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

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 Cybersecurity […]

[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 […]

Byte-Size Tech: Working from Home with a VPN?

Are you working from home with a VPN?

… What Could Go Wrong? Mark Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies take a moment to explain how a popular work-from-home set-up might not be providing the security you want. If you’re re-evaluating your remote work set-up, or considering a hybrid work (part time at home) model, it is important to dig into the […]

Byte-Size Tech: Make Big Changes with IT In Mind

Make business changes with IT in mind

Amy Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies take a managed IT services provider approach to big changes. In light of the tumultuous last year, many businesses are facing an office move, remote work, or rightsizing operations. If you are too, be sure to plan with your IT needs in mind. The best way to […]

Byte-Size Tech: Insure Against Tech Disaster

Can you truly insure against technological disaster in business?

Anderson Technologies’ Junior Systems Administrator Quentin Topping sits down with Libby Powers to talk about the little things a managed IT services provider does every day to protect from big disasters. Sometimes, things like insurance and maintenance can seem useless, but insuring your business against potential disaster is something you’ll wish you’d done before the […]

Byte-Size Tech: Don’t Get Zoom-Bombed!

Don't get Zoom Bombed at your next meeting

Mark Anderson and Libby Powers chat about Zoom best practices and share the story of a client who recently got Zoom-bombed after posting the details of their call publicly. Zoom has some security features baked in, but be sure to toggle them and use the tips Mark and Libby share to ensure you have the […]