IT

5 important facts every SMB owner needs to know about managed IT services

Businesses have grown and evolved to the point now that every business must rely on IT now more than ever. For many businesses, this reliance can be too much for them or their small team. As such, many are looking at managed service providers (MSPs) in order to get the high-tech IT infrastructure, software and …

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IT Workers are Hard to Find and Keep in 2022

According to a survey titled The Impact of Technology in 2022 and Beyond: on IEEE Global Study, 97 percent of IT leaders agree on two things: Their team is working more closely with human resource leaders to implement workplace technologies And that the entire process will take longer than expected because staff shortages are abundant …

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How MSPs help you stay ahead of security threats

Operators of ransomware have doubled their efforts on attacks by removing data before it’s able to be encrypted at all. This new avenue allows ransomware operators to demand payment or else they will sell or publish the data online. In other cases, ransomware attacks are targeting backup files. Your disaster recovery choices are restricted if …

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How Successful Companies Back Up Their Data

In order for businesses to continue, they need to be able to handle any situation that the world throws at them. In light of security breaches, hacking, and cyber attacks, data backup has played a crucial part. The environment for cyber crimes has developed to a point that a backup on a single desktop, laptop, …

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How often should you audit your cyber security & who should do it?

Adopting cyber security measures for any business is a good thing. However, many companies assume that once these systems are in place, everything is fine. Cybersecurity isn’t a one and done deal, rather it demands consistent improvements. And one way to test the cybersecurity measures is through regular audits. Cybersecurity audits are complex, time-consuming, and …

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Is Antivirus necessary for my small business?

Without question, every small business owner knows that everything in their business is a priority. With a limited budget, small businesses need to ensure they’re getting the most results. Security isn’t always a top concern for many. Businesses today rely heavily on several digital components. If a computer or network gets compromised and businesses can’t …

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What is Social Engineering?

Social engineering is the technique involving manipulating people into giving away confidential information. Passwords to sites, banking information, credit card numbers, personally identifiable information. Anything goes. The types of information criminals are looking for can vary of course, along with the techniques that are used to tricking people. Regardless, it all falls back to something …

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The Pandemic’s Effect on Semiconductor Supply and the IT Industry

Even though COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, the effects of the pandemic on the global supply chain still linger. Before the pandemic, ordering a laptop was simple as it would arrive at its destination within a day or two after ordering. Due to supply chain issues and a shortage of semiconductors (also called chips) this …

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The Disparity Between Executives and IT Personnel

There are several departments that fail to see eye to eye with one another. Sales and marketing, managers and employees, and many others. But one that’s particularly unique is the disparity between executives and IT Personnel. To the executives, they see the involvement of the IT department as a cost to do business these days. …

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