Legacy Systems: Problems and Solutions

Legacy system problems and solutions in Knoxville, TN

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 In computing terms, legacy is the fancy way of referring to older, outdated, no-longer-supported software and hardware that’s still in use by a company.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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Local 3 News Feature: WYRE’s Cybersecurity Expert on SnapChat AI

Social Media Apps

WYRE cybersecurity expert Anthony Jirouschek was featured on Local 3 News in a piece on Snapchat’s AI chatbot feature and how it can effect kids. “With Snapchat’s AI bot specifically, it seems like its intention is to provide a friend for everyone,” Anthony says. While there are some pros to the chatbot feature, he cautions, […]

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The Dark Web: What Is It, and How Can You Stay Safe?

Dark Web ID

Anonymous. Private. Uncensored. The dark web is something you often hear about, but its reality feels cloaked in fog, as though it’s too mysterious to be fully understood. In reality, it’s a simple concept: a “set of web pages on the World Wide Web that cannot be indexed by search engines, are not viewable in […]

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Why You Should Choose WYRE

People Technology Working Together

From the outside, most managed service providers (MSPs) look a lot alike. Their services follow the core of IT: support cybersecurity networking infrastructure device management email, accounts, and apps voice disaster recovery Supported apps are standard, too, and include everything from the popular MS 365 to industry-specific software. Cost, of course, varies, but you already […]

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Interview: Dave Baughn, COO, on Changing MSPs

Dave Baughn Interview

“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 […]

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Problem/Solution: We’ll Help You Switch MSPs.

IT Support Chattanooga

Problem: You’re nervous about switching MSPs. Solution: Say it with us: “WYRE!” Is your current MSP causing your business headaches? slow response time poor customer service  offers only break/fix services isn’t up to date on the latest technologies It’s time for a change.   But change can be scary. This is your technology we’re talking […]

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Spear Phishing: A Real-World Example

Phishing Cybersecurity

Think IT companies are immune from phishing emails? Think again! This series of spear phishing emails was sent to one of our staff-the hero of this story, who recognized the scheme in time to avoid it. Everyone will experience phishing at some point. It is not a matter of if, but when. The example below will show you […]

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Interview: Anthony Jirouschek, Security Architect, on Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing Chattanooga

“Will you explain what penetration testing is-and isn’t?” Anthony: Penetration testing, or pentesting, is the authorized process of attacking a computer, network, or software for the purpose of identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities. Pentesting is not a magic button that will give you all the answers, but it is a necessary and valuable tool for any company […]

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Interview: Mike Wade, CTO, on Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Interview

“What cybersecurity issue are you seeing most in the field?” Mike: Definitely sophisticated phishing attacks. Specifically, spear phishing [i.e., directed at a specific person]. We see where people who are in financial roles are being targeted. The last one I saw was really crazy. It 100% looked like, “Hey, I’m supposed to enter my MS 365 credentials,” […]

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Problem/Solution: We Work in Lots of Industries.

IT Industries

Problem: You need IT help in a specific industry. Solution: One more time …WYRE! Our diverse team is experienced in a wide variety of industries, including some you might not expect: auto dealers chains financial services food and beverage healthcare and veterinary practices manufacturing nonprofits wholesale supply Don’t see your industry listed? It’s time to […]

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