If you’re still using Windows 7, your PC just became a target. Windows 7 extended support ends as of January 14, 2020, which means that Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates, or security patches.
Cybercrime is one of the fastest growing “industries” today, resulting in staggering costs to businesses worldwide. Find out just how much it’s costing businesses in our updated infographic.
In late 2019, CNBC.com reported that cyberattacks now cost businesses of all sizes about $200,000 per incident, on average. This represents a dramatic increase in the average cost of a data breach, especially for small to midsize businesses (SMBs).
Your IT budget is like a manifestation of your business’s overall IT strategy for the future— whether you’re looking one year ahead or five years ahead. And, our IT budgeting tips in today’s blog post should help you hone your vision. Here’s how to get started.
Spam email is nothing new. We’re all used to receiving spam messages, and having an overflowing junk folder is just part of having an email account. In fact, we may joke about the particularly funny or cringe-worthy spam emails we happen to find when we peruse that junk folder. Luckily, email filtering has gotten pretty good—most of us only see a fraction of the spam that’s sent to us actually make it to our inboxes.
Many small business owners don’t believe us when we tell them their technology should be saving them money and even driving growth – not causing them constant frustration. Professional IT consulting can help! Ask these 5 questions to see if it’s right for your business…
Data loss prevention is a big issue for small businesses, costing upwards of $48,000 for a single issue. In order to protect your business, you need to back up individual work computers and servers. Let’s look at some of the why’s and how-to’s of backing up your business data.
Your computer systems and network are the lifeblood of your business, so when considering hiring a managed IT services provider, you need to find someone you can trust. Here are important questions you should ask any IT company before you let them manage your network.
If you’re like most businesses, you probably rely on Microsoft Office products and email to accomplish much of your daily work. But keeping software up-to-date, accessing your email, and keeping track of all your documents when you’re on the go can be a huge pain. Find out how Office 365 can solve your software headaches.
If a physical disaster like a fire, flood, or tornado destroyed your business’s main location and all of your technology resources, what would you do? Could you and your employees keep working at an alternate site with backed up data? Similarly, if your network became a casualty of the so-called cyberwar and hackers breached your valuable data, would you have a plan to handle the fallout? Would your business files and other information be completely lost? Could you continue serving your customers?