5 Most common security breaches

From attacks on mobile devices to ever-increasing types of malware, cybersecurity has never been more challenging. One of the best ways to stay protected is to be aware of cybersecurity threats. To that end, here are five common ways your IT systems can be broken into. 1. You are tricked into installing malicious software There […]

Simple steps to protect data in the cloud

Small- and medium-sized businesses can’t afford a data breach. According to IBM’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, a single breach can cost organizations $3.86 million on average. Be proactive in making sure your data is safe in the cloud, so you don’t have to spend a huge amount mitigating a breach. Know your […]

Avoid these 5 bad business security practices

Many small- and mid-sized businesses struggle to protect their data, often neglecting a critical component in their security strategy. If your organization still follows one or more of these bad security practices, correct them as soon as possible. Open wireless networks With just one main internet line and a couple of wireless routers, an entire […]

Security audits: Data integrity’s last line of defense

Businesses should take every precaution when it comes to data and network protection. Leverage the capabilities of a competent IT partner by augmenting their round-the-clock oversight and regularly update protocols with timely security audits. Auditing and the security strategy Audits are necessary to maintain system integrity and uphold quality. These system checks help identify security […]

Protect your business data in the cloud

Though touted for its increased security, the cloud isn’t 100% safe from data breaches. A small- and medium-sized business has to be proactive with data security, even in the cloud, or it risks costs tied to lost business, damaged reputation, and regulatory fines. Make sure you’re securing your business data in the cloud with the […]

Why businesses should opt for CRM

However good you are at running your business, you won’t get very far without a steady stream of customers. To effectively foster customer relationships, many businesses are leveraging customer relationship management (CRM) systems. What is a CRM system? CRM is a system that allows businesses to manage, record, and evaluate their customer interactions to provide […]

5 Signs of weak enterprise security

As the number of cybersecurity threats increases, many business owners have no recourse but make cybersecurity a priority. But how does one know if your security measures are actually keeping your enterprise IT assets safe? Here are five ways you can tell if your security isn’t sufficient. Open wireless networks With one main internet line […]

Don’t know how to lock your Mac? Here’s how

Confidential data stored in your Mac is at risk of exposure if you leave your desk with your computer on. One of the most effective ways to protect your data is to lock your Mac with a password. It’s not enough to log off your Mac Some people “lock” their Mac computer by logging off […]

Managed IT: How hospitals can benefit

More and more healthcare organizations are turning to managed services providers (MSPs) for their IT needs. This lets hospitals and clinics focus on being healthcare providers and not on being ad hoc IT professionals learning on the fly. Here are some things to look for in a managed services provider before you consider partnering with […]

5 Gmail hacks to maximize your productivity

If managing your inbox is decreasing your productivity, you’re not alone. We all struggle to unsubscribe from outdated newsletters and get ourselves removed from email chains that don’t pertain to us. But don’t fret, we have some great Gmail productivity hacks for you. #1. Customize your email address and harness filters Did you know that […]