Category Archives: Security

Choosing an MSP: Local or International

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Rather than use a hybrid setup or a completely outsourced third-party platform, the overwhelming majority of modern businesses and corporations are transferring their IT sector to MSPs.  With the field of technology growing exponentially, there appears no sign of slowing down, and managed IT services is often the preferred way for companies to operate. These […]

3 Tips for Keeping Your Massachusetts Healthcare Business Safe

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There are a surprising number of ways in which scams, data corruption, and inefficiency can present security risks to even the most up-to-date healthcare businesses. Cybersecurity, a prominent and growing sector of generalized IT management services, is now being geared towards client employee training in an effort to fend off the more sophisticated cyberattacks that […]

IT Compliance Issues in Healthcare

Healthcare compliance issues affect every kind of medical facility—regardless of size. Large and small healthcare companies must adhere to rules and government regulations in order to protect individuals and their private information. As you know, healthcare guidelines, compliance laws, and government regulations are ever-changing. It can be a lot to keep up with. This is […]

How to Avoid Unmonitored Devices on Your Network

As a result of COVID-19, a rising number of people are working from home. With even more employees working remotely, you have a broader range of security concerns to think about. In particular, you don’t want them to bring unapproved devices onto your network, as that can result in larger problems for your network as […]

When It’s Time for Law Firms to Partner with an MSP

As a law firm, there is important and sensitive information handled daily you would want protected. When dealing with such sensitive information, you want to make sure the sensitive information is properly protected.  With the legal concern to keep the client, yourself, and everyone else involved protected, it’s advised to partner with an MSP to […]

Distributed spam distraction hides illegal activities

As annoying as spam email is, it’s usually pretty harmless. But hackers have been using a method called distributed spam distraction (DSD) where spam email is used to carry out illegal activities. Learn more about DSD and how you can safeguard your systems against it. What is DSD? DSD is a type of attack wherein […]

Fileless malware: The invisible threat

Scanning the files you download is not enough to detect malware these days. Hackers have found a clever way to get around antivirus and anti-malware software by using fileless malware. Since this malware is not as visible as traditional malware, it can infect your entire infrastructure without you even knowing. Let’s take a closer look […]

Should you monitor your employees’ online activities?

To monitor or not to monitor — that is the question. Employee monitoring is a touchy subject. If you’ve ever considered it, then you may ask yourself if it is a good idea for an employer to check on their staff’s online activities. Below are the pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some helpful […]

Watch out for this Android malware

Security researchers have discovered a new Android malware called DEFENSOR ID that snuck its way into the Google Play Store. Forensic analysis shows that the malware takes advantage of an Android device’s Accessibility Services to infiltrate the system and cause damage without being detected. To help you avoid this dangerous strain of malware, we’ve compiled […]