Did you know that 60% of companies shut down within six months of a successful cyberattack? When your business’s reputation, revenue, and customer trust is at stake, it’s critical that you can identify and respond to security incidents and events in a timely and effective manner.
5 Tips for an Effective Incident Response Plan
Why Your Business Needs Layered Cybersecurity Protection
Cybersecurity threats are becoming more sophisticated and varied, making it that much more difficult for businesses to protect their data. In the past, it wasn’t too difficult to prevent attacks. It was as simple as finding the right lock to the front door of your home.
Top 5 HIPAA-Compliant File Sharing Services
Healthcare workers need convenient access to sensitive patient data to provide their life-saving services. Without it, their ability to communicate, collaborate, and diagnose would be seriously compromised. While there are many cloud-based file sharing services that can be used to access data from anywhere, at any time, and using any device, not all of them […]
Whaling Attacks: What They Are and How to Stop Them
Some cybercriminals see the internet as a vast digital ocean and its users as clueless fish waiting to get caught in their nets. But in this ocean, there are also large whales in the form of senior executives, whose high-ranking positions make targeting them worth the kind of effort Captain Ahab put into catching Moby […]
LastPass Breach and What It Means for Your Business
Just like most cybersecurity experts, we at BCA IT recommend the use of a password manager as one of the most important cybersecurity best practices. By providing an encrypted vault for passwords, a password manager helps users keep track of their login credentials without having to remember them, and it also makes it easier for […]
The 5 Most Common IT Problems in Small Businesses
Small businesses today rely heavily on information technology. In fact, most wouldn’t be able to operate without it. But as helpful as technology is, it can also create problems that can cost small businesses time, money, opportunities, reputation, and even customers.
Microsoft 365 and Office 365: What’s the Difference?
Despite the growing popularity of Microsoft 365, the offering is still shrouded in confusion, with many of those who rely on it or are interested in it not fully understanding how it relates to Office 365. In this article, we explain the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365 to dispel the confusion surrounding these […]
6 Signs to Help Employees Spot a Phishing Email in 2022
It’s estimated that last year employees in around 86 percent of organizations opened an email message that was designed by a cybercriminal to steal sensitive information or otherwise cause harm. Cybersecurity professionals have a fitting name for scams that involve fraudulent email messages that trick their recipients into doing something that’s against their best interest: […]
BCA IT, Inc. Ranked #16 in 2022 Among the World’s Elite Managed Service Providers
August 22, 2022: BCA IT, Inc. has been recognized as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious Channel Futures 2022 NextGen 101 rankings. Channel Futures is pleased to name BCA IT, Inc. #16 of 101 leading MSP’s in the world.
Zero Trust Security: What It Is and How to Get Started
To an outside observer, it may seem that the tech industry is constantly inventing new buzzwords (think cloud, big data, artificial intelligence, automation, and so on) to force innovation for the sake of innovation. In reality, IT buzzwords typically describe emerging technologies and practices that address real-world issues experienced by a large number of organizations.