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Why CEOs Should Care About IT

Why CEOs Should Care About IT

Most of today’s CEOs realize the importance of IT. They hire professionals to handle it. They may also ask questions now and then about security risks or improving functionality. However, most CEOs are focused on other parts of the business management process. Small and mid-sized businesses are even less likely to have a CEO that’s actually invested...

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Social Media Security Breach: Not Even North Korea Is Safe From Hackers

Social Media Security Breach: Not Even North Korea Is Safe From Hackers

Password security is more important than ever, and it’s no longer enough to simply keep your password unique, as two most recent social media hacks have proven once again. Basic Password Security Protocols Are Not Being Followed — Even by Industry Leaders From reusing passwords across sites to choosing passwords that are easy to guess, everyone from...

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Does Your Managed IT Services Company Offer Data Recovery Services?

Does Your Managed IT Services Company Offer Data Recovery Services?

Whether you are an entrepreneur, the owner of a small & medium business or the manager of an already established brand, you are aware of the benefits that managed IT services give you when compared to traditional break/fix IT support. There is, however, an addition concern you should keep in mind when choosing a managed IT provider: data recovery....

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Are You Getting Nagged By Windows 10 Nagware?

Are You Getting Nagged By Windows 10 Nagware?

Stop the Harassment With GWX Control Panel If you are tired of getting update requests from Windows 10 every time you log on to your computer, you now have some recourse: It’s called the GWX Control Panel, and it may save your sanity if you are trying to stay old school on your PC. Microsoft Announces Open...

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Smartphone and Mobile Device Cybersecurity Need at Critical Mass

Smartphone and Mobile Device Cybersecurity Need at Critical Mass

Smartphone users are to top the 2 billion mark in 2016. This is close to one-third of the world’s population regularly sending and receiving sensitive and potentially costly information! For LLCs, SMEs and large corporations, this prospect puts their compliance adherence at greater risk. But, many of these mobile device users are at great risk of having...

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Why Managed IT Services Makes Sense For Growing Businesses

Why Managed IT Services Makes Sense For Growing Businesses

If you’re growing a business and expect it to be prosperous and successful, then you need to seriously consider having an IT managed services provider overseeing your network security. It’s been true for many years, but especially these days, with all the instances of hacking, which have included ransomware. These can be very costly situations for any...

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Why Businesses Need An Acceptable Use Policy

Why Businesses Need An Acceptable Use Policy

Does your business have an acceptable use policy regarding office use of the Internet? More importantly, is your acceptable use policy (AUP) enforced, or is it a document that’s only seen upon the point-of-hire? Learn exactly why your company needs an AUP, even if you are just a small company with a handful of employees. Download a...

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Replace Outdated Tape Backup With Reliable Cloud-Based Solutions

Replace Outdated Tape Backup With Reliable Cloud-Based Solutions

June 7 is the unofficial National VCR Day, a day designated to recognize a technology that was cutting-edge in its time. VCRs gained popularity when the home videocassette format was introduced, making the technology available to everyone. It’s estimated that billions of videotapes are still in existence, holding movies and memories, but VCRs are no longer the...

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Recognizable Cybersecurity Threats Known Back in 1970

Recognizable Cybersecurity Threats Known Back in 1970

A U.S. government report published in February 1970 laid out a series of potential cybersecurity threats which are still known and prevalent today. The 82-page report outlined many areas of concern in computer network security which many will recognize as being familiar in 2016. How can this be? How could our own government know about these potential...

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Are You Running Your IT or Is It Running You?

Are You Running Your IT or Is It Running You?

When you outsource your IT to a reputable managed services provider, you are essentially getting a full IT business support network that’s always there when you need it most. A reputable IT managed service provider (MSP) doesn’t stop at security; businesses of all sizes contract their IT services to minimize downtime, prevent data loss and enhance employee...

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