How Do We Keep From Being Attacked By New Phishing Scams?

The only thing we can do is be prepared. We must educate ourselves on how phishing scams work and stay up-to-date on the latest scams.

Capital One Data Breach

Recently, news broke about the latest large-scale data breach to hit a major organization. Capital One Bank has announced that millions of customers across the US and Canada have had their personal information compromised in one of the biggest breaches to ever happen to a financial services company. This brief video courtesy of News24 discusses the […]

What Should Your Business Know About Using 2FA?

It’s important to know that the latest phishing attacks can bypass Two Factor Authentication (2FA) protection without being noticed.

The Complete Guide to Managing Popular Extensions Successfully

Protect Yourself from Potential Attacks Via Chrome Extensions Learn two simple ways to set the privacy and activity settings for each Google Chrome extension on your browser and steps the company is taking to protect users. Google’s Chrome web browser is a popular choice for businesses the world over. Managing the extensions gives you more […]

What Is Backup & Disaster Recovery?

5 Key Components  Backup & Disaster Recovery or BDR is when an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) protects your data to ensure business continuity. It’s their responsibility to prepare your IT for a disaster, which can come in the form of a natural occurrence like a flood, or a manmade one like data theft. How […]

Watch Out! You’re IT Provider May Not Secure Your Data Properly

Your MSP could be compromised by hackers and those hackers could get your valuable data. Be sure that your MSP is protecting your data by asking questions.

Alvarez Technology Group Named Winner of Best Services to Businesses

Alvarez Technology Group was named the winner of the Best Services to Businesses category in the 33rd Annual Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

URGENT/11 Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Impacting 2 Billion Devices

Check Your IoT: URGENT/11 Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Impacting 2 Billion Devices It was only a matter of time before connected devices become a target. The current vulnerability allows remote attackers to gain full control over IoT devices.   Security professionals have known that connected devices are a risk, but the latest news around the URGENT/11 vulnerabilities […]

8 Essential Reasons to Outsource Your IT Services

8 Essential Reasons to Outsource Your IT Services Technology moves fast and furiously. In this modern world, you need IT services for your business to run as smoothly as possible. The last thing any well-run company wants is for their IT issues to trip up working conditions so your employees are frustrated, and not being […]

Online Excel Training: Tips & Techniques For Managing Workbooks

Organization Shouldn’t Be Complicated Out of all of Microsoft’s Office programs, Excel is one of the most universally used. What started out as a fairly basic spreadsheet program has evolved into a must-have business tool. However, the more you use Excel, the more data your workbooks will accumulate. Keeping these workbooks organized and easy to […]