Security

August 2017

Common Cyberattacks Against SMBs

By |August 30th, 2017|

One of the biggest threats to small and medium-sized businesses today is a cyberattack. These malicious crimes target computer networks in an attempt to stop business and steal data. It’s essential to understand the threat to your company and take steps to protect your data. Most attacks against SMBs […]

June 2017

Tips For Preventing a Ransomware Attack

By |June 29th, 2017|

The recent “WannaCry” ransomware attack was chilling in its effects. Within hours, it infected over 300,000 Windows PCs, locking users out from their data and demanding a $300 ransom per infected machine to regain access. If not for an accidental intervention it could have been much worse. Ransomware is […]

April 2017

  • What You Need to Know About HIPAA Compliance for Your Office Devices, PrimeEdge Technology
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What You Need to Know About HIPAA Compliance for Your Office Devices

By |April 18th, 2017|

Are you aware that the Department of Health and Human Services requires printers, copiers, scanners, and fax machines to be secured and maintained according to the guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA)? Many organizations don’t realize the vulnerabilities that these devices pose and therefore neglect to […]

March 2017

Defend Your Business Against Low Tech Security Threats

By |March 30th, 2017|

Large scale data breaches are big news these days. While these types of security threats are a major concern, low-tech, physical data breaches are also capable of causing a significant amount of damage, and it’s important for businesses to consider both equally as part of their overall security strategy.
Cyber […]

February 2017

Managed IT Means Better Security for SMBs

By |February 28th, 2017|

Small and medium-sized businesses are often at a disadvantage when it comes to security. With small IT departments tasked with managing all of the company’s IT needs, it can be difficult to keep up with the ever-changing landscape. Today, many SMBs outsource their security needs to Managed IT Services […]

January 2017

  • Backup and Disaster Recovery Is Crucial: Do You Have a Plan?, PrimeEdge Technology
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Backup and Disaster Recovery Is Crucial: Do You Have a Plan?

By |January 30th, 2017|

What would happen to your business if you woke up one day and suddenly lost the data, digital records and paper documents you needed to run your business? You’d probably come to a grinding halt. Services like IT management and the cloud may have made your systems more reliable, but accidents […]

Ignoring Printer Security Can Be a Costly Mistake

By |January 16th, 2017|

While many companies know network security must be a top priority, in a recent survey only 39% of companies ranked printer security as such. This is an unfortunate oversight that cyber criminals are all too willing to take advantage of.
Print-Related Data Breaches
53% of IT managers know their printers are […]

August 2016

Tips for Securing Your Multifunction Printer

By |August 30th, 2016|

Printers have traditionally been a weak point for security. A single sheet of confidential information left in the output tray can open the door to data theft. Today’s multifunction printers are even more vulnerable. As an integral part of the network, data can be accessed not only physically at the […]

How You Can Keep Your Critical Data Protected

By |August 15th, 2016|

Data breaches seemingly are becoming a daily problem in today’s online world. It has become even more important for businesses of all sizes to take a proactive position when it comes to the security of their sensitive data.
It’s obvious that banks and insurance companies are often targeted, but the truth is, […]

May 2016

SMBs: Easy Targets for Hackers?

By |May 31st, 2016|

Many small businesses believe that they are safe from data breaches because of their size. They’re under the mistaken belief that hackers only target large data rich corporations. The fact is, small business is often more likely to be targeted precisely because they believe they’re not at risk, making […]