The Four Types of Cyber Security Threats That Can Affect Your Local Business in 2019

By Tom McDonald | Jan 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Data security continues to be a problem that plagues businesses of all sizes. Big retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus are obvious targets, but small businesses can be targeted as well. And the threat can come from anywhere. Connecticut and Illinois investigators, for example, determined that the Target hack resulted from credentials stolen from a third party, and the result for Target was an $18.5 million settlement negotiated by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, among others.

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How Hiring an IT Managed Services Provider Can Drive Revenue for Your CT SMB

By Tom McDonald | Oct 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When most owners of Connecticut small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) look at their balance sheet and see assets and expenses, they usually put their IT managed services provider (MSP) in the “expense” column. That’s a mistake. If you look carefully at the value-added services and capabilities that your IT MSP provides, you’ll realize that your MSP actually is an invaluable asset that can add to the bottom line of your Connecticut SMB.

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6 Things You Didn't Know Could Cause a Data Breach at Your CT SMB

By Tom McDonald | Aug 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As the world becomes more connected, the number of cybersecurity threats to small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) increases. Connecticut SMBs have become accustomed to protecting themselves from malware and phishing attacks. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are persistent and clever and continue to create new threats as soon as the old ones become less profitable.

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The Democratization of Internet Technology for Connecticut Companies

By Tom McDonald | Aug 23, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The revolution is coming, albeit quietly, and Connecticut companies will be the beneficiaries. Where small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are used to allocating much of their operating budget to buying computer networking hardware and software, enterprise networking is migrating to a subscription-based model that promises to be more reliable, faster to implement, and more cost-effective.

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