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World Backup Day: Why you should backup your data

Have you backed up your data lately?

If you haven’t, then you should take the World Backup Day Pledge: “I solemnly swear to back up my important documents and precious memories on March 31st. I will also tell my friends and family about World Backup Day — friends don't let friends go without a backup.

Why it’s a good idea to hire someone to hack your business

Penetration testing is the only time you’d want someone to hack into your system. The practice involves having specialists hack and challenge your system’s security measures and controls. These specialists search for exploitable vulnerabilities, whether these are in your network’s operating system (OS), its misconfigurations, or even the behavior of its end users.

6 Considerations for employee training

Training your employees is one of the best ways to keep them driven and encourage their loyalty. It also improves their performance and makes them more valuable. The perfect employee training program has yet to be developed, but one that’s likely to succeed and have the best effect should have the following components:

#1. Needs assessment
At the end of the day, your employee training program must provide value to your company.

Which Microsoft Office 365 plan is best for your business?

Microsoft Office has been the industry standard in workplace productivity software for almost three decades and, unsurprisingly, it’s changed quite a bit over the years.
For starters, most users access Office applications through a cloud-based month-to-month subscription plan, rather than making a one-off purchase.

4 Tips for adopting Microsoft Teams in your business

Technology is evolving at a fast pace, and many businesses are having a hard time keeping up. It’s also transforming the way we work. Far from the restrictions of the 9-to-5 workday and the office desk, the workforce is now truly globalized and more connected than ever before.

Increase productivity with Office 365 and Surface

Microsoft recently showcased Surface, a line of touchscreen-based laptops and tablets that run on the latest version of Windows. These gadgets boast compact builds, sharp displays, and other top-of-the-line specifications. And the best part is, all of these devices can integrate seamlessly with Office 365 to help you achieve optimum productivity. Here’s what you can […]

Identity and access management 101

Whether it be cloud, mobile, or on-premises, every technology you use stores confidential data that are accessed by your employees. So how do you guarantee the safety of said data from cyberthreats like identity theft, phishing attacks, and more? Identity and access management (IAM) is the answer, and here’s why. What is IAM? Identity and […]

5 Benefits of having an MSP handle IT support

It’s getting harder and harder for in-house IT teams to keep up with the pace of technology advancements. Even in West Palm Beach, which is rich with information technology talent, businesses are struggling to stay ahead of the curve. Setting up and maintaining a fully staffed in-house department is prohibitively expensive for all but the largest companies, especially when you factor in the six-figure salaries the positions command.

How to tackle the challenges of multi-cloud security

Your business, like most others nowadays, probably relies on the cloud. It's a smart move, but if you're not careful, you could end up with all your data at the mercy of a single vendor. A multi-cloud strategy results in cost savings, reduced downtime, and better redundancy but comes with a nasty side effect: it's harder to manage data and ensure security.

Cybersecurity: How to defend against insider threats

In the cybersecurity world, an insider threat is an individual or business partner who uses company data inappropriately. Today’s companies must take proactive steps to prevent insider threats, which is why we put together some tips and tricks. #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]