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Welcome Mario Cruz!

Welcome Mario Cruz!

This month we welcomed Mario Cruz to our Fidelis team! He has a background in cabling and hit the ground running on some of our current projects. In the past few weeks, he’s already been a key player out at new building cable infrastructure jobs for one of our private school customers in Bellevue, and a new co-op grocery store in Tacoma.

How to conduct an effective cybersecurity training program

How to conduct an effective cybersecurity training program

Most data breaches that make the headlines are those which target major names like Target, Marriot, and Sony. However, for every high-profile data breach you read about in the news, there are countless others targeting smaller businesses. SMBs are often seen as easy targets owing to a lack of expertise and effective security controls.

Make the most out of your O365 subscription

Make the most out of your O365 subscription

It may seem as if Office 365 is merely Microsoft’s way of joining the online subscription bandwagon, but that’s not the case. O365 is Microsoft’s way of upgrading its ubiquitous Office suite by augmenting it with cloud features. Office apps and the files you create with them are accessible wherever there’s an internet connection, but […]

Tips to monitor employee activities online

Tips to monitor employee activities online

There are a lot of pros and cons when it comes to monitoring your employees online. We’ve put together an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against this practice. And if you decide it is something you want to pursue, we’ve provided some tips for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring […]

How to boost your SMB’s social media presence

How to boost your SMB’s social media presence

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) nowadays are more competitive than ever. As an SMB owner, you’re probably constantly looking for ways to boost your social media presence, outdo your competitors, and increase profits. Here are some ways to do that. Create buyer personas Social media data is a great tool to gather information about your […]

What is managed security, and why do you need it for your business?

What is managed security, and why do you need it for your business?

Managed security refers to the outsourced monitoring and management of your organization’s information security. In the old days, cybersecurity took the form of conventional “perimeter” defense measures, such as firewalls and antivirus software. Today, things have become a lot more complicated, thanks to the rise of smartphones and other connected technologies that blur the lines of your office’s digital perimeter.

An SMB’s IT hardware checklist

An SMB’s IT hardware checklist

Imagine going back to the office after a long vacation, only to be greeted by a messy workstation. Frustrating, isn’t it? If your enterprise wants to start a new year working with clean, organized technology, this IT hardware checklist is just what you need. ✓ Clean up your computer components Wipe your monitor with clean, […]

Best Chrome extensions to install

Best Chrome extensions to install

Google Chrome is fast, clean, and versatile. It delivers a great browsing experience to users, so it’s no surprise that it has the widest user base out of all web browsers. It’s also expandable and customizable, thanks to the thousands of extensions available at the Chrome Web Store. It can be quite taxing to sort […]

Productivity tip: Email automation

Productivity tip: Email automation

If you’ve ever received what looked like a personalized email from a huge corporation, there’s a good chance it was actually written using an email automation platform. This technology saves time and money while strengthening customer relationships, and contrary to popular belief, it is well within most SMB budgets. What is email automation? Usually included […]

Work Smarter in Outlook with these tips

Work Smarter in Outlook with these tips

People are constantly searching for an easier way to keep their email inboxes in order, customize their email signatures, and improve group communications. The good news is that Microsoft Outlook has these features built in, you just need to know where to look. Clean Up your inbox No matter how meticulously organized your Outlook inbox […]

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