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How to Avoid Email Phishing Attacks in 2021

Movies and TV shows make it seem that all cyber attacks involve a hoodie-wearing computer wiz entering complicated commands at a lightning-fast speed to infiltrate heavily defended networks of high-profile organizations. The reality, as is often the case, is far less glamorous but just as alarming.

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How Managed IT Services Help Employees Work from Home

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees have transitioned into working remotely from home, and about 80 percent of them agree that working remotely long-term would make them happier. For some small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the transition wouldn’t be possible without the assistance of managed IT services providers (MSPs). If you’re unfamiliar […]

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The Importance of Professional IT Support for Small Businesses

Technology plays an essential role in modern businesses, supporting their core business activities and providing an important competitive advantage. The problem with technology is that it doesn’t always work as well as we would like. Hardware fails unexpectedly, software bugs appear out of nowhere, and users make mistakes.

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Bridging the Security Skills Gap in the Workforce

Organizations of all sizes feel the pressure to expand their digital footprint to increase their competitive advantage. However, they are struggling to find specific security talent to help them with the adoption of the latest information technology solutions because there is a growing security skills gap in the workforce that creates an irresistible opportunity for […]

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10 Cybersecurity Blogs & News Sites All IT Pros Should Follow

If there’s one thing cybersecurity experts can agree on, it’s that cybercrime never sleeps. That’s because cybercriminals are always playing the game of cat and mouse with their targets, constantly evolving their tactics to circumvent the latest and most sophisticated defenses.

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Does Your Cloud Backup Strategy Really Keep Your Data Safe?

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that traditional backup solutions, which so many small and medium-sized businesses have been relying for years, are unable to reliably protect remote employees’ data. Unlike their office-bound counterparts, remote employees don’t store data in a central location.

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Outsourcing to an IT Company vs. Hiring In-House: Pros and Cons

Modern organizations depend on technology to fulfill work-related tasks, and they depend on efficient IT service management (ITSM) to manage the end-to-end delivery of IT services and quickly address all technology-related problems before they impact business operations.

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How Much Does Managed IT Services Cost and What Do They Include?

As organizations grow, so do their IT needs. To satisfy them, they can go two different routes: maintain a full-time IT staff or pay a provider of managed IT services. The latter option is attractive because it provides the most direct access to skilled expertise and flexible staffing that may not be available in-house, allowing […]

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How to Keep Employees off Distracting Websites

The internet has been a boon to organizations across all industries, allowing them to easily reach new customers, connect with valuable business partners, and increase profit by implementing innovative digital solutions. However, the internet is a vast place, and there are many dark corners and alleys where employees can easily get lost and, as a result, put work responsibilities on the back burner.

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Why Do We Need 24×7 Security Monitoring?

Every day, many business owners wake up and drive to work, only to discover that they’ve been breached. At that point, the cybercriminals responsible for the breach have had more than enough time to erase all traces of their malicious activity. Such incidents are, unfortunately, way too common because many small and medium-sized businesses have […]

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