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IT Security Breach at Your Small Business: What Do You Do Now?

You wake up one morning to the news no small business owner wants to hear. There has been an IT security breach. Systems are down, data is lost, or customer’s financial information has been stolen—or all of the above. What steps can you take immediately to mitigate the damage and restore function and trust to your IT systems?

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IT Security Tips for Orange County Businesses

The Internet and the Digital Age have opened up amazing possibilities and opportunities for small business to grow and thrive—even competing with large corporations on an international level. At the same time, the digital space sometimes also feels like the new Wild West. Cybercriminals lurk in every corner of the web, inventing new ways to hack into our systems and steal data, money and other assets. How can businesses protect themselves from becoming victims in the digital world? Let’s look at some key IT security tips that Orange County businesses like yours should always practice.

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Cybersecurity Risks for Accounting Firms (and What to Do About Them)

Protecting your accounting firm from cyber threats takes more than just state-of-the-art cybersecurity systems; it also requires ongoing vigilance from you and your employees. Human error is typically the weakest link in any secure computer system; no matter how robust your protocols, one mistake can often still make the system vulnerable. Let’s look at a few of the most common cybersecurity risks accounting firms face today, and how you can protect yourself from them.

Even with occasional human error, a multilayered cybersecurity system can often proactively detect and remove harmful threats before they cause problems. To learn more about making your accounting firm’s network secure, call 1-877-NetServ today.

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An Accountant’s Guide to Hiring the Right IT Firm

In today’s digital age, few working professionals have a greater need for safe, seamless managed IT services than accountants do. As an accountant, not only are you entrusted with managing and protecting your clients’ most sensitive financial data, but you also need reliable Internet and VoIP services to remain accessible. And yet, most “solopreneur” accountants and small firms don’t have the budget to hire full-time IT staff to manage these functions.

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True Life Scary Small Business Cyberattacks – Part 1

Small business owners are often lulled into a false sense of safety when it comes to their cybersecurity. They figure hackers and cybercriminals won’t be interested in them because of their small size. However, that false security is just the sort of thing the hackers count on—they love to target small businesses because they haven’t taken steps to protect their data and are usually easy to hack. If you’ve fallen into the snare of believing you’re “safe enough” as a small business, the following true-life horror stories might change your point of view.

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Network Security: An Overview of Fortinet

While a hardware-based network security solution like SonicWall can be excellent for protecting your on-site systems, it might not be enough for businesses who work extensively in the cloud. For more comprehensive protection of your network (from cloud to endpoint), Fortinet has developed an integrated product line to protect your business from cyberattacks and hacking.

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Network Security: An Overview of Cisco

Despite the large number of companies and developers competing in the network security space these days, many businesses prefer to go with a brand they already know and trust. Cisco has been providing a wide range of IT products and solutions for many years, and its arsenal of cybersecurity products and services is at least as reliable as any in the marketplace.

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Network Security: An Overview of SonicWall

Cloud-based computing and the Internet have certainly made life easier for businesses and individuals alike—but with that convenience comes a lurking threat of hacking and cyberattacks. Several recent ransomware attacks, affecting millions of users worldwide, have underscored the need for ongoing and constantly upgraded network security. The developers at SonicWall have created solutions that offer firewall protection for your entire IT network, helping guard against threats like these and others.

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