Cyber Security Awareness Training: Why It’s Important for Your Company

An overall cyber security strategy is incomplete without a dedicated approach to training employees and reinforcing the importance of following cyber security guidelines. Cyber security awareness training ensures that everyone within an organization understands the role they are expected to play when it comes to protecting sensitive data, defending against malicious attacks, and mitigating the

March 28th, 2022|Categories: Cyber Security, Denver IT|Tags: , |

What Is a Cybersecurity Audit, and Why Is It Important?

Cyberattacks have only increased both in severity and number since the beginning of 2021. Well-organized, orchestrated hacker groups continue to keep large organizations on their heels as newer, more sophisticated methods of employing cybersecurity measures are rolled out every quarter. Even the federal government is having to continuously update its cybersecurity protocols. The recent SolarWinds

What Is Enterprise IT Security?

Most established businesses have some sort of security software installed on computers, servers, and on other hardware. But protecting a single laptop is a very different task from defending the vital digital infrastructure a business relies on for its mission-critical operations. That’s where enterprise IT security comes in. Why Is Enterprise IT Security So Important?

Does My Insurance Company Have a Say in My Business’ IT or Cyber Security Policy?

In the 2018 calendar year, there were more than 570 security breaches that compromised the identities of over 415 million employees and consumers around the world. Nearly half of these breaches were experienced by businesses, and while most of the news headlines we read tell us about large companies experiencing these breaches, the majority of

How to Prevent Hacking

As a business owner, can you afford to potentially lose your data and the use of your computers to ransomware? Could you stand to pay potentially millions of dollars in fines for a data breach? Whether you’re a small company of only a few employees or a larger company, everyone is at risk. In one

Introduction to Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)

So far in 2021, Ransomware attacks have resulted in catastrophic damages for individuals and businesses alike. Not all of these damages are monetary, either—disruption to key business functions can have long-lasting effects that can take weeks or months to completely resolve. The problem is very real. As of the publishing of this article, it’s likely

Supply Chain Attacks

Over the holiday weekend, a major player in the IT industry suffered an attack that ended up crippling the technology infrastructure of potentially thousands of companies around the world. The company, Kaseya, provides Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) tools used by many IT departments and Managed Service Providers (MSP) to monitor the health of their

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 2 of 2

Preparing for Cyber attacks Part 2 of 2 In our last blog post , we discussed a presentation from our partner KnowBe4 on the evolution of cybercrime attacks and current methods that hackers are using to gain access to your personal and/or company information. In this second post, we will discuss what exactly you can

December 12th, 2020|Categories: Cyber Security, Denver IT, IT Articles, IT Security|

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 1 of 2

Are You Ready for a Cyber Attack? Part 1 of 2 One of Mission Critical Systems partners, KnowBe4, recently shared a presentation with us on how serious the need for good cybersecurity has become. The sophistication of attacks has really taken a dramatic step forward in just the past eight to nine months- right