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Disaster Preparedness Security

Back Up Your Data: Here’s What Could Happen If You Don’t!

Companies of all sizes are vulnerable to malware attacks and data loss. What’s your data backup plan?  If you lost all your data tomorrow, what’s the likelihood your company could still operate? Chances are, it couldn’t.  Especially without a recent data backup on hand.  What you stand to lose Whether or not you realize it,…

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Security Technology

If you don’t have a firewall set up on your network, you need one now

While the term firewall might sound like something out of a 90s video game, it’s actually one of the most crucial security systems a business can install. The term originated with the concept of a wall intended to prevent fire (in this case, fire means unwanted traffic) from spreading into your personal computer or internal…

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Security Technology

Why Sophos XGS is the best firewall protection for your business

Having strong firewall protection is a must-have for every company that wants to keep its data safe. But with so many options out there, which software should you choose? At Stratti, we recommend only the products we trust and use ourselves, and for firewalls, that’s Sophos XGS. Also known as Sophos Firewall, it provides the…

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Security Technology

Is your firewall slowing down your internet?

There’s no question: you need a firewall. It’s a crucial piece of any cybersecurity system. Without one, your network is open to hackers, viruses, and unauthorized traffic—leaving your data and business vulnerable. But, it can slow things down. These days, the internet is getting faster and faster, a huge boon to any business. But if…

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General Announcements Security

GoDaddy Hacked: A good time to change your password

On November 17, GoDaddy discovered a breach to their system, and reported it yesterday.  They warned 1.2 million customers’ data might have been compromised.  Not a good day for them.  https://techcrunch.com/2021/11/22/godaddy-breach-million-accounts/ What does this mean for you? Now would be a good time to change your password on your GoDaddy account.  The General Rule for…

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Security

Four Critical Cyber Security Protections EVERY Business Must Have In Place NOW To Avoid Being Hacked

Did you know the average website is attacked 94 times every day? As cybercriminals become better equipped with more advanced technology, that number will increase. Small-business websites (and small businesses, in general) are the most at risk for attack. Small businesses (SMB) are tempting targets because SMB websites are often a direct link to that…

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Security Technology

Don’t Make This Mistake with Your Computer Network

Making this one mistake with your computer network could put you out of business…. How do you handle network issues? If you’re like most small businesses, you wait until something breaks or goes wrong before getting an IT services company on the phone. At a glance, it makes sense. Why pay to fix something if…

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Security Technology

Protect Your Data

12 Little-Known Facts Every Business Owner Must Know About Data Backup, Security And Disaster Recovery If you are a business owner on tape drives, external hard drives or USB devices to backup your data, then it’s critical for you to get and read this informative white paper. You’ll learn what most IT consultants don’t know…

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Security

Is it Legit? Identifying Spoof Emails

You know you got one of those emails because you think one of these thoughts: Hmm.. this looks odd… Is this Legit? I wonder if I should send this to Stratti? STOP! And do these 3 Email Safety Checks Email Safety Check #1:  Hover over the email address, because hovering can reveal a sneaky sender!…

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Security

IT Security Tip: The #1 way a hacker will get you is…

A weak password is still one of the most common ways hackers break in. Thanks to sophisticated brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a seven-character password in under an hour. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s 2…

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