On May 7, hackers infected the City of Baltimore's network with ransomware, effectively shutting down many municipal services. This cyber attack shut down real estate transactions, government emails and payments to city departments in a city of over 600,000 people. If hackers can shut down a city the size of Baltimore, imagine what they can do to a small business. Click to read more about the ongoing recovery and investigation, and find out how you can protect your IT network against ransomware attacks.
You only need to look at the explosive growth of services like Microsoft Office 365, Google’s G Suite and Amazon Web Services for evidence of the trend for towards cloud computing. Businesses have a unique opportunity to achieve tremendous cost-savings and revenue growth in this brave new world while developing future revenue opportunities for their firms. But you need to plan for the move to ensure your business benefits from adopting a cloud-based infrastructure. At Capital Network Solutions, we have experience migrating businesses of all sizes to Office 365. If you want to take advantage of everything the cloud has to offer, call CNS at (916) 366-6566 to set up a free consultation.
Many small businesses don't think about cyber security until it's too late. However, the costs of a data breach can be devastating to SMBs. Recognizing an education gap, the National Institute of Standards of Technology put together "Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals." This 54-page guide outlines the NIST best practices for small business cyber security. In this post, we simplify the NIST guide into a checklist that you can use to strengthen the cyber security of your Sacramento small business.
Technology may be changing faster than ever, but successful organizations are still reliant on the expertise of employees, partners, and vendors to win the IT race, according to a recent OneAffiniti survey. That finding is one of several key IT trends identified in OneAffiniti's 2019 Business IT Trends Annual Report, which explored the differences between successful and unsuccessful businesses concerning the use of IT. Click to read more revelations from this survey of over 600 decision makers.
Every week, we post original content about the world of technology written by Sacramento writer and journalist Daniel Barnes. Daniel's posts cover topics ranging from small business cyber security to data breach news to product comparisons and more. To receive up-to-the-minute tech tips and the latest IT news, click the link and subscribe to the CNS blog.
The headlines are so full of data breaches these days, it is almost impossible to keep up. In this week's data protection news roundup, we examine the massive First American Financial data breach and offer an update on the Baltimore ransomware attack. Click to read more about data breaches across the country, from Oregon hospitals to New York nonprofits. At Capital Network Solutions, we possess over three decades of experience helping Sacramento small businesses secure their IT networks. If you're concerned about your security posture, CNS can help.
Office 365 has continuous updates, ensuring you are using the best software, have the latest programs and are receiving the absolute maximum cloud storage. Your business is dynamic, so why invest in static software? At Capital Network Solutions, we have migrated dozens of Sacramento businesses to Office 365. If you want the increased value, efficiency and cyber security of Office 365 for your business, call CNS at (916) 366-6566.
More than 1.9 billion records containing personal and other sensitive data were compromised between January 2017 and March 2018. Those data breaches affected companies of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. In this article, we walk you through five simple steps to safeguarding your business data. Ironclad cyber security might seem unattainable for your Sacramento small business, but at Capital Network Solutions, we know how to protect your system from malicious hackers. Call CNS at (916) 366-6566 to discuss ways to bolster your small business cyber security.
Defining workplace productivity when it comes to human performance is tough. Many factors can positively and negatively affect performance, including unhappy employees working on outdated equipment. At Capital Network Solutions, Inc., we're adept at helping companies just like yours to implement modern desktop solutions. Contact us at (916) 366-6566 to find out how we can help your small to medium-sized Sacramento business increase workplace productivity.