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I Know Your Largest Security Vulnerability

The greatest threat to network security in your organization is known by every hacker on the planet. More than likely, they have been testing your system multiple times per day for years. They have been searching for the weakest link in the softest part of your armor, and when they find it, they will exploit it for days or even months until you are alerted to their activity.

Does My Business Need Professional IT Management?

Business owners are notoriously thrifty and rightfully so. When an enterprise is in its infancy, every resource except time is precious. Dave Ramsey calls small business owners “CEOs – Chief Everything Officers”. If a toilet needs to be plunged or the building needs to be painted, the CEO does it.

Seven Reasons to Back Up Your Cloud Data

Whether your data is stored in a hosted email system, in a file sharing system such as Dropbox or Google Docs, or in an industry-specific application, it’s important to acknowledge the limitations of your providers’ backups.

Microsoft has a policy of backing up data in its system based on a complicated set of factors which result in them keeping files between 30 days and 3 months but doesn’t guarantee anything.

Popular Office 365 packages relabeled Microsoft 365

 

“Microsoft has an unfortunate naming convention…” is a phrase I’ve uttered hundreds of times over the course of the last few years. That phrase almost always preceded a bumbling attempt to explain why we say things like “Office 365 migration” to mean “move your email to the cloud” or why “Office 365 Business Essentials” didn’t include Office.

SBA Assistance to Small Business

If you’re like us, you’ve been inundated with Coronavirus news, but sometimes important nuggets can be lost in the deluge of information.

In case you’re not aware, the federal government has passed a $2,000,000,000,000 ($2 TRILLION) support package intended to address the monumental economic impact of historic nationwide shelter-in-place orders.

Security best practices for remote workers

Working from home increases employee autonomy, cuts costs, and ensures the health and safety of the company during the coronavirus pandemic. The problem is, it also increases the likelihood of security breaches since employees are working outside the company’s security perimeter. That’s why you and your staff must adhere to these security best practices. Fortify […]

Essential tools for remote working

The global pandemic hasn’t defeated many hard-working managers and teams. They’re protecting themselves from the virus, meeting deadlines, collaborating on projects, and hitting business goals, all while working from home. In this article, we’ll go through a list of the essentials tools for the new normal that is remote working. For both employers and employees, […]

Have your staff work from home with the proper gear

One of the major hurdles of shifting to a work-from-home setup is that the hardware your employees have at home can be very different from what they’re used to at the office. More than their computers and smartphones, these are the things your staff will need to set up their own home office. A reliable […]

Cloud services in demand due to pandemic

Providers of cloud-based services are experiencing a steep increase in demand these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic goes global. Because of the pandemic, many employees are working from home, relying on digital productivity and collaboration tools to get their job done. What does this mean for all of us? Even before the pandemic, many companies […]

How businesses are impacted by COVID-19

Businesses and consumers are facing a lot of uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the only thing that seems certain is that it will impact businesses, particularly the way they operate and use technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for remote interactions and stronger communications technology will inevitably […]