CATS Technology Blog

Important News and Updates from the world of CATS Technology Solutions Group!

Cyber Security Training Should Be a Priority

Nov 17 2022

Cyber Security awareness training is a great way to protect your business from Cyber-attacks.  It’s important for employees to understand what threats are out there and what they can do to protect their data from any malicious actions. There are […] [Read More...]

‘Tis the Season for Cyber Crimes

Nov 10 2022

Cyber-crimes happen all year, but it is during the holidays that they ramp up even more.  This is the time of year where people are more distracted and often too frazzled to realize that they are being targeted with a […] [Read More...]

The “Trick-or-Treating” of Cyber-Attacks

Oct 27 2022

The month of October brings two things: Cyber Security Awareness and Halloween.  Halloween is a spooky and scary time, just like Cyber Attacks!   The number one reason of cyber-attacks occurring continues to be due to human error.  Cyber criminals […] [Read More...]

A Recipe for Strong Cybersecurity

Oct 20 2022

Do you know the recipe for strong Cybersecurity?  Let’s go over what you’ll need and the steps to take to whip up a truly cyber-safe presence! Ingredients: Computer, laptop, tablet, phone, or another device that connects to the Internet 1x […] [Read More...]

Cybersecurity is Easy, Data Breaches are Not

Oct 14 2022

What is something that you dread, but know it’s something that you need to do?  We all have that one thing that may stress or overwhelm us when we think about it.  Unfortunately, many people get this feeling when they […] [Read More...]

Important Physical Cybersecurity Steps to Take

Sep 27 2022

While there are many technology safeguards to take when it comes to Cybersecurity, there are also physical steps you can take to stay protected and keep your information safe.  Physical security is just as important as technology security and keeping […] [Read More...]

A New Phishing Tactic: Reply-Chain Attacks

Aug 29 2022

The reason phishing attacks seem to be mentioned time and time again is because they are still the number one tactic cybercriminals use for cyberattacks.  They are becoming more difficult to detect since cybercriminals continue to evolve their tactics.  The […] [Read More...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Cyber Security

Aug 8 2022

Companies, as well as their employees, play a large role in maintaining the security of the Cyber world.  After all, it is a known fact that people are the weakest link when it comes to Cyberattacks.   Here are some […] [Read More...]

How to Tell if Your Computer is Hit with Malware

Jun 28 2022

Once your company is hit with a malware attack, it can take weeks to recover.  Not only that, but sometimes computers are hit with malware without even knowing! The longer the malware sits on your system undetected, the more damage […] [Read More...]

New Vulnerability Hits Microsoft Office

Jun 2 2022

As a partner with Huntress, and an IT company of course, we feel it is our duty to pass along any important information they share with us.  There is a Microsoft Office zero-day vulnerability out there, called “Follina,” that can […] [Read More...]

Cyber Attacks – How Often, Who & Why?

Apr 14 2022

As Cyber Attacks continue to rise, Cyber Security luckily has seen a big increase as well.  It’s no secret that Cyber Security is an essential part of your business and is needed to keep your systems safe and secure from […] [Read More...]

7 Ways to Secure Your Printer

Mar 24 2022

Did you know Cybercriminals can steal personal information straight from your printer?  Many people don’t think to secure their printer(s), but printers see and store a lot of confidential information.   Here are 7 ways you can secure your printer: […] [Read More...]

Inflation Expected to Continue to Affect IT Market

Mar 14 2022

Due to everything going on in the world, inflation is rising.  Of course, this will affect prices across all markets, including the IT market. Services such as Security Services, Email, Cloud Services, and Labor just in general have all seen […] [Read More...]

Meet Sathya Chandrasekaran!

Mar 8 2022

Sathya is an Administrative Assistant at CATS Technology Solutions Group.  She grew up in Chennai, which is a city in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.  She went on to receive her education from Ethiraj College and Madras University, Chennai.  […] [Read More...]

Microsoft Pricing Has Officially Increased

Feb 23 2022

The moment we have told you about is here; Microsoft has officially increased their pricing on their products.  There has been an increase of anywhere from 8.5% to 25% on Microsoft’s products.  Microsoft stated that the new pricing “reflects the […] [Read More...]

Meet Corey White!

Feb 23 2022

Corey is a Technician at CATS Technology Solutions Group.  He grew up in Orlando, Florida, but received his education at PCAGE in New Jersey where he earned his A+ and Network + Certifications. Corey has always been really interested in […] [Read More...]

Meet George Ford!

Feb 9 2022

George is a Technician at CATS Technology Solutions Group.  He is from Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey and received his training for IT from PC AGE Career Institute.  It was during his time at PC AGE that he realized his strong […] [Read More...]

What is a Help Desk and Why You Need One?

Jan 18 2022

Before we dive into the many benefits of an IT Help Desk, let’s start off with explaining what a Help Desk is.  A Help Desk is a resource center that provides information and support to computer users.  A Help Desk […] [Read More...]

Different Phishing Techniques to Know

Jan 6 2022

Did you know there are different phishing techniques that hackers use against you?  Cybercriminals will do anything to try to steal your information and cause irreparable damage. It’s beneficial to know which techniques are used and warning signs to look […] [Read More...]

Cybercriminals Don’t Take Vacations

Dec 6 2021

‘Tis the season for family, joy, memories and cyberattacks?  The holiday season is now upon us, and what better way to celebrate than to take a much needed vacation or staycation?  You’ve worked hard all year and let’s face it, […] [Read More...]

Cybersecurity is Needed for All Ages

Nov 3 2021

It doesn’t matter your age, scammers target everyone.  Although the younger generation (ages 20-29) is the most victimized age group, it is the older generation that suffers the most monetary loss.  Since our older generation may not have as much […] [Read More...]

Why You Need Backups and Popular Myths to Know

Oct 18 2021

There are a lot of misconceptions and myths out there when it comes to backups.  Many believe if you are using a certain program, then all of your data and information is automatically being backed up, but this isn’t always […] [Read More...]

Microsoft Pricing to Increase Next Year

Oct 11 2021

Beginning on March 1, 2022, Microsoft will be increasing their pricing on their commercial products.  If you’re wondering why, Microsoft stated that the new pricing “reflects the increased value we have delivered to our customers over the past 10 years.” […] [Read More...]

Prime Time for a Cyberattack

Sep 29 2021

Cyberattacks can happen at any time, but usually happen when least expected.  Did you know that there is a certain time that is considered the prime time for these attacks to occur? You work hard, and let’s face it, you […] [Read More...]

Why an IT Help Desk is Beneficial for You

Sep 8 2021

A help desk is a resource center designed to provide information and support to users.  When a problem arises related to IT services, software, and applications, the help desk is there to assist.  An IT help desk is very beneficial […] [Read More...]

The Ripple Effect of a Breach

Aug 12 2021

It is well known that the outcome of a breach is devastating, but few know how many people a breach can negatively impact.  Breaches can cause a ripple effect of consequences, ultimately affecting various parties.   Who is Affected? Of […] [Read More...]

Does Stress Contribute to Cyberattacks?

Apr 1 2021

It’s a well-known fact that stress can have a negative impact on many things in life, but what about having a negative effect on cybersecurity?  According to Threat Post, a recent survey found that employees who are stressed out and […] [Read More...]