How to Protect Your Business From a Phishing Scam

By Caleb Kwong | Sep 27, 2017 |
Protect your business from phishing

When it comes to phishing scams, hackers are relentless (and creative) in trying to get your sensitive information. For business owners, the risks are greater the more people you have on your network. There are ways to lower your risk and keep your network safe, here are a few ideas: Educate your employees/staff on identifying…

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Equifax’s Cybersecurity Fail: Don’t Be Next

By Caleb Kwong | Sep 11, 2017 |
Equifax Cybersecurity Fail

By now you’ve probably heard that Equifax—one of the America’s big three credit reporting companies–suffered a huge cybersecurity breach. Reports say that up to 143 million consumers could be impacted by the incident, including me and some of my friends and family. Not only will individuals and families be affected by this massive breach of…

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How to Hire a Cybersecurity Firm

By Caleb Kwong | Aug 22, 2017 |
How to Hire a Cybersecurity Firm

As we’ve detailed in a number of posts, it’s imperative for your business security to have an expert help keep your data and intellectual property safe from hackers. Hopefully, we’ve convinced you to get an outside perspective and maybe engage a professional (or team of them) to map a plan for you. Good help in this…

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Data Breaches in the US Reach Record High: Are You Protected?

By Caleb Kwong | Aug 9, 2017 |
Protect your business from cyber attacks

According to a new report released by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout, data breaches and cyber attacks in the US are on track to rise almost 30% from last year. From high profile incidents we see in the media (like the one HBO is working through right now) to small businesses across the country,…

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Do NOT Reuse the Same Password

By Caleb Kwong | Jul 18, 2017 |
cybersecurity - don't reuse your passwords

I believe that 90% of the world reuses the same password(s) for their emails, banking, social media, etc. and we need to change that! Once your password has been compromised, it can be used to get into your banking website and so on. Even I was guilty of being lazy and reusing my passwords until…

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How to Know You Need a Cybersecurity Audit Now

By Caleb Kwong | Jun 21, 2017 |
How to Know You Need a Cybersecurity Audit

In the present age, cyber attacks and threats have increased enormously. Anti-malware scanners have become less efficient, and hackers have developed new sophisticated ways of attacking computer systems with vital information. Our devices are no longer safe, and we are all living in fear of losing sensitive information to hackers and malicious people. Phishing schemes…

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3 Reasons You Need Savant Solutions for Cyber Security

By Caleb Kwong | Jun 13, 2017 |

At Savant Solutions, we pride ourselves on being your go-to for cybersecurity, backup and disaster recovery, and many other of your IT needs. Our customers choose us for many reasons, and we’re glad they do. We work hard to make sure our customers have cutting-edge solutions for their needs, without having to think too much about it.…

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Network Security: Ignoring it Doesn’t Make You Safe

By Caleb Kwong | May 24, 2017 |
Network solutions and cybersecurity from Savant Solutions

The average consolidated total cost of a data breach: $4 million. – 2016 IBM Cost of Data Breach Study You’re busy, and we know that. Network security is something you think about in the way that you think about things like flossing: yep, should do it, nope, don’t want to right now. And when it…

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Giving Back to the Community: Down Syndrome Association North Bay

By Caleb Kwong | May 12, 2017 |

This past March we had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending the annual Voices 4 Down Syndrome Gala. The gala is a fundraiser for the Down Syndrome Association North Bay (DSANB), an organization that supports individuals with Down syndrome and their families. At Savant Solutions, giving back to our community is part of what drives…

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Savant Solutions Awarded Over $250K in Contracts for Hyperconvergence

By Caleb Kwong | Feb 10, 2017 |

In January, Savant Solutions received contracts over $250,000 for hyperconverged infrastructure. These contracts are an aggressive start for 2017 for us, and we’re looking forward to tackling these projects for our new clients. These clients opted to leverage a hyperconverged infrastructure for their offices to improve productivity and reduce IT-related issues. Hyperconverged Infrastructure The natural…

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