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Top 5 ways to upgrade your IT skills

Top 5 ways to upgrade your IT skills

IT solutions in businesses today use many types of computers and storage and networking equipment. As technology continues to develop, IT continues to come up with brand-new means by which businesses collect, maintain, and retrieve information. In this context, information can mean written content, databases, spreadsheets, email, and completed online forms, and much more.

6 Undeniable benefits of working for a managed services provider

6 Undeniable benefits of working for a managed services provider

Building a career in IT is one of the most lucrative decisions you can make, and there’s no shortage of opportunities in this dynamic and exciting sector. However, the sheer amount of options can make it difficult to know where to start.

Some technicians choose the freelancing route while others prefer the stability of full-time employment in a large company.

9 tips to prevent employee-induced security breaches.

9 tips to prevent employee-induced security breaches.

Your business can invest all the funds on the latest cybersecurity technology like firewalls and threat detection tools, but there will always be one security risk that can't be blocked from entering the company networks: your employees.

While hackers and cybercriminals who use malware or other sophisticated techniques are often the first suspects of a data breach, many incidents prove that data breaches are typically caused by employee negligence and human error.

5 Undeniable ways your business can profit from cloud technology

5 Undeniable ways your business can profit from cloud technology

With businesses across all industries finding themselves under constant pressure to innovate, there’s a greater case for adopting cloud technology than ever. If your existing IT department is under the strain of increased demand or lack of in-house expertise, it’s time to start following in other small businesses’ footsteps.

How hackers steal your passwords (and tips on managing passwords correctly)

How hackers steal your passwords (and tips on managing passwords correctly)

Weak passwords are easy to break; and hackers easily take low-hanging account credentials to steal more sensitive information to perform identity fraud, blackmail, extortion, and other malicious activities.

According to research, “theft of user credentials might even be more dangerous than personally identifiable information (PII) as it essentially exposes the victim's online accounts…”. Email is often used to verify credentials and store information from other accounts, and a compromised email account can lead to further instances of fraud and identity theft.

How to Evaluate a Managed Security System

How to Evaluate a Managed Security System

Fine-tuning customer service? Building a website? Implementing an email marketing strategy? Outsourcing a few business functions? What are your company's goals for 2019? If you’re planning on improving your business's cybersecurity, we’re here to help you take your business to the next level.

6 Financial Benefits of Working with a MSP

6 Financial Benefits of Working with a MSP

Large organizations are not the only ones that need technology to compete in their respective markets. Companies of all sizes prioritize operational efficiency, but not all of them are equally equipped to sustain it. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) may have limited IT resources and quickly fall behind in updates and network management, putting them at risk of an outage or breach.

How businesses can prepare for a cyberattack

How businesses can prepare for a cyberattack

Many businesses faced significant security challenges in 2018, and as the year wraps up, experts predict that threats will continue to develop and grow. According to a report by Ponemon Institute, data breaches have resulted in some worrying figures in terms of financial impact on the corporate world.

Overcoming 5 common HIPAA compliance challenges

Overcoming 5 common HIPAA compliance challenges

Compliance with strict industry regulations is often seen as a necessary evil, a chore that involves reams of paperwork and red tape. It’s not the most glamorous aspect of modern business, but achieving compliance isn’t just about fulfilling your legal obligations.

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