Can Hackers Help Your Company Become More Secure?

When you think of hackers, the image that comes to most people’s minds is a faceless, hooded figure in front of a computer. They’re people who pray on loosely guarded information to make money. They are nameless, and your company may be at risk of their attacks and should be prepared in case you are targeted. A good defense to a hacker, however, could possibly be another hacker.   Hackers For Hire   Hackers are generally regarded as the enemies of companies, but who is better to find the weak spots in your company’s cybersecurity than those whose goal is to break through it? According to Read IT Quik, hackers…

Internet of Things

The Big One: How The World Survived The Largest Ever Malware Attack

Biggest. In. History. That’s what headlines around the globe we’re screaming Friday morning as cyber criminals executed the largest ever cyberattack. The effects of the attack, which centered around a nefarious piece of malware, were felt around the world. This weekend’s catastrophic global security breach only underscores the importance of properly securing your business’s most valuable digital assets. Read on as we details some best practices for better preparing your business for a potential cyber attack. The Washington Post reports that Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, confirmed this weekend that networks in more than 150 countries and more than 200,000 computers had been affected by one of the…

CRM Solutions

How CRM Solutions Benefit Small Businesses In 2017

The days of businesses determining when and where to engage their customers is fast coming to an end. Most attempts to tell customers what to think or how to buy are now met with a skeptical eye from today’s buying public. As the world enters an era of consumer managed relationships, the power has swung firmly back in favor of the customer. To meet this demand, brands must be able to both keep in touch and connect with the consumer. Read on as we detail how a customer relationship management (CRM) tool allows small businesses to capitalize on this evolving sales dynamic.   According to MarketingTech, today’s consumer is more…

5 Cloud Computing Terms Everyone Should Know

5 Cloud Computing Terms Everyone Should Know Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology   If you’ve spent some time on the Internet, you may have seen conversations about cloud computing. Cloud computing which encompasses a broad range of services that involve virtual servers on the Internet, is an simple, cost-effective way to streamline your business’ IT needs. According to USA Today, “Drawn by the promise of simplicity and low cost, entrepreneurs are increasingly tapping into the cloud to conduct business in ways that make pen and paper — and desktop software — obsolete.” To better understand cloud computing and find out how it can help your business, take…

Cyber Security: What Does It Mean?

Cyber Security: What Does It Mean? Digital and cyber security is one of the most critical factors in any business. However, many small and medium sized businesses are unsure of what kind of security they need and what exactly they are protecting themselves from today. The fact is that all businesses should have basic security measures in place such as not sharing or displaying passwords and educating staff about how best to safeguard information when contractors or other non-staff are in the building. Furthermore, any business that handles the private information or financial records has a responsibility to protect its customers and staff from hackers and identity theft.   Kim…