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3 04, 2020

How Businesses Can Securely Work From Home

By |2020-04-03T18:18:49-04:00April 3rd, 2020|COVID-19, IT Support Tips|0 Comments

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, many businesses are assessing how they can prioritize their employee safety and still maintain regular business operations. One solution many businesses are turning to is recommending employees to work from home to avoid potential illnesses. To help ease the burden on businesses, Microsoft, Google, LogMeIn, Cisco Webex, and Zoom are providing free remote working tools. With the increase in remote work, companies will have to prepare in [...]

3 04, 2020

How Teams Can Stay Connected & Productive When Working Remotely

By |2020-04-03T17:45:50-04:00April 3rd, 2020|COVID-19, IT Support Tips|0 Comments

Whether you’ve worked on a team with members across different geographic locations, or if you have full remote employees on your team already, we have ways to work within the confines of temporary team member isolation. Here are some tips and suggestions for how your company can stay productive and communicative during your time working from home: 1. Communication tools need to be your go-to solution Video conferencing systems, like Zoom or Google Hangouts, will [...]

16 03, 2020

DSG COVID-19 Response

By |2020-03-23T11:35:21-04:00March 16th, 2020|IT News and Info|0 Comments

DSG COVID-19 Response DSG is taking several steps to ensure we can support customers and their employees through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As always, the health and safety of our clients, colleagues, and communities remain our top priority. Our business continuity program prepares us to respond to disruptive events through robust planning, regular testing, and constant monitoring – ensuring we can continue to support you and your employees as the situation progresses. Our commitment to [...]

12 03, 2020

A message from DSG regarding COVID-19

By |2020-03-23T10:53:01-04:00March 12th, 2020|IT News and Info, IT Support Tips|0 Comments

STRATEGIES FOR REMOTE WORK  While all of us at DSG certainly hope that the COVID-19 coronavirus won't become a major health event in your local community, the reality is that businesses are already considering every contingency plan with a close eye towards avoiding serious disruption of their operations. In order to help our clients be better prepared for a surge in remote workers as the coronavirus story unfolds around the world, DSG has put together [...]

15 01, 2020

Top 6 Cybersecurity Threats in 2020

By |2020-01-16T10:01:09-05:00January 15th, 2020|IT Support Tips, Security News|0 Comments

Our list of the Top 6 Cybersecurity Threats for small businesses in 2020 that you should be concerned and diligent about. Cybersecurity Threats 1. Ransomware Attacks “In 2020, we will see, at minimum, a 300% increase in RYUK-related ransomware attacks, and most of those attacks will be focused on U.S. small businesses. Ransoms on small businesses will jump to $150,000 to $300,000 per event on the low end, causing a spike in U.S. small business [...]

16 02, 2017

PCI Compliance and What It Means For Your Business

By |2019-06-02T17:36:55-04:00February 16th, 2017|IT News and Info|0 Comments

PCI Compliance The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards designed to ensure that all companies that accept, process, store, or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. The security standard consists of 12 requirements that a business needs in order to be PCI compliant. If your company is not compliant then your business may face significant fines, increased transaction fees, and negative publicity. As part of [...]

26 01, 2017

Ransomware: Protect Yourself Before It’s Too Late

By |2017-02-16T10:57:31-05:00January 26th, 2017|Security News|0 Comments

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to your company's computer systems until a monetary ransom is paid, usually in the form of BitCoins. There are several different types of ransomware but all of them are designed to prevent you from using your computer until the ransom is paid. In many cases, the ransom demand comes with a timer or deadline and if you do not pay before [...]

7 05, 2016

SpyEye Caused $1 Billion in Losses

By |2016-12-16T13:46:05-05:00May 7th, 2016|IT News and Info, Security News|0 Comments

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin and Hamza Bendelladj were sentenced last week for developing and selling malware that enabled cybercriminals to steal sensitive data and access bank accounts. Panin received a 9 and a half year sentence and Bendalladj was sentenced to 15 years in prison. SpyEye, the notorious malware that they created, caused $1 billion in losses in the finance industry around the world. Panin and Bendelladj used the aliases Gribodemon and Bx1 online, so you [...]

29 04, 2016

Why Data Security is Important for All Businesses

By |2016-12-16T13:46:05-05:00April 29th, 2016|IT Support Tips, Security News|0 Comments

There have been many data security scares in the headlines over the past year. World companies have been hacked and had customer information stolen. This not only angers customers but breaks their trust in your brand. Even if you already invest in network security, you might need a bit more protection in today's world. Here are five reasons you should take data security for your business seriously: You Could Be Unknowingly Hacked for Years Michael [...]

21 04, 2016

Why Your Website Should Be Mobile-Friendly

By |2016-12-16T13:46:05-05:00April 21st, 2016|Digital Marketing, SEO News, Website Management|0 Comments

You may have heard the term "mobile-friendly" a few times if you have your own website. It might seem like another buzzword, but it isn't. The fact is you lose traffic when your website isn't mobile-friendly because users have decreasing patience with ill-fitted sites on their phones and Google penalizes sites in mobile search for not being mobile-friendly. Google's Mobile Algorithm Change During April 2015, Google updated its algorithm to place more importance on whether or [...]