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Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

October 25th, 2018 Imagine IT Security, security, 2018october25apple_a, apple, device, it, mac, protection, smb, technology, tips, tricks Security, security, 2018october25apple_a, apple, device, it, mac, protection, smb, technology, tips, tricks

If you’re a Mac user, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority. Without the right security measures, you’re inviting cybercriminals to steal your critical data. Are you willing to take the risk? Secure your computer and fortify your defenses with these six tips. 

4 types of hackers that may target SMBs

October 11th, 2018 Imagine IT Insider, motives, script kiddie, Security, security, 2018october11security_a, attack, cybercriminal, hackers, hacktivist Insider, motives, script kiddie, Security, security, 2018october11security_a, attack, cybercriminal, hackers, hacktivist

When it comes to cyberattacks, most business owners get hung up on the technical and logistical details, forgetting another important aspect: motive. Why are hackers attacking people and organizations? And whom are they targeting? By answering these questions, you’ll have a better understanding of which of your business’s resources need the most...

Cool new Windows 10 features are coming!

September 26th, 2018 Imagine IT clipboard, october 2018 update, phone, security, 2018september26windows_a, cortana, dark mode, redstone 5, swiftkey, windows, windows 10 clipboard, october 2018 update, phone, security, 2018september26windows_a, cortana, dark mode, redstone 5, swiftkey, windows, windows 10

Windows 10 is developed as a service, and regularly receives patches and bug fixes. It also gets feature updates at least twice a year, and 2018 is no different. This October, Microsoft unveiled the October 2018 update, also known as Redstone 5, which comes with some amazing new features.

Hybrid clouds make SMBs more flexible

September 4th, 2018 Imagine IT cloud computing, scalability, security, 2018september4webandcloud_a, hybrid cloud, Web & Cloud, web and cloud cloud computing, scalability, security, 2018september4webandcloud_a, hybrid cloud, Web & Cloud, web and cloud

Cloud computing has become an indispensable component in business IT because it’s cost-effective, flexible, and secure. Thanks to hybrid cloud solutions, organizations have access to even more agile computing resources.

Malware threats for Android phones

August 30th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august30android_a, security, android, cyber-crime, malware, smartphone 2018august30android_a, security, android, cyber-crime, malware, smartphone

Smartphones are like palm-sized computers, and they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While you don’t need to install bulky security software to protect against cyberthreats, there are steps you can take to keep cybercriminals at bay.

New Office 365 cyberattack on the loose

August 27th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august27office_a, office, office 365, outlook, phishing, scams, security, cyberattack, microsoft, sharepoint 2018august27office_a, office, office 365, outlook, phishing, scams, security, cyberattack, microsoft, sharepoint

Phishing scams disguise malicious links and emails as messages from trusted sources. The most recent scam to watch out for almost perfectly imitates a trusted invitation to collaborate through Microsoft SharePoint. It’s a three-step attack that’s easy to avoid if you know how it works.

How your business can prepare for VoIP

August 10th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august10voip_a, network stability, security, internet phone call, telecommunications, voip, voip for business, voip implementation 2018august10voip_a, network stability, security, internet phone call, telecommunications, voip, voip for business, voip implementation

Companies that want to stay ahead of the curve are switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions to drive productivity and mobility. To get ready for the upgrade, you need proper planning and network preparation -– here are the most critical considerations.

Spectre makes a comeback

August 7th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august7security_a, computer chip, netspectre, network, patching, Security, security, intrusion prevention systems, spectre, vulnerability 2018august7security_a, computer chip, netspectre, network, patching, Security, security, intrusion prevention systems, spectre, vulnerability

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw in modern computer chips. Here’s everything you need to know.

Security tips for Office 365 migration

July 25th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july25office_a, cloud, migration, office, office 365, security, data, machine learning 2018july25office_a, cloud, migration, office, office 365, security, data, machine learning

Making the decision to migrate from an on-site system to a cloud-based Office 365 is easy, but the migration process itself presents numerous security challenges. By covering these essentials, you’ll minimize security breaches and ensure you can enjoy the benefits of Office 365.

IT policies to protect your business

July 23rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july23security_a, passwords, policies, Security, security, data, email, employee handbook, internet 2018july23security_a, passwords, policies, Security, security, data, email, employee handbook, internet

Employees are one of your biggest security holes. There is no foolproof prevention method for human error, which is why employee mistakes are one of the most common causes of a security breach. To reduce potential risks, we’ve suggested a few IT policies you should implement to protect your business.