Summit Business Technologies Blog

Your computer is wiped clean. Get back up with backups.

Imagine walking into the office on a Monday morning and seeing that your computer has nothing on it. That weeks’ worth of complex excel calculations? Gone. Your client project that needs to get out the door today? Disappeared. The long list of unread emails? Poof. (Even though you might not be so upset about that).

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It’s a win-win for Maryland small businesses: Lower taxes and cybersecurity

Every small company seeks to pay lower taxes to increase their profit margins on products and services that they provide. Now in Maryland that opportunity exists and with the added benefit of enhanced cybersecurity.

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2019 Cyber Environment Presents Challenges and Opportunities

As a company that manages IT security and tech support, the new year is time to take stock of the cyber security landscape. Our own experience has taught us that cyber challenges will only increase, although the nature of those threats continually evolves. Here is  what leading experts expect to emerge in 2019. 

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Infographic: 5 Creepy Cyber Facts

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New Ransomware Threat Poses as Adobe Flash Player via Compromised Websites

By Lee Snead| October 25, 2017 |

Tags: Security Awareness, cybersecurity, ransomware

News Alert: Bad Rabbit Ransomware

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Part II: The Beginner's Guide to Securing Yourself in the Modern Digital World

The Philosophy

This blog post is a continuation from The Beginners Guide to Securing Yourself in the Modern Digital World. Read Part 1. 

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The Beginner's Guide to Securing Yourself in the Modern Digital World

Part 1: A Brief Introduction

Each time a major data breach, like the one at Equifax, makes news, the company offers identity theft protection. How do you prevent this happening again? And again? And again?  Many people don’t know what to do to secure their personal lives, so we’ve invited guest blogger Zachary Cohn to share his six-step beginner’s guide to securing your digital life.

I wrote...

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Government Warns of IRS Phishing Scam and Fake Hurricane Harvey Charities

IRS and FBI Scam

The government has issued two different alerts to warn the public about new email and Internet scams.

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317,000 files encrypted. What do you do?

 It was Friday morning. The staff was trickling in, ready to wrap up the week's work, except for one problem.  They were locked out of the network. Everything on the server-- client documents, financial spreadsheets, media plans and analytics, graphics, production software, and the most critical problem, the project tracking software at the core of their day-to-day business—all locked and held...

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