This Simple Cybersecurity Precaution Could Keep Your Data Secure

If you run your own business, your time and money are at a premium. You need processes and tools in place that are as frictionless as possible so you can get the most out of every spare minute. With so much to do all the time, it’s likely that data security isn’t very high on your list.

The Purple Guys Ranked Among World’s Most Elite Managed Service Providers

12th Annual MSP 501 Identifies Top Forward-Thinking Global MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services
JUNE 28, 2019: The Purple Guys has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 12th-annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

Why Cybersecurity Training Is Critical to the Security of Your Business

You know that your employees are vital to the success of your business. You may not know that they’re also the biggest threat to your data security.

A cybercriminal’s most effective weapon is good old-fashioned human error. Just one employee following a bad link or divulging confidential information can open your network up to a multitude of threats.

3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Small Business From Cyberattacks

When it comes to protecting your business from a cyberattack, you might be the biggest liability. That’s because if you’re like most small business owners, you probably don’t think you’re a target.

Unfortunately, your safety from risk is an illusion.

Happy Father’s Day from The Purple Guys IT Support – Nerd Dad Jokes

We hope you'll have a great time celebrating your favorite fathers this upcoming weekend. Feel free to share one of the techy dad jokes we've prepared for you and yours! Enjoy!

Facebook Failed to Secure Passwords — Are Your Company Passwords Secure?

Facebook is making headlines — again — with yet another revelation of privacy failure. A recent security audit found that, since 2012, hundreds of millions of user passwords have been stored in a plaintext format, exposing them to the view of more than 20,000 of the social media giant’s employees.

3 Red Flags to Watch for When Vetting IT Support Companies

If you’re a small business, you don’t have the budget to hire full-time employees to handle security, maintenance, and employee support. And as cybersecurity threats become more sophisticated and prevalent, it’s safer and more cost-effective to outsource your IT support.

How Business Owners Can Protect Their Employees From Being an April Fool Every Day

Unless you live under a rock, almost everyone knows to be extra cautious on April Fools’ Day. Still, though, many of us fall as prey to a prank every year. With over 4.3 billion users in March of 2019 alone, the internet is an unlimited library for creative prank planning, making it more challenging to see a mischievous trick coming at you until you're already an April Fool.

How an Outsourced IT Partner Can Make You a More Effective Leader

For small businesses that aren’t tech companies, finding the resources and talent to manage your IT systems can be a daunting challenge. As the leader of a small business or a growing startup, the majority of your time, energy, and capital is most likely invested in building and maintaining your core business functions.

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The “March” on Bugs… and we’re not talking about insects

"To Server and Protect"
As the middle of March approaches, there is a not-as-well-known holiday that The Purple Guys find worthy of a grand celebration that pairs well with wine and Cheers! The month of March is widely known for green because of Ireland’s St. Patrick, but have you heard about Finland’s St. Urho?

Finland’s Patron Saint Urho is famous for fighting off grasshoppers who were destroying the nation’s grape crop and therefore threatening their beloved wine production.