Staying Ahead of Phishing Email Attacks

Malicious email attacks continue to be a common security threat to individuals and businesses, with small businesses being targeted most often. Email messages asking recipients to click on unknown links or attachments are especially dangerous because the sender oftentimes impersonates a leader or another member of your organization.  Common requests can include: Making a financial […]

10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Data in Small Business

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 […]

Offsetting Seasonal Productivity

There’s no denying the impact that seasons have on our productivity.  Studies tell us that everything from weather conditions to temperatures can have an effect on our levels of productivity which bodes the question, how do we combat seasonal change in a way that maximizes our focus and productivity? We especially understand how important this […]

Mitigate the “Oops Factor” with a Disaster Recovery Plan

Cyber security breaches, leaks, hacks and other computing fiascos have become mainstays in our news cycle, and, more than ever, in our social consciousness. Aside from these numerous dangers, Nashvillians are also keenly aware of the sobering aftermath of a natural disaster and the grim prospect it poses for both homes and businesses alike—especially in regards […]

Backup & Disaster Recovery

by James Fields On any given day, there are many unpredictable disasters that could strike your company. Most recently, there were earthquakes in Texas and snowstorms in the north surpassing record amounts of snowfall. When disasters strike, they affect power supply, the ability to get to work and a computer network’s ability to stay up […]

5 Steps of Disaster Recovery Planning

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Business continuity and disaster recovery planning is hard work, so it’s not surprising that many organizations put off doing both. To start, many people don’t understand the difference between the two terms. Business continuity defines the assets, threats […]