• Hospital Ransomware

    Hollywood Hospital Falls Victim to Ransomware: What went wrong?

    If you didn’t hear about the news last week (LA Times Article), The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Hollywood was forced to pay $17,000 to hackers after all of their data was encrypted and held for ransom. This included very sensitive financial and personal health information. From an experienced IT professional point of view the […]

  • Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

    Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal emails, documents and financial records, sales orders and transaction histories. This is in addition to applications and […]

  • Can You Really Afford Not to Have a Backup Plan?

    According to Symantec SMB, 50% of SMBs admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. 41% of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. If you are one of them, then you really need to think about whether you […]