What is a Virtual CIO and Why Do You Need One?

What is a Virtual CIO

As a growing business, you may not have the use of a full-time board of directors. And even if you do, there are probably some positions you either don’t have the budget for a full-time, salary employee, or you just don’t need to have them on staff. At least not yet. One such individual is the Chief Information Officer. (more…)

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Top 5 Mac Security Tips You Need to Know

mac security tips

If you were to talk to most Mac owners, they would tell you Macs don’t get viruses, so there is no need to take extra precautions. While wishful thinking, that isn’t exactly true. True, Windows computers are attacked more often, but that isn’t because the Mac operation system is impenetrable. (more…)

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Should My Small Business Conduct Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Employees?

Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Employees

Cybersecurity threats are everywhere, and one of the biggest mistakes you can make is assuming your company is simply too small to be hit. In reality, as a small business, you’re a more likely target than the giant corporations. Sure, it makes national headlines when Target or Home Depot have a data breach, but that’s due to the size and the number of consumers impacted. A small business like yours won’t turn heads. In fact, cybercriminals are usually more interested in a quick smash and grab of Internet-based data than attempting to hack through the security of a major company. That puts your business in the crosshairs. (more…)

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How Returning to Work after COVID-19 will Impact your IT Needs

returning to work after covid-19

COVID-19 has affected all our businesses in some shape or form. Eventually, as vaccines are developed and cures identified, life will, as we know it, return to normal. Thankfully, most of our companies will return to normal long before that, but even then work will be different.

The Coronavirus experience will have lingering effects, not only on daily life but also on professional life as well. Things will likely change for the inner workings of your business. If you weren’t prepared to conduct your company from off-site locations you ultimately had a crash course in doing as such. Now that you and your employees have been through it you know what works and what doesn’t. (more…)

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Our Top Password Security Tips

password security tips

Hackers and Internet sleuths are becoming more adept at hacking online accounts. Most of this is due to individuals using inferior passwords that are simply too easy to replicate. Most websites, email service providers, and other online companies that require you to create a login password now offer prompts to help assist you in boosting the security strength of your password. These prompts may force you to use a series of letters, numbers, and characters, but even with these password requirements you may leave yourself at risk of possible hacks. (more…)

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