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Month: June 2017

Unless you happen to be a cyber criminal, ransomware is bad news. So for the rest of us who might have a run in with a cyber criminal who uses ransomware as a method for extortion, it’s important to know what to do and how to handle such situations. Thankfully, we’re going to provide such […]

The future has arrived where AI and human beings partner to improve business and quality of life. Two of the themes Sci-Fi movie fans have always loved about the genre are “artificial intelligence” and “the future.” On the friendly side, the Stars Wars franchise played up the good-natured but sometimes annoying thinking robot C3P0. On […]

Reports have begun to pour in regarding a new ransomware infection currently wreaking havoc in Russia, Ukraine, France, Spain, and several other countries. This highly sophisticated Russian strain is known as Petya or Petrwrap, and it has been advancing on a scale comparable to the recent WannaCry ransomware infection. However, unlike WannaCry, this strain lacks […]

They are convenient, help you save time, energy and money, but smart home devices could pose a security risk for the unaware. Here’s what to know before you opt for smart home technology. Smart home technology is designed to help your home run more efficiently and to make it easier for you to access and […]

Amazon has decided to dabble into the grocery industry with its purchase of Whole Foods. For those in the groceries business, Amazon is about to become your biggest worry. Amazon.com recently purchased Whole Foods in a deal worth $13.7 billion. This has essentially made amazon.com one of the most important players in the grocery market […]

GDPR regulations for Europe go into effect very soon, but is your organization ready for the rigor required by these standards? Recent cyber attacks have technology leaders throughout the world reviewing their security requirements, but the European Union is already a step ahead. Their upcoming GDPR, or General Data Protection Requirement, defines data security and […]

Here’s what happened—A local, well-known cloud provider’s servers crashed. As a result, their customers lost productivity and revenue. One of their customers was the owner of a promotional product business in the Baltimore area—They called us for help. When the server crashed, they lost all access to their files, applications, and email. This lasted through […]