Printer security tips to prevent cyberattacks against your business

December 1st, 2021

Business leaders invest a lot of time and resources into cybersecurity because they understand that protecting sensitive data is a necessity in the digital age. One business component that often gets overlooked are business printers. They are also vulnerable to cyberattacks, so make sure to follow these tips to ensure your company stays protected.

5 Signs of a VoIP System Security Breach

November 22nd, 2021

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are game-changing, allowing users to make and receive calls from virtually anywhere with an internet connection. Examples of VoIP are Microsoft Teams, Facebook Messenger, and Google Hangouts. Unfortunately, as with anything on the Internet, they are not completely safe from cyberthreats.

How embracing new tech can benefit your business

November 15th, 2021

As a business owner in West Michigan, you understand the importance of upgrading your company’s technology infrastructure. You’re also aware that technology isn’t cheap, which is perhaps why you’re hesitant to invest in new hardware and software.

Consider these points when purchasing antivirus software

October 15th, 2021

If you think cybersecurity protection is only for large enterprises, think again. More and more cybercriminals are targeting small- and mid-sized businesses because of their lack of proper cybersecurity solutions. Viruses, ransomware, and other types of malware are also becoming more dangerous.

Think your password is secure? Think again

September 22nd, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created many of the password best practices you probably loathe, including using a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. The NIST now says those guidelines were ill-advised and has changed its stance.

[Webinar] 6 Questions to Ask Your IT Partner Today || Managed IT Partner in Grand Rapids, MI

August 16th, 2021

With more devices, apps, and users than ever before, now is the best time to rethink your cybersecurity strategy for your organization. Have you recently wondered if your IT manager or IT provider is doing enough to keep your business secure from hackers, breaches, and lack of employee training?

To learn more about what questions you should be asking your IT provider TODAY, watch our webinar recording below:

View our time stamps below ⬇️
0:00 Intro
0:20 What business owners need to focus on
0:44 Cybercrime’s current state: it’s growing!
2:13 Learn more about the big threats that’s been happening in 2021
4:26 Question #1 “Do you have 2-factor on all client-facing or information-owning systems?”
8:47 Question #2 “Do you have separate admin user login emails for all internal systems?”
11:05 Question #3 “Are all passwords different and stored in an audited SOC 2 compliant environment with enforced MFA?”
13:36 Question #4 “Are you running EDR, MDR, or SIEM on all internal endpoints?”

17:55 Question #5 “Do you have an incident response plan for internal or client breaches — because it WILL happen”
20:21 Question #6 “Do you have Offline air gapped backups for all client-owning data or systems, whether on cloud or on premise?”
23:03 Learn about i3 Business Solutions’ journey to cybersecurity over the years

If you need help setting up cybersecurity in your small or medium business in West Michigan, call 616-719-4100 today and we can get you started.

Boost IT investment returns by avoiding these mistakes

August 4th, 2021

Investing in new IT tools is one of the best ways to improve your business’s efficiency, data security, and ability to serve your customers. But it won’t always produce the outcomes you want if you go about it haphazardly. When purchasing new technology, make sure to avoid these mistakes.

Mike Ritsema Talks about Cybersecurity & Small Businesses [News Net Interview]

June 14th, 2021

This past Wednesday, the FBI confirmed that a group called Ransomware Evil and Software Sodinokibi were the ones behind the latest large-profile cybersecurity attack on international meat produce, JBS Foods. Although the company claimed that customer, supplier, and employee data hadn't been compromised, the attack still left a harmful effect on operations and company privacy.

[Tech Tip Webinar] LastPass Password Management Tips, Tools, and Business Impact

May 5th, 2021

With more devices, apps, and users than ever before, there is additional complexity when it comes to managing and protecting user access in your business. Did you know that 80% of data breaches are caused by weak, reused, or stolen passwords? These unprotected passwords are what create endless risks for your business, making it all the more important to ensure password security among your employees.

[Tech Tip Webinar] Mike Ritsema’s Top 6 Outlook Functions

April 16th, 2021

If you missed last week’s webinar on Mike Ritsema’s top 6 Microsoft Outlook functions, we’ve brought you a recording of it! Select the topics you are interested in below:

0:00 Intro
0:50 How to work offline in Outlook - send all
2:11 How to customize the Outlook top ribbon - save the folder; attach file; delay delivery
4:15 How to create quick parts and email templates
7:05 How to create quick steps - right clicking on emails - moving to folders
9:00 How to reply with IM - through Outlook, you can share to Teams and OneNote
10:20 How to share my calendar through email
11:27 How to create auto-text
13:30 How to create rules in Outlook to organize your emails

Mike also went over his favorite Teams functions a few weeks ago, so if you are interested, you can view that video below: