Tag Archives: IT management

How to Improve your Passwords

A strong and memorable password is a core part of using online services. Keeping it secure is essential to avoid hacking, theft and other crimes. Creating and maintaining good passwords is a vital business cybersecurity practice so sensitive information can be protected. Why Passwords Need to Be Strong to Improve Business Cybersecurity A password needs […]

What to do if your business’s IT server gets hacked

Statistics show that 30,000 websites are hacked daily. It’s a harsh reality for business owners of all sizes. So, what should you do if your business IT server or website gets hacked? Keep reading to find out.  Step 1. Report the Hack You should report the hack to your customers and law enforcement as soon […]

4 Ways to Improve Business Cybersecurity

It might start with an email, or a private message on Facebook. The correspondence may seem legit, but when a small business owner clicks a link in that message, the unthinkable happens. A hacker infects their device with malware. That malware spreads to other devices across the network, which puts the entire company’s data at […]

Advantages of Cloud Computing

Cost-savings, enhanced security, and scalability are just some of the reasons companies large and small should consider the advantages of cloud computing. Consider these five real-time benefits that come with cloud computing.  Cost-Savings The initial investment in cloud-based IT solutions is much lower than that of an in-house equivalent. Therefore, you may avoid purchasing most […]

Why Your Business Should Migrate to M365

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Recent trends have seen businesses embrace the idea of using the services of cloud-based tools and platforms. Cloud-based services offer many benefits, including data protection, disaster recovery, and the ability to access data from anywhere. M365 is designed to help organizations achieve more with innovative Office apps, world-class security, and intelligent cloud services. Read on to […]

How Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Can Save Your Business Money

When thinking of security breaches, major corporations likely come to mind. However, 43% of all data breaches involve small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). And since 83% of SMBs are not financially prepared to recover from a cyberattack, the consequences of these attacks can be devastating. Depending on your business, there are various steps you can […]

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 […]

Small Business Cybersecurity Tips

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Many small business owners have had a tough year, so focusing on small business cybersecurity is probably not the greatest priority. However, cybercrime is a problem that business owners can’t ignore for much longer, even if their business isn’t a large corporation. The statistics are terrifying: More reports of identity theft occurred in 2020 than […]

Is Your IT Compliant? 4 Common Mistakes

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A business needs a proper and monitored IT system in order to thrive. Once a system is installed, all systems need to comply with governance and data standards, including security. Here’s the lowdown on four common mistakes and why you need to be aware of your system’s IT compliance. IT Compliance Mistake 1: Not Updating […]