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Microsoft SECURITY THREAT: Spectre and Meltdown

Two new vulnerabilities aimed at Windows users have been recently discovered. “Spectre” and “Meltdown,” target chips designed to make devices run faster. Devices with chips from Intel. AMD, and ARM are […] Read more »


Is the cloud secure?

The cloud is dominating the IT industry – is it safe for your business? Datasmith hears many clients say, “The cloud isn’t safe,” and “Won’t anyone be able to steal […] Read more »


Private vs. Public vs. Hybrid Clouds

Just like in weather, there are several types of clouds available for cloud computing. Each comes with their own benefits. How should you choose which is best for you and […] Read more »


Everything You Need To Know About The Cloud

We talk a lot about cloud based software, platforms, and the cloud itself. As we enter the New Year, we wanted to provide an overview of The Cloud and it’s […] Read more »


Microsoft Office Vulnerability Leaves Many At Risk

A vulnerability in Microsoft Office software allows hackers to potentially take control of your computers and systems. A remote code execution flaw exists in Microsoft Office when the software fails to […] Read more »


Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams

Beware of common scams during the busiest shopping days of the year! With the increasing popularity of online shopping, consumers biggest worry when shopping is no longer pickpockets and thieves. […] Read more »


Don’t Let THIS Happen To Your Business

Have you ever received an email like this? With Halloween’s wild storm, many people were left without power. However, that doesn’t mean your business has to stop. Emails like create […] Read more »


NEW Cyber Threat: KRACK Attacks

KRACK Attacks Target Wifi: Using a vulnerability in WPA2, hackers target sensitive consumer data.  What is a KRACK Attack? KRACK is an acronym for Key Reinstallation Attack. It involves an […] Read more »


Cybersecurity Event Recap: Protecting Your Business from Digital Threats

On Wednesday Datasmith Network Solutions and NCGIT hosted a free cybersecurity workshop in Norwood, MA. This event focused on cybersecurity and protecting your business. Why? The well-known Target data breach […] Read more »


4 Ways To Detect and Avoid Digital Threats

There is no way to continuously scan for every kind of digital threat. With hackers continuously evolving, staying on top of the current vulnerabilities is a challenge. All too often organizations […] Read more »