Category Archives: Business

What is NIST Compliance?

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If you own or operate a business in the US, then you’re probably familiar with the word “compliance”. Information exchange between the government and private entities is not taken lightly because, if not done properly, it could lead to hacking and proliferation or loss of important data. NIST compliance is one form of IT compliance […]

Cybercrime is Evolving, So Should Your Business

It’s no longer just big companies that are being targeted by hackers. As the pandemic has pushed most businesses around the globe towards digitalization, small and medium-sized businesses are becoming more vulnerable to cybercrime.  While hackers continuously evolve, companies must learn how to keep their primary source of income safe from all forms of cyber […]

3 IT mistakes that will hurt your business

Mistakes can be growth opportunities for businesses. If you are aware of mistakes your business is making, you can fix them, or hire a managed IT services team to fix them, and help your business in the long run. In this article, we have listed some of the top three IT mistakes that could hurt […]

Why Associations Should Protect Against Cyber Attacks

IT specialist holding a phone making a website secure for payment

When cybercriminals target big businesses like Yahoo! or Microsoft, it always makes the evening news. But what about the business associations that are just as vulnerable to these hackers?  A business membership organization handles just as much data as a multinational corporation—names, Social Security numbers, and other valuable financial information. When hackers steal this data, […]

5 Signs Your IT Support Company Is Putting You At Risk

Many outsourced IT support companies claim to be proactive in managing technology and preventing security breaches when in reality they focus more on reacting than preventing issues. That reactionary approach can cause needless frustration for business owners. It results in sub-par systems and service, unpredictable IT expenses, increased risk of data breaches, loss of revenue, […]

Controlling IT Costs Strategies for 2020: Part 4

Thank you for joining us for the final installment of our series on controlling IT costs. We hope it has been helpful to you. Remember to check out the other parts already living on our blog page Our last strategy focuses on dealing with business operation maturity. One of the better long-term planning efforts you […]

Controlling IT Costs Strategies for 2020: Part 3

We hope you’re finding this series on how to control your IT costs useful and engaging. This is Part 3, and you can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Come back soon so you don’t miss out on our final tip! Here’s one potential savings opportunity based on your capital and your existing […]