World Backup Day 2021 is March 31!

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Don’t be an April Fool – Backup your important files. A new McAfee report estimated that the global financial losses businesses felt in 2018 as a result of cybercrime totaled in the $600 Billion range. Cybercrime is a very real and present danger to businesses of all sizes. However, it can be even more damaging to smaller businesses who don’t … Read More

Enhance Your Business Security by Creating a Culture of Safety

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Cybersecurity

According to the Better Business Bureau’s State of Cybersecurity Among Small Businesses in North America report: It was found that 47% of small businesses believe the first line of defense for cybersecurity in your business was employee education. (source) This is a continual process and should be performed a minimum of once a year; however, we recommend quarterly reminders. Keep … Read More

Business Planning for 2021? Don’t Forget to Include IT in the Process!

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December is “Write a Business Plan” Month Are you ready to wave good-bye to 2020 and looking forward to 2021?  Do you have your business plan completed and ready to execute?  Did you remember to include IT in your business planning process?  December is the perfect time to create or revisit your company’s business plan.  By starting now, you’ll have … Read More

November 15-21 is International Fraud Awareness Week

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International Fraud Awareness Week Fraud Week is the perfect time to assess your company’s fraud awareness and to start discussions amongst colleagues, executives and stakeholders in your organization about how important fraud prevention is to your company and to society as a whole. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in their 2020 Report to the Nations on … Read More

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). The objective of this collaborative effort between the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and its partners — including the National Cyber Security Alliance — is to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay secure online. This year’s theme is “Do your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” Organizations are encouraged to take proactive … Read More

Making the Cloud less “Cloudy” – Optimizing Your Cloud Computing Options

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Optimizing The Cloud

In the Cloud? Chances are your company is already utilizing some form of cloud-based computing.  In fact, 68% of US businesses have adopted managed cloud infrastructure services in 2020. (Source)  If you’re one of the 32% that has yet to make the switch, you may want to review the following top 5 reasons to consider moving to the cloud: Financial … Read More

21st Annual International System Administrator Appreciation Day

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What the Heck is SysAdmin Day?  System Administrator Appreciation Day is held on the last Friday of July.  This year it is being held on July 31st, 2020.  It was created in 1999 and is recognized internationally.  Not all Superheroes wear capes . . .   I.T. Superheroes for example: consult with their clients, design computer systems, purchase and install new … Read More

Technology Trends in Manufacturing

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technology trends in manufacturing

While the manufacturing industry has a reputation for being slow to hop on the technology bandwagon, in reality, technology is taking the industry by storm. Here’s a peek at some of the biggest technology trends in the manufacturing industry today and how they are revolutionizing the way manufacturers do business. The move to cloud computing  An increasing number of manufacturers … Read More