vCISO – virtual Chief Information Security Office

Every day, we hear news regarding the latest security breach. It has become top-of-mind for companies who need to protect their data and their customer’s information.  Many times, businesses suffer not only the financial devastation caused by security breaches but the loss of consumer confidence. Both can be equally destructive to the viability of your…
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5 Benefits of Outsourcing IT to a Managed Service Provider (MSP)

Industry standards and regulations are constantly changing. To keep up to date with the evolving landscape, new technologies have to be implemented and learned. Maintaining an in-house IT department that’s large enough to fulfill every technology goal of your business is just not practical. That’s where Managed Service Providers (MSPs) come in. MSPs also provide a deep bench of…
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1 in 3 Employees Rarely or Never Think About Cybersecurity

 Stu Sjouwerman – KnowBe4 Eye-opening data around the impact of human error demonstrates how simple user mistakes can compromise your organization’s cybersecurity posture. It’s something we all know – employees that aren’t paying attention to corporate security aren’t helping. But new data from email security vendor Tessian quantifies this notion with some pretty surprising data….
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M.A. Polce Expansion

Griffiss Park continues to grow despite Covid-19 Pandemic Griffiss Business and Technology Park remains a bright spot in the upstate NY economy as several large-scale construction projects take shape – from housing, to information technology and cybersecurity, to distribution, the work at Griffiss continues. “Since Griffiss Park was created over 25 years ago, over $700.6…
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Be Prepared – Business Continuity

We can’t predict the next crisis – but we can be prepared for it. Unplanned events like COVID-19 can cause you to scramble to keep operations running smoothly. You have to quickly adapt – work remotely, stay connected, and have secure access to applications across endpoints to be productive.  It is challenging to continue with “business as usual” in these types of situations…
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Avoid Coronavirus Scams

The world is vulnerable right now and unfortunately, scammers are taking full advantage of these weaknesses. Companies are peddling fake products to treat coronavirus, there is a huge spike in malware with coronavirus themed emails and apps, some are disguising themselves as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Here…
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Keep Your Business Operational During this Pandemic

During this pandemic, many businesses have been caught off guard by the scope of the issue. Many have approached us about ways to allow work from home options for all employees. Keeping your business operational while trying to maintain some security are the two factors that need to be balanced during this. The ability to…
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Work From Home – Securely

The surge in the coronavirus has got everyone on edge. As we look around the world, we see people trying to prepare in the event of an outbreak in their area.  We are getting calls from IT staff and business owners who are asking how to help employees securely work from home. To help by…
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VoIP: The Modern Phone Solution

Is your phone system the grand central station of your business? Probably – most are. When was the last time it was updated with the features to save your business’ valuable resources? In that case, familiarize yourself with VoIP. Simply put VoIP; or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), is a scalable phone solution. The technology of VoIP allows…
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Protecting Your Business with Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery for the Small Business – Yes, They Need it Too! There is a common misconception that small businesses don’t need disaster recovery. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, approximately 60% of small business who lose access to operational systems and data without a disaster recovery plan eventually fail. And 93%…
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