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Key Considerations for Your Asset Management Security

Key Considerations for Your Asset Management Security

Asset management security has become a critical concern for businesses. It's not just about protecting physical assets anymore. More assets than ever need to be safeguarded, but securing these assets is not straightforward. It involves a complex interplay of strategies, from attack surface management to cybersecurity compliance.

Let's explore some key considerations when securing your asset management processes.

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Your Business Should Utilize the 3-2-1 Rule for Disaster Recovery

Your Business Should Utilize the 3-2-1 Rule for Disaster Recovery

You’ve likely seen many blogs on our feed about data backup and disaster recovery, and that is because it’s an incredibly important solution for businesses of all kinds. Today, we want to look at the 3-2-1 rule and how it can help your business preserve its important assets in the event of a disaster.

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How to Encourage Data Privacy Habits in Your Team Members

How to Encourage Data Privacy Habits in Your Team Members

In today's digital landscape, data breaches and privacy concerns are more prevalent than ever. Your team needs to protect important information by following data privacy practices, which also helps boost your company's reputation. It needs to be a part of your company culture.

Here are effective strategies to encourage a culture of data security within your team.

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Your Network is Under Siege and Your Data is the Target

Your Network is Under Siege and Your Data is the Target

Data is pivotal in modern business operations, highly coveted by various parties. In today’s blog, we explore how everyone online seems eager to get their hands on your data.

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How Improved Internet Speeds Affect Businesses

How Improved Internet Speeds Affect Businesses

Internet speeds have significantly increased over the past few years, driven by the growing demand for online activities. This acceleration offers numerous advantages for businesses across various sectors. Here are five key benefits that businesses can leverage with faster Internet speeds.

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VoIP is the MVP of Business Communications

VoIP is the MVP of Business Communications

Businesses rely on their communications infrastructures to function. If your communications infrastructure is not working as intended, it’s felt across the organization, as it’s often a department-wide solution. One way you can make your communications infrastructure more streamlined without a load of extra costs is with VoIP, or Voice over IP. The right system will help you get more out of your telephone systems to improve communications for the entire business.

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Multi-factor Authentication is a Critical Part of Modern Business Insurance

Multi-factor Authentication is a Critical Part of Modern Business Insurance

Nowadays, businesses are taking cybersecurity much more seriously. Many insurers require businesses to adhere to specific cybersecurity standards before offering coverage. A key requirement is the implementation of multi-factor authentication (MFA).

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Why We Tend to Recommend Cloud Services as IT Professionals

Why We Tend to Recommend Cloud Services as IT Professionals

The cloud has made quite a splash, even in our everyday lives. Think about it: how else would all those streaming services work, if it wasn’t for the cloud? Entertainment at our fingertips aside, we’re big fans of cloud services for business purposes, and there are a few very good reasons for that.

Six, to be specific.

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With Password Managers, You Only Have to Remember One Password

With Password Managers, You Only Have to Remember One Password

Password management is always a sticking point for businesses (and even individuals), but it doesn’t have to be as hard as you make it. With the increased risk of cybersecurity attacks and advanced threats, you cannot rely on one singular password as you may have once done. Instead, you need complex passwords housed in a password manager that makes remembering your passwords significantly easier.

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Great, Your Phone’s Gone Missing. Now What?

Great, Your Phone’s Gone Missing. Now What?

Losing your phone can be a distressing experience. Not only does it leave you disconnected from the digital world for the time being, but it also poses significant security risks for you and your organization if you use it for work. Taking a few steps can help you reduce the damage and even help you retrieve your lost device. Here's what to do after you've lost your phone.

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You Have to Get Rid of Your Digital Waste

You Have to Get Rid of Your Digital Waste

Digital waste encompasses all the unnecessary data cluttering our storage systems until we decide to address it. This includes redundant files, outdated emails and chats, and forgotten photos gathering digital dust. While dismissing digital waste as a mere inconvenience is tempting, its implications are unfortunately significant.

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What is Personally Identifiable Information?

What is Personally Identifiable Information?

Personally identifiable information—or PII—is critically important data for individuals and businesses, not only because operations rely on many of these data points but there are also significant circumstances for losing it. Of course, to properly protect PII, you need to know what the umbrella term of PII includes.

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What Benefits Does a Four-Day Workweek Bring Businesses?

What Benefits Does a Four-Day Workweek Bring Businesses?

The idea of a four-day workweek—where the common 40-hour week is shortened to 32 with no reduction of benefits or take-home pay—is becoming increasingly popular, boasting improved efficiency and heightened levels of employee satisfaction.

Naturally, as an IT provider, we’re intrigued by the idea of using technology to get the most out of this abbreviated time in the office.

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3 Ways Businesses Are Using Augmented Reality

3 Ways Businesses Are Using Augmented Reality

Technology is usually at the forefront of any major shift in a business’ operations to at least some degree. One interesting technology that has emerged in certain workplaces is augmented reality, or AR for short. Today, we’re considering specific instances where a business can implement AR to surprising benefits.

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What Exactly Do We Offer as a Managed Service Provider?

What Exactly Do We Offer as a Managed Service Provider?

When we call ourselves a managed service provider (MSP), it still isn’t common knowledge what we mean by that. Perhaps the simplest way to describe our role is to call us an outsourced IT support provider, but even this definition falls short of the value we can offer. To remedy this, we wanted to review what one of our clients expects (and rightly so) to receive from a partnership with us.

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Understanding the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Can Make a Difference

Understanding the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Can Make a Difference

Prioritizing cybersecurity is mandatory for all business owners, but many don’t know where to start. As a result, many businesses deal with cybersecurity issues that can put them behind and even ruin a good thing. In today’s blog, we provide a guide that explains the basics of cybersecurity for anyone to follow.

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The Department of Homeland Security Outlines the Responsible Use of AI

The Department of Homeland Security Outlines the Responsible Use of AI

Artificial intelligence has become one of the most talked-about technologies throughout every sector of society. It’s being widely used in business, education, and civic life. We want to focus on the latter element and discuss how the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is using AI to improve its ability to keep Americans safe. 

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Tip of the Week: Router Placement for Best Wi-Fi Signal

Tip of the Week: Router Placement for Best Wi-Fi Signal

For any organization that depends on its wireless network, your router is a critical piece of hardware that does more than you may realize. From broadcasting wireless Internet signals to protecting your network from harm, knowing exactly what to do with your router is good knowledge to have. Today, we’ll go through some of the things you should know about your router that will allow you to improve your organization's Wi-Fi significantly.

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Modern Technology Is a Game Changer for the Professional Services Industry

Modern Technology Is a Game Changer for the Professional Services Industry

The modern business landscape is fueled, in large part, by something we refer to as professional services. This typically includes any business model with trained professionals at the center of the business. In today’s economy, this can include tradesmen, but typically, it means consultants, lawyers, agents, and other professionals essential to moving business forward. Today, we thought we would briefly go into some of the technologies that professional services depend on. 

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4 Software Tools That Can Keep You on the Right Track

4 Software Tools That Can Keep You on the Right Track

When you run a business, it’s often hard to know what to do. There are several strategies that you could potentially implement for every single part of your business. When things go right, you look like a genius; when things go horribly wrong, you can look like a fool. In this blog, we plan on outlining some things that every business owner should do to improve their business.

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