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Saving Money with Managed Print Services

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Managed print services provide many benefits for your office, from building productivity across your team to saving big on your print environment. If you haven't invested in managed print yet, now is the time. From integrating security to streamlining supply orders, you can create efficient, productive workflows and improve your entire print environment while saving money. There's no downside to managed print services.

 

Are you on a Hackers Watchlist?

In the last decade, billions of people have had their information stolen from one, if not multiple, business sectors. Technology is constantly expanding, and with new technology comes new ways of hacking into seemingly secure data. As technology advances, people tend to forget about outdated technology and are lackadaisical about security. Outdated devices, human error, malware and theft are all things that contribute greatly to the possibility of a data breach. It’s important to ensure companies are well aware of all possible breaches in order to secure them.

Mischievous Malware

Cyber-criminals utilize several types of display advertisements to distribute malware.

Unfortunately, malware is not a foreign term, in fact it’s pretty well known to anyone that uses a computer. There are several types of malware, as well as mediums in which you may receive it. So, before you click on that link for the free cruise you won, think about all the personal data you could be giving away.

First, let’s take a quick tour of the types of malware you may run into.

What is malvertising?

Before you can understand malvertising, it is important to understand the term malware. Malware is any software designed to cause damage to a computer, server, user, or network. Malvertising is when malware is incorporated into an online advertisement. It is typically found on web browsers and other internet connected programs that look like legitimate websites, which is why many people often get fooled. After clicking into a malvertisement, hackers can easily gain access to sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, credentials, and much more.

Social Engineering = Fancy Job Title for Hackers

Most people are aware of terms like phishing and malware, but do you know those are a part of a larger scheme called social engineering? This is not a new kind of fraud; in fact, it’s been used for many years to manipulate a wide range of people into giving up important data about themselves or the workplace. A prime example of social engineering goes back to Greek mythology with the Trojan horse. They infiltrated the city of Troy with a “peace offering” filled with soldiers, thus winning the war. With technology at the forefront of our lives, social engineering has entered a new era.

Two Actions You Can Take Today to Help Prevent What Happened to Colonial Pipeline

On April 29th, one of the largest fuel pipelines in the U.S, Colonial Pipeline Co. was hacked, which led to major shortages in fuel across the East Coast. New information came out this weekend regarding what may have led to the weak spot in Colonial Pipelines system resulting in the attack on their network. Apparently, an old account was not decommissioned correctly and still had access to the network by virtual private network (VPN).

4 Reasons Custom Managed IT Services are Good for Your Business

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Any business that is able to scale appropriately has had to approach the aspect of network infrastructure. With advanced ransomware, phishing attacks, and sophisticated scams, it can be hard to stay ahead of these issues as your business grows. Managed IT services will help you build out your business to scale while protecting your network and business data. Here are four key ways that managed IT services can boost your business.

 

Common questions asked about uniFLOW

CONTRIBUTION BY DAN HERNBORG, MANAGED SOLUTIONS SPECIALIST

As technology evolves it is important that we are too! uniFLOW is an easy and seamless solution to use after implementation, but upon that we often receive questions prior to making any purchasing decisions. For this reason, we have compiled some of the most asked questions to help make your journey a little easier.

What is uniFlOW Online?

CONTRIBUTION BY DAN HERNBORG, MANAGED SOLUTIONS SPECIALIST

uniFLOW Online is one solution to secure your print and scan environment. uniFLOW Online provides cloud print management with various job submission pathways as well as comprehensive cloud scan management functionalities.

Companies can track their print, scan, and copy costs and export reports. A wide range of Canon MFP's and SFP's are supported via embedded applets. Multivendor devices can also become part of the secure print environment, thanks to the uniFLOW Release Station.

What are HP Workpath apps?

HP Workpath apps offer a variety of capabilities for streamlined digitization workflows and securing confidential information—while creating an intuitive user experience. The HP cloud connector apps can be used to scan to and print from a specific cloud account using the printer control panel. By providing a direct connection between the HP printer and the cloud account, the HP app optimizes workflows and worker efficiency.

Allows the user to scan and print from:

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