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10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Data in Small Business

Published on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:54 am in Business Insight, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

News of company-wide data breaches is growing rapidly, and recent research indicates that small and medium sized businesses actually suffer more than the major corporations.  Not only do they suffer more cybersecurity attacks, but the costs associated with these attacks are alarming. “In 2017, average malware-related costs for small and medium-sized businesses included $1,027,053 due […]

A User’s Guide to Safely Filing Your Taxes Online

Published on Apr 10, 2018 at 3:51 pm in Business Insight, Nonprofit, Professional Services, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

It’s tax week, and whether you’re filing personal taxes or business taxes, you’re more than likely filing electronically.  Electronic filing has become the most popular method of filing, and though it’s convenient, e-filing can make you vulnerable to security threats and ultimately allow cybercriminals to fraudulently collect your refund. Only recently have we seen a […]

Nashville Named 16th for Tech Job Growth

Published on Dec 8, 2016 at 8:53 pm in Tech Trends.
Tech Job Growth

We’ve all felt the growing pains associated with Nashville’s boom over the last few years—more traffic, higher housing costs, the list goes on. Sometimes, it can be easy to forget that these growing pains are only a small price to pay to witness the expansion of the city we love. Nashville’s growth as a tech […]

4 Tips for Tech this Holiday Season

Published on Dec 6, 2016 at 4:31 pm in Tech Trends, Tennessean Articles.
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‘Tis the season for holiday gifts! From virtual reality to the latest and greatest smartphones, there’s a lot to keep in mind this year, especially when looking for the ultimate tech-y gift for tech-obsessed loved ones. In order to help prepare you for the onslaught of gadgets and gizmos, our very own director of technology […]

How To Get a More Cost-Effective Cyber Insurance Policy

Published on Sep 28, 2016 at 9:27 pm in Tech Trends.
insurance

The below article was originally published on CSO Online. A security practitioner who isn’t worried about a breach is a rare find in the industry. Even if you are taking all the right steps to protect your assets, there is still a pretty good chance that your network will be compromised. For those who are […]

FAQ: Google Fiber and “One Touch Make Ready”

Published on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:16 pm in Tech Trends.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For those curious about why Google Fiber is not yet available in Nashville, you’re not alone. We highly recommend you read this excellent article by the Nashville Scene, which has a thorough breakdown of the delay and examines all sides of the situation. Because Concept Technology is a Google Fiber Tech Partner, we’d like to share […]

How Nashville Businesses Can Protect Data & Avoid Paying Ransomware

Published on Aug 25, 2016 at 3:27 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.
Rich Gericke

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Providing IT support in Nashville for 300+ small and medium-sized businesses means we see first-hand that local companies are increasingly the targets for all types of malicious software, from viruses to spyware, adware, scareware… the list goes on. But the biggest threat has emerged over the past couple of years, and, as it stands in […]