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What Do SMBs Need to Know About Assessing Risk From New Malware?
September 10, 2021
When it comes to protecting your organization from the latest threats, one of the biggest challenges is that the landscape...
Can Automation Solve the Labor Crisis? Some Food for Thought
August 20, 2021
As businesses everywhere look to ramp up their operations following a year and a half of impact due to the...
Kaseya Ransomware Attack: The Growing Third-Party Cyber Risk
August 6, 2021
Just as the Fourth of July weekend was kicking off for many around the United States, so too was a...
Computer Troubleshooters is now part of Dataworks Consulting
July 28, 2021
Struggling to Hire an IT Department? Here’s How an MSP Can Help
July 23, 2021
One of the biggest challenges for any business is hiring the right talent. For an IT department, having the right...
Colonial Pipeline Attack: 3 Key Takeaways
July 9, 2021
In May, the Colonial Pipeline attack opened the eyes of business leaders and government officials across the United States to...
The State of Cybersecurity: What SMBs Should Know
June 25, 2021
From the largest enterprise to the smallest SMB, cyberattacks are targeting companies of every size and already proving to be...
3 Tips for Using Live Transcription with Teams Meetings
June 11, 2021
While offices are beginning to open up in some locations, virtual work appears to be here to stay in some...
Why Your MSP Should Meet SOC2 Standards
June 2, 2021
When it comes to ensuring strong cybersecurity protections, it isn't enough to only look inside your organization. Organizations should also...
3 Ways SMBs Can Reduce Zoom Fatigue
May 21, 2021
More and more business in today’s virtual world is happening over Zoom. While that opens up many benefits for remote...
Protecting Yourself from Hackers: Don’t Be the Next Victim
May 7, 2021
When it comes to cybersecurity risk, many SMBs like to think that they won't be the target of attack because...
Why Managed SOC is Key in an Ever-Changing Threat Landscape
April 23, 2021
2020 broke all records for cyberattacks, with attacks targeting every industry and size of business. With 2021 already showing no...
Everything Manufacturers Should Know About Industry 4.0
April 9, 2021
Just like innovations like steam power, electricity, assembly lines, and computers led to the industrial revolutions we have seen in...
Identifying Insider Threats When Your Employees Are Remote
March 19, 2021
Insider threats are on the rise, with 69 percent of organizations saying an insider threat directly caused an attempted or...
Microsoft Teams: Tricks You Don’t Know But Should
March 5, 2021
As remote work became mainstream last year, many of us found ourselves leveraging collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams more than...
Report: There’s Room for Businesses to Step Up Cloud Security Measures
February 19, 2021
Many businesses are moving customer data to the cloud. Still, when common security measures aren’t followed, security breaches are more...
Protecting the Manufacturing Industry from Cybercrime: What Manufacturers Should Know
February 5, 2021
While 2020 was a banner year for attacks on healthcare and other industries, manufacturing also remained a top target and...
Securing Your Data When Working with Contractors (or Freelancers)
January 22, 2021
When it comes to securing your company's people and technology assets, focusing inside the office walls isn't enough anymore. Organizations...
Why Using a VPN Isn’t Enough
January 8, 2021
According to the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), approximately 42 percent of U.S. employees worked from home full-time...
Report: Ransomware, State-Sponsored Cyberattacks Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon
December 18, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sales have been down for many businesses. As a result, many business leaders during the...
Have a Digitally Savvy Business? Here Are Your Advantages in 2021
December 4, 2020
If you're not a digitally savvy business, what are you waiting for? Only 15 percent of companies believe they are...
Using Zoom: Four Best Practices to Know
November 20, 2020
With many workers still working remotely, using a videoconferencing software platform for meetings and events is still a pretty popular...
Think Security Awareness Training Isn’t Important? Think Again!
November 6, 2020
Despite the growing threat of cyberattacks, many businesses have failed to implement any security awareness training program. For many reasons,...
So You’ve Been Hit with a Data Breach. Now What?
October 23, 2020
Even though many businesses have been trying everything possible to protect themselves from data breaches, cybercriminals are still finding ways...
Security Awareness Training
October 15, 2020
October 15, 2020 What is Security Awareness Training? Simply put, security awareness training is educating your workforce to better recognize...
5 of the Latest Security Threats to Small Businesses
October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020 The landscape of cyber security is rapidly changing. More and more, small businesses are in the crosshairs....
Filling in the Gaps: Co-Managed IT
September 15, 2020
September 14, 2020 Having in-house IT accomplishes many needs that may be important to your team. There might be some...
September 15, 2020
September 14, 2020 As a heavily regulated entity, you know better than anyone the need for compliance. You must be...
