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C2IT Team Outing – Axe Throwing

C2IT Team Outing – Axe Throwing

We enjoyed a team outing to LumberjAXE last weekend for a fun evening of dinner and target practice. We had a lot of fun targets to choose from including a traditional bulls eye, zombie hunter, and even a fill in the phrase where the targets were letters. Many of us...

9 Signs Your Smart Home Device Has Been Hacked

9 Signs Your Smart Home Device Has Been Hacked

Smart home devices are becoming more popular and convenient. But they also pose some serious security risks. Hackers can target these devices to access your personal information as well as spy on your activities or cause damage to your home. Often the dangers of smart...

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024 You Should Plan For

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024 You Should Plan For

Cybersecurity is a constantly evolving field. There are new threats, technologies, and opportunities emerging every year. As we enter 2024, organizations need to be aware of current and future cyber threats. Businesses of all sizes and sectors should plan accordingly....

These 7 AI Trends Are Sweeping the Cybersecurity Realm

These 7 AI Trends Are Sweeping the Cybersecurity Realm

Relentless digital innovation has defined the last few years. The symbiotic relationship between AI and cybersecurity has become pivotal. Especially when it comes to safeguarding sensitive information and digital assets. As cyber threats evolve in complexity, AI has...

Top Data Breaches of 2023: Numbers Hit An All-Time High

Top Data Breaches of 2023: Numbers Hit An All-Time High

The battle against cyber threats is an ongoing challenge. Unfortunately, 2023 has proven to be a watershed year for data breaches. Data compromises have surged to an all-time high in the U.S. This is based on data from the first 9 months of the year. Meaning that...

Who Holds the Keys to Your Website Kingdom?

Who Holds the Keys to Your Website Kingdom?

Your website is the front door to your business. It’s the first impression people get when looking up your business hours, the virtual shop buyers visit in the middle of the night to place an online order, and the central hub for resources your customers need access...

Spam, Scams, and Scares!

Spam, Scams, and Scares!

I reached for my chiming iPhone, lifting my eyes from the email I was writing at my desk. I noticed a new notification…a text message from a number I didn't recognize. The text read: "Your 50% discount on your Spectrum account expires tomorrow. Click HERE to continue...

9 Tips For Setting Up AI Rules For Your Staff

9 Tips For Setting Up AI Rules For Your Staff

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool. It can enhance the productivity, efficiency, and creativity of your staff. But AI also comes with some challenges and risks. Businesses need to address and manage these to use AI effectively.  Establishing clear and...

5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft 365’s New AI Innovations

5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft 365’s New AI Innovations

Microsoft 365 has a powerful suite of cloud-based productivity tools. They can help you work smarter and faster. Microsoft has consistently been at the forefront of innovation. M365 was one of the very first all-in-one cloud tools, introduced as Office 365 in 2013....

Gamers Beware! Hackers Are Targeting You.

Gamers Beware! Hackers Are Targeting You.

Gamers haven’t really been the focus of cybersecurity for a long time. You mostly hear about attacks on businesses. Or stolen personal data due to phishing attacks. But gamers are not safe from hackers targeting them.  As cyberattacks continue to escalate, gamers have...

The Power of Networking

The Power of Networking

In July of 2022, I officially resigned from my position as Discipleship and Connections Pastor at a church in northeast Ohio and officially accepted the opportunity to serve as the Business Development Specialist / Relationship Builder for C2IT Consulting. Myriad...