IT Outsourcing: Is It Right for Your Business?

In today’s digital age, businesses of all sizes are increasingly reliant on technology to operate. It plays a significant role in the way we live, work, interact, and collaborate. There are endless ways that technology can benefit businesses like yours. Technology can help you automate processes, connect with new customers and improve communication within your […]

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses in San Diego

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses in San Diego   Cybersecurity for small businesses in San Diego is of critical concern. In 2020, the Ponemon Institute released a report showing that the average cost of a data breach for a small business in the United States was $3.86 million. This staggering amount includes the costs of lost […]

We Donate Computers

Donating Computers to Orphanages and Education Centers in Mexico At Empowered IT Solutions, we believe in giving back to our community in any way possible. One way we’ve found to make a positive impact is through our computer donation program, where we donate used computers and laptops to orphanages and educational centers in Baja California. […]

Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

The Value of a Cybersecurity Assessment   A doctor might have the best treatment for a virus in the world, but you won’t be convinced to use it if you don’t know you have it. But once you know, you will pay anything for the best chance to get rid of the virus. How can […]

Data Privacy

When you think of privacy, what comes to mind? Closing your window shades? Keeping your phone screen locked? Shutting the door when you have a sensitive conversation? We do all of these things to preserve our privacy, but it is important to know exactly what we’re talking about when we say “privacy.” And it is […]

Safe Online Shopping

Tips for Safe Online Shopping It is that time of year again, festive gatherings and holiday shopping! Many of us will choose to shop online and avoid going into the stores- who can resist one-click ordering and next-day delivery? Incredibly convenient, not just for us and businesses, but also for cybercriminals. So it is important […]

Antivirus vs Endpoint Detection & Response

When looking at different types of cybersecurity protection for your business, which of the following is the right endpoint security strategy for your business: antivirus (AV) software or endpoint protection and response (EDR)? These tools might seem similar at first glance, but choosing the wrong one could compromise the security of your data and, ultimately, […]

Staying Cyber-Secure

Concerned About Cybersecurity? Technology impacts our lives and livelihood every day. Whether we’re at home, at work, or on the go, we have access to a device that’s likely connected to a network that requires us to follow safety protocols while online to ensure we are staying cyber-secure. Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest […]

The Cloud

The cloud refers to services that are hosted over the Internet, instead of locally on your computer, and accessed through a web browser or application. The advantage of the cloud is that you can access your information on any device with an Internet connection. In the same way that a cloud is a dense cluster […]

NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is one of the best ways your organization can enhance its cybersecurity. The framework is composed of a list of standards, guidelines, and practices designed to manage cyber risk of all types and improve your cybersecurity posture.  The increased complexity and connectivity of our world and its critical infrastructure systems […]