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5 Stages of a ransomware attack

Ransomware threats have skyrocketed in 2021. Check Point’s Cyber Attack Trends 2021 Mid Year Report revealed that there were 93% more ransomware attacks in the first half of 2021 than in the same period last year. Just halfway through 2021, SonicWall’s Cyber Threat Report 2021 Mid-Year Update already declared the year as the worst one to date in terms of the number of recorded ransomware attempts.

Cybersecurity insurance: Does your law firm need it?

No law firm in New York and beyond is completely safe from data security incidents, so it pays to be prepared for them at all times. On top of implementing measures that safeguard data and ensure business continuity, your firm can be ready for cyber incidents by investing in cybersecurity insurance.

Updating to Windows 11: Pros and cons for dental practices

Microsoft released the latest iteration of its operating system (OS), Windows 11, on October 5, 2021. And like many business owners in New York and beyond, you’re probably wondering if it’s time to upgrade to Windows 11. In this blog, we take a look at the upsides of doing so, as well as the reasons you may want to put it off for the meantime.

Protecting Your Practice From Data Disasters

Data is everything to small- and medium-sized offices in this day and age – which means if you lose access or control of your data, you lose everything.

As dramatic as that might sound, the data backs that up. According to several sources, 93% of offices, no matter how big they are, are out of business within one year if they suffer a major data disaster without having first formulated a strategy for combating it.

6 Important aspects to look for in a collaboration app

Working in teams comes with a host of benefits. There is the obvious increase in man-hours that can be funneled toward any one goal or outcome. On top of that, there’s the versatility that comes from a multitude of perspectives. Having several parties involved in a single project comes with its own set of complications, however.

Want to get rid of your Mac? Not so fast.

September 2nd, 2021

Buying a secondhand Mac is a popular way to save money on relatively expensive equipment that retains its value. Conversely, selling your used Mac is a great way to expose yourself to identity theft — unless you follow these steps to keep your personal information safe.

What are the benefits of HaaS for SMBs?

Problematic and outdated hardware can be detrimental to your IT infrastructure and, consequently, your business. As these machines and devices are prone to performance issues, they make your business more likely to suffer unscheduled downtime, which inconveniences your customers and results in wasted resources.