With the advancements in technology and the multitude of options available to cyber-criminals, both small businesses and large corporations are at risk of attack. Techniques like crypto-jacking and sophisticated phishing schemes are becoming increasingly prevalent, and business owners should therefore be super vigilant with the safety of their business’ data. Here are the top five security threats you should look out for.
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.
Another year has just gone by. It's always a great idea to review the year that has passed and look for ways to improve in this year. Were you unable to meet your business goals for the year? Did you or your team spend more time and energy dealing with IT than they should have? Did you face any network outages and system downtime? If your answer to these questions is Yes, then it may be worthwhile considering whether working with a managed services provider (MSP) could help you approach 2018 more confidently and effectively. Here are 5 reasons why you should work with an MSP in 2018.
“Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.” – Bill Gates
With technology such an integral part of business in this day and age, the success of a business is hinged on the quality of its IT infrastructure and management.
We’ve discussed the benefits of a managed IT services provider for organizations and businesses. But do IT managers have any reason to benefit from an MSP?
Staying up-to-date with technological needs and requirements can be a significant challenge for SMBs. Among everyday operating usage, security breaches, and unexpected IT outages, SMB owners can have their technology plates full — especially if infrastructure capabilities are limited. However, IT costs should not affect how small and medium-sized companies do business. According to IT ProPortal, global spending on IT products and services is on the decline, but SMBs must always ensure that their IT budgets are adequate.
In Part 1, we discussed the financial cost implications that outages can have on a business and how MSPs can mitigate those costs. If you haven’t read that article, you can find it by clicking on the link below.
At some point, every small to mid-size company will undoubtedly face one of the biggest IT challenges that all companies face - cost. To leverage the power of modern technology and to give yourself the competitive advantage you need to grow, you must be willing to invest heavily in such a privilege.