Dataworks Consulting, Inc. Ranked Among World’s Best 101 SMB Managed Service Providers
July 30, 2020
Annual SMB Hot 101 Identifies Best-in-Class Global MSP Businesses & Leading Trends in Small and Midsize Managed Service MarketJULY 28,...
Hybrid Workforce: In and Out of the Office
May 29, 2020
The New Normal requires flexibility and seamlessness As the first hot zone for Covid-19 in the US, Seattle and Bellevue...
Current Scams Surrounding COVID-19
April 20, 2020
With so much fear and uncertainty going on, it is somewhat easy for cybercriminals to leverage that fear and uncertainty...
5G: What’s So Great, And What Are We Worried About?
February 11, 2020
5G is the latest generation of mobile broadband technology that will ultimately replace your 4G LTE technology. The greatest thing...
Dataworks One of Few SOC 2 Managed IT Providers in Seattle
November 19, 2019
Dataworks is proud to be among an elite few managed IT providers who have attained a System Operations Controls 2...
Small Businesses Now #1 Target for Hackers
June 7, 2019
A new report by cybersecurity firm 4iQ reveals data breach attacks to small businesses surged over 420% in 2018,...
Dataworks Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council
May 31, 2019
Dataworks Consulting recently received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council–Pacific, a regional certifying...
Budget for EOL in 2019
October 1, 2018
It’s that time of year again. October is budget season. Advertising, hiring costs and accounting services may be high on...
Make Your Construction Company Mobile – Like This Seattle Company
August 14, 2018
As the owner of a construction company, you must have your finger on the pulse of your projects. Not having...
Every Effective Mobile Strategy Includes 6 Key Things
August 6, 2018
Employees using mobile devices at work is the new workplace reality, no matter what industry you’re in. This dependency on...
Successful Woman-Owned Dataworks Consulting Celebrates 16 Years
February 23, 2018
Caroline Smith leads Seattle-based Information Technology company across gender barriers Newcastle, WA, February 2018 — a woman-owned leading provider of...
3 Hidden Costs IT Managed Services Providers Uncover
February 9, 2018
As a business owner, you know recurring IT issues affect your bottom line. You may also know the benefits of...
Can Technology Increase Productivity?
February 5, 2018
Technology is now one of the key drivers – or detriments – of productivity. The reason is simple. Productivity is...
Inside Intel Meltdown/Specter
January 15, 2018
Intel, the world’s largest manufacturer of processors, has discovered a vulnerability in their processor design that could affect devices manufactured...
New Year, Same IT Problems? Time to Fix That
January 11, 2018
Happy New Year! Are 2017’s IT issues still plaguing you? You know, your network still runs ridiculously slow. The printer...
How Much Should You Spend on IT?
November 29, 2017
“How much should I be spending on my company’s IT?” This question comes to us all the time from people...
3 Things to Consider Before Going to the Cloud
November 20, 2017
A look at all of the 2018 tech trends says that every business needs to be using cloud services. With...
7 Tech Trends That Will Get You Ahead in 2018
November 6, 2017
When we look at tech trends, we’re not looking at what’s going to get the “cool” factor. We’re looking at...
12 Section 179 Deductions That Help Your Business
October 11, 2017
Q4 is the time to start thinking about the end of the year and planning for next year. You likely...
The 7 Differentiating Ways We Protect You From Ransomware
June 6, 2017
With the WannaCry attack still circulating, businesses are up in arms wondering how to protect themselves. The first question you...
Protect Your Business from the WannaCry Ransomware Now
May 19, 2017
When the so-called WannaCry ransomware attack swept across the globe recently, it took hospitals, businesses, and consumers by storm, affecting...
Recurring IT Issues You Shouldn’t Be Having
May 5, 2017
Having issues repeat in your IT environment is more than frustrating. It drains productivity, it costs you money and frustrates...
4 Ways We Protect Our Clients From Hacker Threats
April 13, 2017
Threats are everywhere, and they’re not just targeting big business. Phishing emails of increased sophistication target smaller businesses because they’re...
5 Core Services to Be Sure You’re Getting from Your Provider
April 4, 2017
How do you know when you’re getting good value from your IT provider? For most companies, the answer is not...
5 of the Latest Security Threats to Small Businesses
March 21, 2017
The landscape of network security is rapidly changing. More and more, security threats are targeting small businesses. Hackers and criminals...
Systems Engineer/Administrator II
March 6, 2017
Dataworks is a leading provider of technology services and support to small-medium businesses throughout the Seattle area. We create powerful...
The 7 Best Tips and Tricks to Making Remote Access Easy in 2017
February 24, 2017
If you’re a small business, you might think that offering employees the opportunity to work remotely is out of your...
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