We are halfway through 2020 and most businesses still have not returned to normal operations. Employees are scattered between home and the office. Many businesses have chosen to keep their employees remote indefinitely, in what is viewed as a progressive move toward a modern business networking environment.
Every week we encounter a business owner, executive, or manager who confidently states that they do not need to worry about cybersecurity because, “We don’t have anything a hacker would want.” This statement is baffling to us because what most hackers ultimately want is not data – They want money!
When you work in technology it’s easy to focus on the “new”. The latest system updates, new applications, hardware upgrades, new security threats, and new responses. We are always working to keep up with the latest thing. However, sometimes the next big opportunity for innovation is an under-utilized existing technology.
The return-to-work process can be just as confusing and uncertain as the work-from-home process was in the first few weeks. There are many unknowns. How should business navigate loosening restrictions? How can you build staff and consumer confidence upon reopening? How quickly will consumer demand return? Will technology need to change? Will your information technology […]
The current market has businesses uncertain about moving forward, which has caused many to stall. The workforce and consumer shifts created by the COVID-19 pandemic have the ability to permanently change the way our industries do business and how our businesses function.
In the past couple of months, just about everyone has been forced to shift priorities. If you’re like many business owners, you are intently focused on pivoting your business to accommodate today’s “new normal.” In fact, you are probably investing so much of your time in trying to retain your customers and generate new cash […]
The 2020 tax season is just gearing up and the scams are already in full swing. Every year it never fails, technology-savvy nefarious criminals go to work to defraud the hard-working community out of their well-earned money. Their tactics range from the old school to the truly innovative.
Businesses need technology to be profitable and productive. But not all technologies are capable of delivering on their perceived benefits. To make sure your investments are worth keeping, you need to perform technology business reviews. A technology business review reveals the strengths and weaknesses of your company’s IT framework. It’s often performed by a third-party […]
There is one thing many small businesses do that puts them at risk for a cyber-attack. They take a reactive approach to IT security. They wait until something bad happens before they do anything. Unfortunately, we live and work in a time when you can no longer be reactive to cyberthreats.
You might read the headline of this article and think, “That has to be an exaggeration.” Unfortunately, it’s not. Every single day, small businesses are targeted by cybercriminals. These criminals look for vulnerable victims, then attack. This is the world we live in today.