Achieving Password Protection

Password Protection Tips Cybersecurity experts continually suggest the use of strong and unique passwords as one of their top recommendations to keep hackers out of your system. However, this is also one of the least followed recommendations by users. Some suggest this is because it's difficult for users to remember these strong and unique passwords for the many logins and [...] Read more

Why Switching to SD-WAN is Good for Business

Reasons to make the switch to SD-WAN Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) represents a simplified, cost-effective, and flexible alternative to traditional wide area network (WAN) solutions. Forward-thinking businesses are quickly realizing the benefits that SD-WAN can offer and switching from their traditional WAN solutions. Let’s explore the benefits of SD-WAN and how it is helping businesses get ahead of the competition. [...] Read more

What every CEO needs to know about the Cloud

Moving to the cloud? What to know before the move More and more businesses are moving to the cloud for the promise of agility, efficiency, innovation and cost reduction. The cloud can be extremely transformative for your business. However, migrating applications to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. Before making the move to the cloud, it is important to first understand [...] Read more

Protecting Your Business on Cyber Monday

Ensure a Scam-Free Cyber Monday Cyber Monday is just around the corner, and according to the National Retail Federation, it’s the biggest shopping day of the year - even exceeding Black Friday. Last year 81 million U.S. residents shopped online on Cyber Monday. Much of this shopping will happen at work on company owned devices. According to Robert Half Technology, [...] Read more

Cloud Adoption Drivers

Moving to the Cloud? Here are Four Business Drivers According to Forbes, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020. Whether you’ve already started adopting cloud technology, are in the middle of planning to do so, or can’t quite fathom the change just yet, it is inevitable your organization will be moving to the cloud at some [...]
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Mitigating Business Risk

Top Three Ways to Mitigate Risk One thing that every company has in common is their vulnerability to risk. We are all susceptible to hackers and individuals that want to steal our data and information. So, how can we defend ourselves? There are three tops ways to mitigate risk for your business. Let's break it down. Two-factor Authentication First, let’s [...]
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The Risk of Social Media

Why Your Social Media Accounts are Putting You at Risk Social media plays a big part in our daily lives, and we can't deny that. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks come with major vulnerabilities, and many cyber threats stem from these platforms we willing give our information up to. With social media platforms being full of so [...]
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Security Workshop

Our Key Takeaways from the Plow Security Workshop Today, Hacking is Easier than Ever Did you know that the FBI Nashville Resident Agency sees three to four businesses hacked each week? With the threat of cyber attacks constantly growing, it is incredibly serious. Cyber intrusions are becoming more commonplace, more dangerous, and more sophisticated. Last month, Plow hosted a Security Workshop [...] Read more

Identifying Phishing Emails

Top 10 Tips to Help You Identify Phishing Emails Everyone is subject to getting spam and phishing emails from time to time and no email security solution can prevent 100% of the malicious emails that are sent. Therefore, a critical piece of your email security strategy must be education. Below are the top ten tips that will help you identify these emails if, and when you [...]
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COmmunIT Breakfast

Our Key Takeaways from Plow’s First COmmunIT Breakfast Connecting, Building, and Sharing Ideas Last month kicked off Plow’s first COmmunIT Breakfast at the Puffy Muffin in Brentwood’s North End. The inspiration behind this initiative began with the thought that good conversation between like-minded individuals could result in something beneficial for all. The goal was to encourage these people to build [...] Read more