Author: Melissa Anderson

Compliance: A Top Priority, No Matter What Industry In Which You Operate

Compliance: A Top Priority, No Matter What Industry In Which You Operate Compliance remains a key consideration for organizations as the professional world becomes increasingly technology-focused. Regardless of whether you are subject to HIPAA, NIST or another compliance system, compliance management can be an important way to protect your technology investment. The margin for error in busines...

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How the Mysterious Dark Web Can Impact Your Business

How the Mysterious Dark Web Can Impact Your Business Last year, a survey of worldwide Internet users revealed that only 12 percent of users have accessed the dark web, a hotbed of online criminal activity where hackers go to sell credentials, credit card numbers, bank account data and other personal information. In the U.S., only 10 percent of online users have visited it.  Part of the dark w...

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L0phtCrack – What It Is and Why You Need It

L0phtCrack - What It Is and Why You Need It A dark web audit recently revealed that the number of stolen usernames and passwords has increased by 300% since 2018. This translates into more than 15 billion stolen credentials that are now available to cybercriminals. Network administrators need to keep corporate resources and client information secure in today's world. One way to accomplish this go...

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Should You Replace Your Server or Move to the Cloud?

Should You Replace Your Server or Move to the Cloud? Running an Old Server Leaves You at a Serious Risk of Failure, Which Means Lost Data and Extensive Downtime… Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. That is a given for any technology nowadays, especially your trusty old server. If you have relied on it for years, it is probably time for an upgrade. This is particularly true if...

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Are You Ready For The Next Round of Windows 10 Updates?

Are You Ready For The Next Round of Windows 10 Updates? Microsoft is getting us all pumped up and ready for the next wave of Windows 10 updates coming in the second half of 2020. Before that time arrives, let’s remove some potential anxiety and look at the five fun features currently available on Windows 10. These new features increase your security, boost your creativity, and are designed t...

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Can You Afford To Get Hit By Ransomware?

Can You Afford To Get Hit By Ransomware? Ransomware isn’t going away – in fact, every year it is becoming more and more common. Do you know how to defend yourself?  Ransomware is undeniably a major threat to you and your work. Do you know how dangerous the threat of ransomware really is? Click PLAY below to watch our latest video about ransomware:  Do You Know What Underestimati...

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Outsource IT Solutions Group, Inc. Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers Worldwide

Annual MSP 501 Identifies Best-in-Class Global MSP Businesses & Leading Trends in Managed Services Outsource IT Solutions Group, Inc. has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers and one of the top MSPs on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. For the 13th year, MSPs from around the globe completed an exhaustive survey and application thi...

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14 Signs It’s Time To Switch To Managed IT Services

How To Know That It’s Time to Move Forward with Managed IT Services Does the thought of a sudden server failure leave you feeling a bit stressed out? Okay, realistically, that thought probably leaves you more than a bit stressed out. After all, you depend on your technology heavily - from emailing customers and clients to using software to keep track of transactions and everything in between. A...

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Why You Need A Backup And Disaster Recovery Plan

How Having A Backup And Disaster Recovery Plan Can Protect You 96% of companies with a reliable backup and disaster recovery plan survive a ransomware attack… Yet on average, businesses that AREN’T prepared to lose over $100,000 per ransomware incident due to costs associated with downtime and recovery. A reliable backup and disaster recovery plan will make a world of difference when it co...

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How To Avoid Becoming a Victim Of Ransomware Like Florence, Ala.

Florence, Ala. Was Hit by Ransomware - Are You A Target For Ransomware Too? Businesses, universities, and local governments have spent over $144 million because of the most significant ransomware incursions of 2020, so far. Statistics show that businesses suffer a ransomware attack every 11 seconds. These attacks will cause damages worth $20 billion by 2021. Businesses have been reaching out t...

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