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Does Your Business Have a Cloud Computing Usage Policy?

Many businesses have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to Work policy, a risk management policy, and some businesses are even tech-savvy enough to have a social media policy. Some businesses go one step further and introduce and review all … Continue reading

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The Managed Service Provider (MSP) Quandary: They’re Only as Good as You Allow Them to Be

When I hear of managed service providers (MSPs), I think of services in a compartmentalized box or a box of Legos. While that may be a simplistic view of what a MSP is, it actually fits because that’s how companies … Continue reading

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5 Must-Ask Questions Before Adding the Cloud to Your Infrastructure

In a previous post, I asked, “Is Your Business Ready for the Cloud?” Five key issues were detailed to assist midsize businesses before making the decision to move to the cloud. But once your leadership and IT teams make the … Continue reading

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12 Timeless Password Tips for Improved Security

According to Splashdata, the #1 and #2 most commonly used passwords are “123456” and “password,” so the creation of strong passwords is one way that users can be proactive in fighting security breaches. Since passwords are the core of an … Continue reading

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Television’s Role in the Conversation about Cybersecurity

Have you noticed all the recent storylines about cybercrime on television? Several episodes of “The Good Wife” focus on technology issues ranging from hacked emails to online privacy to ransomware (a type of malware that restricts access to the computer … Continue reading

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Backup Day is Every Day – Not Just Once a Year

You may have heard the recent buzz in the tech world: “Don’t Be an April Fool. Be Prepared. Back up your files on March 31.” According to Backblaze, 30% of people have never backed up their systems. That’s a staggering … Continue reading

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How Secure Are Your BYOD Devices in the Workplace?

By now, everyone in the business world knows what the four initials BYOD mean. But if not, it stands for Bring Your Own Device to work. This means that, for a variety of reasons, employees bring their smartphones and tablets … Continue reading

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