If it Doesn’t Bring Value – Why Hold onto It?

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Inspiration for ridding your business of things that hold it back. We’re all closing in on the end of another year, and business may not have been as good as you planned, or hopefully it’s starting to get better. In this economy, it doesn’t make sense to hold onto processes, systems, or services that are…

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How Many Technology Vendors Does it Take to Get Your Issue Resolved?

The best answer is one! But technology comes from multiple vendors – typically an Internet Service Provider, IT support, hosting, email, word processing, video conferencing, phone systems, etc. When something goes wrong, you contact the vendor, sometimes only to find the trouble isn’t with your website, it’s your hosting, or it’s not your IT network…

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Choosing the Right MSP – What to look for

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Working with MSPs can help your business to cut costs on IT, but there are plenty of other benefits. Their profound understanding of cutting-edge technology can help you improve performance, operations, and security while reducing overheads. They can also offer several creative solutions to help you navigate the evolving landscape of the technology world. But…

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Protection Against Phishing and Ransomware

Protection against phishing and ransomware attacks

Now we know what cyber threats are capable of and where they come from, let’s take a close look at how to protect your systems from two of the most common forms of cyber attack – phishing and ransomware.  Protect your business against phishing attacks   Phishing is an attempt to trick you into giving access…

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The Sources of Cyber Threats 

The sources of cyber threats

In the previous articles we explored cyber threats and some of the different types of attack that – if successful – can cause severe problems for your business. Now we will explore where those attacks come from and some of the best tools and methods to ensure that your organization is well defended .  Cyber…

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Cyber Threats – Are You a Target? 

Cyber Threats Are you a target

The number one threat to businesses is cyber crime. Today, your business is far more likely to be targeted by a cybercriminal than a traditional intruder. And if you’re a small business, even just a ma and pa shop, do not assume you are under the radar. If you have a computer network, if you…

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The Importance of a Good Website for Your Business

Importance of a Good Website

Whether you sell your product or service online or not, a good web presence is no longer a nice to have, but an absolute necessity. Whether it’s a customer trying to find how to contact you, a prospective customer looking to scrutinize your offering, or a potential partnership opportunity exploring how you might work together,…

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Protect Your Documents with Sensitivity Labelling

protect your documents with sensitivity labelling

What is a sensitivity label? A sensitivity label applied to a 365 document is a tag that can give you controls over the security of that document, both when creating and saving it, and when emailing it. Sensitivity labels allow you to protect your sensitive business content from cyber threats. The benefits of sensitivity labels…

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Security Assessments – Penetration Testing

security assessments penetration testing

What is Penetration Testing? A penetration test – aka ethical hacking – is an authorized simulated cyber attack on a computer system. As with anything else security related, a test is necessary – that is why safe doors are assessed by a professional safe cracker before being installed in a bank.  Our penetration testing identifies the…

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Where to Start as a Technology Beginner

Where to start as a tech beginner

The world is changing at a truly alarming rate and some of us feel left behind, scrambling to keep up with whatever technology businesses are using now. While you’re focusing on the business of your business, it’s easy to forget to stay current with the technology that would improve your processes.  It’s not too late…

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