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 […]

A User’s Guide to Safely Filing Your Taxes Online

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 […]

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 […]

Love Thy Customer

Everyone understands the importance of exemplary customer service, and how it weighs on the decision making process. Marketing expert, Seth Godin, also reminds us of the power of connection.   Basic human behavior tells us that people like doing things with each other.  By connecting your customers with each other, you build a sense of community within […]

Tech Job Growth

Nashville Named 16th for 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 […]

Ransomware

Ransomware Dictionary: What Nashville Businesses Need to Know

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Ransomware is nasty. While some companies have implemented multiple levels of security and backup to protect against infections, many others are still hoping to survive on minimal amounts of protection. Ransomware can take on numerous different forms – and they can lead to substantial financial loss. […]

Concept Technology Inc. Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Services Providers

Concept Technology Inc. ranks among the world’s Top 100 cloud services providers (CSPs), according to Penton’s sixth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The full report is available now by visiting http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100. Based on data from Talkin’ Cloud’s online survey, conducted through June to August 2016, the Talkin’ Cloud 100 list recognizes top cloud services providers (CSPs), […]