Outsourcing is an ever-growing industry and is a familiar concept to many South Florida businesses. Over 281 billion dollars were spent on IT outsourcing in 2015 alone according to Statista. As more and more cost and quality conscious businesses in our area and around the globe are turning to outsource their non-core business processes, outsourcing has revolutionized the way business is done in almost all sectors.
Freeware is software that is available for anyone to download free of charge. One day you’re minding your own business, sipping from your delicious iced coffee while scanning the Internet when all of a sudden you’re looking at a pop-up urgently telling you to download free software to prevent a virus attack on your computer. Instant buzz kill! Now you’re gripped by anxiety and you’ve got no idea if this is a real issue. If you work for a business that has an IT company supporting your enterprise, then you are fortunate. But for everyone else - you may wonder -is this is a serious warning, a marketing hoax or is this something truly bad like a virus or malware in disguise?
HIPAA Physical Workstation Security Controls
We live in a digital age and cyber security is more important than ever. If you are the owner of a small medical or healthcare related business in South Florida, you want to make sure that the sensitive medical information of your clients is always kept safe and in compliance with HIPAA's privacy and security practices.
Things are never just black or white.
There's always that gray area in between.
Take for example, file-sharing cloud applications.
There are benefits. There are threats. And then there's the space in between.
If you are considering outsourcing your company’s technology management and support to a Managed Services Provider (MSP for short), you’ll first want to make sure they offer these 4 key services; Help Desk, Backups, Security, and Remote Management and Monitoring.