Man-Made Problems in the Digital World

If you’ve watched any sci-fi movie, you probably understand the perceived dangers of the digital world. Primarily the unrealistic dangers of artificial intelligence. Now, I’m not saying that AI won’t be a threat in the future but it’s important to note that right now the people using the Internet pose a much bigger threat than […]

The Cost of Ignoring Your Cybersecurity

When it comes to your business, the cost of ignoring your cybersecurity is exponentially greater than simply investing in the proper protection up front. Without the appropriate layers of security, you’ll find yourself buried in the costs of ransomware and its long-lasting effects. You have two choices: 1) Invest in the right technology, systems, and […]

When To Upgrade or Replace Your Server: A Business Owner’s Guide

Businesses of all sizes must eventually upgrade or replace their servers. But, you might be surprised to find that you should even be thinking about a new server before your old one fails. You might be wondering, “What’s the point of upgrading or replacing my server if my old one still works?” The reality is, […]

Why Your Antivirus and Firewall Are NOT Cybersecurity Protections

Your business needs more than a firewall and antivirus in your cybersecurity plan to protect it. Unfortunately, most people fall into three categories of incorrect thinking: My IT guy has it covered An attack won’t happen to me I’ve done enough because I have basic protections in place The unfortunate truth is that attacks WILL […]

Business vs Consumer Grade Computers: What’s the Difference?

Myth: the computers you can buy online at Staples, Amazon, or elsewhere are perfectly fine to use for your business. In reality, there are some key business grade computer differences in quality and specifications from the ones you find online. While purchasing computers online can feel tempting because of the price, their affordability comes at […]

What You Need to Know About Maryland’s New Digital Sales Tax

It’s finally here: Maryland’s New Digital Sales Tax. Maryland is moving forward with a tax on digital products and streaming, as well as software as a service (SaaS). While this may come as a surprise to many businesses and consumers alike, it’s been in the works for awhile. The state began discussing a sales tax […]

Spring Cleaning Your Technology

It’s that time of year. Throw open the windows. Let some fresh air in. Rid yourself of dust and clutter. Usher in the warm weather with a fresh and clean new space! Spring cleaning is deeply ingrained in our society and our brains. It has origins in different cultures, belief systems, and even in nature. […]

How Often Should I Upgrade My Computers at Work?

Computers are a piece of equipment and, like any equipment, will eventually fail. They aren’t intended to last forever. Just like you wouldn’t expect your washing machine, your refrigerator, or your car to last a lifetime, a computer needs regular replacement, as well.  That’s why it’s important to have a maintenance or replacement plan in […]

Top 5 Things To Put On Your Technology Roadmap This Year

It’s time to tackle your technology planning for 2021. Now, more than ever, the strength and security of your business’ technology strategy can be the key to running a successful business. If you’re not sure what to focus on, IMPACT Technology Group is here to help. We can assist you in determining exactly what your […]