Managed IT Security

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need Security Awareness Training In 2018

2017 was the most intensive IT security year on record - see our blog on "Top 10 IT Cyber Security 2017 Facts and Stats". To start 2018 with a simple, effective, IT security strategy is an excellent New Year's resolution and helps your business stay  in business. This list provides a high-level strategy you need [...]

Top 10 IT Cyber Security 2017 Facts and Stats

10 Alarming Cyber Security Facts and Stats There is a hackers attack every 39 seconds, affecting one in three Americans each year. 95 percent of breached records came from three industries in 2016: Government, retail, and technology. 43 percent of cyber attacks target small business. 64% of companies have experienced web-based attacks.  62% experienced phishing & social [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|Security, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Performing Efficient International Server Migration

Client Request At IT Support Miami, we cater to all manner of request for our many clients. We provide efficient solutions to their problems. We handle any requests from installing individual computer software to large-scale international server migration. Recently, a client requested that we transfer the data from their physical server in a data center [...]

Updating Firewall Security Significantly Reduces Risk

Firewall Security Patches Firewalls are the first line of security for the enterprise – be it a small business or multinational corporation. Most businesses never update or check the firmware of their gateway appliance. Firewalls and network devices are shipped with basic operating systems and require constant updates from the time of installation through their [...]

Ransomware can delete your Veeam backups

So, yes, let IT Support Miami be the first to tell you, Ransomware can delete your Veeam backups, it can wipe out entire backup repositories. VEEAM - it just works! The first significant evidence of this was found in February 2017 in Samas Ransomware. "Usually Ransomware does not delete backups, they usually encrypted [...]

This site may be hacked” message

You'll see the message "This site may be hacked" when we believe a hacker might have changed some of the existing pages on the site or added new spam pages. If you visit the site, you could be redirected to spam or malware. What to do when you see this message We recommend that you [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Managed IT Security, Managed IT Services|0 Comments

6 IT Security Best Practices

  Identify risk and prioritize risk mitigation strategies Work on continuous improvement in risk awareness and preparedness. Management should organize a thoughtful discussion involving senior internal decision-makers and experienced outside legal and technical resources about assessing risk and prioritizing risk mitigation activities. Spend time to identify risk from IT Security failures and calculate a dollar [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

20 Critical Security Controls

The CIS Critical Security Controls (CIS Controls) are a concise, prioritized set of cyber practices created to stop today’s most pervasive and dangerous cyber-attacks. The CIS Controls are developed, refined, and validated by a community of leading experts from around the world. Organizations that apply just the first five CIS Controls can reduce their risk [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Antivirus, Managed IT Security, Security|0 Comments

How to create a strong password

Create a strong password Using a strong password is the best and easiest way to make sure your account stays secure. Here are some tips to help you create a great one. Strong passwords will... Have 12 or more characters - Longer passwords are more secure. Not be obvious -Don't use personal information like your [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Antivirus, Computer Repair, Managed IT Security, Security|0 Comments

Kangaroo Ransomware Backup Your Systems

The Kangaroo Ransomware software shows traces of having been developed by the same group of hackers responsible for other malware titles such as “Apocalypse Ransomware,” “Esmeralda,” and “Fabiansomware,” but it uses a different attack vector. Kangaroo is manually installed via a Remote Desktop session. Once installed, it encrypts all the files it finds, but for [...]