2020’s Worst Ransomware Attacks and Why Backups Should Lead the Protection in 2021
Imagine what would happen if: A patient headed for a hospital for trauma or emergency care was diverted to a hospital that possibly did not offer that kind of care. An entire city government ‘s computers were shut down and the cybercriminals wanted $7 million to put them back on line. Higher and lower educational…
Intrust IT Expands Employee Ownership by Acquiring Hard Warehouse Technologies
Intrust IT brought Hard Warehouse Technologies into its corporate umbrella on January 1, 2021. The move presented a unique opportunity for Intrust IT founder, Tim Rettig, who was once an intern with Hard Warehouse Technologies as a college student long ago. Since opening their Blue Ash location in the 1980s, Hard Warehouse Technologies (HWT) has…
Cybersecurity for Municipalities: Making Yourself a Difficult Target
Even before the COVID-19 crisis increased ransomware attacks, municipalities were prime targets. Atlanta and Baltimore are just two municipalities that had to pay hefty ransoms because their data was hacked, encrypted and made inaccessible. In fact, 2019 saw a 60 percent increase in ransomware attacks against municipalities. When a town, city or county government system…
Easy and Cost Effective Small Business IT Support
Often small businesses think they are too small to consider outsourcing IT services. The truth is, no business is too small. Even a business of fewer than 20 people can benefit from having the right IT partner. It really depends on how many devices and users you manage and how sensitive the business’s data is.…
Holiday Hours: Service Is Always Open
As the holiday season approaches, we at Intrust IT just want to remind you that our services are always open. While our offices will be closed for the holiday on December 25 and January 1, you can still access our services as you always do and we’ll take care of any issues as your agreement…
As Seen In Money Magazine: Intrust’s Dave Hatter Shares His Expertise
Dave Hatter is no stranger to interviews. He’s done hundreds of local on-air TV and radio segments as a subject matter expert in cyber security. We love Dave’s passion for helping people understand these complex issues and how they impact their daily lives. This month, you can also find Dave’s insight in Money Magazine discussing…
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