Tag Archives: Cyber Security
By: Tech Electronics
The Coronavirus health crisis has disrupted nearly every aspect of everyday life, and the way that we conduct business is no exception. Many cities and states have introduced stay-home orders, including all of the regions Tech Electronics serves. As a result, we’ve all had to confront some harsh realities about our preparedness for a remote workforce.
By: Adam Baer, Director of IT Services
A world where everything is connected is a world with endless possibilities, for better and for worse. Your network unlocks the potential of your business, helping it to function more efficiently. Unfortunately, it also opens you up to cybersecurity threats, which are constantly evolving and finding new ways to attack your business.
They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it should be. The holiday season brings several concepts to mind: family, gifts, food, vacation – but one that too often goes unnoticed is danger. Unfortunately, house fires spike during winter months – particularly around the holidays – and robbery and personal larceny both peak during the month of December.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and while the month is more than half over, there’s still plenty of time to re-examine your digital profile and beef up your security. Cybersecurity threats are everywhere these days, but these few small changes can go a long way in keeping both your business and your private life safer online.
By: Adam Baer
Today, it is a rarity to make it through a news cycle without reading a headline about the latest cyber-attack. Stories on Viruses, Hackings, Ransomware and the Darkweb clutter our newsfeeds yet many people, especially small business owners, still have the – it can’t happen to me mentality. Well, I am here to tell you it can and the threats are real. I understand this can be overwhelming for those business owners who don’t have an Information Security Officer (CISO) or even a full-time IT staff but don’t worry; I have a few helpful tips that can protect your data.
By: Stephanie Valleroy
At its core, physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, software, networks and data from physical actions that could cause serious loss or damage.
Scott Knapp, Director of, represented Tech Electronics in the St. Louis Business Journal’s Table of Experts: Education. From and physical to the future of classrooms, Knapp and other industry experts discuss the pressing issues in education today.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and we are getting involved. As a technology services organization, our experts want to help raise awareness on the realities of cyber-attacks. The fact is that a cyber-attack can happen to anyone and to any business, no matter the size, everyone and everything is a target. In fact, statistics show that over 44% of small businesses reported being the victim of a cyber-attack, costing them an average of $9,000 per attack. Statistics also show that almost 59% of SMB owners do not have a contingency plan for when they experience a data breach.