Cloud Solutions for the Construction Industry

The construction industry tends to lag in terms of adopting technology. Partially, that can be because of slim margins; making a big change in the way a company does business has the potential to be expensive. But shifting to a cloud solution doesn’t have to be costly, particularly if company leaders work with experts in […]

How to Get the Most from Your IT Provider

Most IT providers are flexible. They can do as much or as little for your business as you want or need. Communication between vendor and client is critical—but it’s also important that you get the most you can for your money. Here’s how. Consider value. Don’t just grab for the cheapest service available. There might […]

BlackCat Latest Ransomware to Threaten Businesses

Are you superstitious? There’s a new Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) making the rounds, called BlackCat, or AlphaVM/V, which has been effective enough to merit a flash alert from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). BlackCat has grabbed the data and compromised the security of huge entities across the globe—but a company does not […]

How Cloud Computing Can Benefit the Energy Industry

The energy industry is undergoing a seismic shift. As methods of customer service evolve and infrastructure changes force a reconsideration of business models, it’s a good idea to have an ace in the hole—which cloud computing can provide. By taking advantage of cloud solutions, businesses can offload the management of data and servers, storage, networking, […]

What Businesses Should Know About Ethical Hacking

The word “hacker” has negative connotations. You hear that word, and you think stolen data, lost money, lawsuits, and endless trouble. And it’s true: You do not want your business to get hacked. Unless you arrange for it to happen. Ethical hacking is a process by which a business hires an individual or company to […]

Pen Testing as a Cybersecurity Measure

Because hackers’ methods are evolving to use tools that are already an integral part of your system, cybercrime prevention requires more nuanced and proactive action. How do you know if your business technology system has weaknesses that are vulnerable to hacking?    Penetration testing (also known as pen testing or ethical hacking) allows you to discover […]