How Secure Are Your Passwords?
Many organizations and individuals don’t consider their passwords to be at-risk until it’s too late. However, they soon find their accounts have been compromised or critical information stolen.Read MoreCloud/VirtualizationGeneralSecurity
Top-down Prep for the Latest Tech Revolution
Every industry today faces a shortage of individuals with the right skills to take on the unique and shifting challenges faced in the modern IT environment. Here are the core skills every organization will need to look for when assembling an IT team.Read MoreBackupsCloud/VirtualizationComplianceGeneralIT StorageSecurity
When Is the Right Time to Outsource IT Services?
Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMB) face a myriad of unique challenges when juggling their IT needs. While a smaller workforce size can make these enterprises nimbler than their larger counterparts, they often lack the financial and staffing resources to navigate today’s complex IT landscape. Hence, more and more SMBs are outsourcing IT services to third-party providers when their needs outgrow the capacity to provide key services in-house.Read MoreGeneralNews
Are You Prepared for Windows 7 & Server 2008 End of Life?
If you’re still using personal computers and laptops with Windows 7, it’s time to stop throwing good money after bad. From a resources perspective, it doesn’t make economic sense to keep outdated software patched when there are new versions available. More than four years ago, Microsoft ended its support for Windows 7 when the company […]Read MoreGeneralSecurity
Third-Party Data Breaches — What to Consider When Outsourcing IT
Over-worked, over-budget and overwhelmed — such conditions plague most modern enterprises in today’s fast-paced, rapidly evolving IT environment. No wonder many businesses turn to outside help to manage their IT needs. Whether looking to cut costs, boost revenues or enhance customer service and satisfaction, more firms than ever have turned to outsourcing all or a […]Read MoreComplianceGeneralSecurity
Why Should You Care about GDPR?
Recent EU Law Signals an Approaching Wave of Data Protection Regulations It has been a little over a year since the European Union passed its sweeping General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since its implementation, enterprises across Europe and closer to home have been scrambling to bring their operations into compliance. Google was the biggest name […]Read MoreGeneralSecurity
Tis the Season for Holiday Hacking: 4 Tips for Online Shopping Safety
Whether you’ve just started your holiday shopping or are waiting until the last minute, remember that the hackers are shopping too. With 60 percent of consumers purchasing gifts online, cybercriminals are taking advantage of this opportunity to stuff their stockings with stolen credentials. Holiday shoppers cite free delivery and time saved as top reasons for […]Read MoreComplianceGeneralSecurity
How CCPA & GDPR Affect Your Business’ Data Systems
The California Consumer Privacy Act and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation Affect the Data Protection Policies and Procedures of Your Business’ Data Systems The daily news of data breaches, ransomware and malware attacks may not be such a surprise anymore, but they remind individuals and businesses of the importance of data protection. Fortunately […]Read MoreBackupsComplianceGeneralIT Storage
How IT Storage Services Could Help You Avoid HR Compliance Penalties
Businesses, whether large or small, are responsible for managing a massive amount of proprietary and personal information. A huge volume of that data is generated by the human resources (HR) department with hiring-related documents, such as Form I-9 used to verify the identity and employment eligibility of their employees. The Immigration Reform and Control Act […]Read More