Strengthening the Weakest Link

Phishing is no longer a technique of attack reserved for the sophisticated attacker.  It is common to receive two, maybe three a day tempting you to reset your password at Amazon, pay the parking ticket you never received, or even access a file that was shared out to you from someone you know. As a… Read more »

Cyber Attacks | What You Need to Know

 As I write this article there are well organized cyber criminals are developing plans to attack small businesses like yours to steal your data, encrypt your systems, and trick you into sending them money. More than half of cyber-attacks are aimed at small businesses and 1 in 5 have become victims. Small Businesses can be… Read more »

Abacus IT Solutions participating in state-wide Cybersecurity roadshow

Abacus IT Solutions is participating in a Panel Discussion Road Show focused on Cybersecurity October 23-34 in Mobile, Montgomery, Birmingham and Huntsville. It will be sponsored by PNC Bank and Women in Public Finance. The event is for Women who currently work in Public Finance for state and local governments, not-for-profit, investment bankers, attorneys, financial… Read more »

Why should my business outsource IT?

Being competitive in today’s market is directly influenced by how time and cost-efficient businesses can be. With technology evolving more every day, there are always opportunities to change processes and utilize technology to assist or fully automate time-consuming tasks to become for efficient. There are more than a few good reasons to consider improving your… Read more »

Abacus IT Solutions Becomes Stop. Think. Connect.™ Partner

Abacus IT Solutions today announced that it has signed on as a partner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT. ™, the global online safety awareness and education campaign. Securing the internet is a responsibility we all share, and STOP. THINK. CONNECT. ™ is simple, actionable advice that everyone can follow to be safer and more secure online. “Our partners in… Read more »

Beating the HEAT and Malicious Attacks 

With so many things in the cloud, do you even need a firewall? Here are a few reasons why a firewall will always be important: Protects your internal network from inbound attacks (malware, port scans, brute force attacks) Controls what traffic can get out, prevents sensitive data loss (when configured appropriately) Provides a detailed log… Read more »

Abacus to host Cyber Security event

Abacus hosting Cyber Security event on May 23, 2017 at The Hyatt Regency – The Wynfry Hotel. Brian Jackson, Abacus President and CEO will be one of the experts Attendance is free, breakfast is provided and CPE credit is available.