Category Archives: Security

The Year in Review – Cybersecurity in the Year of the Pandemic

2020 was a year like no other in recent memory. For years, regulators have required that annual Risk Assessments include rating the risk of pandemics… now we know why. Banks, like all businesses were largely caught by surprise with minimal plans in place when the shutdown happened. Because banks are required to provide essential services […]

Cybersecurity: It’s time to make this a priority

With so much going on with ransomware and data breaches, RESULTS Technology has decided to focus yet another monthly newsletter solely on cybersecurity education. At the time of this writing, there are at least 3 high-profile cybersecurity incidents in the news, including attacks on hospitals, retailers, and political groups. If you think having antivirus and […]

Don’t be a stepping stone for this cyberattack

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A trend that has dramatically shifted in this pandemic is that cyber attackers are now taking their own sweet time to launch threats against businesses. They are using sophisticated, systematic cyber attack programs that continue for an extended time (called APTs) and small businesses are being used as stepping stones.

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

If you have been using the same business continuity plan (BCP) for years, your organization may be in trouble. BCPs should continuously be updated so you avoid overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Not updating your BCP is just one mistake that can harm your business. Here are a few more you should avoid. Over-optimistic testing […]

How to be proactive with your cyber defenses

As soon as you focus on preventing downtime events instead of reacting to them, the productivity and efficiency of your IT infrastructure will increase to levels you’ve never dreamed of. It is good to have an IT team and/or a third-party partner like a managed services provider (MSP) that helps keep your company protected against […]

Webinar: Cybersecurity for businesses with remote employees

Join RESULTS Technology for a Small Business Webinar as we present Cyber Security for businesses with remote employees. We will discuss why a secure remote connection is important, the types of remote connections, safety requirements for remote connections and the risk levels associated with each. This educational small business event is perfect for business owners, […]

A smart approach to your cybersecurity investment

Cybersecurity is a threat to businesses across industries, especially banks and other financial services firms. Sometimes, organizations invest in security software without realizing the risks that come with it. Here are compelling reasons why identifying threats before buying cybersecurity products is paramount. Uncover threats and vulnerabilities Every business should run a risk assessment to evaluate […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions

RESULTS Technology has joined the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) initiative, held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. NCSAM is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to […]

How to prevent data loss in Microsoft 365

Did you know that Microsoft 365 does NOT guarantee against data loss? In fact, their Services Agreement recommends backing up with a third-party app. Section 6b says, “you may not be able to retrieve your content or data that you’ve stored.” Fortunately, there are several things you can do to keep your data safe. Backup […]