Cybersecurity Awareness Month: What You Need to Know About Cyberattack Prevention

If 2019 has shown us anything, it’s that organizations of all sizes and in every sector are potential targets for cybercriminals. Even for small to medium-sized businesses, there’s no longer a reason to put off a comprehensive approach to your cybersecurity strategies. In fact, 58% of all cybercriminal victims in 2018 were classified as small […]

Case Study: Ransomware

Too often, businesses put off spending additional money on IT security because their network has never been attacked. Unfortunately, we’ve seen how this mentality can seriously harm businesses in the long run, resulting in downtime and critical data loss. Don’t be one of the businesses who have to learn the dangers of an unsecured network […]

5 Questions You Need to Be Asking About Data Security

In today’s cybersecurity landscape, businesses of all sizes and in every industry are potential targets for cybercriminals. If your organization has put off implementing data security policies in the past, you’re merely biding time before a data breach interferes with your operations. If you’re ready to take a more proactive approach to protecting your clients, […]

Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Scans

If your organization is already taking a proactive approach to defending your network, then you’ve probably heard of the terms penetration testing and vulnerability scans. While both are essential to balancing a comprehensive cybersecurity platform, the purpose and execution of each have significant differences. In this post, we’ll explore those key differences, so you have […]

The Phases of the Cyber Attack Lifecycle

In a recent post, we discussed the importance of upgrading from Windows 7 to protect your business’s network from a cyber attack. That’s because Microsoft plans to officially end support and updates for Windows 7 in early 2020. As a result, cybercriminals will have the ability to actively exploit Windows 7 devices without Microsoft utilizing […]

Data Protection

Protecting your network at every level Don’t wait until disaster strikes to prioritize data protection. How Safe Is Your Data? Properly securing network data is imperative to the ongoing success of your company—but how do you ensure your backup solution is robust enough to withstand a cyberattack, a natural disaster, or an unforeseen network outage? […]

The Vulnerabilities of Failing to Upgrade Windows 7

With Windows 7 end of support right around the corner, your business may be putting off upgrading to a newer platform until the last minute or even delaying an upgrade indefinitely. Although nothing is forcing you to make the upgrade right now, you’re leaving your organization susceptible to future security vulnerabilities along with the cost […]

The Benefits of Datto Security and Business Continuity

At Pure IT, we partner with fellow industry-leading organizations to help your business leverage technology platforms developed for tomorrow’s challenges. Datto is one of the organizations we work with to help businesses protect their day-to-day operations from the unexpected. In this post, we’ll explore some of the benefits Datto’s cybersecurity and business continuity solutions can […]

Developing an IT Risk Management Policy for Your Business

As your business grows, you need to protect the sensitive data your network houses. The best way to do this is to develop an IT risk management policy that keeps your data safe. This policy should include procedures and processes that help you manage your network’s critical data. Here’s what you should know about developing […]

Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery: What’s the Difference?

How is a business continuity plan different from a disaster recovery plan? A business continuity plan is a big-picture plan of action that includes processes and procedures for returning your business to full strength after a disaster. A disaster recovery plan is one piece of those business continuity processes, and it focuses on getting the […]