Five Steps To Protect From Ransomware

Ransomware Can Cause Serious Damage If you have been watching the news lately you might have heard about ransomware. As you may already know ransomware is a type of virus that encrypts your files and asks for a ransom ranging from $380 to $2000 (most common versions) and up to $23,000 in some cases paid in BitCoin (1 BTC > $3300). Some newer versions are designed to be smarter and to encrypt more file types causing more harm to your business.

My Server Works. Why Should I Replace It?

You spent a lot of money to purchase and setup your server. You don’t have any problems so why replace it? That’s a very logical question. Servers come with a standard 3 year warranty which covers any hardware issues, both for labor and parts depending on the details of the warranty. You have the option to extend the warranty after it expires but the older the server becomes the more it will cost down the road to extend it’s warranty. Technology

WannaCry/GoldenEye Ransomware Attack (updated)

WannaCry ransomware is a serious problem which has infected 10’s of thousands of computers and caused a lot of serious damage to services. For example WannaCry infected NHS Trusts across the UK which caused major problems all the way to forcing infected hospitals to divert ambulances to other hospitals. Ransomware in general is a serious problem that can be resolved by always keeping your computer fully patched, use strong antivirus and keep it updated as well as having a hardware firewall

Do You Have a Disaster Recovery Plan?

Your data is your livelihood and that’s why you need to keep it secure and backed up. There are many ways you can back up your data and servers; you can backup to a USB drive, network attached storage (NAS) or to the cloud but is only one of them enough or do you need more? In order to ensure your data or server(s) are easily recovered in a timely manner there are steps and backup standards to follow. Don’t get

Why Switch to Managed IT Services?

Yes, you can manage your own network, but do you really want to? You manage your company’s finances, marketing, HR, payroll, shall I go on? Delegate IT support to a professional Managed IT Services company. CompuFix can help with your IT. Managed IT Services revolve around uptime and service level agreements (SLA). It revolves around keeping your network running at it’s top performance because when you look at it, managed services organizations make money by keeping your network running without a