How to Avoid the Phishing Net!

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Cybercrime is a lucrative industry. In 2018, it grossed over $1.5 trillion dollars and is expected to cost over $6 trillion by 2021, according to the Official Annual Cybercrime report. Where there is money to be made, legal or not, there are people eager to make it. Phishing is one of many cybercrimes that scammers are pursuing…and they’re largely succeeding. … Read More

Implementing an IT Asset Lifecycle Management System

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What IT assets does your company possess? Chances are if you were to make a list of these assets there would be some you would forget. Your IT assets include all hardware and software on your network and keeping track of them – let alone managing them – can be a daunting task. However, without asset management vigilance, your company … Read More

Why Managed IT Services Are So Important to Small Businesses

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Traditional IT tech support is becoming more irrelevant as managed IT services take IT by storm. Whereas traditional tech support offers a break-fix, or reactive approach, managed IT is proactive and offers monitoring, maintenance and technical support. Similar to maintaining in-house IT but without the hefty price tag that small businesses struggle to afford, managed IT companies familiarize themselves with … Read More

Office 2019 vs. Office 365 – Which One Is Right For Your Business?

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The release of Office 2019 this past September has left more than a little confusion in its wake. Many individuals and business owners are scratching their heads trying to determine whether Office 2019 offers them something they don’t have access to with Office 365. We want to take some time to address the similarities and differences between the two products … Read More

How Can Hosted Virtual Desktops Benefit My Business?

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Maintaining data and applications on desktop devices, while historically the only way to operate, is becoming obsolete in the corporate world. There many good reasons for this! More and more companies are not only switching to cloud servers but also to hosted virtual desktops…and they are reaping the benefits. What are hosted virtual desktops? Hosted virtual desktops or HVDs are … Read More

Working Remotely is on the Rise: Is Your Team Equipped?

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Hiring remote employees is increasingly common and allows companies to draw from a larger talent pool instead of being restricted by location. However, it doesn’t mean less logistics or expenses for employers. In order to not only attract but also retain talented remote employees, it’s important to supply them with the hardware, software and equipment they need to do their … Read More

Why Your Company’s Data Security Plan Needs Regular Review

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In today’s information age, companies gather mind-boggling amounts of data for the purpose of increasing both profitability and efficiency. While our ability to gather and interpret data continues to increase, we are also increasingly susceptible to security breaches. These breaches can threaten exposure of this confidential information and ultimately our company’s reputation. For these reasons, regular reviews of your company … Read More

Creating a Data Security Plan

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In an age where we have a mind-blowing amount of information shared through mobile and online transactions, the importance of protecting sensitive data is absolutely paramount. In the first seven months of 2017 alone, the Identity Theft Research Center reported over 900 data breaches that consequently exposed nearly 17 million data records. The vast majority of affected businesses? Small businesses … Read More

Data Security Tips for Your Office Administrator

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Security breaches and cyber attacks are no laughing matter. According to statistics from cybintnews.com, 64% of companies experience web-based attacks and 43 percent of these attacks target small businesses. Sadly, Scan, Film or Store Ltd. reports that more than 60% of companies never recover from a significant data loss, the ripple effect from which can absolutely devastate a thriving business … Read More

Considering Technology Upgrades for Your Office? We’ve Got 5 Questions to Ask

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The thought of technology upgrades for your office can be an overwhelming one. There is typically a hefty price tag associated with both hardware and software upgrades alike. Choosing to avoid upgrades can be a costly oversight while conversely, upgrading office tech can yield a vast return on employee productivity and your bottom line. As a savvy business owner, the … Read More