Electronic Waste and the Impact to the Environment

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E-Waste

Digital Pollution Digital pollution has become one of the largest negative contributors impacting our environment globally.  According to Global E-waste Monitor 2020, more than 53 million metric tons of electronic waste was produced in 2019. This amount of waste equates to more than the total number of commercial aircraft manufactured. EVER. Used enterprise assets such as computers, servers, hard drives, … Read More

Kaseya Cybersecurity Breach: What Happened & How to Respond

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Kaseya announced that it was hit with a sophisticated cyberattack over the July 4th Weekend. What Happened? This supply-chain ransomware attack leveraged a vulnerability in Kaseya VSA (Virtual System Administrator) software.  To clarify, VSA is a set of tools used by MSPs (Managed Service Providers) to manage and monitor computers. This is one of the worst cyber-attacks to have hit … Read More

Getting the Best From Your Remote Employees

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Working Remote

Getting the Best From Your Remote Employees The global Covid-19 pandemic left the majority of organizations scrambling to find remote technology solutions to accommodate our new work-from-home environments.  While many employees are returning to the office, several organizations are remaining virtual or will move to a hybrid arrangement. Tips to ensure your organization is leveraging its remote workforce to achieve … Read More

Prepare For The Unpredictable

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If 2020 prepared us for anything, it was how to react to an unprecedented event.  This last year felt like living a real life science fiction event dreamed up by the likes of Stephen King.  But even with the challenges we encountered, the pandemic also showed all of us the strength of the human spirit to overcome significant, unexpected challenges.  … Read More

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

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