Tech trends and news relevant to small and midsize businesses.

Windows 7 End of Life (EOL) Update

Wed, Apr, 10, 2019 @ 16:04 PM

As end-of-life approaches for Windows 7, users are finally beginning to migrate en masse to Windows 10.

On January 20, 2020, Microsoft will officially cease support for its venerable Windows 7 operating system. This means the end of patches and...

Phishing is Easy: Economics of the Malware Industry

Tue, Apr, 02, 2019 @ 14:04 PM

Launching a Cyberattack is Easy

Or at the very least, much easier than it used to be. Although byzantine by today’s malware standards, the viruses and trojans of the early 1990s were sophisticated threats for their time. Furthermore, these first...

What is a Zero-Day Vulnerability?

Tue, Apr, 02, 2019 @ 14:04 PM

Zero Day Exploits: What You Need to Know

Undoubtedly, you’ve heard the term zero-day thrown around in news stories and blogs describing a cyberattack, but what sets a zero-day exploit apart from the rest of the motley crew of malware that...

3 Rules of Thumb for Thumb Drives

Thu, Mar, 21, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Best practices when using thumb drives for work and play.

 Did you know that one of the most notorious hacking incidents in recent history started with a thumb drive? In this brief video, Sagiss CTO Jim Lancaster shares some guidelines for using...

What is Network Documentation?

Thu, Feb, 07, 2019 @ 14:02 PM

Network documentation is one of IT's most valuable tool.

A tool that we use to keep changes the same to monitor changes to prevent incorrect changes to come back from disaster recovery. If it's good it will make any kind of reactive call much...

Online Shopping While at Work, Do's and Don'ts

Thu, Dec, 06, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

Today, we are talking about the best practices for employers and employees for shopping while at work. While it's not the best case scenario for employers an estimated 60% of workers will be skimming shopping sites for Christmas goodies.

Malware to be on the Lookout For

Wed, Nov, 21, 2018 @ 14:11 PM

Today, we are bringing you the top five malware issues we've seen over this year, and that'll be problematic into 2019. If you've been wondering what you might be up against in the world of IT security we have some answers for you. Or if you are...

Backdoors in Your Everyday Systems

Thu, Nov, 15, 2018 @ 13:11 PM

Today we're exploring backdoors, not the type you call the kids home for dinner. The backdoors in your everyday routers and devices you find in your office and home. What can be done about them, and how to keep yourself safe from hackers in this...