Entries by Sarah McCusker

Lock It Down: How To Secure Your Accounts With Two-Factor Authentication

Most standard security procedures only require a simple username and password. Because of this,  it has become easier for criminals to gain access to a user’s private data. Two-factor authentication allows you an extra level of security and protection.  What is Two Factor Authentication?  An extra layer of security known as “multi-factor authentication”.  Also known as 2FA, two-factor authentication […]

Wi-Fi Security Update: What You Need To Know About The Biggest Upgrade in 10 Years

Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade – until now. The Wi-Fi Alliance, which oversees Wi-Fi security, is beginning to certify  products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security protocol that’s been in use since 2004. The new WPA3 features will include better protection for weak passwords,  and will also simplify security configurations.   Read on for more details […]

Braver Technology Solutions Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

Braver Technology Solutions ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in […]

Gone Phishing: Top 3 Spear-Phishing Attacks

Impersonations by hackers are increasingly more common, sophisticated and targeted. These hackers aim to uncover your personal information, your business information, and your financial information for their personal gain. Today, the methods that they use are more sophisticated than a typo-filled email from a strange web address or staticky phone call.   Understanding the phishing methods that they use – and why they use them […]

Don’t Let Your Law Firm Get Served With Cyber Attacks

Law firms are often entrusted with highly confidential data, which makes them prime targets for today’s cybercriminals. You may think that just because you’re a smaller, local law firm that a hacker will never single you out, but that is not the case. Hackers target law firms of all sizes for the sensitive information, customer […]

Braver Technology Solutions’ Michael Tagliaferri Promoted to Service Manager

 After working as the interim Service Manager since November 2017, we are thrilled to announce that Michael Tagliaferri has been promoted to the position of Service Manager.  Michael oversees Braver Technology Solutions’ team of engineers and technicians while maintaining the organization’s efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.  In addition, he implements disaster recovery, backup procedures, information security and control structures to ensure our clients’ data […]

Windows 10 Updates: What You Need To Know

The recent launch of the massive Microsoft Windows 10 Creators update isn’t the end of a process – it’s just the beginning. Microsoft has announced that it is looking at releasing updates 2 – 3 times a year. These updates are more of a rolling upgrade. Each new “release” brings a few performance updates, new applications, and new functionality.  It […]