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Cryptocurrency and Ransomware, What’s Going On?

In 2021, the FBI recorded more than 3,700 ransomware attacks, resulting in $49 million in losses. When organizations do pay the ransom, they typically do so in cryptocurrency. In fact, 98% of ransomware payments are made in Bitcoin.

As experts in cybersecurity in Miami, we know first-hand that anyone can become the victim of a ransomware attack.

Gmail productivity tips you should know

A study done by the McKinsey Global Institute found that employees spend an average of 13 hours every week checking their emails. You can bring that number down and spend more time focusing on essential tasks by trying these Gmail tips.

Use keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts can help you go through your emails quickly.

Be prepared for disasters: Business continuity planning for SMBs

A major crisis can happen to any business, at any time, so it’s important to be prepared for when things go wrong. One way to do this is by creating a business continuity plan (BCP). In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of having a BCP and how it can help you keep your small- or medium-sized business (SMB) running during a crisis.

Update your passwords now

If you’re like most people, you probably have passwords that are easy to remember or use the same one for multiple accounts. But by doing either of these, you could be putting yourself at risk to cyberattacks. To ensure the security of your online accounts, follow the latest password guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which we’ve outlined for you in this blog.

Why your company should care about HIPAA compliance

If your organization handles sensitive patient information, you need to comply with HIPAA. Failure to do so can result in fines and penalties. Read on to learn more about the importance of HIPAA compliance to businesses like yours.

What is HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that establishes national standards to safeguard sensitive patient health information from being released without permission.

Streamline your schedule with Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is chock-full of features that can help businesses stay organized and connected. One of these is the ability to share calendars with co-workers. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps in sharing calendars using Microsoft 365.

What is Outlook?

Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as part of the Microsoft 365 suite.

What is single sign-on and why should you be using it

If you use multiple applications and accounts for work, you know how frustrating it can be to have to enter different usernames and passwords for each one. That’s where single sign-on comes in.

What is single sign on?

Single sign-on or SSO is an authentication method that lets users access several applications and websites with a single set of login credentials.

Avoid these 5 common IT investment mistakes

Investing in new technology is a great way to drive business growth. For instance, purchasing new servers can boost your employees’ ability to multitask and their productivity, while subscribing to a project management solution can help everyone meet their deadlines.

4 Steps to Take After a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. In the first half of 2021, the FBI received more than 2,000 complaints of ransomware – a 62% increase year-on-year. For businesses, being faced with this type of cyber attack can be scary. An attacker has taken your data hostage, which means private or sensitive information has fallen into the wrong hands.