Security threats don't only come from the outside. The biggest threats are often sitting right in the office. Whether it's adult websites, checking personal email or social media, your employees are accessing content that is putting your business at risk.
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.
Businesses invest in technology because they recognize the benefits that the technology can bring to their operations and service offerings.
The unfortunate truth of the matter is that quite often, after the initial investment, that new shiny piece of technology equipment can lose its' luster. Just like cars need oil changes and inspections on a regular basis, the technology in your office needs regular reviews to keep them running smoothly... This is why your South Florida business needs an annual IT Audit!
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.
We've all heard of productivity killers. They’re the things that take us away from what we should really be focused on. Everyone on your staff is there for a specific reason and so the concept of opportunity cost is what you’ve potentially mis
We've all heard about hackers breaking into public WIFI to steal identities. Many of us have also seen stories about hackable smart cars and hacked garage doors mysteriously going up and down. But did you know that your refrigerator, your Grandpa's pacemaker and many other devices whose security we take for granted could be the target of a hack as well?
There are 4 main types of IT Service Providers that support small and medium sized businesses in South Florida. When looking for a new company to help you with your IT it’s helpful to know what types of providers are out there and how they’re organized.
Many South Florida business owners believe that working with an outsourced IT vendor seems expensive and complicated, so instead of hiring an IT guy they try to tackle the responsibilities themselves.
The truth is, we’d all have strong, hard to crack passwords if we had impeccable memories, but we don’t.
So instead of creating a unique password comprised lower case, upper case and special characters as recommended by PCMag, most of us are guilty of taking the easy way out and just using something like this - Saltlife2018.
The problem is, even a low-grade hacker could run a script to crack your not-so-clever password (no offense!). If a hacker gained unauthorized access to our computer, network, smartphone or tablet, it would cause us a world of trouble. Yet most of us think, “if could never happen to me!”
Have you ever called into a service provider and been told that your hold time is going to be about 30 minutes?
Have you ever sent an email to a service provider that somehow disappeared into the ether?
Have you ever been given a specific service time window only to find that the guy shows up late or doesn’t show up at all?