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The many benefits of a dual monitor system to SMBs

November 3rd, 2021

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are always seeking ways to ensure that their employees make the most of office computers. But before you go out and buy bigger hard drives and faster processors, consider upgrading your desktops to a dual monitor system. Read on to find out about the advantages of using two monitors per […]

3 Disaster recovery myths, debunked

October 25th, 2021

With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. However, many business owners still cling to some DR myths that can safely be disregarded, such as these three. Myth 1: Tape backups are the best DR solution Tape backups are physical objects that deteriorate over time. Try listening […]

What is proactive cybersecurity, and how do you implement it?

October 20th, 2021

To keep cyberthreats at bay, you need proactive cybersecurity solutions in your arsenal. They identify and contain threats before they wreak havoc on your systems and cause significant productivity and financial losses. Here’s all you need to know about proactive cybersecurity and how to implement it. What is proactive cybersecurity? Traditional cybersecurity is reactive — […]

A brief guide on how to pick a computer mouse

October 18th, 2021

You might be looking to upgrade your mouse either because yours is old, incompatible with your PC, or simply because it’s broken. While a trackpad is fine and useful, it doesn’t compare to the convenience of using a mouse. If you’re replacing an old mouse, it’s well worth buying a new one that will suit […]

4 Things to consider before choosing an MSP

October 8th, 2021

Incorporating technology into business operations can be challenging because it’s always evolving. Many companies simply can’t keep up — this is why many of them turn to managed IT services providers (MSPs) for their tech needs. Read on to learn more about them. MSPs defined MSPs are companies composed of specialists from various IT fields. […]

The Secret History of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (And it’s Not-So-Secret Future)

October 5th, 2021

Have you ever wondered where all those weird holidays come from? Like, who got to decide that April 23rd was National Talk Like Shakespeare Day? Or that Squirrel Appreciation Day would fall on January 21st? Or that the last Friday of every April would be National Hairball Awareness Day? An entire day to make sure that your feline friends aren’t spewing wet clumps of hair on to the floor seems like a waste of time, but do you know what isn’t? An entire month dedicated to cybersecurity.

Helpful tips for keeping your email safe

October 4th, 2021

People rely on email to do a wide array of tasks. We use it to sign up for websites, apply for jobs, make payments, get in touch with friends and family, and many more. However, email is also commonly exploited by hackers to steal information or launch malware attacks. Here are crucial steps to take […]

Are your company mobile devices protected?

September 24th, 2021

Mobile devices are indispensable. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets play a big part in everyday processes, especially for individuals and companies that value connection and convenience. But as the number of mobile devices used in business operations increases, so do the cyberthreats that target them. Be sure to follow these steps to safeguard company […]

Your business needs a business continuity plan — here’s why

September 15th, 2021

Do you know why some small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fail during the first five years of operation? Poor leadership is one reason, inadequate capital is another. Another possible cause is the lack of preparation for major disruptions like natural disasters and cyberattacks. If you want to prevent this from happening to your business, you […]

Your password may not be secure — update it now

September 10th, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) once said that a good password consisted of three things: upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the NIST has now reversed its stance on good passwords. Here’s why and what they are now recommending. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to […]