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Are Your Cyber Security Essentials Covered? Get the Checklist

Every year, cyber thieves get increasingly creative when it comes to stealing your data.  From the Colonial Pipeline to the attack on JBS Foods, last year’s cybercrime had significant impacts on the everyday consumer, not to mention businesses. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that ransomware will cost its victims more around $265 billion (USD) annually by 2031.…

Dark Web Monitoring

Dark Web Monitoring: Are YOU on the Dark Web?

We know you’ve heard of the dark web, almost anyone with a computer or TV has. But few have actually seen it or know if their data is on it. If you are an Intrust client, no worries.  Dark web monitoring is part of the overall cyber security we provide your business.  The dark web…

Microsoft 365 Price Increase Coming Soon 2022

Microsoft Costs on the Rise: Office 365 Pricing to Increase on Commercial Products

Microsoft is set to increase pricing on their Office 365 products. Commercial use of MS 365 licenses will come at a higher premium in the new year. Intrust managed service clients will continue to have predictable monthly costs. Microsoft recently announced that its Office 365 pricing will increase on March 1, 2022. This will be…

Ransomware as a Service easy as pushing a button

Ransomware as a Service (RaaS): Cybercrime, No Hacking Skills Needed

We’ve said it before: Cybercriminals are smart — so smart they’ve now branched out to Godfather villainy much the same as a cartel. They’ll make you an offer you can’t refuse, a ransom threat, but they don’t necessarily need the wherewithal to do it themselves. They hire “hit men” – companies, groups, nefarious entities  –…

Holiday Cyber Crime the 12 Hacks of Christmas

Holiday Scams: Avoiding the 12 Hacks of Christmas

The holiday season is filled with joy, family… and, unfortunately, cyber crime. Along with all the pleasant reasons to look forward to the season, there is increasing cause to be wary as cyber crime ramps up every year right alongside holiday spending. Unfortunately, cyber criminals know people are spending more time online and are rushed…

Log4j Vulnerability Zero Day Attack

The Log4j Zero Day Vulnerability: How To Protect Your Business

We’ve been waiting for something to break through the doom and gloom news around the Omicron variant – but this wasn’t what we had in mind. The Log4j Zero-Day Vulnerability is a real threat to your organization’s cyber security. Here’s what you need to know. What is Log4j? Apache Log4j is an open source library…

In the Know

You have enough to think about: Take tech worries off your plate. The Outsource Your Worry Blog is our way of sharing news and developments with you. We delve into the latest updates in tech, sift through them and offer just what you need to know, when you need to know it. Some of the topics we’ve covered include disaster recovery, email phishing scams, password best practices, how to safely recycle computers and the cost of ransomware attacks. 

Watch this Outsource Your Worry Blog space regularly to find:

News on cyber security best practices you can follow. 

Tech issues explained in terms non-techies can understand. 

Updates on Intrust’s team and corporate happenings. 

Around Town

The team at Intrust IT gets around. You’ll find us (sometimes wearing orange suit jackets) offering our expertise at a number of events each month. Most often, we speak or join panels in the greater Cincinnati area, but we also present to meetings and conferences in farther-flung places. To find current events on our calendar, jump to this page. We hope to meet you in person and answer your tech questions.

If you’re looking for a speaker on topics like cyber security, IT innovation, Office 365 or cyber crime detection and prevention, contact us. We’d be interested in hearing about your event and presenter needs. 

Tim Rettig, Intrust IT CEO

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