Tips for developing a successful cybersecurity plan in 2019

January 22nd, 2019

2018 saw over 600 data breaches and 22 million exposed records, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. You might be surprised by how many of those breaches could have affected you. This is why you must take your business’s cybersecurity to the next level and follow these six tips to develop a more efficient cybersecurity plan in 2019.

#1 Start with understanding your risks
Cybersecurity tools are used to reduce or eliminate risks and to identify cyberthreats early so you can continue with your work while keeping your IT systems safe and sound.

Tips for effective disaster recovery

January 2nd, 2019

Cyberthreats and natural disasters are always just around the corner, waiting to jeopardize your business operations. Without disaster recovery (DR) measures, you can experience major data loss that can be detrimental to your company’s survival.

In a 2017 report by Nationwide, it was revealed that 68% of small-business owners don’t have a written disaster recovery plan.

Virtual computers save money for small businesses

November 12th, 2018

When we say virtual computers, we’re not talking about virtual reality or anything spooky like that. It’s simply a way for office employees to do work at their cubicles using something that approximates a typical desktop computer, but is fundamentally different.

Developing the right disaster recovery plan for your small business

October 29th, 2018

A robust disaster recovery (DR) plan will ensure you have a structured method available for dealing with unplanned issues that interrupt your office IT network.

It will take into account how to rescue your computers, software platforms and applications, and networking hardware, as well as how to get your business processes and employees back in good order after a storm, flood, fire, or office break in.

Regular cybersecurity testing is crucial at small companies

October 15th, 2018

Small-business owners have a lot on their plates, but one of their main responsibilities should be to ensure their company’s data is secure and always available.

Without those two things, a whole lot of problems can occur: customer information can be compromised, employees will be unable to work productively, and your profits can take a hit.

3 things to remember about your IT when moving office

October 1st, 2018

Sometimes businesses find themselves with a problem that’s good to have: they’re growing too fast to continue operations in their current location. That means it’s time to either expand their facilities, or find a new location and deal with the challenges inherent to moving office.

5 Benefits of Hosted IT Services for SMBs

September 5th, 2018

Hosted IT services can be delivered in a few different ways, but first things first: When IT support providers say they offer small businesses an array of “hosted IT services,” what they’re really talking about is “The Cloud.”

The Cloud is familiar to most small business owners because all the ways it makes their technology easier to manage, saves them money, and improves their employees’ output are well advertised.