<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=253481741744766&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

SugarShot Blog

4 Things an IT Security Risk Assessment Will Reveal About Your Business

Posted by Scott Spiro on Thursday, 27 September 2018

Even in the era of increasing cybersecurity risks, disaster recovery initiatives are drastically underfunded. In fact, 40 percent of companies don’t even have a documented disaster recovery plan in place.

Read More

Topics: IT Support, cybersecurity, network security

How AI is Helping Los Angeles Businesses Combat Cyber Threats

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 24 August 2018


Cybercrime is a growing threat, and businesses are scrambling to hire qualified security talent to keep up. There will be 3.5 million unfulfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021.

Read More

Topics: IT Support, Data Security, cybersecurity, network security

5 Signs You Should Outsource Your IT Security

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 03 August 2018

 

Cyber threats have grown in size and sophistication, and it’s clear that no business is completely safe. Almost 50 percent of small businesses have experienced a cyberattack.

Read More

Topics: cybersecurity, Cyber Crime, Cyberattack, Data Security, network security

4 Major Hacks in 2017 and How Your Los Angeles Business Should Respond

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 12 January 2018

Cyberattacks are on the rise. Global ransomware damage costs exceeded $5 billion in 2017 – fifteen times higher than 2015 losses. Ransomware attacks target businesses of any size, leaving millions of personal records exposed and IT teams scrambling to recover data.

Read More

Topics: cybersecurity, Cyber Crime, Cyberattack, Data Security, Ransomware, network security

Why Los Angeles Businesses Need to Invest in Dark Web Scanning Today

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 15 December 2017

No business is immune to data breaches. High-profile companies like Equifax and Uber experienced massive cyberattacks in 2017 that compromised millions of user accounts and put countless people at risk of identity theft. The number of data breaches in the U.S. rose 29 percent in the first half of 2017.

Read More

Topics: cybersecurity, Cyber Crime, Cyberattack, Data Security

5 Tricks Cybercriminals Use To Hack Your Computer Network

Posted by Scott Spiro on Wednesday, 06 December 2017

The world is full of cybercriminals. They penetrate complicated data structures of huge credit-monitoring companies like Equifax and snatch personal information from millions of people. They release sensitive customer data from discreet businesses like Ashley Madison to the public. They spy on celebrities through webcams, lock down public utility systems like the German railway and steal thousands of gigabytes of information from high-profile government entities like the CIA.

Read More

Topics: cybersecurity, Cyber Crime, Cyberattack

7 Critical Los Angeles Computer Security Tips to Protect Your Business

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 13 October 2017



Employee computers are the gateway to your software, programs and critical data. Are you taking proper steps to protect them?
 

Read More

Topics: cybersecurity

Free Antivirus Software: The Consequences of Being Cheap

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 22 September 2017

Imagine for a minute that you’re the CEO of a scrappy, promising new start-up. In the beginning, it was just you and two other employees working on dinky PCs out of a 12-by-12-foot office, but things are picking up.

The company is growing rapidly and heading into uncharted waters. You're so busy with building your business, you haven't had time to think about cybersecurity.

Read More

Topics: Cybercrime, cybersecurity, free antivirus software

What Will You Do When Code Breaking Hits Your Business?

Posted by Scott Spiro on Thursday, 24 August 2017

In today's world of rampant cybercrime, every savvy business owner knows the necessity of locking down their data. However, we find that the cyber security technologies used by the vast majority of businesses are woefully out of date. Sure, your current solution may have worked great, but digital threats to the safety of your company are constantly evolving. Criminals will eventually attempt to breach your data — and your barriers are not as secure as you might think.

Read More

Topics: Business, Cybercrime, cybersecurity

How Ransomware Works: How to Thwart Los Angeles Ransomware Attacks

Posted by Scott Spiro on Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Ransomware attacks seems to follow a similar pattern. First, HR or another targeted user receives a file as an attachment. What was disguised as a résumé quickly becomes a nightmare for IT support and snowballs into a full-out crisis. But ransomware doesn't have to compromise your business. There are ways to prevent against ransomware attacks and stay out of the spotlight.

What Is Ransomware?

Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts your files or shuts you out of your computer until you pay a fee. 

Read More

Topics: Ransomware, cybersecurity, network security, Data Security

FREE REPORT

What Should You Expect to Pay for IT Support in Los Angeles

Need IT support but don't how much it should cost? Download our FREE report to discover what most IT service companies in Los Angeles charge, what you should expect to pay for quality IT support, and how to get exactly what you need without unnecessary extras, hidden fees and fake, lowball estimates.

Fill out the form for your FREE executive report.

Recent Posts