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Time for Cybersecurity Outsourcing? Ask These 5 Questions to Find the Right Fit

By SandStorm IT | March 15, 2022
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You’ve taken a long, hard look at your business and one thing has become very clear: It’s time to outsource your IT. Maybe you’re worried that you don’t know what you don’t know. Maybe you just don’t have the time or resources to manage your IT. Or maybe your IT is causing you a lot…

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Ready for Outsourced IT Management? 10 Signs to Know if You’re Ready or Not

By SandStorm IT | March 8, 2022
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When you hire a company for outsourced IT management, it might be one of the most important business decisions you make. Without robust cybersecurity and proactive IT monitoring, your business could face serious disruptions or, in some worst-case scenarios, total failure. Also, security breaches and downtime can erode consumer trust in your business. Outsourcing IT…

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Wondering if You Should Outsource Your IT? 3 Red Flags That Mean It’s Time

By SandStorm IT | March 1, 2022
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When you first started your business you probably wore a lot of different hats. Whether it was customer service, IT, or human resources, you were managing it all. But as your business is growing, you might find that you and your current staff can’t do it all, especially when it comes to IT. You might…

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How a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Can Protect Your Business

By SandStorm IT | February 22, 2022
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When we talk with business owners, we find that many are flying blind when it comes to cybersecurity. They know it’s important. They know there are threats. But without a cybersecurity risk assessment, they have no idea if they are properly prepared for an attack or a system failure. This tool will give you the…

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5 Costs of Cybersecurity Breaches and How They Impact Your Business

By SandStorm IT | February 15, 2022
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Accounting for more than $12 billion in total business losses, the costs of cybersecurity breaches are impacting businesses’ bottom lines more often than ever. The cost of a single data breach averages $149K. With a price tag like that, it’s no surprise that some businesses close their doors after an attack, unable to recover from…

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Don’t Click that Link! Show Your Employees How to Prevent Cyber Attacks

By SandStorm IT | February 8, 2022
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Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise and are growing increasingly sophisticated. According to the FBI, cybersecurity attacks have increased 400% since the start of the pandemic! With the average cost of a cyber attack totaling $149K, it’s a serious issue. Many business owners are left wondering how to prevent cyber attacks. An often overlooked aspect…

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The Top 9 Cybersecurity Risks Facing Businesses in 2022

By SandStorm IT | February 1, 2022
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Since the beginning of the pandemic, cybersecurity attacks have increased exponentially. While we often hear about high-profile attacks like the recent ransomware attack on huge companies like Kronos, the fact is that criminals are targeting small businesses as well. Cybersecurity risks are growing for small businesses more than ever. In a recent speech about top…

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What is cryptojacking and how does it affect me?

By SandStorm IT | October 25, 2021
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Cryptojacking is a term that has been making its rounds in the news lately. Rightfully so, many users are worried about being caught up in these attacks. So what is cryptojacking exactly? Basically, cryptojacking is an attack which secretly harnesses the power of your computer to “mine” for cryptocurrencies, which the attackers can later exchange…

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What is Managed Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware?

By SandStorm IT | September 22, 2021
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A Managed Antivirus service is an automated service that will ensure your antivirus is up-to-date, runs scans as scheduled and infections are detected, analyzed, neutralized and reported immediately.  This is a critical step to secure the server, systems, network & wireless access devices. If an organization does not have a Managed Antivirus service, the operational…

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What’s the difference between Intel’s i3, i5 and i7 processors?

By SandStorm IT | August 10, 2021
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If you’ve been shopping for a new PC recently, chances are, you’ve probably seen a lot of “Intel i3” or “Intel i5” stickers on the PC, or somewhere on the packaging. These are Intel’s current line up of processors, the i3, the i5, and the i7. It may be difficult to determine exactly what processor…

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