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Why you should try Microsoft’s new browser

Why you should try Microsoft’s new browser

If you’re like most people, you probably have a preferred browser you use when surfing the web. You may even consider yourself set in your ways, and think there’s no chance you’d ever consider testing another browser. Well, Microsoft’s new wonder child, aptly called Edge, may have you thinking twice.

Common BI mistakes businesses make

Common BI mistakes businesses make

Clued-up companies rely on business intelligence (BI) in order to make informed decisions regarding their future. Yet even though businesses invest in BI, they often make mistakes resulting from a lack of knowledge about how best to implement it, and can end up losing more than they can afford.

How to advertise on Facebook: the basics

How to advertise on Facebook: the basics

Social media marketing has made it possible for businesses to reach targeted audiences easily, and it’s becoming a growing trend. When we talk about social media marketing, Facebook advertising is by far one of the most popular methods out there. More and more companies are starting to advertise on Facebook, and for a good reason – Facebook advertising’s new features allow for better audience targeting, giving an increased return on investment.

10 Ways to Prepare Your Business For the Worst [Checklist]

10 Ways to Prepare Your Business For the Worst [Checklist]

We don't have to tell you. Disaster can happen at any moment and if you have been around the block a few times, you know that disaster is not just a major hurricane or fire like we see on TV. It is anything that can cause your business to stop operating normally for a considerable amount of time, like a sudden data loss, a cybercrime, losing key personnel, or failure of critical hardware.

Five Excuses You Are Telling Yourself To Avoid Cyber Security In Your Business

Five Excuses You Are Telling Yourself To Avoid Cyber Security In Your Business

In a recent article an FBI cybercrime official was quoted saying: “there are two categories of people: those who have been hacked and those who are going to be hacked.” Essentially it's not a matter of if, but when. As a business owner, it’s up to you to decide how much exposure you are willing to tolerate, and what practices you will implement in your organization to be a harder target to reach.

5 Biggest Threats to Your Business [Infographic]

5 Biggest Threats to Your Business [Infographic]

Managing a business is not just about having great products, higher income and keeping customers satisfied. Your success will come from having adequate risk management practices to withstand the unexpected. This includes keeping your organization safe from data loss, planning properly to minimize downtime after a natural or IT disaster, and preparing for a sudden loss of key staff.

Google boosts security with physical keys

Google boosts security with physical keys

If your business is lacking adequate security protection, the doors are wide open to an attack from outside. To make things worse, security threats are constantly evolving and developing, rendering them more difficult to keep up with. At least Google is on your side – its recent introduction of physical Security Keys for Drive for Work users means an extra layer of safeguarding for the cloud-based data files you rely on to power your organization.

Why cloud hosts work for business continuity

Why cloud hosts work for business continuity

Businesses rely on an effective business continuity plan to carry them through the storm of disasters. Good continuity plans secure your critical data and keep your company up and running through interruptions of any kind. But having your in-house IT department manage data backup could spell disaster for your business – there’s a good chance that the data backup process will be misconfigured or insufficient.

Avoid these business continuity mistakes

Avoid these business continuity mistakes

In the event of a disaster, businesses must make sure their servers, data and critical documents are safe and secure. But that’s not all, for it is essential that you ensure the security and peace of mind of your most valuable asset — your employees.