About Net Friends

Founded in 1997, Net Friends takes pride in the operational maturity we've built and the cybersecurity culture that makes us unique. Our 25-year tenure gives us the scope to put IT security first and deliver intelligent applications of leading technologies for today's globally distributed workforce.

Our history began in Healthcare support at Duke Health and we've since reached across all sectors, including BioTech, non-profit, education, law, and more. We are big fans of small businesses and we're passionate about making innovative, enterprise-grade technologies more accessible to SMBs.

Net Friends provides comprehensive managed IT services, managed infrastructure services, IT security and strategy, and IT staffing to clients in North Carolina and across the U.S.

We believe in people, and we love to see our customers and community thrive. Every encounter with Net Friends is an encounter with people who genuinely care about your business. We believe this is best achieved by leading as a people-first company.

Discover more about us at: www.netfriends.com

Latest Articles by

Net Friends

Cybersecurity
Social Engineering 101: How to Safeguard Your Business

Social engineering is one of the many cyberthreat tactics that put businesses at risk for substantial harm. Learn more about how to protect your business.

Cybersecurity
Social Engineering 101: Understanding Common Tactics

Social engineering lies at the root of roughly 98% of IT security attacks. Discover how to identify the most common tactics.

News
Net Friends Owner John Snyder Named to National Small Business Association’s Leadership Council

NSBA’s Leadership Council to Advise Policymakers in Washington DC on Interests of Small Businesses

Cybersecurity
Top 10 Basic Security Trainings to Build Your Cybersecurity Culture

Security Awareness Training is essential to improving your cybersecurity culture. These are the core topics your company's training program should cover.

Cybersecurity
Why Security Awareness Training Is Important For Compliance

Many security compliance standards mandate regular security training. Explore how compliance requirements can boost your business longevity.

Managed IT Services
Top 10 KPIs Your IT Provider Should Be Tracking

How do measure the success of your Managed IT Services Provider? By tracking their key performance indicators. These are the top KPIs your MSP should report on.

Managed IT Services
How to Outsource IT Needs & Keep Your In-House IT Team

Outsourced IT services allow SMBs to leverage the expertise and capacity of managed services providers to boost their productivity and profitability.

Life At Net Friends
Small Business Saturday 2021: Local Businesses We Love at Net Friends

Small businesses are the backbone to every local economy. That's why Small Business Saturday spotlights local establishments that keep communities thriving.

Cybersecurity
How to Protect Your Business While on Vacation

You've worked hard and deserve your vacation time. However, cyber threats are on the rise & bad actors don't take time off. Here's how to stay secure while OOO.

Cybersecurity
5 Benefits to Partnering with a SOC 2 Certified IT Company

Our greater reliance on IT increases security risks. Discover how partnering with a SOC 2 certified Managed Services Provider (MSP) boosts your cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity
5 Tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity Culture

Empower your employees to contribute to a robust cybersecurity culture that promotes security awareness, compliance, and incident response.

Life At Net Friends
Q&A with Net Friend Ryan on Veterans Day 2021

For Veterans Day 2021, we interviewed Navy veteran, Ryan Gilson, about his service journey and how it led him into his cybersecurity career at Net Friends.

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