Entries by Stephen Kurtz

7 Reasons Your Business Needs Content Filtering

Every business needs an IT strategy that includes virus protection, cloud backup, and content filtering, among other services. For those who aren’t familiar with it, content filtering is the practice of blocking access to content on the web that could be offensive, dangerous, or inappropriate. Families use it to block material unsuitable for children, but […]

How to Prevent Data Breaches

A data breach can be detrimental to businesses, especially when sensitive data is lost or private information is stolen. Companies should do their best to avoid any data breach across their network and devices. There are several critical measures that businesses can take to prevent network security breaches, like content filtering, offsite data backup, and […]

Benefits of Cloud Services

Businesses that use cloud services are much more productive and secure than those that don’t. Utilizing cloud services can help your company in ways you might not have imagined. By keeping data and information stored in the cloud, you allow for ease of access for employees and customers wherever they are, whenever they need to […]

7 Questions You Should Be Asking Your IT Provider

Your IT team is the life force of your company. It keeps the company functioning and allows everyone to communicate and collaborate efficiently. If you don’t have the right IT provider or see signs that it is time to switch IT teams, this chief tech investment can quickly turn into dread.  No matter the size […]

10 Signs That You Should Switch IT Teams

When you have a high-power team that works hard (whether small and local or large and global), you need an exceptional IT team that has your back 100%. When you don’t, the loss in capacity and productivity are palpable and directly affect your bottom line. Your tech support relationship should be based on mutual trust, […]

The 10 Most Costly Data Breaches in History

There is very little that sends chills down an executive’s spin faster than the utterance of the two words “data breach.” They understand that the first hard-hitting consequence of a data breach is enormous financial loss. That is typically followed by a devastating strike against the company’s reputation as consumers realize that their sensitive data […]

Phishing, Malware, and Ransomware Oh My

Phishing, malware, and ransomware are different types of data attacks that can affect your systems and devices. Data breaches are serious, primarily when they target your business. There are many ways to prevent malicious software from harming, but first, you must understand how they operate. Malware is short for malicious software, and it’s typically used […]

5 Reasons Why You Need Offsite Data Backup

Offsite data backup is becoming the norm for businesses, for a good reason. Backing up your data offsite is a safe way to keep your data out of harm’s way, whether that’s a system malfunction or a natural disaster. It will also allow data access from any location, meaning your company has the freedom to […]

Proactive Measures Against Malware

What is Malware? Malware is a term that comes from combining the two words malicious and software. The broad term malware can refer to any software intended to harm or disrupt a system. It can gain unauthorized access to your device and wreak havoc on your computer. Malware is not just limited to devices but […]

How Secure Are Cloud Services?

Cloud-based storage solutions are quickly becoming a staple for enterprises and organizations everywhere. From giant corporations with multiple headquarters to budding small businesses, everyone needs a safe storage solution for their data and information. With the ever-growing popularity of cloud services, there is also an increasing amount of security concerns surrounding the cloud. Businesses that […]