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Sam

I'm very interested in the technology of all things. I like to write about these things.

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Top Reasons Organizations Partner with an MSP

Aug 3,2018 / by Sam

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Picture this scenario: an organization’s in-house IT department is swamped with IT requests and is struggling to solve all the issues on time. To add to this, the network is running slow, but the IT team is so occupied with other problems that they're not able to get everything running efficiently in time.

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Can your business survive an outage?

Jul 20,2018 / by Sam posted in Solutions, Managed Services, MSP

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Disasters come without warning and in many forms. Whether it’s a cyber attack, like a ransomware attack, or a natural disaster, such as flood or fire, you can be sure to come out safe if you plan carefully and implement certain important security measures.

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Can MSPs Be Targeted by Cyber Attackers?

Jul 11,2018 / by Sam

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There have been some discussions of the idea that MSPs may be the targets of cyber criminals in order to reach and exploit the end-user customer. This idea seems unlikely but it cannot be simply ruled out. Let us therefore examine whether this can really happen and what the actual concerns are.

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What is the GDPR? Here's everything you need to know

Jun 29,2018 / by Sam posted in Solutions, Business

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in the works since around 2012 to make the European Union (EU) "fit" for the digital age. It is designed to strengthen the data rights of EU residents and unifies data protection law across all member states, making it identical.

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Top 3 IT Security Tips for Your Business in 2018

Jun 14,2018 / by Sam posted in IT, MSP

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Cyberthreats to your business can be both internal and external, and the first step to forming a strong line of defense is understanding the basics of IT security. In a recent article, we discussed the importance of maintaining good cyber hygiene, here we are offering you three actionable tips to keep your business safe from cyber attacks in 2018.

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Are you Cybersafe?

Jun 1,2018 / by Sam posted in Technology, MSP

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The exponential growth of the Internet has introduced new ways to communicate, send data across the globe, trade online, share information, and even play games. But with the awesome benefits that come along with it, the Internet also has its dark side. There are a numerous cyber-risks that face businesses from malware to hackers to Denial of Service attacks.  

The infographic below looks at some of these risks and how they can be mitigated. You can use this information to educate your employees on best practices when browsing the Internet.

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Cyber hygiene: What is it? How important is it?

May 16,2018 / by Sam

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Every business needs to have some basic essential levels of security. This forms the core of what is required to keep a business running securely. This basic absolute requirement will protect you from cyber attacks and is referred to as cyber hygiene.

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Managed IT services trends that you should know about

May 8,2018 / by Sam

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Managed IT services made significant advancements in 2017. Considering these advancements, we can predict a few trends that will shape the industry going forward. Here are some of those trends that you can expect this year, and how they will affect your business.

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Complete Guide to Hiring an MSP (FREE eBook)

Apr 26,2018 / by Sam

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There are unparalleled benefits of partnering with a managed services provider (MSP) when you’re on a tight budget. With an MSP, you get 24x7 IT support, access to IT expertise, remote network monitoring, and proactive monitoring, all this for a flat monthly fee.

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Why Mobile Device Security is Becoming Increasingly Important for Businesses

Apr 13,2018 / by Sam

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Mobile technology has progressed leaps and bounds in the past 20 years – we’ve moved from using brick-like cellular phones with huge antennas to super-slim, touch-based smartphones, tablets, and convertible laptops. With the parallel growth of the Internet, these devices have helped us get even more connected and made life extremely convenient, but this increased connectivity has also heightened the security risks associated with mobile devices. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that Wi-Fi and mobile devices will account for nearly 80% of IP traffic by 2025.

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