Updated for 2022! Our Most Popular Ebook

Is your business one click away from disaster? When it comes to cybersecurity, your defenses are only as good as your employees. Even a well-meaning click could provide network access to cybercriminals. What can you do about it? At Anderson Technologies, we know the importance of employee training as a vital part of your business […]

MFA – An Extra Layer of Digital Protection [Updated for 2022]

Dog on a laptop

What do logging into Netflix from a new device, updating your PayPal account information, answering questions about your first car before accessing your iTunes account, and withdrawing money at an ATM all have in common? Authentication! The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) creates guidelines for passwords and the software that requires them, which […]

What Is Your Data Worth?

What is your data worth?

Is your undivided attention worth the price of a movie ticket? Is the convenience of a mobile app worth the information and behavior it tracks? Technology is more reliant on data than it’s ever been. Whether it is gathered through surveys or automated tracking, data drives business and technology. If huge chunks of data can […]

What Ingredient Is Your Cybersecurity Sandwich Missing?

By Founding Principal Amy Anderson When was the last time you had a great sandwich? Not just any sandwich, but a truly divine sandwich: The right amount of crunch, spices, and condiments. Every flavor balanced and complemented perfectly by the other ingredients. Each bite singing with all your favorite tastes. Your business’s cybersecurity should be […]

Scams for the Holidays

By Content Specialist Marcia Spicer Ah, the winter holidays. Traditionally a time of joy and celebration, but more often a time of stress, spending, shipping, scrambling to cover time off, and, yes, scams. Unless you’re fascinated by them like I am, getting scammed is probably the last thing on your mind at any given time. […]

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 […]