IT Security & Advisories

2020 BYOD Policy for SMBs and Nonprofits

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) has become commonplace in today’s workplace as businesses leverage the tools their own staff have in what they hope is a way to bolster productivity. While it can improve communications and encourage remote work (i.e. they can answer critical emails while travelling) it opens your organization up to threats. Should you abolish the …

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Why Your Business Needs Cybersecurity Insurance Too

Cyber crime prevention has headlined many articles in our blog, and for good reason given that the threat level is higher than ever. And while partnering with a Managed Services Provider that offers access to enterprise level cloud-based productivity and security solutions is the first step to mitigating risk, we’d be remiss to not suggest that you …

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Top 5 Phishing Targets Your Organization Needs to Protect

Phishing surpassed ransomware attacks for the first time last year, and now shares the throne as a top cybersecurity threat to businesses to watch out for in 2019. While it’s an organization-wide concern, evidence shows that there are certain individuals and departments that have bigger bullseyes painted on them. And as you might suspect, Phishers are …

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Computer Security Tips for the Workplace

Computer security in a corporate environment is concerned with the security of physical computers (desktops, laptops, mobile devices) and installed software. It’s only one component of cyber security, which is concerned with the entire network, but it absolutely requires your attention. Today, we’re going to look exclusively at your hardware so that you can block …

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5 Most Vulnerable IoT Devices in Your Office 2020

Companies are finally coming around when it comes to investing in better cyber security. They are securing email and computers, subscribing to more secure software, and backing up data to the cloud. But one concerning area is often overlooked, the internet-of-things (IoT) devices used in the office environment. All of the digital bells and whistles that intend to improve both productivity and …

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5 Things Your Business Needs to do for Better Email Security in 2019

Email security remains a top IT concern for businesses entering 2019. The exponential increase of phishing attacks over the past year alone can be credited for this, especially after news broke that additional Yahoo and Gmail users were compromised in December. To help get 2019 started, here are several steps you can take to improve your email …

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5 Ways Your Business Can Realize Revenue Growth Through Managed IT Support

There’s no denying the numerous benefits of Managed IT support, so why do some businesses remain on the fence about outsourcing? A lack of understanding the ROI. Many businesses overlook how easily technology can impact revenue and, in comparison to technology, downtime is expensive. Establishing reliable and effective systems will allow your team to maximize production …

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Why You Need a Cloud to Cloud Backup Plan

By now you know that your business should increase migration to the cloud in order to leverage the numerous productivity benefits, one of which includes data backup. But now here we are telling you that you need a cloud to cloud backup plan too? Redundant? You bet, and when it comes to Software as a Service (SaaS) …

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