5 Important Take-Aways From Verizon’s Latest Cyber Security Report

This is Verizon’s 11th year of publishing their Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.  It’s a must-read for IT security professionals, and also offers up some trends and information that will interest small business owners and managers. Below are 5 important take-aways from their latest report. Take-Away #1 – Outsiders are …

Does Your IT Provider Have CompTIA MSP Trustmark?

During a recent conversation with a prospective client, the topic turned to experience and history.  I explained that Fulcrum Group had been in business since 2002, and had been providing IT outsourcing to small/medium businesses in DFW since 2007.  I also mentioned that we had recently re-certified our CompTIA MSP Trustmark, which is a…

Does your Antivirus Solution Prevent Ransomware?

Ransomware is pervasive and costly, especially for small businesses.  Recent research points out that ineffective legacy antivirus software is one of the main reasons for failing to prevent ransomware attacks.  It’s a costly price for businesses to pay: Ransomware attacks cost individual companies an average of nearly $900,000 a year,…

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