Kaseya VSA Security Advisory

“What happened? Your computers and servers are encrypted, backups are deleted. We use strong encryption algorithms, so you cannot decrypt your data. But you can restore everything by purchasing a special program from us – universal decryptor. This program will restore all your network. Follow our instructions below and you will recover all your data.” […]

NIST Tips and Tactics for Ransomware

Ransomware is a plague that we all have to deal with, but it doesn’t mean that you have to be affected by it. Check out these 8 Tips and 3 Tactics to handle Ransomware before it becomes a show stopper for your organization.

Are We On The Same Page?

This is the question you need to ask yourself and your staff in Q4 this year.  On December 1st, 1913, Ford created the first assembly line and built a huge empire on repeating tasks and improving each step along the way with continuous review.  Today’s growth doesn’t primarily come from a better assembly line, but […]

The C-Suite 4 Min Guide to Automating Onboarding and Offboarding

Chances are almost 100% that if you’re reading this, you’ve had to deal with some level of employee churn so far this past summer.  Staff turnover is a predictable problem that presents unique security challenges, and there are almost certainly some unique logistical challenges to your specific business.  However, there are opportunities hidden within this […]

Adapt or Die | Part 1: Sales, Leadership and Customer Service

Executive Summary The world is calling you right now to change. It won’t ask, but it demands evolution in it’s silence. Your clients, staff and peers are all calling you to make change. What’s the right path to take? Reevaluate Your Sales Model Now, more than ever, your approach to sales will define your future […]

What Your IT Service Provider Should Be Doing Right Now

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – Costs should already be down a minimum of 17% and you should be experiencing the best service of your life. In these incredibly challenging times, every self-aware company in every industry is attempting to first protect their own revenue. Your IT service firm is no different. That’s not necessarily bad thing, as […]

How Far Apart Should I Separate Networking Cables from Power Outlets?

So, you’re installing networking cables and terminating network jacks, and you need electrical power – of course.  But, how far do you separate them?  Technically, there’s no “official” answer, depending on who you talk with.  We recommend 6”, but the NFPA recommends 2” or more.  Other organizations recommend 6’.  Why is there a difference? This […]

Successful Project Management and Expectation Setting

Successfully delivering on a project is something which can make or break a career.  All too often, there’s just not enough time to deliver on what you set out to do.  So, how do you make sure you consistently deliver in a changing environment with limited time? The Most Important Detail: Setting Proper Expectations Always, […]

Securing Accounts with Two Factor Authentication

Why Bother with Two Factor, and What the Heck is it Anyway? Simply put, it’s a way to secure something important to you with both something you know, and something you have. Believe it or not, a simple login and password is not enough to secure what’s important to you today.  So, why bother with […]