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IT Compliance vs. IT Security: What’s the Difference?

As technology advances, cybersecurity issues keep evolving. At the same time, government mandates on a national, state, and local level force businesses to restructure their cybersecurity framework to pass various relation requirements. When trying to balance cybersecurity risks and compliance mandates, businesses might try and focus on one or the other, hoping that by doing […]

6 Advantages of Extending Your IT Department Through Co-Managed IT Services

Growing businesses rely on comprehensive, strategic IT services to keep efficiency up and compete in their markets. However, a small in-house IT department alone can find it challenging to meet the demand of a rapidly growing business, especially when both daily tasks and long-term strategy need constant attention. Partnering with a professional Managed Service Provider […]

Ransomware Prevention: 7 Ways Businesses Can Do

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If you’re not concerned about improving cybersecurity at your company, you should be. After all, ransomware attacks are becoming more common, having increased by 62% from 2019 to 2020 worldwide and 158% across North America.  The result of this increase in ransomware attacks was $29.1 million in damage in 2020 alone. To avoid this kind […]

5 Helpful IT Services That Can Boost Your Small Business Productivity

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Today’s small businesses face enormous competition from each other and larger corporations. Embracing the right IT services can improve your business productivity by streamlining processes and lowering risks. The following helpful IT services could boost your small business productivity. Ideally, you should talk to a managed services provider to get the specific IT services to […]

The Pros and Cons of Using Password Management Systems

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Choosing strong passwords can add significant security to your business’s devices, files, documents, and apps. Unfortunately, very few human brains can remember long strings of random numbers, letters, and special characters. In response, many companies turn to password management systems. For a higher level of cybersecurity, talk to a managed services provider that can help […]

Don’t Take the Bait: What You Need to Know to Avoid Phishing Attacks

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Phishing is one of the most common methods cybercriminals gain access to an individual’s personal information or details. This breach of data security is dangerous for anyone online or even on the phone, and can be detrimental to a business. What Do Phishing Attacks Look Like? In order to help avoid phishing attacks, it’s necessary […]

IT Knowledge: How Do I Minimize My Downtime?

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Every time your IT system goes down, it reminds you how dependent your business is on technology. You cannot function without reliable hardware, up-to-date software, cloud storage, and high-speed internet connections. In fact, few businesses can easily weather a prolonged IT outage. But your business can benefit from learning how to minimize your downtime. Some […]

4 Reasons to Switch Your Current MSP by the End of the Year

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The increasing access to remote working has been a positive change for most businesses. However, there are risks—employees and companies must now share more confidential information online than ever before.  With the drastic growth of online work, cyber threats are sky-rocketing. That’s why many companies are turning to MSPs (Managed Service Providers) instead of break/fix […]