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A SOC 2 Type 2 Compliant and NIST CSF Knowledgeable IT MSP Offers Peace of Mind

Businesses often invest in outsourcing tasks that could leave their data vulnerable in a risk-heavy online landscape. To add some perspective, Fortunly recently shared that experts anticipate the global IT outsourcing market might grow by $98 billion by 2024. IT managed service providers (MSPs) have become invaluable partners in keeping systems, networks, and cloud hosting tasks running smoothly. As is often the …

COVID-19 Scams? Make Sure Your Remote Employees Know About The Danger

Worried about COVID-19 scams again? Managing your remote employees through the coronavirus pandemic means more than keeping them productive – they have to be secure as well. Do you know what cybercrime scams you have to be aware of right now? It’s a dangerous time right now. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the confusion and lack of awareness that stems …

Protecting Your Business – Data Security FAQ

As one of Southern Africa’s leading managed IT service providers, we hear a lot of questions and concerns about data security – and rightfully so. Data security is critical to business operations, but many business owners overlook this potentially dangerous facet of their business. What happens if your security is breached? What if disaster strikes and you can’t access important …

Why the Dark Web Matters

Here’s Why the Dark Web Matters

Most of the civilised world is on the Internet every day – businesses large and small, governments, educators, adults, children and, unfortunately, criminals. The Internet may seem like a world without boundaries allowing us to find just about any kind of information, learn about other cultures, conduct business across the globe and even socialize with family and friends. Like many …

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Over the past few years, the security industry has been witnessing a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware, which uses legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorised protocols to carry out malicious activities such as unauthorised data retrieval or data damage. It therefore pays to stay abreast of such threats. What is fileless malware? …

Here’s Why the Dark Web Matters

Here’s Why the Dark Web Matters

Most of the civilized world is on the Internet every day – businesses large and small, governments, educators, adults, children and, unfortunately, criminals. The Internet may seem like a world without boundaries allowing us to find just about any kind of information, learn about other cultures, conduct business across the globe and even socialize with family and friends. Like many …

Reasons to back up your mobile devices

Reasons to backup your mobile devices

Companies such as Apple, Samsung, and others have turned mobile phones into mini-computers that can serve as a substitute for your laptop, or as a storage device which is where having a backup is extremely important. If you’re using a smartphone as a communications and storage device, backing up now would be a wise move. Malware on mobile More than …

The lowdown on cloud security

The lowdown on cloud security

If you’re thinking of transitioning your business to the cloud, consider the security of the platform. While providers would like us to believe that the friendly, fluffy cloud image used to market the service means it is automatically secure, the reality is far different. Just ask one of the nearly seven million Dropbox users who had their accounts hacked. This …

Is your IT security proactive?

Is your IT security proactive?

Do you spend hours obsessing about the inner workings of DNS-layer security, intrusion prevention systems, and data encryption? If you’re not a managed IT services provider (MSP), you probably don’t. Instead, you’re probably looking for a business partner to manage those nitty-gritty details for you. However, there’s one thing you really ought to know: What exactly are “proactive cybersecurity” measures? …