Cyber Security Measures vs. Productivity: Who Wins?

Cyber Security Measures

If you feel like you are in a battle with your cyber security team to get access to the files and systems you need to get work done, you’re not alone. It unfortunately happens far too often that security comes at the cost of productivity. But it IS possible to create and maintain your cyber…

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How Ohio’s Safe Harbor Act Protects Your Business – Or Not

Safe Harbor Act, Ohio Data Protection Act

If you are working with an IT Service Provider such as  Intrust, know that you DO NOT have to know about current data protection because we handle it for you. But, you do need to know what the state of Ohio requires to make sure your cybersecurity insurance contract will provide “reasonable” cybersecurity controls. In…

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Intrust IT Expands to Provide Cyber Security and Remote Work Solutions

Reliance Technology Solutions

Blue Ash-based IT services company acquires Reliance Technology Solutions CINCINNATI, Ohio: To provide key services to even more clients, Intrust IT acquired Reliance Technology Solutions on August 1, 2021. The expansion allows Intrust to address growing concerns about cyber security and the ability to set employees up for success when working remotely.  Based in Mason,…

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Microsoft Users Beware: What You Need To Know About the BazarCall Scam

BazarCall Scam Targets Windows Users

Beware of the BazarCall ransomware scam, an elaborate new scam using a live call center to trick users of Windows PCs into downloading ransomware. Our cyber security consultant Dave Hatter spoke with local news station WKRC last weekend to provide the latest updates. What Is the BazarCall Scam? The scam starts with a phishing email…

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Has Your Cloud Data Gone Missing? Would You Even Know?

Cloud Glitch results in Missing Cloud Data

There is no doubt that cloud services are the way to go for business adaptability and cyber security. That’s why we recommend the cloud to all our managed service and enterprise service clients. But it has to be configured correctly and backed up—a lesson many businesses recently learned the hard way. Recently, a mysterious “bug”…

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DearCry Ransomware & Why You Should Be on the Cloud

DearCry Ransomware & Cloud Computing

If your IT team hasn’t already moved you off an on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server into Exchange Online or at least very strongly recommended it, it’s time to start asking some hard questions. Even before the HAFNIUM zero-day infiltration into on-premises MS Exchange Servers was discovered, a large number of businesses had already moved to MS…

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Using On-Premises Microsoft Exchange Server Software? Protect Your Data TODAY

Zero Day Microsoft Exchange Server Hack

If your company still has an on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server, your environment is at risk. Microsoft announced critical vulnerabilities requiring immediate patches released March 2, 2021 and is urging users to download software patches for the four vulnerabilities that were discovered. In addition, the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive 21-02…

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Download the Ransomware Response Checklist 2021

Ransomware Rapid Response Checklist

Would you know what to do if you fell victim to a ransomware attack? Download this free printable checklist. The Ransomware Response Checklist covers: Rapid response measures Analysis-based measures Business continuity measures Preventing future attacks And more! This simple one-pager is a great resource for the office. Print it and post it in a common…

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