Financial service firms: beware. Your data is a target. A new report out of the United Kingdom (UK) cannot underscore enough the severity of the issue. But it is nothing new. The FBI has put the alarms on since 2011, from threats of account takeovers to third-party payment processor breaches to securities and market trading exploitation […]

Are your company processes aligned with the technology you have? Have you purchased different software for different things when one software could have been used for multiple things? Do you feel there are technological gaps or challenges not being appropriately addressed? Is your company providing its services or products in the most optimal way? Do […]

Hello, Let me tell you a simple truth – it may seem obvious, but to some, it could be mind-blowing… There’s technology that’s been designed specifically for CPAs like you. Surprised? Whether you are or not, the fact is that so many CPAs continue to try to make do with general solutions and apps when […]

  When you think about it, it makes sense that hackers might target managed services providers (MSPs) — those organizations that are responsible for protecting the data and technology systems for hundreds or even thousands of other organizations. The Department of Homeland Security recently alerted MSPs to the potential activity from hostile actors who were targeting large […]

Citrix said the FBI warned them on Wednesday, March 6th that hackers compromised its IT systems and stole “business documents.” Citrix doesn’t know precisely which documents the hackers obtained nor how they got in. It’s suspected that this is a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign supported by a nation-state. The consequences of the Citrix security incident could affect a broader range of targets, as the company holds sensitive data for […]

If you’re like most people, you’ve got valid concerns about your personal privacy while browsing the internet. After all, Facebook and other organizations with a huge online presence have recently been caught dropping the ball regarding protecting the privacy of their users, so it’s only natural to wonder if your privacy is being further compromised […]

Daylight Saving Time for 2019 starts on Sunday, March 10th. I’m sure you know how Daylight Saving Time (DST) works, but did you know not everyone in the US observes this time change? Arizona hasn’t observed DST since 1967, and Hawaii has never used DST. Michigan skipped DST from 1969 – 1973, while Florida is […]

Hello , Downtime is the “slow death” of the IT world. So many of us have grown accustomed to dealing with a little downtime here and there every day. Maybe it’s a faulty desktop machine that needs to be rebooted every hour on the hour. Maybe it’s a chronically slow server that only responds to […]

Each year, around 61% of small businesses become the victims of a malware attack. While many small businesses may think no one would ever come after them because of their size, know that over half of the total global attacks hit small businesses and, for thieves, getting access to your systems is becoming increasingly lucrative. We’re collecting […]

Depending on their scope and impact on your workday, tech issues can take hours to resolve, if not days. In some cases, you may spend far too much time tracking down a problem, only to come up empty-handed in the end. In others, such as security breaches, you may not even know there is an […]