One of the oldest dilemmas in the IT world is whether in-house IT is better than outsourced IT support or vice versa. Traditionally, many business owners believe that there are only two alternatives—managing everything internally or outsourcing everything.
Chicago, IL (October 27th, 2021) – LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, today announced it has achieved exclusive Blue Diamond partner status with Datto. Datto Blue Diamond status represents the top 2 percent of the company’s partners, worldwide.
Technology has significantly revolutionized how we interact with one another and do business. It enables organizations to streamline operations through automation, create more targeted campaigns through AI, and derive more sales and profits. However, with all these gains comes one major challenge—cyber crime.
Several business owners and managers seem to believe that their IT is good or good enough. Unfortunately, not once have we noticed alarmingly glaring glitches when we conduct preliminary scans on prospective clients' systems. So, how good is good enough?
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There's a huge difference, especially with the continual aggravation of cyber incidents, between an IT cybersecurity system that's good enough and what you need to safeguard your network.
Employee cyber awareness training is one of the most crucial cybersecurity techniques. A 2019 Verizon study estimates that up to 32% of data breaches involved phishing. Unfortunately, up to 56% of Americans don't know how to respond to attempted phishing attacks or hacks.
In Kubler Ross' five stages of grief, the last step is acceptance and hope. Let's apply the same concept here—there's no way we can win the war against cybercrime without understanding and accepting that the situation is wanting and working to make it better.
Links are essentially mechanisms to relay data or commands to your gadget. In most instances, we receive links from trustworthy sources. But, that's not always the case. Bad cyber actors are increasingly using links to trick unsuspecting users into downloading malicious attachments like malware or divulging their critical credentials.
CHICAGO, Ill., September 17, 2021: LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, has been named to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2021 (http://www.msspalert.com/top250). The list and research identify and honor the top Managed Security Support Providers (MSSP’s) worldwide.
The internet has enabled businesses to reach broader markets and enhance efficiency through computer-assisted automation. However, with these gains also comes the need to invest in cybersecurity.
Initially, most businesses only invested in cybersecurity to enhance consumer confidence or abide by data privacy standards.
As cybersecurity experts are still trying to unravel the recent Colonial Pipeline and JBS meatpacking company hacks, the White House urges all U.S. organizations to beef up their ransomware prevention measures. These warnings come in the wake of the Department of Homeland Security announcing revised cybersecurity requirements for pipeline companies.