Author Archives: Dawn Sizer

Active Content and Cookies for Cybersecurity

Active Content and Cookies for Cybersecurity

Active content and cookies are aspects of modern web-browsing experiences that many people may not understand. This lack of understanding may lead some web users to compromise the security of their personal information. Fortunately, a basic understanding of the ways that active content and cookies work on your system can help. What is Active Content? […]

Cloud Computing – To Cloud or Not to Cloud

That is the question. Where is the cloud? Everyone is talking about cloud computing these days and for good reason. The cloud is revolutionizing how computing power is generated and consumed. Cloud refers to software and services that run on the Internet, instead of locally on your computer. When tech companies say your data is […]

IT Security and Cybersecurity

IT Security and Cybersecurity

Let’s Talk About IT Security IT security and cybersecurity are a set of strategies that prevent unauthorized access to organizational assets.  These assets are browsers, computers, networks, and data. The goal of IT security is to maintain the accessibility, integrity, and confidentiality of sensitive information.  IT security blocks the access of hackers, educates your organization and prepares […]

Time, Money, Resources, and Reputation.

MSP’s Save You Time, Money, Resources, and Reputation.

Managed Service Providers or MSP’s are designed to do 4 things for your business: save you money, save you time, save you resources, and save your reputation.  That sounds great, but if you don’t know what managed services are, let’s explain that quick.   Managed services are fully outsourced IT that takes care of all the […]

Recognize Spam 3 Easy Ways

Of Course I Can Recognize Spam! Can’t everyone recognize spam? By definition spam is unsolicited bulk messages sent through email. “Great, I have a definition now, but how does that help me?” Unsolicited, in this case means you have not had any interaction with this company, brand, or person. In other words, someone got your email address […]

3rd Element named as one of the top 250 MSP's in North America!

Top 250 SMB Managed Service Provider!

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, February 19, 2019 3rd Element Consulting is proud to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named 3rd Element to its 2019 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with innovative approaches to managed services. As a result, these […]

How MSPs Protect Against Advanced Threats

MSPs protect your organization from advanced threats ranging from hackers to even your own employees.  If you have not yet, read what a Managed Service Provider is and take a look into how an MSP protects your organization.  This article is about about the more advanced threats and why an MSP is your best option to combat them to […]

How MSP’s Protect Your Organization

We covered what a Managed Service Provider is in our last article.  Now it’s time to take a deeper look into how an MSP protects your organization. Let’s start with what your people notice the most, the PC at their desk and the software that runs on it.  Both hardware and software are in need of continual updates and […]