This is the second blog installment on Co-Managed IT by IntelliSystems. As we discussed previously, most businesses take one of three approaches to IT and cybersecurity. Outsource all of IT Have an internal IT guy Nothing, we don’t need IT If you’re doing number 3, please see options 1 or 2. You’re putting your business […]
If your company is not taking cybersecurity seriously you could be locking yourself out of government contracts. In 2020, The US Department of Defense introduced the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). CMMC established a framework to assess DoD contractors for cybersecurity compliance before they qualify for government contracts.
March 31st, 2021 is World Backup Day. Data (our pictures, documents and other files) is an important part of our lives. But, life gets hectic and it’s easy to forget to back up your files. IntelliSystems provides a variety of comprehensive Backup and Disaster Recovery solutions for business clients but we want to remind you […]
Do you have information about your business, operations, clients, vendors, and employees that shouldn’t or mustn’t be leaked? Do you have information that would be worth (tens of) thousands of dollars to get back if you suddenly lost access to it? Data breaches and ransomware are happening on a massive level. On average it takes ninety-nine days to detect a data breach. Imagine what a hacker could do in ninety-nine days with unfettered access to your systems, applications, and data.
2020 was a rough one for small and locally owned businesses. But you’ve made it through. Now it’s time to look forward to 2021. No one knows what is going to happen over the next year. But, if 2020 taught us anything, it’s that a well-managed, adaptable, and secure business operation plan will be able […]
In the past couple of months, just about everyone has been forced to shift priorities. If you’re like many business owners, you are intently focused on pivoting your business to accommodate today’s “new normal.” In fact, you are probably investing so much of your time in trying to retain your customers and generate new cash […]
There is one thing many small businesses do that puts them at risk for a cyber-attack. They take a reactive approach to IT security. They wait until something bad happens before they do anything. Unfortunately, we live and work in a time when you can no longer be reactive to cyberthreats.
Some hackers have become so skilled that they don’t even need you to give up your credentials to hack into your account. One recent cyberthreat is targeted towards users of Microsoft Office 365. You don’t want to be the next victim, so read up. A phishing scam that harvests users’ credentials The latest cyberattack on […]
Did you know that in some industries the biggest cybersecurity threats come from inside a breached organization? Sometimes it’s motivated by financial gain and sometimes it’s plain-old ignorance. So how can you protect your organization from insider threats? #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]
Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks are nothing new. But most businesses have no idea how to prevent this type of attack on their Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system. If you’re one of those businesses, we have everything you need to know right here.