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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 …

MSPs-Financial-Services

MSPs & Financial Services

I recently heard a buddy of mine do a presentation about his financial planning practice and was taken aback by the similarities between his ideal client profile and ours. Like a lot of boutique, fixed-fee money managers, my colleague has an asset minimum of R1,000,000 but has occasionally worked with individuals who have less. Why not? He’s a pleasant, optimistic …

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 …

Warning signs your computer has malware

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cyber-crime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cyber criminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and other personal information to …

Cyberthreats and the Finance Sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of Cyberthreats and attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarise themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and procedures that security …