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Student working on a surface laptop that has multifactor authentication MFA protection.

Multifactor Authentication (MFA) in Education: Protecting Compromised Student Accounts

Malicious actors target K-12 education and universities to steal student data and try to access a school's network. Without the right layers of security, student data is at risk, so we want to talk about a school's last line of defense against hackers: multifactor authentication.
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SMB owner and IT consultant looking at a laptop and discussing endpoint security.

Endpoint Security and SMBs: How Businesses Protect Devices Connecting to Their Network

Endpoint security is critical for businesses to best protect themselves from cyberattacks, but are you familiar with the tools that can best help your business? From endpoint protection to next-generation firewalls, we want to outline security solutions that can go into your business’ customized endpoint security strategy.
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Medium business owner securing their cloud environment with a cloud security posture management CSPM tool.

What is Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and How Does it Benefit SMBs?

Cloud security posture management tools can provide automatic monitoring and threat remediation for cloud environments. But what are CSPM solutions? Here, we outline what CSPM tools can do for businesses and why you want to work with an IT consultant to implement them into your environment.
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Small business employees completing training to help keep their company data safe.

Keeping Company Data Safe: 3 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Better Protect Your Data

Keeping company data secure starts with security tools, but employees learning cybersecurity best practices can greatly improve a company's cybersecurity posture. Here, we want to cover three strong cybersecurity best practices that can help employees secure company data and keep their personal information safe!
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SMB owner receiving a BEC attack utilizing common business email compromise attack techinues.

Business Email Compromise Attack Techniques and Strategies Used by Hackers to Attack SMBs

Business email compromise attack techniques take advantage of an account's trustworthiness to be successful. Knowing some of the common attack strategies can help SMBs identify suspicious emails and respond appropriately. In this article, we detail common BEC attack strategies to help SMBs keep their data safe!
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SMB working with an IT consultant for IT helpdesk services.

IT Helpdesk Services & IT Consulting: How SMBs Get Better Technology Assistance

By working with an IT consultant for IT helpdesk services, SMBs can gain access to reliable troubleshooting and just-in-time assistance for cybersecurity emergencies. Here, we want to talk about what IT consultants can offer SMBs for their technology troubleshooting needs.
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Small business meeting to determine how to protect the business from ransomware attacks and how to not pay the ransom.

Should You Pay the Ransom? SMBs and What to do After a Ransomware Attack

When a ransomware attack successfully encrypts your network, should you pay the ransom? Here, we want to explain what happens after paying a hacker's ransom and how businesses can defend themselves from ransomware attacks!
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Employee working on their security awareness training - SAT.

What’s Included in the Best Security Awareness Training (SAT) for SMBs?

The right security awareness training (SAT) for SMBs can help businesses be prepared for the latest cybersecurity threats in their industry. But what is included in the best SAT platforms? Here, we want to outline some of the most helpful features you should look for in your SAT solution!
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Outsourcing IT services with an IT consultant represented by networking equipment.

Outsourcing IT: Cybersecurity Services IT Consultants Can Best Handle for Businesses

By outsourcing IT services, small and medium businesses can receive enterprise-level security at SMB prices. In this article, we want to go over some of the best services a business can outsource to better improve its security posture and give productive time back to employees!
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