Phoenix IT Services and Support Can Prevent You From Clicking on a Link... What??
When Is a Link Not a Threat?
We all take for granted that links are a part of digital life. If you want to navigate your computer, or navigate the Internet, there are countless destinations that are connected by links. Just consider that the Internet is comprised of various web pages, images, videos, and many other valuable little bits of content that are all connected by a web of links. These links are the cornerstone of the Internet, but increasingly clicking on links can have devasting unintended consequences. It's why MyTek, Arizona's leading Phoenix IT outsourcing provider, spends considerable time providing education about ways to protect your business technology and valuable data from harm. The IT support Phoenix businesses need for security and also for contingency plans is growing as the levels of threat through technology increase in sophistication and frequency. You can read about MyTek's Phoenix IT services and support for security and productivity HERE.
More about Links and Why You Should Consider Phoenix IT Outsourcing
Links are often called hyperlinks, and they are calls to specific information that can be discovered by clicking on them with a mouse or tapping them with your finger on a touchscreen. Did you know that there are times that not so obvious on-screen elements often have a link contained within them so they can be connected to certain information? For example, clicking on a photo to enlarge it might just be what a scammer is hoping for.
So maybe you clicked on an image in an e-mail, and you land on a website. The same can be said for clicking on a link to a PDF. You either download it by clicking on it, or you open it from its source in the web browser. A malicious website may have a perfectly "normal" web address, and once there, encourage you to download files. Unfortunately files that are downloaded can contain viruses that can cause great damage. IT support Phoenix businesses need include security training on what sites/downloads are acceptable for employees to access. Believe it or not, often the more basic the website looks, the more likely it is there for nefarious reasons.
Phoenix IT Outsourcing Services Include Advanced Security Systems
Most people do not realize how sophisticated hacking has become. For example, have you ever received an e-mail from one of your contacts that included a link for you to view content? Of course! With the ease of sharing information and files that links provide, most business people share data this way. Did you know that hackers break into someone's computer and grab their address book, including names, e-mail addresses, even signature lines? One safety tip is that you should always hover over a link to see its destination before actually clicking on it. Do you recognize the website? If you don't, don't click until you verify that it is truly your business contact sending the info. You certainly don’t want to download a dangerous file.
The only way to fight back against all of the threats that are out there is to incorporate world-class security solutions. This is why a Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution, that is designed to eliminate the majority of threats your business might face, is a must have for any company looking to tighten down the hatches. Find out more about UTM HERE.
Free 30 Days of Phoenix IT Services and Support From MyTek, the Leading IT Support Phoenix Businesses Choose for Security
We genuinely care about helping your business succeed, and we put our money where our mouth is to prove it. MyTek is so certain that we can help make your business more effective with robust security and comprehensive Phoenix IT services and support that we offer the opportunity to try our services for 30 days at NO COST and with no contract. This includes consultation, onboarding, and servicing for 30 days at no cost. Our Phoenix IT outsourcing business is built on our clients’ satisfaction, so we also don’t require contracts going forward. We partner with you to make your business better. Our Phoenix IT services and support will make sure you are protected 24/7. Interested? Let's schedule a cup of coffee on us to discuss. Find out more HERE, E-mail or call us at / 623-312-2444 to take advantage of our complimentary IT assessment and a 30-day trial of Phoenix business IT services and support that will amaze you!
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