Executive Order 13636 Cybersecurity

White House Executive Order Actually Calls For User Friendly Passwords

On February 12, 2013 President Obama uttered similar words. If you’re a Star Wars fan like me, just the very notion brings images of Chancellor Palpatine’s voice with the London Symphony Orchestra playing in the background. Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” was the first iteration of standards set forth for our nation’s cybersecurity […]

When Employees Bored in Network Downtime

Four Things Your IT Service Provider Absolutely Must Do

Imagine watching your entire workforce sitting around doing absolutely NOTHING. They’re not making sales, they’re not servicing clients. No phone calls, no emails—nothing. But you’re still paying them. And on top of it all, you’re also paying another company to get them all working again. If you’ve ever experienced a major IT outage, then I […]

6 Trends Cloud Computing in 2017

6 Trends That Will Shape Cloud Computing In 2017

1. Regional players complement ’mega cloud providers’ The global public cloud market will top $146 billion in 2017, up from just $87 billion in 2015 and is growing at a 22% compound annual growth rate. 2. Cloud cost containment IT executives will get better at containing cloud costs in 2017 as their best practices mature. And […]

Inside Ransomware Infographic

Ransomware is big business! Ransomware is expected to have grossed cyberthieves $1 billion in 2016 alone.

Globally, 40% of businesses experienced a ransomware incident during the past year.
Over 50% of U.S. companies experienced a ransomware incident during the past year. […]