Basic wipes can’t guarantee a full removal of data – here’s what can.   With how quickly technology becomes obsolete, it’s common to have older computers stored around the house that are no longer being used. When disposing or selling those old electronics, it’s important to completely remove all of your personal information. The market […]

This tucked away gem is more important than you think! For the most part, advancing technology trends can be difficult to keep up with, especially when IT may not be your primary business. What, then, can you do to keep competitive technologically while helping to advance your business goals? Focus on your server. This piece […]

With the exponential rise of ransomware, it is critical that small businesses have a backup and recovery plan in place. This article provides five crucial points for business owners to keep in mind to protect their business, data and customers. Over the past few years, we’ve seen an exponential rise in ransomware. Cybercriminals see the […]

I’ve been in IT for over 20 years and spend much of my time rubbing elbows with IT pros that specialize in certain parts of the industry. So, when I talk a lot (and I do) about backups, there’s sort of an assumption that the IT pro I’m interacting with has the basics down. But, […]

In today’s data driven world, running a small business is no easy task. Technology is advancing at astonishing rates and it’s difficult for business owners to keep up. Working with an IT consulting company can be an extremely simple solution to tackling the ever changing landscape of digital security and risk management. What Can IT […]

  Earlier today everything blew up. Multiple major companies suffered from crippling ‘technical glitches’ this morning. The affected companies include: New York Stock Exchange The Wall Street Journal United Airlines United Airlines suffered from problems with its reservation system and made an apology to travelers. The NYSE was forced to halt trading until 3:15pm. According […]

Businesses today face many threats to their networks and the critical files and data contained within. Malicious software such as viruses, malware, ransomware, and trojans are out there prowling around for susceptible systems to wreak havoc upon. Let RHYNONetworks help you protect your company’s assets!   Viruses Viruses can render your business computers inoperable, or […]

Hacks against websites or networks are very serious, but let’s take a moment to look at some of the dumbest hacks, craziest or most famous hacks that have been perpetrated against people, companies and networks. Famous Hacks This list is of course far from exhaustive. But here are some highlights in the history of hacking: Arpanet Hack […]

As reported by Dan Goodin on Ars Technica, Jeremi Gosney, the founder and CEO of Stricture Consulting Group has just unveiled a five server system that is capable of brute force cracking any strong eight character password in about five and a half hours. This is four times faster than previous capabilities. The cluster of […]

This question has been iterated more times than I can recall over the years from computer users.  The candid answer is simple.  By using your computer you, the computer operator, allowed the virus in.  Beyond the firewalls and antivirus software the best and last line of defense against a virus is you, the computer operator. […]