Windows 7 End Of Life

Windows 7 End of Life: when does Windows 7 support end? Windows 7 End of Life begins on January 14, 2020. Up until that date, Windows 7 is in an ‘extended support’ phase. As with all operating systems, after a while it doesn’t make sense, both from a financial point...

Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity

Businesses can no longer afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of the budget, not with cyberattacks targeting any business regardless of size, strict security, and privacy regulations surrounding data. Businesses with a small or limited budget have the...

How Much Does PCI Compliance Cost?

Being PCI compliant involves more than just filling out a PCI SAQ or completing a vulnerability scan. A lot of work and resources go into changing business procedures to ensure the protection of customer credit card data, and eventual PCI compliance. Many businesses...
How much does a data breach cost?

How much does a data breach cost?

We’ve all heard that when it comes to experiencing a data breach, the question is not if it will happen, but when. The odds are as high as 1 in 4. Therefore, organizations must understand the probability of being attacked, how it affects them and, even more...
Why PCI Compliance is Critical for Your Business

Why PCI Compliance is Critical for Your Business

It’s important for you to be informed about PCI Compliance:  Here’s what you need to know. A common misconception by many businesses is that they simply don’t need to worry about PCI compliance.  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  If...
Are you ready for PCI DSS 3.2

Are you ready for PCI DSS 3.2

By February 1, 2018, all PCI security assessments will need to use version 3.2 of the PCI DSS. From PCI DSS 3.1 to 3.2 The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 on April 28, 2016. This...
Why Updating Your Software is a Must

Why Updating Your Software is a Must

Upgrading your software often is a good practice that will introduce improvements and latest features which can increase the efficiency of that software and thereby improve your productivity.  There are flaws with any software system — and it’s just a matter...
Ransomware: A Growing Threat To Computers Everywhere

Ransomware: A Growing Threat To Computers Everywhere

When a lot of people talk about computer viruses they tend to talk about software that lurks in the background, steels your information, and can possibly highjack some of what your computer does.  One type of virus can be especially devastating to your computer. ...

Chromebooks: What They Are and What They Do

If you have gone to a Best Buy any time in the last six years, you would know that there are two sections.  A section for Windows computers and a section for Apple computers.  Recently there has been a new section containing Chromebooks.  What are these devices? ...