The Comfort of Correctly-Budgeted IT

A Correct Budget Means No Surprises

By IT Director Luke Bragg I know more than one business owner who feels overwhelmed trying to be an expert at everything: operations, HR, financials, marketing, technology, and sales. The fact is, whether they’re an expert or not, they’re responsible for everything, all while keeping their clients happy. When juggling these different roles, business owners […]

Scam Alert! The Rise in SMSishing Fraud Texts

Woman receives a suspicious SMSishing text

By Systems Administrator Ben Fairbanks Have you been receiving suspicious text messages lately? If so, you aren’t alone. In late 2020, the FCC strengthened the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) by adding more regulations as part of the TRACED Act (Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence) which basically adds a ton more […]

St. Louis IT Leaders Speak On Cybersecurity

St. Louis makes a great home for managed IT services

IT for business can be confusing, frustrating, and costly. Are you worried you’re wasting resources on the wrong cybersecurity measures? If you find yourself second-guessing IT solutions for your business or are unsure what to prioritize, download our latest ebook Waging War: What St. Louis Experts Say About Cybercrime. We talked to four local IT […]

The Murky World of Cyber Insurance [Updated for 2021]

Surprising Facts about Cyber Insurance

[This article is meant to be used as general information and guidance. Anderson Technologies is not a legal advisor or cyber insurance provider, and we recommend businesses use those resources when making insurance decisions.]  Worried about the damage and downtime a ransomware attack could have on your business? You and many other business owners are […]

Byte-Size Tech: He Said Stolen Data Was NBD

https://vimeo.com/589925361 Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies was taken aback recently when she spoke to someone so cavalier about the data of his clients and partners. Are you treating your business data as if losing it is no big deal? Related Reading Diagnosing the Ransomware “Problem” FREE Cybersecurity Essentials Checklist What Will You Do When Ransomware […]

Diagnosing the Ransomware “Problem”

Day after day, new stories of ransomware shutting down companies and governments fill our news cycle and often end with million-dollar ransoms being paid to cybercriminals. The threat of ransomware can feel overwhelming. How should business owners keep this terrible problem from attacking them? What if the answer to that question was to stop focusing […]

Byte-Size Tech: A Costly Mistake

A costly mistake

https://vimeo.com/574048711 Libby Powers with Anderson Technologies knows what it means to have to scramble after kids—and coworkers—when they make mistakes. Partnering with a company like Anderson Technologies could prevent you from coming back from a holiday to realize your business has been hacked. Don’t let simple mistakes be the opportunity criminals need. Related Reading Free […]

[Updated for 2021] Cybersecurity Essentials Checklist

2021 Cybersecurity Essentials Checklist

The start of a new decade brings a sense of changing times and new beginnings. For your cyber security, it marks a good time to review how the state of cyber threats has changed since the time of Y2K or the 2013 Yahoo data breach. With the evolving threats and methods deployed in cyber crime, […]

What Will You Do When Ransomware Holds Your Business Captive?

Searching for Clues for Ransomware Protection and Recovery

Anne Neuberger the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology released a memo, “What We Urge You To Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware,” detailing what both public and private businesses should do to combat the ransomware threat. Read now to learn cybersecurity best practices […]

Don’t Showcase Secrets on Zoom

What are you sharing on Zoom or Social media?

After a year of video conferencing, we’ve all heard the horror stories. From video filters you can’t turn off to having private conversations when you’re not muted to unintentionally flashing everyone in a work meeting, the tales are usually embarrassing and often a funny story for all involved when it’s over. While these video failures […]