New Global Ransomware Spreading Today

"We are seeing several thousands of infection attempts at the moment, comparable in size to Wannacry's first hours." said Costin Raiu, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab.

Judging by photos posted to Twitter today and various images provided by sources, the attacks involve a piece of ransomware that displays red text on a black background, and demands $300 worth of bitcoin.

PICS ITech Among Worlds Top 501 Managed Service Providers

PICS ITech Ranked Among the Worlds Top 501 Managed Service Providers

10th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology

June 26, 2017:  PICS ITech ranks among the world’s most progressive Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for the 6th consecutive year, according to Penton Technology’s 10th-annual MSP 501 list and study.

7 Best Practices for Preventing Data Loss in Office 365

 

Office 365 is a robust cloud solution that allows your team to store almost unlimited files and collaborate on them, too. In addition to its productivity features, Office 365 comes with some really good security and data compliance solutions that will help your business avoid the a possible crushing financial and legal issues of data loss.

Why a One-Man IT Staff is a Bad Idea

Small businesses face a number of challenges and often operate within very thin profit margins. It takes time to build a clientele, develop a dependable staff, and find your niche in a world of giant conglomerates. For this reason, many small business owners rely on family connections to bridge skills gaps.