Why Cybersecurity Analysis is Critical for Small Businesses

Why Does Your Small Business Need Cybersecurity Analysis? Hey there, fellow small business owners! We all know that running a business can be a bit stressful at times, what with all the day-to-day tasks and challenges that come our way. But have you ever stopped to think about the potential threat of a cyber attack? Yeah, I know, it's not exactly the most exciting topic, but trust me when I say that it's a threat that you can't afford to ignore. Let's face it, cybercriminals are getting smarter [...]

2023-03-04T08:11:25-06:00|Articles, IT Support, Security|

Best Email Security Practices in 2023

How to Protect Your Business and Stay Ahead of Threats With the increasing reliance on digital communication and the growth of cybercrime, email security has become a crucial concern for businesses of all sizes. In 2023, it's more important than ever to implement best practices for email security to protect your business from data breaches, phishing attacks, and other threats. In this article, we'll provide an in-depth guide to the best email security practices you should be implementing in 2023 to stay ahead of the curve. Why Email [...]

2023-02-05T08:52:46-06:00|Articles, General Tech, Security, Tech Tips|

7 Benefits of a Modern Phone System

Do you remember how business used to work 20 years ago?. Everyone worked from the office, probably using a huge grey or beige computer with a monitor the size of a screen block. You just about had space on your desk for your phone and a coffee – your notepad had to balance at a funny angle. All of your files were either physical or saved on your computer. If someone else needed an updated version you had to email it to them. Most meetings were in person, [...]

2020-05-17T17:40:54-05:00|Articles, Cloud, VoIP|

Same Password Abuse

Are Your Employees Using The Same Passwords? Your business is not alone! Most employees use the same password everywhere – home, work, Gmail, Facebook… even for banking. Considering how many passwords we’re expected to remember and use on a daily basis, password exhaustion is a very real thing. It’s no wonder that when yet another prompt for a password appears, users enter easily guessed combinations like ‘abcd’ or ‘password’. Trouble is, even if your password is making the required effort, hackers are taking a daily stroll around the [...]

2020-05-17T17:37:23-05:00|Articles, Security, Tech Tips|

How Apple plans to improve cloud services

Apple is planning to improve its cloud services by bringing together its various teams who work on projects like iCloud, Siri, Apple Maps, Apple Pay, Apple Music and Apple News into one campus. The involved personnel are expected to relocate to the current company’s Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino, California, rather than to the second location that is under construction. Read on to learn more about Apple’s new service improvement plans. The rundown The teams working on Apple’s services are currently spread out across various rented spaces in [...]

2020-02-16T10:18:41-06:00|Articles, Cloud|

Increase Employee Productivity with Web Monitoring

The internet is constantly tempting us. There’s an endless collection of funny cat videos, memes, and social media statuses to consume. Sure, the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurt anyone, but if employees waste hours of their working day on these websites, that’s a problem. So how can you, as a business owner, discourage employees from procrastinating on the internet? When it comes to increasing employee productivity, keeping a close eye on your personnel’s internet behavior reaps various benefits. Time-saving measures At times, the internet can be very [...]

2020-02-16T10:22:27-06:00|Articles, Cloud, Security, Tech Tips|

How Google is Changing WiFi

Having access to high-speed internet is important for people who work, chat, or stream online. Sadly, most WiFi systems are unreliable and unresponsive, and depending on the layout of your office, they can create internet dead zones. For businesses that manage most of their tasks online, this simply won’t do. Ideally, internet connections should be fast and available in every nook and cranny of your office. And with the development of Google WiFi, your business may be able to achieve that. WiFi everywhere Google WiFi is able to [...]

2020-09-25T09:22:50-05:00|Articles, Cloud|

What is App Virtualization?

To get ahead as a small business, it’s important for your company to stay on top of IT trends. The problem is, these trendy and new solutions are quite confusing to understand, especially for companies with limited IT experience. One of the more complicated IT trends would have to be app virtualization. To clear up the confusion, here is a quick overview of what app virtualization is all about. Non-virtualized apps To understand app virtualization, we need to know how desktop applications are traditionally installed first. When you [...]

2020-09-25T09:35:28-05:00|Articles, General Tech, Virtualization|

Top Microsoft Word Tips To Boost Productivity

Although there are many alternatives out there, Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular and user-friendly word processors for businesses large and small, and for good reason too. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and is highly capable of handling and creating business documents. While there are millions of people who use Word every day, most are unable to tap into its full potential. Check out these five tips that will make you a better Word user and get more work done in less time. [...]

2016-02-12T06:32:55-06:00|Articles|

Essential Cortana Tips

Wouldn’t it be great if you could afford to hire your own personal assistant? Someone who could take care of menial tasks, sing songs to you, and generally just make your life more pleasant? As technology develops, we are getting closer and closer to virtual assistants who are just as good as their real-life counterparts. In fact, Cortana, the assistant for Microsoft Windows 10, can do all three of the tasks mentioned above (yes, she’ll actually sing for you) and a whole lot more. Here are some handy [...]

2015-12-12T14:34:29-06:00|Articles, General Tech, Windows|
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