Ransomware is a form of malware that blocks access to data and files until a ransom fee has been paid. Ransomware is the newest in modern-day crime, and it appears in many different forms: “Cryptolocker,” for example encrypts all of your files with military-grade encryption, while “Simplelocker” locks your computer’s desktop- preventing you from gaining...
Protect Your Business and Data As we head into a new decade, data backup is more important than ever. Data loss can happen for a variety of reasons: hardware or system malfunction, viruses/malware, natural disaster, and even human error. Any of these can devastate a business, so having a solid data backup strategy is vital. ...
For Raleigh businesses and organizations, your data is your most valuable resource. Even when you have security measures in place, it’s possible for your data to be compromised, and stolen by hackers who can put it on the dark web.
In March 2019, Microsoft announced that Windows 7 support will officially end on January 14, 2020. If you’re one of the millions of people who still use Windows 7, you’ll still be able to use the operating system, but it will leave you vulnerable to viruses.
How a Passportal Site Can Help You With Password Management If you’re like a lot of people, you reuse passwords across several sites, or use the same password with a slight variation like the addition of a number or exclamation point at the end. You probably know this isn’t secure, but the idea of keeping...
Email isn’t the most secure form of communication. Learn how to use your email more securely to minimize your risk of a security breach.
As a small or midsize business (SMB), you might think you’re safe from cyber attacks. While that may have been true in the past, it’s no longer the case. In fact, the number of SMBs who have experienced cyber attacks has risen steadily over the past several years. In 2017, 61% of small businesses experienced a cyber attack, which was up from 55% in 2016.
At Strategic Systems – A Division of CEI, we understand how important network security is to businesses of all sizes. Cyber criminals target businesses of all sizes and while data breaches are devastating to any business, they can hit small and mid-size businesses especially hard.
The biggest way the cloud helps declutter your office is that it allows you to get rid of paper files and the filing cabinets that house them. Many businesses keep anywhere from 1 to 10 years of files at a time, which is an incredible amount of paperwork! Many financial documents like bank statements, receipts, and invoices are easily accessible through your bank online or are already created digitally. Digitally storing documents helps you find important records and document archives more quickly.
Health IT has been a focal point for many in both the healthcare and information technology sectors for several years. With this, hospitals and clinics have begun to recognize the advantage an IT consulting firm can give them in regards to security and efficiency, two of the most important aspects of a medical practice.