Cloud Computing —- Taking Your Business One Step Further

It’s in the cloud! Cloud computing emphasizes flexibility, scalability, storage and cost savings, but once businesses make the switch, even more benefits emerge. Especially now, these perks include how easy it is to transition to remote offices with cloud technology. The cloud has allowed companies to scale up and down with flexibility and not worry about the bandwidth to cope with huge demands. This go-to method for both personal and business services is the future of how companies can survive another pandemic, but what exactly can cloud computing do for your business?   Two Types of Cloud Computing The first step to helping your business reap the benefits of this…

COVID-19 Impacts Cybersecurity — Why You Should Prioritize Security At Your Business

As companies worldwide were forced to transition due to the COVID-19 outbreak, so too did security hackers. With the sudden increase in remote work, cybersecurity risks have heightened. Data shows that in the first 100 days of the pandemic, spam and opportunistic detecting increased by 26.3%, impersonations were up by 30.3%, malware by 35.16% and blocking of URL clicks by 55%. From January – March, the overall detection of cybercriminal activity was up by a third. As risks become more heightened as some employers continue to work from home while others migrate back to the office, having cyber insurance might be the best move for your company when dealing with…

The Surprising Truth About Ransomware Attacks

  We have seen it over and over: a hacker takes over a company’s server and then the business has to pay up before they are able to access their computer systems. New data has shown that 205,280 organizations were targets of a ransomware attack in 2019. This is a 41% increase from 2018. In the last quarter of 2019, the average payment to regain access to company files was $84,116, which is more than double that of the previous quarter and is only expected to rise. Ransomware attacks have impacted factory operations, forced businesses to shut down and destroy basic infrastructures of companies.    But what might be most…