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Technology Tools To Help You Keep Your 2020 New Years Resolutions

Technology Tools To Help You Keep Your 2020 New Years Resolutions

Many of us like to start our new year with some of the more popular resolutions such as working out, eating better, reading more, etc… This year don’t be shy about using some technology to help you along your way! Here you’ll find useful tech tools that will hopefully do just that.

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Ransomware Hits 100+ Dental Offices in Colorado

Ransomware Hits 100+ Dental Offices in Colorado

Another managed IT Service provider has fallen victim to a cyber-attack affecting 100+ clients. MSPs remain a target for ransomware due to controlling and managing many networks. The Colorado IT provider chose not to pay the $700K ransomware, something the FBI recommends since the payment does not guarantee proper decryption and complicates the crime. Some victims, however; did not take that advice and ended up paying the ransom to end up with a “decryption key that only unlocked some of the scrambled files.”

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Tis the season for cybercrimes

Tis the season for cybercrimes

The holiday season is here and Christmas is right around the corner, which means cyber thieves are gearing up for the upcoming season with the latest scams and tricks to target online shoppers.

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Cybercrime will cost the world more than $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015

Cybercrime will cost the world more than $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015

Cybercrimes and cyber-attacks are one of the fastest-growing crimes in the US, rapidly increasing in complexity, cost, and of course magnitude. The second-largest ever data breach was suffered by Marriott near the end of 2018, disclosed the personal information of up to 500 million users. As for the largest Cybercrime, the Yahoo hack, all 3 billion accounts were affected. According to HERJAVEC Group 2019 Official Annual Cybercrime Report, Cybersecurity ventures predicts that there will be 6 billion internet users by 2022, and more than 7.5 billion internet users by 2030. Increasing internet users’ numbers only means increasing numbers of unprepared organizations for cyber-attacks.

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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Winter is coming, and with it comes predictably, unpredictable weather events that can threaten the safety of your employees and clients and temporarily close your business.  Does your company have an inclement weather/emergency closure policy? If not, this article has helpful tips to help you construct an inclement weather policy that preserves morale and is legally sound.

Having a plan in place before an emergency strikes takes the stress and guesswork out of the situation allowing your team to focus on safety and resuming operations. And while an office closure can mean a disruption in routine, it doesn’t have to completely halt your business operations. Have you considered a cloud solution that gives your team greater flexibility and allows for business continuity, even when inclement weather strikes?

Using a cloud-based solution for business operations can decrease downtime, increase productivity, and help maintain your customers’ trust regardless of the weather pattern.  Imagine you’re able to access:

  • Project plans
  • Company files
  • Company phone, voicemail and email
  • Team-wide chats
  • Video meetings
  • The Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

without risking client or employee safety.

If you think a cloud solution might be a good next step to preserve business continuity during seasons of inclement weather (it’s also a business benefit all year long), give Machado Consulting a call at (508) 453-4700

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