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What you should expect from a vCIO

If you’ve worked with us (or another MSP (Managed Service Provider) as a managed client, you’ve probably heard the term Client Strategist or vCIO. “What does that mean?” you may have  wondered.  You might’ve been told the “v” stands for “virtual,” and CIO stands for...

The Risk of “Shadow IT”

Shadow IT refers to the practice of using software and other systems outside of, and without the knowledge of, the IT department or management. As the use of cloud applications grows exponentially, so has Shadow IT.  Employees now have the ability to bypass IT with...

The Benefits of VoIP for Your Business

The Benefits of VoIP for Your Business

As many of you have requested, your favorite network technology support provider is now your favorite VoIP phone system provider! VoIP (Voice over IP) Systems by ISM helps your business communicate with ease! Leave your outdated, traditional phone system for the new...

October is National CyberSecurity Month!

In 2004, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance launched National Cyber Security Awareness Month as a broad effort to help Americans stay safe and secure online. Initially, advice was put out like keeping antivirus programs up to...

How to Protect Yourself from Phishing

How to Protect Yourself from Phishing

Protection starts with knowing what’s out there. According to Webroot research, ongoing security awareness training can help reduce breaches by nearly 70%! Here are a few tips to keep in mind to avoid getting phished: 1. Never click on links from unknown senders or if...

Common Types of Phishing

Common Types of Phishing

Do you know all the ways you can be Phished? At ISM, we hold cyber security near and dear to our hearts. Our personal mission is to keep our clients safe and productive, and that means generating awareness of new threats and new ways of combating those threats. Like...

September Newsletter

This month, we welcome Lizzie to our team, equip you to better handle phishing, and more! Read the newsletter HERE.Psst... Are you a sitting duck for cybercriminals? When you fall victim to a cyber-attack (through no fault of your own), will they call you stupid... or...

10 Tips for Working from Home

     Work-life balance is difficult when home, office, and school occupy the same space, and long-term remote work isn’t working out like we thought it would. Every day can seem like a marathon and although technology can’t solve it all, it can help. Try these 10 tips...