Data Security: A People Problem

Phishing Scams – A People Problem There are some things that only people can fix. There are many security risks to which your data is susceptible, but there is one method that remains a wonderfully effective hacking tool. That is the phishing scam. This is a legitimate looking email that asks the reader to click
You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place. These attacks are not solely hitting large organizations. Small firms represent a significant portion of
Hearing “all of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable, we know this because…” is bad news, but whatever follows the ellipses determines just how bad. Consider two scenarios. “All of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable… we know this because a hacker took all of your customers’ credit card info and locked all of your
It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business   Has anyone suggested you begin moving your business to the cloud? Cloud data storage or cloud computing? What is this, anyway? And isn’t it something for huge companies?   In the last post we explained what cloud computing is. Simply put, it is the

Voted Best of Business 2019

For several years now, Worcester Business Journal has asked its readers for the best companies to do business with. And each year, since 2014, the end result is this WBJ Best of Business list. This year, the WBJ had a record number of voters recommending their top companies in at least 10 of the categories.
Industry Era Magazine has recognized Cinch IT’s President and CEO Rick Porter as one of the 10 Best CEO’s of 2018. Rick was nominated and selected by Industry Era’s annual comprehensive review process. Industry Era’s editorial team analyzed approximately 500 CEO’s that provide different Technology solutions and are at the forefront of tackling customer challenges.

What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

You use the cloud and don’t even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wishlist? Do you have an email account on Yahoo? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Yahoo servers somewhere. They are on physical servers, of course, but they aren’t on your laptop. The advantage is

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention   The adoption of technology from the simplest of matters to the most complex problems has rendered us heavily dependent on it. We love paying our bills minutes before they are due. We enjoy seeing loved ones face-to-face on our computer screens. We can access and print our extremely
Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures   For small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an IT network failure can be devastating because they don’t have the resources of large corporations to bounce back from such disasters. Preparation against such devastation may be the only course for them to avoid failure and survive with the

Ranked 369th Best MSP Worldwide

Every year, managed service providers (MSPs) around the world throw their hats in the ring and apply for Channel Futures’ annual MSP 501 ranking list,  the IT channel’s first, largest and most comprehensive industry ranking survey. Today we are proud to announce that Cinch IT, Inc. was named the 396th Best IT Company in the world. This

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