Did you accidentally click on a phishing link? Don’t worry; you’re not the first and you won’t be the last. According to Verizon’s 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report, phishing is the third most common threat for small businesses. A large portion of phishing links are sent via email with the intent to trick you into […]
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3 Risks of Using Outdated Systems
Relying on outdated systems can pose significant risks to your business which in return, undermines your productivity, security, and competitiveness. But don’t just take our word for it: In the US alone, organizations report nearly $1.8 billion in annual productivity losses due to outdated technology.
The Benefits of Co-Managed IT Services for Small Businesses
Are you in need of reliable IT services for your business but concerned about the cost of hiring more full-time IT staff? If so, co-managed IT may be the solution for you! The co-managed IT model offers you the flexibility to be in control of your IT infrastructure while receiving support and guidance from a […]
5 Tips for an Effective Incident Response Plan
Did you know that 60% of companies shut down within six months of a successful cyberattack? When your business’s reputation, revenue, and customer trust is at stake, it’s critical that you can identify and respond to security incidents and events in a timely and effective manner.
Why Your Business Needs Layered Cybersecurity Protection
Cybersecurity threats are becoming more sophisticated and varied, making it that much more difficult for businesses to protect their data. In the past, it wasn’t too difficult to prevent attacks. It was as simple as finding the right lock to the front door of your home.
Top 5 HIPAA-Compliant File Sharing Services
Healthcare workers need convenient access to sensitive patient data to provide their life-saving services. Without it, their ability to communicate, collaborate, and diagnose would be seriously compromised. While there are many cloud-based file sharing services that can be used to access data from anywhere, at any time, and using any device, not all of them […]
Whaling Attacks: What They Are and How to Stop Them
Some cybercriminals see the internet as a vast digital ocean and its users as clueless fish waiting to get caught in their nets. But in this ocean, there are also large whales in the form of senior executives, whose high-ranking positions make targeting them worth the kind of effort Captain Ahab put into catching Moby […]
LastPass Breach and What It Means for Your Business
Just like most cybersecurity experts, we at BCA IT recommend the use of a password manager as one of the most important cybersecurity best practices. By providing an encrypted vault for passwords, a password manager helps users keep track of their login credentials without having to remember them, and it also makes it easier for […]
The 5 Most Common IT Problems in Small Businesses
Small businesses today rely heavily on information technology. In fact, most wouldn’t be able to operate without it. But as helpful as technology is, it can also create problems that can cost small businesses time, money, opportunities, reputation, and even customers.
Microsoft 365 and Office 365: What’s the Difference?
Despite the growing popularity of Microsoft 365, the offering is still shrouded in confusion, with many of those who rely on it or are interested in it not fully understanding how it relates to Office 365. In this article, we explain the difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 365 to dispel the confusion surrounding these […]