Factoring the Human Element Into Cybersecurity
Businesses typically worry about hackers when they think about cybersecurity. While it makes sense to choose practical tools that protect your data from criminals, you also need to consider the human element of cybersecurity. Surprisingly, your employees could pose a greater risk than hackers. Learning about how you can make your employees a critical line […]
What’s the Difference Between a Worm and a Virus?
Most people have heard of computer viruses and malware, even if they don’t know exactly how they work. Malware is a damaging computer program that can infect your system and steal data and corrupt files. That’s why most computers have some form of antivirus software installed. For those that don’t, there are some excellent third […]
Is There a Difference Between Managed and Professional Services?
Plenty of small businesses don’t have either the expertise, or the resources to set up a full IT department. There may be some colleagues who know how to fix certain IT problems, but in order to really prepare the business for growth, outsourcing IT is a must. By choosing to outsource, you can save money […]
4 Necessary Traits for Hiring Remote Employees
Due to the current situation, many companies now find that a majority of their employees who can work from home, do just that. Whatever challenges this presents, any additional recruitment for your business is now going to require someone who is competent for the role, and has the skills to still be productive while working […]
Break-Fix vs. Managed IT Services: Which One Is Right for You?
Whether your business is large or small, you want to get your IT strategy right. You can choose an in-house IT expert, or an IT-managed service provider to work with your IT, but either way, you will be presented with a choice: do you sign up for a break-fix model, or a full-service managed IT […]
Why Security Awareness Training Is an Essential Part of Your Cybersecurity
Cyberattacks have been an issue since the inception of the internet, but in recent months there has been a spike in cybersecurity breaches in the form of phishing scams, ransomware, and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. This is in part due to the coronavirus and the spike in digital working environments. Security breaches in […]
Top 5 Phishing Email Disguises to Avoid
Cyber attack techniques are changing and improving with technological developments, so it’s important to stay on top of the methods they use to deceive you into clicking on a malicious link or email. So with a few common-sense tips, here are the top 5 phishing disguises to avoid. Realistic Emails The way many phishing scams […]
5 Ways to Drastically Cut Down IT Costs During the Pandemic
COVID-19 seems to have brought the whole world to its knees, and many American businesses have been negatively affected. The unexpected restrictions of so many activities has significantly impacted both small and large organizations, costing them money that can be difficult to recoup. As a result, many businesses are searching for ways to cut down […]
How Much Should You Be Paying for Managed IT Services?
Modern businesses depend on their digital technology, so when it comes to operating a successful firm, a Managed IT Services Provider can be an excellent business partner. But how much should you really be paying for managed IT services? There are several different types of managed IT services you can purchase, and because of that, […]
5 Signs Your Current IT Provider Didn’t Properly Prepare You For COVID-19
It’s safe to say that the current pandemic has had a significant impact on the business world—as markets are disrupted and stay-at-home orders enforced, business owners have been forced to develop new and innovative ways to stay afloat. What’s more, coronavirus’s impact likely won’t be exclusive to 2020 alone; its effects on how businesses operate […]