December 18, 2020 | Cenetric

Expert Support: What an MSP Can Do for You

Many businesses start off self-managing their own IT, and they might actually be fine at the start. However, after a certain point, employing a Managed Services Provider (MSP) to help things along becomes vital to steady growth, and there are a number of factors that can only be managed properly with that kind of help […]

December 17, 2020 | Cenetric

Top Cybersecurity Threats To Be Wary of In 2021

The threat of cyberattacks is prominent not only to individuals, but to businesses as well, especially now. As more people work online, hackers are targeting more businesses, with an increasing number of techniques to circumvent the cybersecurity measures in place. As with any technology, there are always updates and developments; however with that comes a […]

December 4, 2020 | Cenetric

Part II: Patch Management

Patch management is a cybersecurity discipline that involves the acquisition, testing, and installation of new codes to administered computer systems. Examples of basic patch management tasks include installing security updates, figuring out which patches are appropriate for specific systems, and performing system installations.  It is a vital tool for organizations because it helps them maintain […]

December 4, 2020 | Cenetric

Part I: Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing

A SecurityMetrics study found out that it took about 166 days for attackers to breach an organization after detecting vulnerabilities. Once the attackers managed to compromise the systems, they could harvest sensitive data for about 127 days until those breaches were finally detected. One of the easiest means of determining whether malicious actors are trying […]

November 6, 2020 | Cenetric

Securely Switch Your Business Data to the Cloud

  For businesses, cloud services are becoming a necessity in the technological world. However, it can be extremely nerve-wracking to transfer your business data and backup to the cloud, especially if you haven’t used it before. With enough companies failing to account for the security implications, and with so much information at stake, you want […]

November 6, 2020 | Cenetric

How MSPs Maintain the Latest Trends in IT Security

  The biggest technological threat for decades has been cybersecurity, and it has progressed along with the improvement of technology. Cybercriminals are relentless when it comes to getting through the layers of security that you have put into place to protect your personal, or business information. This is why Managed Service Providers stay on top […]

October 7, 2020 | Cenetric

The Best Ways to Boost Productivity in the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has touched virtually all areas of life, from how we socialize, shop, and of course, work. Indeed, it’s hard to imagine any period of time when the working world has been transformed as rapidly as in 2020. Due to the coronavirus, the way almost all businesses operate has changed. There’s essentially no […]

October 5, 2020 | Cenetric

Top 5 Threats to Kansas City Businesses

All businesses face threats that could ultimately harm their profit margins, or even force them to shut down for good. But some businesses are at greater risk than others. Take small businesses, for example. Unlike large corporations, smaller enterprises typically don’t have the same level of financial, physical, and technical security required to keep threats […]

August 12, 2020 | Cenetric

What Small Businesses Have Learned from the Pandemic

While everyone has felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses in particular have struggled to stay afloat amidst changing regulations, working conditions, and disrupted supply chains. Since many small businesses are facing closure and bankruptcy, it’s important to reflect on the lessons to be learned from this pandemic. Create a Business Continuity Plan […]

August 12, 2020 | Cenetric

A Guide for Your Kansas Business: Resolving IT Disruptions

With just under 240,000 businesses registered in Kansas alone, it’s clearly a welcoming and exciting place to build a business. But as with any business location, you are going to run into the unexpected, so it’s important to know how to approach any disruption with professionalism. One of the most common types of business problems […]