If most of your company’s computers are obsolete, they double or even triple your chances of experiencing a data breach. This emphasizes how dangerous it is to have outdated applications, operating systems, and even web browsers. Failing to update your firmware could expose your business to major security threats.
For decades, one of the most foundational principles of cyber security has remained the same: Always update and patch your software. But for most people, hardware is exempt from this process. They think of hardware as nothing more than a vessel for software to occupy — and that’s totally incorrect.
Cyber security is something you hear about a lot these days. Sometimes it’s thrown around to scare business owners, other times it has proven to be a cautionary tale, one that small businesses can learn from to fend themselves from online threats that can leave devastating impact.
Is IT Security on your network doing its job? Earlier this week our IT Services team released an alert to our customers about a frightening new malware on the loose – a Trojan Cryptolock called Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A. This nasty infection will lock you out of your PC and encrypt the data on your network - not just your PC, but mapped drives as well.
Thinking about outsourcing your IT? Here are some questions you need to ask during your due diligence:
Outsourcing your company’s IT services is a great way to save money, increase efficiency and even gain competitive advantages, but it is not something to be taken lightly.
There was an interesting article in the Washington Post this past Sunday about companies that are encouraging their employees to leave the email alone after hours and on weekends.
The thought behind this is to allow employees to recreate the separation between home and work, to help foster that ever elusive work-life balance.
One question we are getting lately from many customers lately is how to manage the influx of employees' devices that can connect to the corporate network. We call this phenomenon BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device. The device can be a smartphone such as an iPhone or Android, a tablet like the iPad, or even a home PC or laptop.
Outsourcing your IT services - IT Done Right
This can be a daunting and scary task. Your IT Support team is an integral part of your business, and IT has access to all your company's sensitive and private information.
Selecting a new IT Partner has many challenges but it’s important to remember that it’s not just about the technology.