IT

By now more than ever you either know someone or have heard about someone being impacted by Ransomware. There has been a lot of press this year about companies falling prey to a ransomware attack. Why is it on the rise and why is technology not protecting...

To say that cyber insurance is a hot topic and a current enduring trend is a major understatement. It might even be difficult to imagine that its significance as an urgent imperative is not common knowledge given its extent as a serious, growing threat and essential component of risk management. Indeed, as Ginny Rometty (IBM former chairman/current board member) has said “Cybercrime is...

Have you ever experienced a computer failure and were not able to get any tasks for the day completed until the problem was fixed? What do you do in such a case? How do you recover your data or continue with urgent tasks? Imagine this happens to your business systems and company data and that it can't be resolved with the purchase of a new piece of hardware. Businesses are...

ECHO releases this monthly patch bulletin for all our IT clients to provide you quick access to the latest Microsoft patches which include critical updates as well as common vulnerabilities and exposures.   Microsoft released patches for 64 CVEs covering Microsoft Windows components this month. Of these 64 CVEs, 11 are listed...

Small organizations have small IT budgets. Yet, technology is now more important than ever. How do you reconcile these two things? You do so by strategically allocating your IT spending towards technologies that have the most impact on your organization. Over the past 18 years, I have had hundreds of conversations about how technology can help small organizations. Most...