New developments, innovations, and reporting from around the IT sector

Two-Factor Authentication: Don’t Remote in Without It!

A survey by Paychex recently found that 68 percent of small business leaders remain unworried about their digital security. If you need proof, you can just look at the passwords they and their employees use. According to SecureAuth, a staggering 81 percent of Americans use the same passwords for multiple accounts, the majority of which are unimaginative old standbys like “1234567,” “qwerty,” and “password.

The Homeless Homebuyer

Cyber Security Awareness Training that is actually engaging and entertaining!

Watch a sample video by clicking this link: The Homeless Homebuyer by NINJIO.

NINJIO is an I.T. Security Awareness training company focused on engaging end users. In short, they produce 3-4-minute-long animated story based episodes featuring real security incidents that educate by engaging employees about the dangers that exist in cyber security.

SD-WAN: Fast and Reliable Internet/
WAN Connectivity are Critical 

For many organizations, slow internet or loss of connectivity can often be a major business impacting situation. 

We all are relying on Internet or WAN connectivity more for mission critical applications such as email, web access, chat, video training, cloud applications and VoiP. 

Professionally customized for your business needs 

NetWatchman SD-WAN will keep your internet and WAN always on and optimized to the highest level of performance to keep your critical applications fast and available.

Ransomware Demands Skyrocket

It doesn’t seem that long ago that ransomware attacks became a premier choice for hackers and scam artists. One attack I vividly remember from the early days of ransomware was around 2012, when we helped a local Pittsburgh client with a locked-up computer that had been frozen with ransomware.