Social Engineering Attacks and How to Prevent Them with Managed IT Services in Austin

The number of cyberattacks goes up every year. Over the course of the pandemic, several million dollars have been stolen from businesses by hackers. 85% of these breaches have occurred by defrauding humans, with losses ranging between $70 to $1.2 million. Regardless of how much is at stake, you shouldn’t have to experience this. Your organization needs layered cybersecurity in order to protect your valuable assets. We explain the big social engineering attack techniques that you need to be aware of, as well as how you can respond to them with the help of managed IT services in Austin.
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Increase Your Organization’s Cybersecurity to Combat Potential Cyberwarfare

With the invasion of Russia into Ukraine, the FBI, CISA, and NSA are encouraging businesses to increase their organization’s cybersecurity to combat potential cyberwarfare.

Cyberwarfare is a real and present danger to businesses and healthcare practices of all sizes. Your organization can take proactive measures to increase its protection from potential cyberattacks. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the FBI, and NSA encourage the community—especially critical infrastructure network defenders—to adopt a heightened state of awareness and to conduct proactive threat hunting. Additionally, CISA, the FBI, and NSA strongly urge organizations to implement the recommendations listed below. These mitigations will help improve their functional resilience by reducing the risk of compromise or severe business degradation.
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Avoid Outsourcing Your IT Infrastructure Management Services Overseas

Business infrastructure is ever-evolving. This makes it a difficult area to manage. You want to avoid the interruptions in your day-to-day as much as possible, which is exactly where IT infrastructure management services come in. The provider that is responsible for these services tailors the network, storage, and systems infrastructures to your business’s needs.

Outsourcing can be a great option when it comes to your budget. Rather than having to expend extra resources to train your in-house staff, you have a team of qualified IT professionals at your disposal. However, taking your IT overseas is not always what’s best for your business, or for those you are outsourcing to. Let’s consider how outsourcing your IT infrastructure management services to another country could be more of a risk than a benefit.
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Christine Lee Is Named 2022 Channel Influencer Award Winner by Channel Futures

Christine - CFOPHOENIX — Feb. 22, 2022 — Christine Lee, Chief Strategy Officer at Texas Systems Group (TXSG), is one of a select group of channel leaders who have been named 2022 Channel Futures Channel Influencer Award winners, based on the strength of their demonstrated leadership in the industry.

Lee is one of 50 individuals recognized as a channel leader who will impact the direction of the information and communications (ICT) indirect sales channel in 2022. She is profiled in a gallery on the Channel Futures website and in the 2022 Channel Influencers digital issue, which will be available for download on Friday, Feb. 25.

Lee and the other 49 Channel Influencers will be honored at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, April 11-14 at the Venetian Resort & Expo in Las Vegas.
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Work with Remote Desktop Support to Build and Manage a Bring-Your-Own-Device Policy

Our world has made a massive shift into the digital environment since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This means that more businesses have moved their workplace and products online. Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy goes hand-in-hand with remote desktop work, with employees using personal devices to connect to their organization’s network and access their data. While BYOD policy can improve employee productivity, if left unaddressed by your IT team, it can present challenges. Read on as discuss how remote desktop support is capable of improving your company’s experience with personal devices by integrating them with acceptable use policies and IT security.
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