We’re excited to be celebrating March Madness this month! This contest, running from Monday, March 13th until Monday, April 3rd, is designed to inspire businesses to implement the right IT solutions to protect them against modern cybersecurity threats. There will be lots of opportunities to win fun weekly prizes, as well as a chance to win a championship prize when the contest wraps up on Tuesday, April 4th! Learn more about the March Madness contest in this blog post, how your business can play along, and why this contest is so important to PCA Technology Group.

March Madness Details

We encourage you to follow us on LinkedIn to keep track of the March Madness contest and enter to win weekly prizes. Follow us on LinkedIn here! Here’s how you can win points:

  • 1 Point: Participate in a weekly PCA LinkedIn contests this month. Your business will earn a point for every contest you join! Connect with us here.
  • 2 Point Jump Shot: If you’re an existing PCA client, you can earn 2 points by submitting a review on our Clutch profile. We would love to hear how PCA has helped strengthen your security posture! Read an example review here to get you started. When you’re ready to give us feedback, you can start your review here. We always appreciate the honest feedback — it helps us improve and refine our services.
  • 3-Pointer: Did you know we offer free consultations? Schedule one with us here to earn 3 points! We look forward to discussing more about your current IT landscape and how our managed IT services can help your business grow.
  • Slam Dunk and Double Your Points: Want to go for the gold? If you purchase one or more services or products from PCA before the end of March Madness on April 4th, 2023, you can double your points! Whether you’re interested in our Network/Cybersecurity Solutions, our Software Development Solutions, or our robust Vendor Network, we can customize the right technology solutions for you.

Why Celebrate March Madness With PCA?

Besides having lots of opportunities to win fun prizes (who doesn’t love that?!), strengthening your cybersecurity posture is one of our top goals — during this contest and beyond. Cyberattacks continue to be one of the top problems facing businesses of all sizes and industries, especially as they continue to increase and become more sophisticated.

The current cybersecurity landscape is characterized by an increasing number of cyber threats, ranging from phishing scams and ransomware attacks to data breaches and password hacks. With more and more businesses and individuals relying on digital technologies to store and share sensitive information, the potential damage that can be caused by cyber attacks has never been greater. Here are a few ongoing trends to consider:

  • Ransomware attacks: Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts files on a victim’s computer or network, rendering them inaccessible until a ransom is paid. These attacks can be incredibly damaging, both in terms of financial loss and reputational damage. In recent years, ransomware attacks have targeted businesses, hospitals, and even critical infrastructure, such as oil pipelines and water treatment facilities.
  • State-sponsored cyber attacks: Countries like Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran have been accused of using cyber attacks to steal intellectual property, disrupt critical infrastructure, and interfere in political processes. These attacks can have far-reaching consequences, both in terms of national security and economic stability.
  • Phishing attacks: These attacks typically involve the use of fraudulent emails or websites that mimic legitimate ones to trick users into divulging sensitive information, such as login credentials or credit card details. With more people working remotely and relying on digital communication tools, the potential for phishing attacks has increased.

How PCA Can Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Strategy

There are a number of ways PCA can work with your business to identify your unique risks, develop a cybersecurity framework, and implement the right technology solutions to secure your business, your data, and your team. Here are a few examples of how we can assist and support you:

  • Cyber Insurance Mandates: Helping you navigate the cyber insurance world to protect your business in the event of a compromising incident.
  • Cyber Response Plans: Planning to back up and recover your business when the need arises.
  • IT Policies: Providing expert resources and guidance as you build your policies.
  • Cyber Alerts: Keeping you updated on the latest threats.
  • User Awareness: Educating you and your team through cybersecurity awareness trainings, online webinars, podcasts, and more.

We look forward to celebrating March Madness this month! You can read more contest details on our website. We thank you for entering our contest. Best of luck!