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Your password may be poor — update it now

Your password may be poor — update it now

For years, we’ve been told that strong passwords include three things: upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. And why wouldn’t we when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) told us they were the minimum for robust passwords? Here’s why not and how it involves you. The problem The issue isn’t necessarily that […]

Establish Effective Security in Your Business with IT Services in Atlanta

Establish Effective Security in Your Business with IT Services in Atlanta

IT services providers in Atlanta make technology facilitation and security core to their business model. Remaining effective and contemporary is vital to competitive sustainability for their market. Accordingly, three primary security solutions you should expect from the right MSP are:
Defining Policies of Security and Recurrent Education
IT services providers in Atlanta can help you design policy around vulnerable operational areas.

Be Careful Who You Let In Your Office

Be Careful Who You Let In Your Office

You’ve probably heard news stories of people trying to weasel their way into people’s homes by posing as cable company technicians and claiming they needed to conduct an audit of their cable modem specifications or some similar gibberish. They look completely legit with an official company polo shirt, khakis, tool belt and clipboard.

Meet Kovu, Our Pet of the Month

Meet Kovu, Our Pet of the Month

This handsome fella has been chosen as MIS’s Pet of the Month. He’s a 2-year-old Siberian Husky belonging to Heather Estes of Griffin, Ga., who quite obviously is a fan of the Lion King movies. Kovu has been with his human mom since he was a puppy and shares his home with his other fur friend Simba.

Get to Know Ron Cherry, Director of Operations

Get to Know Ron Cherry, Director of Operations

In this season of giving it’s only fitting that this month’s MIS staff member spotlight is on Ron Cherry, our Director of Operations and rabid Dawg fan. Ron, who joined MIS in March 2018, is not only a servant leader within our organization. He and his family also give of their time and resources to enable children with serious illnesses, disabilities and other life challenges to attend camp programs with other children in similar circumstances.

IT Support Company in Atlanta Can Help Safeguard Your SMB from Cybercrimes

IT Support Company in Atlanta Can Help Safeguard Your SMB from Cybercrimes

You're More At-Risk Than You Realize
IT support company in Atlanta often work closely with businesses to help increase the effectiveness of their security profile. This is more necessary than ever, because cybercriminals understand they've got a better chance of "ransoming" data from smaller businesses than larger ones.

How to protect your company mobile devices

How to protect your company mobile devices

While mobile devices cannot equal what desktops and laptops can do, they’re inching pretty close to matching them. That’s why businesses are allowing their employees to use their smartphones and tablets, which help increase productivity and enhance collaboration. But mobile devices have also become the new targets of cybercriminals. Protect your devices with the following […]

Working with a Managed IT Services Provider in Atlanta Can Reduce Insider Threats

Working with a Managed IT Services Provider in Atlanta Can Reduce Insider Threats

Managed IT services providers in Atlanta strive to educate clients as pertains to internal threats because these can be worse than those coming externally. There are a number of reasons internal threats are worse than the external--- three prime ones are:
Accidents Happen
Managed IT services providers in Atlanta can help you avoid accidents internally through BDR (Backup and Data Recovery). This facilitates redundant controls so that should something compromise operations, you don't lose data.

It’s time for your business to get SaaS-y

It’s time for your business to get SaaS-y

As technology grows, more solutions are available to help businesses cut costs and improve efficiency. One such solution is software as a service, aka SaaS. To know if this can benefit your business, it’s best to learn what SaaS actually is. Read on for the answers. What is SaaS and what makes it appealing? SaaS […]

How Managed IT Services in Atlanta Can Help Prevent Cloud Hacking

How Managed IT Services in Atlanta Can Help Prevent Cloud Hacking

When it comes to managed IT services in Atlanta, you can find the kind of quality cloud security you need. You're going to generally find better solutions through cloud providers than you can source internally. There are several reasons for this, one being that professionals in the cloud make cloud security a core prerogative and have greater resources than internal businesses using their services can.