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Cyberscams and Your Business

October 17, 2023

” One of our [business] managers used public Wi-Fi without a secure connection, and his system was infiltrated. Once the hacker was in that system, he was able to monitor and ultimately take over the email inboxes and outboxes. With that access, the scammer created a scheme to steal money from us.” -Wire Fraud Survivor […]

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WYRE’s Director of Growth Is a TechX Awards Finalist

September 15, 2023

WYRE Technology’s Director of Growth, Angela Wade, is a finalist for 2023 Tech Marketer of the Year. The results of the award will be announced at the fourth annual Chattanooga Technology Excellence (TechX) Awards on September 28th.

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Interview: A Wire Fraud Survivor

August 18, 2023

“How did the wire fraud scam find its way to you?” Anonymous: We were the victim of hacked public Wi-Fi. One of our managers used public WI-Fi without a secure connection, and his system was infiltrated. Once the hacker was in the system, he was able to monitor and ultimately take over the email inboxes […]

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What Does Smishing Look Like?

August 15, 2023

Smishing is a cyberattack that uses text messages to trick you into giving away personal info. What does a smishing text look like in the real world? Here’s an example that recently came to our attention. Never, ever click on a link inside a text. Instead, use Google to search for the site. Have questions? […]

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Next-Generation Firewalls: The First Line of Cybersecurity

July 26, 2023

Invented in the 1980s, firewalls have been protecting networks for decades. At its simplest, a firewall is a security feature, keeping a close eye on a network’s incoming and outgoing activity. It decides if that activity should be allowed or blocked, building a detailed log of all the decisions it makes. The end goal of […]

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What Is RMM? Remote Monitoring and Management for Business

July 17, 2023

Remote monitoring and management: easy to install, cost-effective, and secure. Also called RMM, this technology allows your managed services provider, or MSP, to proactively look after your company’s IT. Using ​​cloud-based software installed on your computer and/or network, RMM gives secure access to your tech support team. This means that MSPs like WYRE can solve […]

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Cloud Computing for Your Business

June 19, 2023

You can’t have a conversation about modern IT without talking about cloud environments. According to the “2022 Cloud Computing” study by Foundry (formerly IDG Communications), “69% of companies have accelerated their cloud migration over the past twelve months, and the percentage of companies with most or all IT infrastructure in the cloud is expected to […]

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SEO Best Practices: How WYRE Keeps It Real

May 31, 2023

Have you ever looked at a website and been bombarded by page after page of salesy, repetitive language? Every specialty, every locale, in every possible configuration: • IT consulting Chattanooga • IT consulting services Cleveland • IT managed service provider Knoxville • IT support Nashville In order for pages to appear near the top of […]

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Legacy Systems: Problems and Solutions

May 23, 2023

If your company has been around awhile, you’re probably familiar with the term legacy. In computing terms, legacy is the fancy way of referring to older, outdated, no-longer-supported software and hardware that’s still in use by a company. As you can imagine, legacy systems have their downsides. In 2020, technology market researchers Vanson Bourne conducted […]

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Interview: Dave Baughn, COO, on Changing MSPs

April 6, 2023

“What are some reasons a business might want to change MSPs?” Dave: There are three main reasons. 1. Traditional IT can’t keep up. Not all IT companies who offer managed services are true MSPs. Many traditional IT companies offer “managed services,” but it is not their core business. As your business grows, so do your IT […]