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Shadow IT: How Your Company’s Data Is Silently Being Leaked Online

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 starters, if you’re in a highly regulated industry like medical or financial services, you’re

Why “Break-Fix” Works Entirely In The Consultant’s Favor, Not Yours

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 and dynamic IT system that your company depends on; you DEFINITELY don’t want to

How To Avoid Writing A Big Cash-Draining Check For Your Next Server Or IT Infrastructure Upgrade

If you’re planning a network upgrade or expansion within the next 6 months, listen up. You might be able to save yourself quite a bit of money AND give yourself a more productive workplace by switching to a cloud-based network instead of an on-premises server. However, cloud computing is NOT a good fit for every company, and if you don’t get all the facts or fully understand the pros

5 Often Overlooked Security Measures All Businesses Must Have In Place When Using Mobile Devices

  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 – which would delete all of that employee’s photos, videos, texts, etc. – to ensure

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