7 Ways Internet Monitoring Can Help Your Small Business.

There's been a trend in cybercrimes that have plagued businesses during the pandemic. With more and more workers transitioning to home offices, an upswing of 273% in electronic crimes has occurred. Protecting your business is a vital component in combatting these criminals.

Greater Philadelphia’s Manage Service Provider CEO, Terry Rossi Hits Amazon Best-Seller Lists with “On Thin Ice”

PICS ITech’s CEO, Terry Rossi, ranked on the Amazon best-seller lists with the new book, “On Thin Ice” a collaboration of expert advice on the Information Technology industry.

Mount Holly, NJ – January 25, 2021 - Terry Rossi, Philadelphia Managed IT Service Provider, teamed up with other leading IT professionals around the world to co-write the book, On Thin Ice: How Just One Cyber Attack Can Put Your Business And Finances Underwater…And What You Can Do Now To Stop It. The book was published by TechnologyPress™, an imprint of CelebrityPress® LLC, a leading business book publisher that publishes books from ThoughtLeaders® around the world, and was released on November 19th, 2020.

On the day of release, On Thin Ice reached best-seller status on Amazon - reaching as high as #1 on the Internet & Telecommunications Privacy & Online Safety Computer Network Security list, #2 on the Computer Security & Encryption list, and overall, #5 on the Computers & Technology list.

How To Quickly Shift To A Work-From-Home Business To Maximize Productivity In Today’s Coronavirus Shutdown

As a business owner today, we are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. We are being asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve” of the pandemic.   You are asked to have your employees work from home to reduce possible exposure and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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Why a Password isn’t Enough?

Passwords shouldn’t be the only method you use to defend your accounts. After all, hackers have plenty of ways to steal them.  According to todays security experts, passwords are not enough.

Google conducted a one year study on the leading causes of account hijacking to help businesses fully understand the risks involved.

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.

WannaCry Ransomware – Check Your Backups

For PICS ITech Customers

We have a multi-pronged approach to protect your computer network against this type of attack and have worked all last week to ensure all computers were patches and protected.  In addition we have been in contact we our security vendors to make sure all anti-malware, and network protections are in place.