Happy St. Patrick’s Day This Sunday

March 17th is one of our favorite days of the year – St. Patrick’s Day. For some, it’s a day to celebrate centuries of rich culture and Irish heritage, and for others, an opportunity to have a pint or two with friends.   However you’ll be spending this St. Paddy’s, our team hopes you have a fun and safe 17th. ...

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Report: Financial Firms See Alarming 480% Increase In Data Breaches

Financial service firms: beware. Your data is a target. A new report out of the United Kingdom (UK) cannot underscore enough the severity of the issue. But it is nothing new. The FBI has put the alarms on since 2011, from threats of account takeovers to third-party payment processor breaches to securities and market trading exploitation to mobile banking exploitation and even supply chain infilt...

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Spring Forward This Sunday

Daylight Saving Time for 2019 starts on Sunday, March 10th. I’m sure you know how Daylight Saving Time (DST) works, but did you know not everyone in the US observes this time change? Arizona hasn’t observed DST since 1967, and Hawaii has never used DST. Michigan skipped DST from 1969 – 1973, while Florida is in the process of moving to keep DST year round! Daylight Saving is a great excus...

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The Ultimate Small Business Owner’s Guide to Ransomware

Your employee innocently clicks a link within an email or visits a sketchy website and the next thing you know your digital assets are being held hostage by a cyber attacker. It only takes a few keystrokes to cause potentially irrevocable damage to your systems, and hackers are always looking for new victims. With ransomware, you may be able to regain full access to your files and other digital a...

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Why Do Hackers Target Small Businesses?

Why Small Companies is the First Target for Online Hackers According to the SBA, small business employs less than 500 people and realizes less than $7 million in profits annually. This standard defines a small company across the global business world. A large percentage of these smaller businesses operate as privately owned companies. Hackers are especially targeting these smaller businesses wit...

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C3 Takes Microsoft Ignite the Tour!

Two days, tons of great training sessions, quality time with the team, a booth full of giveaways and a pile of new business cards: The C3 team killed it at Microsoft Ignite the Tour! For the first time ever, C3 was a Silver Sponsor of this event, welcoming close to 5,000 attendees to Washington, D.C. earlier this month. The C3 team jumped at the opportunity to sponsor the event because of ...

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Feeling The Love?

There is a lot to love about the work that you do, and hopefully, your technology is part of that. Loving your IT means having a great relationship not only with the devices, software, and applications you use each day, but with the folks who look after them.   If you’ve stopped feeling that spark with your IT or your IT provider, now is the time to find a relationship that works. Get in tou...

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The Risks Of Using Auto-Complete For Passwords

The auto-fill feature that makes it easy to enter in usernames and passwords on various websites may be putting your information at risk. While auto-fill is a convenient way to keep track of the many combinations of letters, numbers and special characters you need to access sites, the feature is also being used by advertisers and hackers. That’s why many security experts are suggesting turning...

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Urgent Tech Tip: Disable Facetime On Your iPhone

A major FaceTime bug discovered recently has left Apple device users skittish about yet another privacy concern and forced the tech giant to scramble for a fix for the issue. For users of Macs or iPhones, understanding the FaceTime flaw and knowing how to disable the function are important steps until the issue is fully resolved. What is the FaceTime Flaw? The FaceTime flaw affects iPhone users r...

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Data Privacy Day: Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data, and Enabling Trust

There is no better time than Jan. 28 to turn your attention to the importance of data privacy and all that it entails. During National Data Privacy Day, numerous businesses, nonprofit organizations, government entities, and individuals will come together to spread awareness about safeguarding data, protecting privacy, preventing information theft, and other issues that affect managers, owners, em...

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