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Your business needs a business continuity plan — here’s why

September 15th, 2021

Do you know why some small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fail during the first five years of operation? Poor leadership is one reason, inadequate capital is another. Another possible cause is the lack of preparation for major disruptions like natural disasters and cyberattacks. If you want to prevent this from happening to your business, you […]

Your password may not be secure — update it now

September 10th, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) once said that a good password consisted of three things: upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the NIST has now reversed its stance on good passwords. Here’s why and what they are now recommending. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to […]

How updated firmware keeps cyberattacks at bay

September 6th, 2021

Your business may have all the latest cybersecurity solutions in place, but if you haven’t updated your computers’ firmware in a while, you may still be at risk of data breaches and other cyberattacks. Here’s how updating firmware can beef up your company’s cyber defenses. What is firmware? Firmware is a basic type of software […]

Why your company should record calls

September 3rd, 2021

If you own and operate a small- or medium-sized business that relies on positive word of mouth, you probably need to make sure the quality of your customer service is top-notch. It definitely pays to have excellent products and/or services in the first place, but it wouldn’t hurt to leverage other tools at your disposal. […]

Master OneNote in no time

September 1st, 2021

OneNote is a useful program that lets you create and share digital notebooks containing handwritten or typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio commentaries, and more. This takes your note-taking to another level, allowing you to integrate multimedia as well as share notes and collaborate with other users. Here’s how you can master this app. Organize […]

Improve your password management profile with single sign-on

August 30th, 2021

The average business can have well over a thousand user accounts spread over many different online platforms and services. Securely managing all of these logins can get difficult, especially since users are usually left to handle different complex passwords. This is why business managers and leaders should look into enabling single sign-on. What is single […]

Fix these unpleasant-looking website elements now

August 27th, 2021

According to the cliché, one shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But in marketing, looks do matter. Having an attractive website design is often your first opportunity to make a good impression on potential customers. So if your site’s looks aren’t up to par, visitors may close the web tab and you lose the […]

Shopping for antivirus software? Consider the following points

August 23rd, 2021

As viruses, ransomware, and spyware become more dangerous these days, it’s more important than ever to have powerful antivirus protection. When choosing the right antivirus program for your computer, however, there are many things you should consider. Let’s take a look at the most important ones. Cost There are free antivirus programs in the market, […]

The benefits of BYOD and CYOD

August 16th, 2021

More and more organizations today are seeing the value in implementing bring your own device (BYOD) and choose your own device (CYOD) policies. Aside from increased efficiency and productivity, there are plenty of other benefits that businesses across industries can get from both strategies. Let’s take a look at some of them. What is BYOD? […]

Protect your VoIP systems against denial-of-service attacks

August 13th, 2021

Telephony systems are crucial to business communications and operations and therefore need to be highly secure. Although malware and viruses are some of the most common threats to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems, there are other little-known threats too, such as denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. If your business heavily relies on VoIP, you should learn […]