Category: Blog

IT Budgeting Guide and 2020 Trends

For your business to survive and thrive, it’s essential to stay up-to-date on modern technology. After the recent business disruption, it’s become even more important to figure out how to get back on track in the most efficient way possible – and the right technology can definitely help you do this. Many businesses are taking… [Read More]

Why is Business Continuity Planning So Important?

How resilient do you think your business was to the recent disruption? Did you have a robust plan in place for business continuity? There certainly were mixed results as to how well companies performed! Unfortunately, it often takes a major incident to convince businesses that  they need a robust business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) program in… [Read More]

Cyber Security Threats: Why Hackers Target Small Businesses

Written By Melanie Robles “The typical cyber-criminal is rather like your common thief: he will go for the window without security locks. There is a high element of opportunism.” – Thomas Naylor It’s tempting to think that hackers focus their attention on Fortune 500 companies, government institutions and banks. However, with almost half of cyberattacks… [Read More]

DNS Filtering and Your Business

  As cybercriminals and hackers continue to grow in numbers and expand their capabilities to infiltrate your network, your business must continue to leverage more resources to tighten your processes. The key for today’s cyber security dangers is for IT professionals and their executives to ensure the organization is using a “multi-layer” approach. A multi-layer… [Read More]

Tips to Spot Scammers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Author: Jeff Weeks, Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer As with any other wide-scale event, scammers are taking advantage of the feeling of urgency and demand for information around the COVID-19 Pandemic. Luckily, the tactics scammers are using are mostly ploys we have seen and heard before.  The best defense against scammers is to… [Read More]

Experts Have Warned Us that a New Wave of Cyber Attacks have Started Aimed at Remote Workers

Security Concerns for Remote Workers As droves of Americans start to work from home, hackers are taking notice. Experts have already warned us over the past few weeks that a new wave of cyber-attacks have started, aimed at workers outside of relatively secure office environments. Larger organizations may have established work-from-home practices and infrastructure already… [Read More]

How Microsoft Teams Keeps Companies Running Remotely

With our sudden shift to remote working, it’s important to get all employees on a single communication platform. It’s incredibly inefficient if everyone is using different apps and services – now is the time to consolidate on an agreed-upon platform. At Ntiva we use Microsoft Office 365, and so Microsoft Teams is our go-to collaboration… [Read More]

How Are CEOs Responding To The Coronavirus Impact?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate, CEO’s are quickly coming to grips with the fact that business will be anything but normal for the next few quarters. According to a global survey released on Tuesday from the Young President’s Organization (YPO) 82% of business leaders expect declines in revenue over the next six months. Note that… [Read More]

How SMBs Can Benefit from a Comprehensive Security Service

For a small business, the threat of a cyberattack can feel far away. The high-profile breaches have targeted larger companies, so small businesses may be tempted to think they’re not attracting threat actors’ attention. But the reality is that 43 percent of cyberattacks are aimed at SMBs, with the number of attacks up nearly 425 percent in 2018… [Read More]