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Our latest news, tips and success stories for IT services Miami and beyond.

Tech Gifts Ideas for the office in 2021

Tech Gift Ideas for the 2021 Office Giving Season

By The Internos Noodler / December 2, 2021

“You better watch out!” Santa is on the way, which means so is Secret Santa  and employee gift season. It can be challenging to find interesting gifts that are workplace appropriate. So we put together a few ideas, from our office to yours. It includes our tried and true cyber security tech gifts as well…

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Business Cloud Services Public vs Private vs Hybrid

Business Cloud Services: Public vs Private

By The Internos Noodler / November 18, 2021

We’re often asked the question of which is best for business cloud services: public, private or hybrid. And our answer is always: it depends on your needs and on your budget. First, though, it’s essential to define the cloud itself and its options. Over the next few years, if not sooner, your company will probably…

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Next Generation Antivirus, EDR, Endpoint protection

Next Generation Antivirus (EDR): Why Endpoint Protection (EPP) Alone Is Not Enough

By Jairo Avila / November 11, 2021

If you are using standard antivirus (endpoint protection or EPP), you are falling behind in the race — the one against the cyber criminals trying to access your network and steal your data or disrupt your business. EPP is simply not enough to get the job done. You need next generation antivirus: endpoint detection and…

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Don't pick and choose a Business IT Plan

Why You Should Never “Pick” Your Business IT Plan

By Jairo Avila / November 4, 2021

With Internos as your Managed Service Provider (MSP) you never need to pick your business IT plan. You’ll have one.  It will be the one best suited for your business at the time you contract with us, but you won’t pick it. Here’s why: When you hire an MSP, it’s usually because you need the…

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Business IT Infrastructure Section 179 Tax Deducation

Don’t Miss Out on Business IT Infrastructure Equipment Tax Benefits

By The Internos Noodler / November 1, 2021

It’s not quite holiday shopping season, but if you are considering upgrading your business IT infrastructure, best to make your purchases now. That’s because the Internal Revenue Service’s Section 179 tax benefits apply to equipment both purchased AND put into service this year (2021). With supply chain issues, it can be 8 weeks (or more)…

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Managing Cyber Security

Managing Cyber Security Is NOT a Tech Issue (It’s a Business Issue)

By Jairo Avila / October 28, 2021

You read that correctly. Cyber security is not a tech issue because it affects more than just the tech part of your business.  It impacts every area of your business. It shouldn’t be put on the back burner or dealt with separately from any other business issue. It needs to be central to planning. Too…

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Multi Factor Authentication

Need Cyber Insurance? Better Have Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)

By The Internos Noodler / October 14, 2021

The single most impactful changes you can make to improve your cyber security is to adopt multi factor authentication (MFA). If you haven’t made the change for your business yet, here’s another compelling reason: Some cyber security insurance companies require it. There’s a good reason why insurance companies like Travelers are now requiring that companies…

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social engineering attack cycle and framework

The Social Engineering Attack Cycle: How Hackers Gain Your Trust in 4 Steps

By Sandro Alvarez / October 7, 2021

Criminals get the information they use to breach your company in what is called the social engineering attack cycle. But you don’t have to be an expert on the social engineering framework to protect your business. A good managed service provider will train your team on how to prevent phishing attacks and other cyber security…

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cloud security, cloud backup, cloud safety

Cloud Security Is NOT “Built In” to Cloud Services

By Jairo Avila / September 23, 2021

Whether you’ve made the move to the cloud for your business or just considering it, there is one thing you need to know: Not all cloud services have built-in cloud security or cloud backups. Some do, some don’t. For your cloud safety, you not only need to make sure your cloud data is backed up,…

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Law Firm IT Support

Law Firm IT Support: Are You Leveraging These Top Technology Tools?

By The Internos Noodler / September 16, 2021

Now more than ever before, law firms need to raise the bar on their IT technology.  Here is a list of technology tools you should consider leveraging for your law practice. At the top of that list is cloud computing and security. Talk to your law firm IT support provider about the right tools for…

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What Is the Difference? Define Exploit, Vulnerability, Hacking and Cracking

By Sandro Alvarez / September 9, 2021

As an MSP, Internos helps clients understand cyber security threats and protect their business. With words used interchangeably, it can be hard to pin down what they really mean. So this post will define exploit, vulnerability, hacking, cracking and other cyber security terms. Hacking vs Cracking Hacking is what you think it is: an intrusion…

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Data Backup and Recovery

The ABCs of DBR (Data Backup and Recovery): The First Step in Business Resilience

By Jairo Avila / September 2, 2021

What many businesses don’t realize is that data backup and recovery is an important part of their cyber security and overall business resilience. Knowing these basics can help you talk to your managed IT provider or internal tech team about your disaster recovery plan. The ABCs of recovering your data after a natural disaster or…

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