Both businesses and individuals across dozens of countries are scrambling to fix their computer systems after a ransomware, named WannaCry, caused major disruptions earlier this month. Like most ransomware, WannaCry encrypts files and demands a Bitcoin payment for their release.
Cybersecurity didn’t become more important in light of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic, it just became more visible to the average internet user. If like so many others, you’re auditing the security of business’s software, web browsers are a great place to start.
With so much technology moving to the cloud, onsite servers aren’t getting as much attention as they used to. Optimizing this critical piece of business technology is no small task, but there are a few simple things you can do to ensure the success of your in-house servers.
ProviDyn CEO Hamish Davidson Participates in HTG Q2 Peer Group Meeting; Gains Insight into Emerging Technologies and Strategies
Atlanta, Georgia – May 18, 2017 – ProviDyn®, a provider of IT support, strategy and services for small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits, recently participated in the HTG Q2 Peer Group Meeting, held May 1-5, 2017, at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Dallas, Texas.
ProviDyn Expands Its Team of IT Experts; Hires Walter Nirenberg to Position of Senior Director, Operations
“I am excited to be part of a team that is fanatical about delivering the best service around,” said Nirenberg. “ProviDyn is a dynamic, growing organization and I look forward to helping it continue its upward trajectory.”
An accomplished IT pro with 20+ years of experience in a diverse range of technologies, Nirenberg’s expertise includes strategic planning, business process improvement, operations management, data center design and operations, networking, VoIP, virtualization and platform management.
Microsoft has commercially released new products and upgrades that will secure company information. The threat intelligence and data governance features are designed for businesses that adhere to strict regulatory guidelines and need an extra layer of protection against cyberattacks.
As the technology that recognizes and thwarts malware becomes more advanced, hackers are finding it much easier to trick overly trusting humans to do their dirty work for them. Known as social engineering, it’s a dangerous trend that is becoming increasingly prevalent.
To truly make an impression on consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses are pulling out all the stops. Standing out from your competitors could increase your chances of earning revenue. Many SMBs are now turning to social media and content marketing strategies to gain a competitive edge.
Good things come to those who wait, and this is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that plan on creating an eCommerce website. According to Vistaprint’s study on 1,800 consumers, 42 percent of respondents are “very unlikely” to buy from unprofessional or ugly websites.
Even to this day, the perception of cloud technology suffers from a reputation for bad security. But as time goes on we’re beginning to see that cloud security is almost always better than that of local area networks. So whether you’re considering a cloud web server or internet-based productivity software, take a minute to learn why the cloud your best option.