The Human Element: How an MSP Protects Your Company – Part 2

Let’s take a deeper look into how Networks Unlimited, a Managed Services Provider, protects your company. If you missed Part 1: Hardware and Software, have no fear. You can read it and pop back here. Now, let’s get into how partnering with an MSP protects you from the human element. Everyday Criminals Sometimes, crime revolves around opportunity. If you have an open-door policy at your business, it makes it easy for an everyday criminal to waltz inside. And once inside, they can poke around computers that aren’t locked or secured. …

Hardware and Software: How an MSP Protects Your Company – Part 1

Let’s take a deeper look into how Networks Unlimited, a Managed Services Provider, protects your company. Let’s start with some of the simple things first, like how your hardware and software is protected. Updates and Patches This one is boring but absolutely critical. If you ignore all those little boxes in the corner that ask you to update software, you are in big trouble. The reason they pop up isn’t to annoy you (shocker, we know) but because there was a vulnerability identified and the software team made changes to …

The Future of Passwords

Over the years, the public has experienced the drawbacks of relying on weak passwords – including the likes of credit card fraud and identity theft. However, despite the many negative consequences of hacked login credentials, online users have yet to part with simplified passwords. In fact, the top 10 passwords typically go unchanged from year to year and as we’re headed into 2020, the #1 is “123456” and #2 is “password.” Fortunately for the throngs of people creating, using, and repurposing ridiculously simple passwords, many companies are building more secure …