Social Media 101: LinkedIn Replicating Snapchat?

Jazz Up Boring Convention Photos with Snapchat-Style Filters from LinkedIn LinkedIn has long been the bastion of boring, in a way — with professional networking being the main order of business.  Will the new geofilters add a spicy layer to the social media giant? There just may be a better reason to download the LinkedIn […]

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Happy Cyber Security Month Everyone!

October is Cyber Security Safety Month—How To Keep Your Business Secure Online. Threats Continue to Increase.  Unless You Take Specific Steps, Your Business Is in Jeopardy. Staying safe and secure online is becoming more difficult all the time. Cyber criminals seem to be everywhere, waiting for any weakness in your IT network. October is National […]

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“White Worm” and Other Cutting-Edge Techniques to Fight Malware

Check out the most advanced security tactics in the fight against hackers for companies like yours. One of the worst things about malware is that it never stays the same. There’s always a new threat, vulnerability, or revised virus cropping up. But there’s good news—A lot of innovation is happening in the world of cybersecurity […]

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The Hidden Dangers of the Dark Web

Have you heard of the Darknet? Find out what it is and how it may be a danger to your small business.   The Internet can be a scary place. Between phishing, malware and a range of scams, there are many dangers. But there’s an even a darker corner of the web where few people dare […]

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The Top New Ways Technology and Fundraising are Working Together for Nonprofits

Nonprofits need tech solutions that work: Here’s how the market is helping out. Technology and NPOs have always had an interesting relationship: Nonprofits tend to be less impressed customer-focused marketing, and less willing to invest in new long-term technology unless the ROI is visible, preferably with a few industry examples to back it up. However, […]

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Kaspersky Software— Not in the US?

Cybersecurity software from Kaspersky Lab is no longer on the shelves of Best Buy after fears emerge of a connection between the company and the Russian government. There are many reasons a store stops stocking a particular product. However, it’s rare when a business pulls top-selling items from their shelves because of a potential link […]

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What Every SMB Should Know about Creating a Device Maintenance Plan

Creating a device maintenance plan is not just something that is nice to do if you have time. It is an absolute must if you want your business to remain up and running properly both now and in the future. Following is a breakdown of what I believe are the most important things you should take into account when creating a device maintenance plan.

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The Continuous Evolution of Digital Strategy

Today’s organizations thrive by being able to adapt to change, but it’s important that change is introduced sustainably to limit staff frustration and a feeling of overwhelm. Technology is evolving at a breakneck pace in all directions, but that doesn’t mean your organization needs to follow all the various trails.

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What to Do If Your Company is Being Held Hostage by Ransomware?

Ransomware has become a global threat, attacking some of the world’s largest companies, including Merck, Federal Express and much more. Businesses of all sizes are at risk of ransomware. With ransomware, digital files are virtually “stolen,” and a monetary ransom is demanded before the files are restored or returned. Ransomware is a crippling, vicious attack with devastating consequences for corporations and small business owners alike.

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BREAKING NEWS – New Worldwide Ransomware Outbreak Reported

Reports have begun to pour in regarding a new ransomware infection currently wreaking havoc in Russia, Ukraine, France, Spain, and several other countries. This highly sophisticated Russian strain is known as Petya or Petrwrap, and it has been advancing on a scale comparable to the recent WannaCry ransomware infection. However, unlike WannaCry, this strain lacks […]

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Boston HelpDesk Proud to Be Featured on Global List of Top Technology Companies

The team of IT experts at Boston HelpDesk thrilled to announce that they have been named to Penton Technology’s 2017 MSPmentor 501 Global Edition at a global ranking of 292! The MSPmentor 501 Global Edition is a distinguished list and report that identifies the world’s top 501 IT Managed Service Providers (MSP’s). Each year, MSPmentor gathers […]

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Everything You Should Know about the OneLogin Data Bleach

This is an article about the recent hack of the popular password manager OneLogin. We will briefly examine the impact this might have had on its users.   In a blog post, the chief security officer of OneLogin Mr. Alvaro Hoyos said that they were aware of unauthorized access to their data in the US […]

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