There is one thing many small businesses do that puts them at risk for a cyber-attack. They take a reactive approach to IT security. They wait until something bad happens until they do anything. Unfortunately, we live and work in a time when you can no longer be reactive to cyberthreats. Practically every small business
Extremely dangerous and well-funded cybercrime rings in China, Russia and the Ukraine are using sophisticated software systems to hack into thousands of small businesses like yours to steal credit cards and client information, and swindle money directly out of your bank account. Some are even being funded by their own government to attack American businesses.
Are You Paying 89% Of Your Employees To Peruse Social Media, Search For Another Job And Infect Your Network With Viruses?
In a recent Wasting Time At Work Survey, Salary.com reported that 89% of employees admitted to wasting time at work every day, with some admitting they waste at least HALF of their 8-hour workday on non-work-related tasks. According to the research firm YouGov, 20% of employees are late to their jobs at least ONCE A
Here’s a growing trend creeping into organizations of all industries and sizes: Shadow IT. Shadow IT are unauthorized cloud applications employees are using and downloading to perform work-related activities with company data. This can be file-sharing services like Dropbox or surveys such as Zoomerang. The list goes on and on. So what’s the problem? For
A question I often get is “Why do I need to be on a managed IT plan? Can’t I just pay you to come out and fix things when they’re broken?” While that’s a legitimate question if we were talking about your washing machine or car, that’s definitely NOT the right approach to a critical
Implement a mobile device policy. This is particularly important if your employees are using their own personal devices to access company e-mail and data. If that employee leaves, are you allowed to erase company data from their phone? If their phone is lost or stolen, are you permitted to remotely wipe the device –
As a business owner today, you are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. You are asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve.” You are asked to allow your employees to work from home to reduce possible exposure and slow the spread of COVID-19. These are
Backups Can Save Your Business There’s something special about a workplace and technology arrangement that has a workflow as sleek as Luther Vandross. A sexy, sleek and fast setup gives tech nerds like us goosebumps because it enables businesses to be more efficient. A crucial piece to a sleek IT arrangement for business owners is having elaborate backups. Backing up your data throughout the day and overnight is a great way to protecting the
I’m somewhat fascinated by how people and coworkers communicate with each other. Nowadays, we have practically infinite ways of exchanging thoughts, notes or work it should be easy but for some reason there still seems to be a missing link. As a person who likes to question everything it triggers me to ask why, why
When someone is planning a trip and selecting a hotel they often start imagining sleeping in a clean room with fresh sheets, a minifridge, TV and a classy restaurant near the lobby to relax and eat before or after going to the pool, event, work meeting or whatever brings their travels to your hotel. All