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Ransomware as a Service easy as pushing a button

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

By Dave Hatter | January 6, 2022

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

By Dave Hatter | December 23, 2021

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

By Dave Hatter | December 20, 2021

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…

Cyber Security Company vs IT Company?

Cyber Security Company or IT Services Company: Which Best Protects Your Business?

By Eric Martinez | December 9, 2021

Cyber security can be confusing and it’s difficult to know where to turn for help. There are many companies, software and tools available that claim to have the answer. As a business owner, you need expert help. Cyber security businesses tend to fall into two main categories: cyber security companies and IT services companies including…

2021 Tech Gift Ideas

’Tis the Season: Tech Gift Ideas (Updated!)

By Dave Hatter | December 2, 2021

With the slow delivery time of just about everything, it’s best to firm up your picks soon for holiday giving. Here are some tech gift ideas to get you started. Smart Toilets (Yes, you read that right!) This one is a little impractical for Secret Santa and they’re technically  not on the market yet –…

Virtual Desktop DaaS and Cloud PC

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and Virtual Desktops: Are They Right for Your Business?

By Intrust Man | November 22, 2021

One of our jobs as a managed service provider (MSP) is to help our clients understand new IT and whether or not it will work for their business. The latest hot topic is virtual desktops. Here we take you through what you need to know about desktop as a service (DaaS). COVID-19 caused many changes…

Business Resilience

The Key To Business Resilience: Get Your DBR In Shape

By Intrust Man | November 18, 2021

Business resilience means making sure your business can survive anything that comes at it, from supply chain issues to a ransomware attack (and everything in between). As a managed service provider, we have a great deal of experience helping companies improve their business resilience through Data Backup Recovery (DBR) planning. If you are working to…

Keep Your Identity Safe Online

Keeping Your Company and Your Identity Safe Online

By Intrust Man | November 16, 2021

Intrust’s cybersecurity pro, Dave Hatter, appeared on Local 12 this week to talk about the importance of keeping your identity safe online. Dave explained it’s important to understand that bad guys want your information because, “it makes it possible for them to impersonate you. Whether that’s trying to file for fraudulent credit, trying to get…

Expert Ad Blocker Recommendations

NSA and CISA Publish Ad Blocker Recommendations

By Intrust Man | November 4, 2021

Ad blockers protect those who use them from ads that could potentially hack their devices and access their sensitive information. Even federal organizations like the NSA and U.S. Intelligence Community agencies like the FBI, DEA, DHS and DoD utilize ad blockers similarly. The NSA and CISA published their ad blocker recommendations and why ad-blocking technology…

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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