What Happens after a Hacker Steals Your Password

Accounteks ConsultingSecurity & Privacy

You are probably familiar with how cybercriminals use phishing and other types of attacks to obtain employees’ passwords, as this is often discussed in the media. But do you know what happens after a hacker steals an employee’s password? To answer this question, researchers at the security firm Bitglass conducted an eye-opening experiment. The Experiment The researchers built a functional … Read More

5 Ways Accounteks Managed Services Can Make Your Life Easier

Accounteks ConsultingNews

Managed services providers (MSPs) are lifesavers for business owners and executives to manage their IT equipment and services. Among many other things, MSPs update software, provide data backup solutions, and keep files safe from hackers. As the industry trade group CompTIA noted in a March 2015 report, over 70% of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) used a third-party IT company … Read More

5 Ways to Prepare Your IT Systems for Severe Weather

Accounteks ConsultingDisaster Recovery

Severe weather can be as devastating to your IT environment as cyberattacks. While you cannot prevent or stop events like tornados and hurricanes, you can prepare for them. With the correct preparations, you can minimize the damage to your IT systems and lessen downtime if disaster strikes. Here are five ways you can prepare your IT systems for severe weather: … Read More