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How to identify the telltale signs of a phishing email

June 29th, 2020

Phishing emails are one of the most dangerous cyberthreats that small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face today. According to the Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), phishing is the biggest threat for small organizations, as cybercriminals devise more sophisticated methods to steal confidential information.

What are the benefits of VoIP for small businesses?

June 15th, 2020

Your company needs an efficient phone system to succeed in today’s competitive business environment. Without it, you may experience communication barriers within your teams. You may also find it difficult to reach or be reached by your prospects, vendors, or partners.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery – Part 3 Security Appliances

May 21st, 2020

Welcome back! In part three we will discuss the many facets of network security from firewall appliances to employee training. While a security appliance like a firewall can help keep bad actors from unauthorized access to your network, if improperly configured and implemented, those appliances can act like the landing lights at an airport.

The consequences of data breaches to your business

May 18th, 2020

Data breaches are one of the worst issues your business may encounter. Cybercriminals can leak your confidential information to the public, or use it for their personal, professional, and financial gain.

Enterprises and small businesses alike have been affected by data leaks.

What is the importance of hardware in cybersecurity?

May 4th, 2020

How often do you think of hardware in relation to your business’s cybersecurity? If you answered “not often,” then you’re not alone; many companies would have the same answer. When it comes to cybersecurity, individuals and organizations typically think about the use of antivirus programs, firewalls, and intrusion prevention systems (IPS). But little do many know that hardware also plays an important role in security.

Phone and Conference Call Etiquette

April 28th, 2020

Now that we are all working remotely

Over the last few weeks, something I have known for years has really jumped to the forefront during calls, conference calls and WebEx, Zoom and Teams conferences. Our minds and our mouths work far faster than the technology we are using to communicate.

Avoid these five social media blunders to improve your cybersecurity

April 20th, 2020

Social media is one of the most critical tools you can leverage to increase your brand awareness. It also lets you interact with your audience on multiple platforms and serve your customers better. Your target audience is most likely part of the 250 million social media users in the United States, so planning a social media strategy should be one of your priorities.

Internal vs. external IT: Which is better for SMBs?

April 6th, 2020

In-house or outsourced? That is the question.

With businesses striving more and more to improve profitability, it isn’t uncommon for companies to seek creative ways to cut costs and optimize production. And no department is safe from scrutiny — even IT.

So which one is better? Read on to find out.

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