Corona Virus

Fear for Sale: Hackers Using Coronavirus Concerns to Spread Malware

What if a physical virus wasn’t the only virus you needed to fear? Welcome to the constantly evolving world of cybercrime, where the current trend is hackers using coronavirus concerns to spread malware.

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Email Best Practices for Businesses: COVID-19 and Beyond

If thieves manage to get a skeleton key, no room is safe; they can move from room to room and steal anything they please.

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Disaster Recovery Business Continuity

Using Data Analytics Tools to Manage Your Backups

Too much data makes it hard to choose: what records and files are essential for business continuity? Here’s why using data analytics tools to manage your backups will make it easy to create an efficient Business Continuity Plan.

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Our Process and Company Culture

From the Desk of Mike Fowler: Can You Wear Too Many Hats? A Message To Our Employees

Since I was a kid, I have loved to wear hats. As I’ve gotten older and as I’ve become follically challenged, the hats serve two practical purpose: to keep my head warm in the winter, and to prevent sunburn in the summer. I have dozens of hats, including one for each major city we have an office in. The one I wear the most is my Iconic IT hat.

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Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Teams Architecture: A Fun Illustration of Teams Building Blocks

At Iconic IT, the most frequent questions we hear about Microsoft Teams and remote workers surround its architecture: “When should I make a team instead of a channel or group chat?”, “Does every department need its own team?”, “It seems like there are a lot of places to store files. Where should I save this document?”.

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Spear Phishing Blog

Your Financial Institution Cyberattack Risks Are Real: Are You Ready?

For a financial institution, cyberattacks are a top concern and no wonder: financial services account for 35% of all data breaches and are 300 times more likely to be attacked than other verticals. Naturally, the criminals are following the money. They are getting more sophisticated with each passing year, adding extortion, fraud, and theft to their bag of tricks. It’s time to take a good look at your financial institution cybersecurity strategies; is your plan up to the challenges?

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Business Continuity Business Continuity

Business Continuity Plans: Don’t Make These Top 5 Mistakes

Your Business Continuity Plans may look great on paper, but they aren’t worth a thing if you don’t have buy-in from your employees. They need to be informed about their role in the plan; what responsibilities do they have in case of a catastrophic network failure? What is expected from them, and how can they help implement the plans you set in place?

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VoIP: The Pros and Cons VoIP Communications

VoIP: The Pros and Cons

VoIP is a technology for phones that allows you to make and receive calls over your internet connection rather than through a copper wire buried in the ground.
Switching to VoIP from standardized phone services has many advantages, from cost to flexibility.

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Will 5G Internet Be A BIG Deal For Small Businesses?

How many times in the past few months have you cursed your internet connection as a video call froze or an important download inched along? These are daily struggles for remote workers, but also common among offices with business-grade internet. Fifth-generation mobile data connections (colloquially referred to as 5G internet) will ensure your team is more productive and profitable than ever before.

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Cloud Backup Business Continuity

Choosing a Cloud Backup Services Provider? Consider This

Because smaller companies often don’t have the financial resources to spare rebuilding after an attack, it’s estimated that over seventy percent of these businesses will close their doors forever following a data breach. Finding effective backup solutions may be the difference between your business recovering or watching your hard work and dreams disappear in just a few hours.

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Data Analytics Managed IT Services

7 Data Collection Tips to Help You Gather and Use Data the Right Way

Your business is routinely collecting data, processing it, and storing information. It’s easy to get sidetracked by data you don’t need, and even easier to collect “too much” information and risk violating privacy laws. So many reports, so many different uses; it’s no wonder you’ve got the data collection blues.

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Memorial Day: Random Trivia and Fun Facts

Why do we wear white after Memorial Day? How many hot dogs will be eaten, and why are there only eight rolls in a package of hot dog buns?

Your burning Memorial Day questions will be answered right here.

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Cybersecurity Tips

5 Reasons You Should Combine a DIY Cybersecurity Checklist with a Professional One Given by an IT Services Provider in Denver

You may be tempted to rely entirely on a do-it-yourself cybersecurity risk assessment, but the truth is that these DIY audits are just baselines. You should provide your findings to an IT services provider in Denver for a more detailed look at your network.

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