We’ve learned what viruses, Trojans, and other types of malware do in your system, but once they get there, how do you get them out?
When you imagine malware and viruses, what comes to mind? Multiple pop-ups on your screen, flashing red lights, people panicking? Once it’s spotted, it’s easy to combat and that image you had in your head becomes much more manageable as your IT team works to remove the issue quickly and efficiently.
When you think about it, both of these terms seem like they’re describing the same thing. Cyber and network both deal with digital environments, so the security for both should be the same, right?
You may have recently had a malware infection on your computer and wondered how it even happened. Maybe you had an infection in the past and only have a vague notion as to how it occurred.
Believe it or not, but small businesses are attacked by cyber criminals just as frequently as large corporations. However, small businesses are more likely to fall victim to malicious attacks than their larger competitors.
A hacker has infiltrated your computer. The worst has happened and you may or may not be the catalyst. At this point, you may be wondering what to do after you click on a phishing link or how to recover from being hacked.
So you’ve decided to commit to the cloud? It’s a big step into the unknown, with plenty of risks involved, or it would be if you were making the shift unprepared.
Imagine yourself working on a project and something goes wrong. You’ve never seen an error message like this before and want to give your IT technician a visual aid.
Microsoft collects a lot of data through Windows 10; and when we say a lot, we mean too much. Of course, you can change the amount of data the company can mine, but for the most part, you effectively provide them with a constant stream of data when you use anything on a Windows 10 system including any Windows phones you have and Xbox as well.
Making the switch to Windows 10 brings many changes, compounding the stress that comes with a new operating system. In an effort to be proactive and ensure you have the simplest Windows 10 installation and experience possible, we have compiled a list of common issues new users encounter, and chief among them is changing or resetting your password.
Credit card compliance is a security standard that was implemented by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), which was launched on September 7, 2006, in an effort to manage the Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards.
It was a good run while it lasted, but Windows 7 has arrived at its final destination. Microsoft has decided to cut ties with the popular operating system (OS).
Data privacy is a hot topic these days. If sensitive information falls into the wrong hands, it can have dire consequences for the person affected.
We provide law firm IT services to keep sensitive information safe and secure.
The legal industry handles more sensitive data than most other businesses—not only their own data but also the data of their clients.
In recent years, there has been an influx in governmental and industry-specific regulation meant to protect personal and sensitive information from data breaches.
Keeping data secure is a major concern for any business, as a data breach could prove disastrous. This is especially the case for any organization that handles client information.
Businesses are relying on the cloud more and more these days. This trend can mostly be attributed to two factors: affordability and risk mitigation.
Take a moment to think about all of the websites you typically visit during a day or week. Now from that list, how many of those sites do you think store information that’s personal to you?
IT services are a crucial part of keeping a business up and running. Without an IT team by your side, you’ll quickly find that your company is ill-prepared to maintain its network infrastructure and deal with ensuing issues.
Microsoft has declared that it will be ending support for Windows 7 End of Life on January 14, 2020.
ITque will take care of all the details for you, but here’s what you need to know to prepare yourself for a post-Windows 7 world.
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This post is a reprint of an email that was sent to all ITque Client Liaisons at all our current clients on Friday July 26, 2019 informing of the rending End of Support for the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system.
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Unfortunately, everyone with an email account will receive spam emails at some point. Your spam filter should catch most of them, but every now and then spam will find a way to slip into your inbox.
Be honest—you’ve probably removed a USB drive many times without safely ejecting it and nothing has happened. Most experts will tell you to avoid these “unsafe” ejections.
The world of technology is a rapidly evolving landscape. Innovations happen so quickly it almost seems impossible to keep up. However, it’s far from impossible.
Malware, or malicious software, is a prevalent threat that has been around since the early 1970s. This hostile code is designed by cyberattackers to invade, damage, or disable your computer or network.
There are countless cyberthreats in the world today, and it can be difficult to know whether you’re protected. Thankfully, you can do a lot to ensure you’re keeping your technology, privacy, and sensitive information safe.
You’re at a public library—or fast-food restaurant or coffee shop—and realize you’ve left your smartphone at home. But you really need a certain statistic for the project you’re working on, so you log on to the public Wi-Fi network using your laptop or another electronic device.
How many times a day do you use the internet? What do you do while you’re there? If you’re like most people, you check your social media profiles, shop and catch the latest news—but that’s certainly not all.
Take advantage of Microsoft’s most intuitive productivity suite – Office 365 2019
Microsoft Office 365 is one of the most popular cloud computing resources for businesses to invest in.
If you really want to get the most out of your infrastructure, consider setting up an information technology audit with an experienced professional.
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A quick guide to everything you need to know about SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS cloud services.
Today, cloud computing is a critical part of nearly every aspect of our society, especially in business.
Ransomware attacks happen everyday and most are localized to a particular computer or network. The WannaCry ransomware attack of May 2017 that affected networks and computer systems on an unprecedented, global scale affecting more than 230,000 systems in 150 different countries.
In 2018, the Camp fire tore through Paradise California, destroying homes and businesses and altering lives forever. The total estimated economic impact to the town and the surrounding communities has been estimated at $19 billion dollars.
Your email is a gateway portal to your company’s network. Hackers are always on the prowl and searching for ways to poke holes into your network, often through your inbox.
A major threat to your company’s security is the use of email. In 2015 alone there were over 205 billion emails sent a day.
In June, The California State legislature passed a consumer privacy law that will change the way that companies manage their personal data.
When it comes to running a business, security and compliance should always be top-minded issues. With so many security risks lingering around, businesses always need to remain on their toes.
Time theft often occurs when an employee tries to earn credit for work that they didn’t technically perform. The amount of time that they have exerted during work hours is crucial.
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Technology is the cornerstone of most operations. When your IT equipment isn’t performing up to par, this can disrupt your entire business.
Cyberattacks can strike your network from any angle. Today, threat mitigation is more important than ever before. As the threat landscape continues to expand, it’s crucial for your business to take precaution.
Today, many businesses are adopting cloud computing technology to support their network. Pretty much anywhere you go, you’ll see start to notice companies converting a type of cloud service.
Everywhere we go, it seems like someone is talking about server virtualization in some capacity. As the rise of cloud technology continues to grow, more and more companies are starting to adopt this virtual storage technique.
The IT industry has changed dramatically over the years. Previously, when an issue emerged, IT companies would tackle the matter and issue an hourly bill for their services.
Network disasters can strike from any angle. The risk of a cyber threat is rapidly growing in today’s landscape. Businesses can be hit by a number of cyber attacks at any time.
There’s no good time for a technical failure. If a disaster strikes, you should seek immediate help to solve the problem. What if you endure a disruption outside of standard business hours?
The dark web is an anonymous portion of the internet. It cannot be accessed on a standard web browser. Users need a particular set of software to access it.
ITque is the number one choice for IT solutions throughout Northern California. With more than 60 years of combined experience, we have proudly served California’s brightest businesses with many unique IT solutions.
There are thousands of companies that are blossoming around the San Francisco Bay area. This means that there thousands of companies in need of technical support.
Cybersecurity needs to be a critical priority in any profession. There are thousands of cybersecurity risks that companies must be prepared for.