7 Things to Look at When Buying a New Computer

2023-03-06T12:15:36-05:00March 6, 2023|

Have you ever bought something, and then come to regret it sometime later? That's what's known as buyer’s remorse and it’s incredibly common. Buyer’s remorse can occur in purchases of any size, though typically the more you spend on something the more likely you're to be afflicted. ...

What’s Changing in the Cybersecurity Insurance Market?

2023-02-28T12:16:27-05:00February 28, 2023|

 For plenty of SMB’s, the very concept of cybersecurity insurance is new, which makes it scary for some. Originally, cybersecurity insurance was provided to only large enterprises who could afford the cost. It would cover things like data processing errors and online media. However, times have changed ...

4 Proven Ways to Mitigate the Costs of a Data Breach

2023-02-21T13:00:12-05:00February 20, 2023|

No business wants to suffer a data breach. Unfortunately however, in today’s world, avoiding one is becoming more of a challenge. As of 2022, 83% of organizations have experienced more than one data breach. These breaches are detrimental to a business in many ways and can quickly ...

What Cybersecurity Attack Trends Should You Watch Out for in 2023?

2023-02-21T12:54:27-05:00February 15, 2023|

2023 has only just begun. The month of renewal has passed, everyone has made their new year resolutions, and have started executing their plans for the year. However, whether or not it’s the beginning of the year or the end, cyberattacks can and will occur 24/7, 365 ...

Evaluating your IT Service Provider for your CMMC Program

2022-07-14T08:35:45-04:00July 14, 2022|

Join us Jul 21, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program serves as a method of verifying that appropriate levels of cyber security controls and processes meet the specific standards that are in place to protect controlled, unclassified ...

How Often Do You Need to Train Employees on Cybersecurity Awareness?

2022-07-06T09:40:42-04:00July 5, 2022|

You’ve completed your annual phishing training. This includes teaching employees how to spot phishing emails. You’re feeling good about it. That is until about 5-6 months later. Your company suffers a costly ransomware infection due to a click on a phishing link. You wonder why you seem ...

The Five Steps for Creating a Business Continuity Plan

2022-01-26T14:55:21-05:00February 10, 2022|

How will your business respond when faced with an unexpected situation? With a business continuity plan, you’ll know exactly what steps to take. Leading a small business is a challenging endeavor. According to a January 2021 article published by Entrepreneur, 20% of small businesses fail within their ...

CMMC Registered Compliance Certification Plus NIST, DFARS, & Levels

2021-05-21T07:50:10-04:00March 25, 2021|

Contact us for your compliance and certification needs. We handle every aspect to get businesses certified across the USA. VITAL Tech Services announced their official Registered Provider Organization (RPO) designation from the CMMC Accreditation Board (CMMC-AB). The RPO Certification allows VITAL to act as a credible ...

How Xero Improved Productivity with a Digital Communication Tool (And Five More Technologies You Can Use to Boost Office Productivity)

2022-01-26T14:54:23-05:00February 3, 2021|

Higher office productivity leads to faster project completion and happier customers. With these technological solutions, you empower your people to work more efficiently. When a company scales to the point where it has millions of customers spread over 180 countries, effective internal communication is a priority. It’s ...

Explaining Cybersecurity Audits (And the Three Tips for Running One)

2022-01-26T14:53:58-05:00January 30, 2021|

You need more than the latest antivirus software to ensure your company’s network is secure. A cybersecurity audit helps you create a complete picture of your security strategy. Cybercrime has grown into one of the epidemics of modern times.  In 2018 alone, we saw 812.67 million instances ...

5 Biggest Questions About Windows 11 Answered

2022-01-04T11:46:12-05:00January 9, 2021|

Microsoft’s latest operating system is starting to take the world by storm. But before jumping ship and upgrading to the new OS, better read this first. It’s finally here.  After six years, Microsoft has just released the latest version of its operating system — Windows 11. At ...

Seven Ways to Maximize Cloud Solutions for Your Small Business

2022-01-04T11:04:17-05:00January 5, 2021|

Cloud computing has been front and centre of the global shift to remote working. Find out how you can maximize this technology for your small business. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic rendered many business practices obsolete. Face-to-face brainstorming sessions…  Team building activities…  Even the entire concept ...

FREE Computer Monitoring, Updates and MORE!

2021-07-28T20:17:58-04:00April 30, 2020|

VITAL Tech Services is offering our LITE System Monitoring for FREE. Windows® patch management Monthly Updates Update Roll-ups Service Packs Definition Updates Critical Updates Security Updates System Resource Usage Monitoring CPU usage MEMORY usage Free Disk Space Software asset Management (SaM) Reporting Hardware asset Management (HaM) Reporting ...

Business Continuity Planning Services

2021-02-23T15:09:18-05:00April 16, 2020|

Planning Life Cycle Business continuity planning (BCP) is the process involved in creating a system of prevention and recovery from potential threats to a company. The plan ensures that personnel and assets are protected and are able to function quickly in the event of a disaster. The ...

Newsletter – Volume 5

2020-04-15T06:00:00-04:00April 15, 2020|

CyberHoot's monthly Newsletters summarize the important events from the past month of cybersecurity news. Come to one place and Become More Aware to Become More Secure.

MSPs Should Require Risk Assessments

2020-04-14T06:00:00-04:00April 14, 2020|

Risk assessments have many benefits and only one drawback (they cost money). Having a Risk Management framework in place requires a risk assessment be performed. Avoid costly down-time and improve network robustness by having one done on your business.

Data Classification

2021-04-29T10:17:41-04:00April 10, 2020|

Data Classification is about categorizing data into buckets to make it easier to retrieve, restrict access to, and protect. Data classification is important for businesses protect data according to its ...

We are in this TOGETHER! – FREE Video Meetings – #coivd19

2021-02-23T15:10:17-05:00April 9, 2020|

All healthcare providers, schools (K-12), community colleges, public sector organizations, news and media organizations, and non-profit organizations who are new customers and impacted by COVID-19 get free access to RingCentral Office. During this difficult time, it's crucial for your organization to connect and get your important work ...

Contact Tracing

2021-02-23T15:10:28-05:00April 7, 2020|

Contact Tracing is medical term which describes a process used to identify, trace, and contact people potentially exposed to highly infection contagion such as the Coronavirus in highly communicable situation ...


2021-02-23T15:11:32-05:00February 21, 2020|

Has your personal data been exposed? VITAL's free Dark Web Report can help you find out. Free Dark Web Report for your domain! SIGN UP BELOW!

Outsourcing – Should Your Company Outsource IT

2022-01-13T16:15:29-05:00November 14, 2019|

Should you outsource your IT? IT service providers deliver the technical expertise small businesses need at a much lower cost than hiring IT staff. That’s why nearly 70% of U.S. small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) work with an IT service provider for some or all of ...

The 10 don’ts of small business security

2021-02-23T15:11:54-05:00November 1, 2019|

For the most part, we only hear about security breaches when they happen to celebrities, or attacks that target large multi- national companies. But the reality is that small and medium- sized businesses are just as much at risk. How much is your customer, transactional, and operational ...

Live Threat Dashboard

2021-02-23T15:12:24-05:00October 24, 2019|

Live Threat Dashboard with up-to-the-minute information on the latest internet malware, spam, and web threats.