6 Reasons to Implement Effective User Request Policies for Business IT

User change requests are common practice in corporations with a large number of employees. For small to medium businesses, this level of user scrutiny is often viewed as unnecessary or laborious. However, there are several reasons that every business should consider tightening up access to IT systems that have nothing to do with the size…

Read More

Does Your Business Provide Internet Access to Kids?

Businesses that provide internet access to kids have a moral responsibility to provide adequate safeguards. From the content that can be viewed to the potential for inappropriate content, the internet can be a dangerous place for young people. As a business, you should explore options for creating a safe online environment for your young patrons. Children…

Read More

Designing Managed IT Services Your Way

Do you have big plans for your business? It is well understood that an online presence can boost the reach of any business. Managing your processes with IT is also essential if you want to grow a business. Managing customer data on paper is largely a thing of the past. Forward-thinking businesses understand the need…

Read More

The Pros of Working on the Go

For many businesses, finding ways to increase productivity is a challenge. There are so many instances that call for employees to work offsite. While this time out on the road may increase productivity or result in gains in certain areas, there is the possibility that other duties end up neglected. Travel is one of the…

Read More

Four Signs it May be a Scam Email

Scam emails are one of the easiest ways for hackers and other nefarious players to gain access to sensitive data or finances. Individuals are most at risk, but even the most well-trained employees can fall into a carefully laid trap. Amid a worldwide pandemic, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the fact that the focus of…

Read More

Scammers and Hackers Exploit COVID-19 Emergency

The world is in the midst of the greatest health crisis since the Spanish flu. However, that hasn’t stopped scammers and hackers. In fact, unscrupulous players are actually taking advantage of the emergency in several ways. It is therefore important for both employees and businesses to remain vigilant at this time. Robust security measures and…

Read More

Business Continuity and Working from Home

If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that crisis can strike at any time. In business, continuing to serve your customers while also protecting employees is a major consideration. Social distancing is an issue for many businesses, simply because appropriate infrastructure and processes do not exist. In a world where it is becoming…

Read More

Are Weak Passwords Putting Your Data in Danger?

Weak passwords are a gateway to your data for bad actors. It is that simple. If you are using passwords that a child could work out, any accessible data is at risk. There are a number of ways that employees and even management can expose access to data-sensitive systems. Good password protection is just one…

Read More

What Are the Top IT Security Challenges for Your Business?

No matter how you look at it, the top IT security challenge for your business is budget constraints. The technology to combat attacks from bad actors is out there, albeit ever changing, but small-to-medium businesses simply cannot afford to implement necessary upgrades. A survey from the Chartered Institute of Information Security showed that 45% of…

Read More

Managing After Holiday IT Downtime

The holidays are an important time when it comes to managing uptime and reducing downtime for most businesses. Downtime applies to both employees and IT systems, with one inevitably feeding the other. The task of ensuring that the business keeps ticking over the holidays is usually within the purview of IT professionals and managers. There…

Read More