The 11th annual Channel Futures report of the world's top 501 managed service providers was announced and once again, we're please to share that Switchfast was among the top MSPs in the world. The report ranks MSPs according to diverse technology and business methodologies based on from real customer interactions.
HealthEquity is a company that manages health savings accounts for about 40,000 companies with 3.4 million unique accounts. Recently, 23,000 of those accounts were compromised by a data breach. The lapse in security was due to the actions of a single employee.
Internet Service Providers are now in charge of how you use the Internet. Unfortunately, there’s no predicting what they'll will do with their new-found power but with all the state law suits taking place against the FCC, you have time to prepare a thorough IT strategy. If your business depends on inbound leads, it may be the time to plan for the worst.
Interestingly, according to the new features listed by David Nield of Gizmodo, it appears iOS 12 is beefing up the iPhone’s security with four new security features. Here’s what to expect when Apple’s iPhone/iPad operating system launches later this year.
If you installed the latest Windows 10 update, you may have found that your computer is stuck on a black screen. You’re not alone.
We're proud to announce that our humble headquarters have been recognized as one of Chicago's best and brightest companies to work for the second consecutive year. If you're looking to work for a company who values employees development, well-being and success, explore our open positions, we're hiring!
Should you listen to the FBI? Here’s what you need to know.
Switchfast CTA and VP of Client Services, Nik Vargas will be speaking at the Chicago Executive's Club panel on cyber resilience for businesses. Presenting tips for combating the evolving landscape of cyber-threats, Vargas will be joined by United Airlines VP and Chief Information Officer, Emily Heath.
ID Agent sent out an email to their partners disclosing information about a large set of valid compromised credentials that were added to the dark web ID data store, noting that this could cause heightened conditions for cybercrime.
Knowing how to spot a criminal is the first step in preventing attacks. From C-suite to entry-level employees any public-facing employee should be familiar with common impersonation tactics and how to respond when bad actors surface, even if they’re a friend or colleague.
Admit it. You’ve left your computer unattended in a public place. Whether it was to quickly run to the bathroom or grab a coffee, your laptop was vulnerable, and anyone could have tampered with it.
Vulnerabilities from the combination of internet of things devices and seamless universal plug and play technology have been recognized in the industry for over a decade but somehow manufacturers have failed to create more defensible solutions. We'll explore how this glaring error occurs and what you can do to protect your materials.
An ecosystem of dated legacy technology mixed with modern IoT machinery has created vulnerabilities in most of today's manufacturing businesses. Is your company relying too much on technology built without today's cyber threats in mind? Here are some steps you can take to prevent disaster.
Winning the #1 IT Services Firm in Chicago from Clutch.co is especially great because Clutch's research places the highest weight on independently verified client feedback. Demonstrating that our approach to a client-first business resonates not only with our satisfied clients but our community also.
At Switchfast, a commitment to ongoing education permeates company culture – and it shows. Just months after naming Switchfast to their top 500 managed service providers, CRN has named us to the tech elite 250 list. The award is given to North American IT solutions providers who claim the highest number of advanced technical certifications.
In a recent survey from IBM, "The Third Annual Study on the Cyber Resilient Organization,” 77% of respondents admit they don't have a formal incident response plan applied across their organization, and nearly half say their plan is informal or nonexistent.
The used smartphone market is set to boom this year. If you're thinking about an upgrade and want to cut costs by selling your old phone, take a minute to review our suggestions for clearing your data from the device to keep your personal information out of the wrong hands.
A 15-person startup called AISense just launched an AI-powered app that might get people talking about the fantastic potential for AI-powered technology designed for easy everyday use by people in organizations of all sizes.
For the second year in a row, CRN recognized Switchfast for excellence for the Managed IT Services list because of an emphasis on strategy, planning and clear communication for small- to mid-sized businesses. At Switchfast, managing IT is about helping them reach their goals.