Top 3 Technology Fears that Keeps Small Business Owners Up at Night
As a young child you probably were kept up at night by what could possibly be lurking under your bed, however now as a business owner there is an excess of technology related fears that keep you wide awake. You have so many other important roles that technology solutions shouldn’t become a stressor and wake you in the middle of the night. In this post, we explore the top 3 technology fears that keeps small business owners up at night and offer some tips on how to eliminate those concerns.
Top 3 Benefits of Moving Your Organization to Windows 10
Is your company currently using Windows 7? If so, it’s time to consider upgrading or even replacing your organization’s workstations to be on Windows 10. Once Microsoft ends support on January 14, 2020, operating systems that are still using Windows 7 will be vulnerable to cybersecurity threats including viruses, zero-day exploits, ransomware, malware and spyware. Microsoft will no longer be providing the security updates/patches that they normally do when a cyber-threat emerges.
Attention Business Owners: How Selecting the Right Internet Service Provider can make your Life Easier
As a business owner you’re constantly on the go and being pulled in many different directions…but please grab a coffee and pull up a chair because it is time for an Internet intervention. There are many factors to consider before selecting an Internet Service Provider (ISP) for your business, and often times these factors are overlooked.
5 Reasons Your Organization Should Move to the Cloud
Below are the 5 reasons your organization should move to the cloud. What you should know about moving your organization to the cloud and the benefits of making the switch.
Learn about the security advantages and migration techniques of cloud-based tools. You may have heard a lot about the benefits of the cloud, but do you know why—or how —it can help drive greater impact?
An Enterprise Action Plan to address Meltdown and Spectre
Undoubtedly, in recent days you’ve heard about the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities making headlines. If you’re unsure of what Meltdown and Spectre are – spend a few minutes searching the internet, and you’ll find plenty of excellent articles explaining what the vulnerability is. In short, Meltdown is a security flaw that could allow malicious hackers to bypass the hardware barrier between applications run by users and computer’s core processing memory, which is normally highly protected. Spectre is slightly different; it potentially allows hackers to trick otherwise error-free applications into give up secret information.
4 Things to look forward to in 2018
Happy New Year! We truly hope that 2018 is a healthy, happy and prosperous year for you – in fact – we want to help you make it that way!
I’m “jacked” (yes, I’ve been watching a lot re-runs of “Fixer Upper” on HGTV during my Christmas break) for 2018. ProviNET had a remarkable 2017, helping hundreds of customers and thousands of users make the most of their technology; but, I can’t wait for what is in store for 2018. In the words of Emeril, we’re kicking things up a notch.
WCry (WannaCry) Ransomware
On Friday, May 12, 2017, a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organizations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee
What You Need to Know about the iCloud Security Threat
Many technology news outlets have been reporting about the possibility of a looming security threat to Apple iCloud accounts. What we know so far: We know that a London-based hacker group, calling itself the “Turkish Crime Family,” has claimed to have access to 250 million Apple iCloud accounts. The hackers are threatening to reset
Upgrade to iOS 9.3.5 – Fixes Critical Security Vulnerabilities
Are you an iOS (iPhone / iPad / iPod touch) user? If so, you’ll want to pay close attention to the latest security patch that Apple released on Thursday August 25. iOS 9.3.5 features major security fixes for the three zero-day exploits and ProviNET recommends that it be downloaded by all iOS users right away.