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Password Spraying Exploits Businesses’ Employee and Customer Data

Malware, ransomware, phishing, spear phishing.  These are all ways hackers can gain access to your business data.  But have you heard of password spraying?  Password spraying is an attack that attempts to access a large number of accounts with a few commonly used passwords.  In traditional attacks, hackers would attempt to gain unauthorized access to a single account by guessing the password.  Unfortunately for the hackers, after trying typically three to five commonly-used passwords, they would get locked out of the [...]

Data Backup Protects Your Data in Ransomware Attacks

Everyone knows that data backup is imperative to running a successful business.  Your data is the most important asset you have.  Yet reports keep rolling in about ransomware attacks across the country.  These reports we hear about aren't on small or mid-size businesses either.  Big companies and government entities are getting hit at an alarming rate.  Just two weeks ago, the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport had their computer systems go out, and for an entire week, the airport described the problem [...]

Production Printing – Why In-House Options May Be Right For Your Business

While the internet, TV, video and social media can disseminate your company's message across many channels, printed collateral still plays a big role in branding for businesses.  Posters, flyers, brochures, infographics and direct mail are all used to help convey the benefits of a business to potential customers.  The cost of outsourcing these jobs often limits companies in the amount of branding they can commit to.  But investment in production printing in-house may be the answer to these challenges.  Here are [...]

Save Trees With Managed Print

Saving trees is always a good thing, and there's no better message on this Arbor Day.  In the office setting, there are many ways to reduce paper usage, thus saving trees.  This is where Managed Print Services comes in. When we talk to clients about our managed print program, the focus is nearly always on the cost savings. When a managed print program is not in place, a company can expect to spend up to 3% of its revenue on copying [...]

Windows 7 End of Support Warnings – What Your Need to Know

A dreaded warning about Windows 7 End of Support! If you and your business are still holding out on upgrading from Windows 7, be aware that users have started to report the appearance of a pop-up message from Microsoft.  The message, shown here, explains that support for the operating system will end on January 14, 2020. Microsoft has been warning users of this impending end of support for some time now, but they have now stepped up their efforts to make [...]

Green Printing – Make Your Office Environmentally Friendly

For the last 49 years, on April 22nd, Americans celebrate Earth Day, the holiday meant to increase environmental awareness and inspire the public to move towards greener living.  While you may recycle your plastic bottles, newspapers and glass at home, have you given thought to ways that you can be green at work?  Green printing is easier than you think, and with a little work, you can do a lot for the environment.  Here are some tips to help your business [...]

Printer Security – What You Need To Know

We so often hear about cyber attacks where criminals hack into a network and steal valuable information from companies.  But it is a well-known fact that criminals can get your business through one avenue you may not have even considered - your printers!  Printer security is something all businesses must take seriously to avoid being a victim of a cyber attack.  Per a recent HP white paper, Spiceworks found that a printer today is 68% more likely to be the source [...]

Spear Phishing Attacks – How to Prevent and Protect

Fishing, phishing, spear phishing?!  It's often hard to know the difference between types of cyber attacks.  Spear phishing is a highly targeted form of phishing that involves well-researched targets while posing as a trusted sender.  The goal of spear phishing is to either infect users with malware or to steal sensitive business information to commit crimes such as fraud and identity theft. While regular phishing campaigns take aim at large numbers of targets, spear phishing uses specifically crafted emails that aim [...]

Fraser’s President’s Club Winners

On Saturday, March 23rd, Fraser held the Annual Awards Dinner Celebration for all of our employees.  Each year, Fraser honors our employees who excel in service, sales, customer service, managed IT, logistics, administration, global support and many other areas of the company. Our final group of award winners are the President's Club.  Fraser's President's Club is awarded to those account executives who meet very stringent achievements in terms of sales to quota, new business and service sales.  The President's Club is [...]

By |2019-03-29T08:43:15-04:00March 29th, 2019|Awards, news, sales, smart office|

Fraser Star Awards

On Saturday, March 23rd, Fraser held the Annual Awards Dinner Celebration for all of our employees.  Each year, Fraser honors our employees who excel in service, sales, customer service, managed IT, logistics, administration, global support and many other areas of the company. Our third group of award winners are our Fraser Star Awards.  Star Award winners are selected by the management team at Fraser.  These awards are given to those in customer service, Global Support, administration, logistics and IT support who [...]

By |2019-03-28T11:33:59-04:00March 28th, 2019|Awards, customer service, Managed IT, Net Promoter, news, service|