Protect Yourself Against Cyber Thieves While Shopping

Shopping 101: Safeguarding Personal Information From online shopping to in-store purchases, cyber thieves have multiple ways of stealing your information and using it for their own financial gain. Here are a few protective steps you can take. Step 1. Ensure that any online company you are making purchases from has a verified and secured network. […]

What Should My Commercial Grade Firewall Cost?

Commercial Firewall Costs

What Should My Commercial Grade Firewall Cost? If you are working within the domain of the firewalls, we recommend the more affordable options that are still very good with security and performance; those are Sophos and Fortinet. These two are best in class for organizations with under 10,000 members. Sophos has a bit of an […]

Part 1: What is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)?

If your company is like most, improving cybersecurity is at the top of everyone’s agenda these days; however, it is an enormous task, and many people don’t know where to start. I suggest that we start with a proven framework. So, today we are going to look at the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

Part 2: How to Use a Risk Assessment to Improve Your Company’s Cybersecurity

Leveraging the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT If you missed Part 1 of this series, “What is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF)?,” I would encourage you to go back and check out that article so that you have a basic understanding of the NIST CSF. In this article we are […]

Which Firewall Should I Use In My Business?

By: Shawn Brown, COO, Snap Tech IT We work with hundreds of customers each year and a very common question we are asked is what firewall is the best choice.  We spend a lot of time administering firewalls, protecting networks with firewalls and keeping the network performance tuned. The right firewall depends on your type of […]

Why Does My Business Need Quality I.T.?

What is I.T.? By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT In a world where we are surrounded by technology, this may seem an unusual question.  Most of us no longer question the value of technology in our lives, but where we might struggle, is tp to understand the value of I.T. is when we apply it […]

Who Are the Best Managed IT Service Providers in San Francisco, California?

MANAGED IT PROVIDER |  WHAT DOES IT COST Each year in the San Francisco Bay area, we meet with over 50 business owners, general managers, and various people with C-suite titles such as CIO, COO, CISO, CEO, CFO, etc.… These people come to us to learn about I.T, Managed I.T. services, Cybersecurity, Managed Service Providers […]

Office 365: A Software Review/Rating

Our organization adopted Office 365 and highly recommend it as the business communication platform for all our customers.  In the marketplace, there really are only two options that support business functions; they are Google’s G-Suite and Microsoft’s Office 365. In the early days Google’s G-Suite and Microsoft’s Office 365 had some major differences in functionality.  […]