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What is Blockchain… And So What?

Let's be honest... blockchain is a confusing concept. Even for people who understand exactly how blockchain technology works, providing an easy to understand explanation is challenging. There are a couple of reasons for this. First, blockchain is relatively new tech, and new tech always takes a little while to sink into the public consciousness. We [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Computer Related, IT Services|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Is Cloud Hosting Still the Best Option for Your Business?

The cloud is a powerful method of computing. When the term first entered into wide usage, it was ambiguous. No one really knew what it meant. Or, if they understood the concept, most people had no idea how it worked. Today, we're past the stage of being mystified by the cloud. Most people get the [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Hosting Services, IT Services|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Cheap Threat Protection Isn’t Saving You Money

Today's digital landscape is fraught with security pitfalls. In the pioneer days of the internet, hackers mostly went after digital conquests to gain notoriety or for the thrill of getting past the most advanced security setups of that early digital period. In 2018, however, that hacker mentality has long been replaced by a different ethos. [...]

By | September 24th, 2018|Categories: IT Services|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Why Locality Matters for Managed IT Services

Many companies rely on managed IT services to help them keep their computers secure and in peak performing conditions. It isn't too difficult to find a provider that can keep your software up to date, make sure the latest security patches are implemented, or execute regular data backups. The decision to "farm out" the upkeep [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: BITS Team, IT Services|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Data Breaches: Has the Industry Adjusted?

For cyber-security professionals, 2017 may have been "The Year of the Data Breach." It's not that data breaches just started happening last year -- cyber-criminals have been at it for quite some time. But the number of high-profile breaches, as well as the sheer number of consumers being affected, seem to have hit an all-time [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Categories: IT Services|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Cloud IT Services and Security

Is Cloud-based Computing as Secure as Server Hosting? Security questions have hounded cloud services since their inception. But, is the cloud an inherently less secure method of computing than in-house servers? The answer differs depending on who you ask. A 2014 study by the information security-focused Ponemon Institute found that about half (51%) of IT [...]

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