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Importance of Managed IT Services in Improving Your Business Operations

Importance of Managed IT Services in Improving Your Business Operations

The sudden development of IT problems can quickly throw your team’s workday off track. Even simple login issues can prevent you and your employees from getting any work done until you can fix the problem. To do so on your own, you may have to spend hours troubleshooting, sometimes without getting anywhere. If you have […]

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Inside The Anatomy Of The Human Firewall

Inside The Anatomy Of The Human Firewall

Each year, around 61% of small businesses become the victims of a malware attack. While many small businesses may think no one would ever come after them because of their size, know that over half of the total global attacks hit small businesses and, for thieves, getting access to your systems is becoming increasingly lucrative. We’re collecting […]

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The Ultimate Small Business Owner’s Guide to Ransomware

The Ultimate Small Business Owner’s Guide to Ransomware

Your employee innocently clicks a link within an email or visits a sketchy website and the next thing you know your digital assets are being held hostage by a cyber attacker. It only takes a few keystrokes to cause potentially irrevocable damage to your systems, and hackers are always looking for new victims. With ransomware, […]

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Why Do Hackers Target Small Businesses?

Why Do Hackers Target Small Businesses?

Why Small Companies is the First Target for Online Hackers According to the SBA, small business employs less than 500 people and realizes less than $7 million in profits annually. This standard defines a small company across the global business world. A large percentage of these smaller businesses operate as privately owned companies. Hackers are especially […]

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How Do You Measure Your Company’s Cybersecurity Effectiveness?

How Do You Measure Your Company’s Cybersecurity Effectiveness?

Many companies are finally taking cybersecurity seriously and have implemented programs to meet their organization’s specific needs. Having a program in place, however, is only the first step. Measuring the effectiveness of a cybersecurity plan is equally important. There are several steps a company should take to adequately measure the effectiveness of their plan. How […]

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Can 2 or More Monitors Increase Staff Productivity?

Can 2 or More Monitors Increase Staff Productivity?

Looking for ways to help your team accomplish more? Consider equipping their workspaces with additional monitors. Skeptics are likely shaking their heads at this, wondering, “Will that really improve productivity, or only give my employees an extra incentive to stream videos or play games? Aren’t more screens just a recipe for distraction?” Believe it or […]

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Facebook Finally Allows Users To Delete Sent Messages

Facebook Finally Allows Users To Delete Sent Messages

Users of Facebook Messenger, which number over 1.2 billion people worldwide, now have a new feature that makes life a bit easier after making an “oops.” An oops is a mistake in an instant message that is immediately noticed, right after sending it, by the person who wrote it. It could be that a message […]

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Feeling The Love?

Feeling The Love?

There is a lot to love about the work that you do, and hopefully, your technology is part of that. Loving your IT means having a great relationship not only with the devices, software, and applications you use each day, but with the folks who look after them.   If you’ve stopped feeling that spark […]

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The Risks Of Using Auto-Complete For Passwords

The Risks Of Using Auto-Complete For Passwords

The auto-fill feature that makes it easy to enter in usernames and passwords on various websites may be putting your information at risk. While auto-fill is a convenient way to keep track of the many combinations of letters, numbers and special characters you need to access sites, the feature is also being used by advertisers and […]

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How Advanced Data Governance Helps Manage Risk & Meet Compliance

How Advanced Data Governance Helps Manage Risk & Meet Compliance

Advanced Data Governance (or ADG) is a tool from Microsoft. Available to be used within Office 365, this tool assists businesses in meeting compliance requirements and managing risk. Most of all, it helps organize the massive amounts of data that companies are now dealing with.   Each quarter, the data owned by a given business […]

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