Top Cybersecurity Concerns for Businesses in 2021

The changes and impacts on our day-to-day lives due to the challenges of this past year are something that as a society we are still working on understanding. However, one thing that is abundantly clear after 2020 is that in both our day-to-day lives and in business we are all increasingly reliant on technology. What […]

Dramatic rise of cyber attacks on the healthcare industry continues

In October 2020 the FBI, CISA, and HHS released a joint statement warning of the imminent threat of increased ransomware attacks on the U.S. healthcare system, which we discussed in detail in this blog. In the two months that have followed since that initial warning, cyber attacks on the healthcare industry have continued to grow […]

Greystone’s Training Team offers free online training courses

Here is a collection of resources to help you and your business navigate the new challenges facing businesses. Free Microsoft Teams Training – Monday – 10 am MST Greystone’s training team will be holding a weekly training each Monday from 10-10:30 am on Microsoft Teams for the duration of this disruption in normal business. To […]

COVID-19 Impact on Purchasing IT Equipment

First and foremost we would like to emphasize that COVID-19 (coronavirus) is a humanitarian crisis and that many people and families across the world are experiencing significant loss right now, and we do not want to detract from that in any way. However, we also feel that we have a responsibility to our clients to […]

Tech Talk: Social Engineering

Cybersecurity is one of the top concerns of the business community, and while much attention is on the technical solutions like firewalls, antivirus software, and network vulnerability scanning, most organizations are ignoring the threat posed by social engineering. Yet social engineering is the biggest cybersecurity threat your company faces. Social Engineering: The psychological manipulation of […]

Tech Talk: Patches

patching computers and servers

Patch. It’s a word you hear a lot when talking with I.T. professionals. When your computer is slowing down, is infected with a virus, or certain software stops working altogether, there is a good chance your I.T. folks will want to know if you have applied the latest patches. So what exactly are patches, and […]

Tech Talk: Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery

Business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) seem simple enough, but they are two very different things. Disaster Recovery Disaster recovery (DR) is the process(es) by which your company, in the event of a disaster, recovers lost computers, servers, and data. DR is primarily an I.T. responsibility. Business Continuity Business continuity is the process by which […]

Tech Talk: GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

On Friday, May 25th, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable. The GDPR is the EU law governing the protection and privacy of personal data for all people within the EU. Key elements of the regulations included in GDPR are: The right to be forgotten Consent for storage and use of consumer data Strict […]

Tech Talk: Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud computing

We know. It’s hard enough keeping track with all the developments around cloud computing. Now you have to understand a Hybrid Cloud model as well? We’ll make it simple for you and help you decide if Hybrid Cloud is the right solution for your business. First, let’s make sure we are all on the same […]