Watch Out for Coronavirus Scams

Fraudsters and scam artists are always looking for new ways to prey on consumers. Now they are using the same tactics to take advantage of consumers’ heightened financial and health concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Federal, state, and local law enforcement have begun issuing warnings on the surge of coronavirus scams and how consumers can…

Year-End Technology Checklist

Wrap up 2021 knowing that your network and hardware are secure and ready for the new year with our Year-End Technology Checklist by Chief Technology Officer, Kelly Davis. Review your backup devices and services Commonly, the business backup solutions are as simple as having an external hard drive connected or saving documents elsewhere like a…

Your Year-End Tech Check

Wrap up 2020 knowing that your network and hardware are secure and ready for the new year with SIMA Technology’s Year-End Tech Check from Chief Technology Officer, Kelly Davis. Review your backup devices and services Commonly, the business backup solutions are as simple as having an external hard drive connected or saving documents elsewhere like…

Technology Outreach: Taking Employee Communication to the Next Level

The manner in which employers communicate policies, procedures and benefit plan details to employees has a tremendous impact on how well those programs and policies are understood, utilized and perceived by employees. Providing your employees with ample, accurate resources will help convey your messages effectively and protect you from liability. The Value of Technology-facilitated Communication…

Social Media at the Office

For employers who allow or encourage employees to access social media while at work, the benefits are clear: employees are more apt to engage in wellness programs and stay informed about employee benefits, more likely to provide feedback.  These employees also often feel as though they are part of a community and involved in your…

IRS warns of new phishing scam

Ransomware Scheme Impersonates IRS and FBI The IRS has issued an urgent warning about a new email phishing scheme that uses IRS and FBI emblems to entice users into clicking a link to download a fake FBI questionnaire. The link downloads ransomware, which prevents users from accessing data from their devices unless they pay the…

Look at your employees with cybersecurity in mind

Today’s businesses operate in an era of hyper-connectedness and, unfortunately, a burgeoning global cybercrime industry. You can’t afford to hope you’ll luck out and avoid a cyberattack. It’s essential to establish policies and procedures to minimize risk. One specific area on which to focus is your employees. Know the threats There are a variety of…