 and Google Workspace with SaaS Protection

By Byron Martin | June 20, 2023
Many organizations assume that moving to a cloud-based collaboration app such as Microsoft 365 or Google Workspace means email security and backup is..

Tek Video: Myth - My Data is Safe in the Cloud

By Byron Martin | May 4, 2023
Microsoft works off what is called a shared responsibility model. The message is simple, Microsoft is responsible for its cloud, and end-users and ..

Tek Video: Microsoft 365 Security is a Shared Responsibility

By Byron Martin | March 14, 2023
Microsoft works off what is called a shared responsibility model. The message is simple, Microsoft is responsible for its cloud, and end-users and..

Tek Video: Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)

By Byron Martin | February 28, 2023
Another big, game-changing element of ransomware is that you don't have to be a hacker. You don't even have to have any technical expertise.

Break Free From the Break-fix IT Model

By Byron Martin | February 23, 2023
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But is this approach harming your business?

10 Considerations for Hiring In-house IT vs Partnering with an MSP

By Byron Martin | February 13, 2023
10 Considerations for Hiring In-house IT vs Partnering with an MSP Does your business’s IT management need an upgrade?Are you wondering why your..

Why Your IT Provider Should be SOC 2 Accredited

By Byron Martin | January 20, 2023
Why Your IT Provider Should be SOC 2 Accredited A SOC 2 audit isn’t just a one-time exercise. The audit must be completed yearly, inspecting..

How to Send an Encrypted Email in Microsoft Outlook

By Byron Martin | July 28, 2022
You’ve probably heard about email encryption and maybe you’ve even wondered when it’s necessary.

Microsoft 365 Price Increase March 15th

By Byron Martin | February 25, 2022
Prices are going up. Are you prepared? Update: Microsoft just extended the grace period to lock in Feb 2022 pricing. March 14th is the last day to..

Why SOC 2 Certification is Valuable

By Byron Martin | February 16, 2022
Let’s face it, our world is filled with regularly occurring data breaches and cybersecurity events. Organizations need assurances that the companies..

Benefits of Using Microsoft SharePoint

By Byron Martin | August 26, 2021
Microsoft SharePoint celebrated its 20th birthday on March 27th, 2021! And it’s come a long way over the past 20 years.

Benefits of Partnering with a Microsoft CSP

By Byron Martin | August 11, 2021
We’ve witnessed a shift in how we work to that of a hybrid workforce, a blended workforce comprising of both remote and in-office work. As such,..

OneDrive vs. SharePoint. What’s the Difference?

By Byron Martin | July 20, 2021
Microsoft announced in its latest quarterly earnings release that the number of Microsoft 365 subscribers has increased to 50.2 million from January..

Must Have Google Workspace Security Configurations

By Byron Martin | June 8, 2021
Migrations to the cloud are moving faster than ever. 78% of businesses will be run almost entirely on SaaS Applications.

Must Have Microsoft 365 Security Configurations

By Byron Martin | June 2, 2021
1 in 4 businesses reported ransomware attacks on cloud data.

IoT Medical Device Security

By Byron Martin | May 25, 2021
Forbes estimates 646 million IoT devices were used in hospitals, clinics, and medical offices in 2020. The Internet of Things has transformed the..

What's all the Hype? A Quick Glance at Microsoft Teams

By Byron Martin | December 15, 2020
Curious about what all the hype is around Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams is the ultimate chat-based collaboration app for your organization. A..

6 Benefits of VoIP for the Work From Home Workforce

By Byron Martin | October 5, 2020
The world has been transitioning to remote working for years, but the arrival of COVID-19 has certainly sped that up. VoIP calls are routed over the..

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.