Is it Malware or a Computer Virus? Understanding the Difference

Malware or a Computer Virus

The terms “Malware” and “computer virus” are used interchangeably in the computer world. While most people understand that either will create havoc on your system, they don’t necessarily know the differences between them. Let’s spend a few moments digging deeper to demystify them. Malware is a general term that encompasses all types of malicious software. […]

Why you Need Threat Detection for your Antivirus or Firewall

Threat Detection

Nobody in their right mind would suggest you leave your door unlocked at night or when you’re on vacation. However, if someone can pick that door lock, or break the window right next to the door, they will still enter and burglarize your home. What you need along with your door lock, is something that […]

10 Ways to Avoid Being the Low-hanging Fruit for Cybercriminals

Cybercriminals

Are you confused about how to handle your company’s IT security? Just when you thought you had it figured out, another horror story about cybercriminals breaks, and you wonder if your system is at risk. As a business owner, it’s important to ask the right questions and have your truth detector tuned in to make […]

Do You Have an IT Roadmap for the Future?

IT Roadmap

By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT In my years supporting and advising hundreds of businesses on their IT strategy, I’ve noticed some common practices: While most small- and medium-sized business (SMB) have strategies to grow their business with defined goals that extend 10 years and beyond, they often fail to plan for technology needs […]

Business-to-Business: Employee Retainment Tips from the Trenches

employee retainment

With the unemployment rate at its lowest in 50 years, finding qualified candidates for IT positions is a difficult task. We should know, we are currently dealing with it ourselves. For the past few years, we’ve continually fine-tuned our employee recruitment process, from how we onboard new hires, to ongoing employee management and retention. In […]

Business-to-Business: Employee Recruitment Tips from the Trenches

Recruitment Tips

With the unemployment rate at its lowest in 50 years, finding qualified candidates for IT positions is an increasingly difficult task. We should know, we are currently dealing with it ourselves. For the past few years, we’ve continuously fine-tuned our employee recruitment process. This has ranged from how we onboard new hires, to ongoing employee […]