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Cybercrime: In-house protection that only YOU can provide

Cybercrime: In-house protection that only YOU can provide From the political world to the corporate, all we hear about is hacking, hacking, hacking. Everyone gets hacked, data is stolen, etc. So, the cry goes up for better security protections for everyone’s data. Firewalls, virus software, etc., etc., etc. Want to know one of the best ways to protect your data? Train your employees to stop opening any emails or links unless they absolutely know they are safe. [...]

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VoIP: A money saving solution for your company’s technology backbone

VoIP: A money saving solution for your company’s technology backbone When small business managers think about their IT infrastructure, they think about their employee’s mobile devices, cabling, Wi-Fi, laptops, a printer, and Internet connectivity. These are the basics of their IT infrastructure. However, there is one other aspect of a modern corporate IT infrastructure and that is an internal phone system that can connect “voice” over the internet, rather than traditional copper wires. Once upon a time, [...]

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SAFETY PUP SAYS…. Update

SAFETY PUP SAYS…. Update One thing smaller firms and individuals are often reluctant to do is download updates to their operating systems and individual apps and programs. Why? Well, because it takes time and you have to reboot the device. Other reasons are a fear that the newest update will have a bug and cause problems. The perception is that it is better to wait a few weeks. Finally, there is a fear that anytime you update a [...]

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Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for Small Law Firms

Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for Small Law Firms   It’s a fast-paced world. Not only do people want things, they want things right now. This sometimes-unnerving need for instant satisfaction has only intensified now that we have Wi-Fi and mobile devices that keep us connected regardless of where we are, what we’re doing, or the time of day. There is no longer any tolerance whatsoever for waiting. A business with a website that fails to load, or loads [...]

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Why Hybrid Clouds are More Than Just Another Trend

Why Hybrid Clouds are More Than Just Another Trend   It should come as no surprise that many small to midsize business owners take pride in overseeing every aspect of their startup business. Naturally, many are apprehensive when it comes to surrendering control of their servers, their data, and their applications.   The downside of this need for control is that operating and maintaining everything onsite can be time consuming, super expensive, and it can make your business more vulnerable to failure related [...]

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Why More Small Law Firms are Turning to the Cloud to Reduce TCO

Why More Small Law Firms are Turning to the Cloud to Reduce TCO   More Small Law Firms seem to be taking the initiative to learn more about the benefits of the cloud.   Determining why Small Law Firms have this sudden keen interest in the cloud isn’t all that tricky.   If you shouted, “Cost Savings!” in a room full of Small Law Firms, you’d undoubtedly be the center of attention. And it seems as if this is also the motivating factor as [...]

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How Small Law Firms Can Utilize the Cloud To Build Their Business

How Small Law Firms Can Utilize the Cloud To Build Their Business   There has been a lot of talk lately about the cloud and its ability to put small to midsize businesses (Small Law Firms) and startups on a level playing field with large global enterprises. Can this be substantiated or is it a load of trendy hype to push Small Law Firms to cloud-based solutions?  We’ve compiled this breakdown of how the cloud can be used to boost profitability.   The [...]

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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Mobility and BYOD

    The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Mobility and BYOD   There are a lot of advantages to mobility in today’s workforce, but the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) movement has also brought its share of headaches as well.   We live in a society where everyone must have the newest technology. We are inundated with ads reminding us that the smartphone or tablet we just bought a year ago is laughably outdated and inferior to the upgrade that just hit the market.   People who have [...]

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Why SMBs Must Proactively Address the Threat of Mobile Hacks

    Why SMBs Must Proactively Address the Threat of Mobile Hacks   More cyber criminals are targeting small-to-medium sized businesses. One reason for this is too many workplaces have insufficient bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in place. Some have none at all. Although firms are generally more knowledgeable about network security risks than in years past, they still woefully underestimate the security vulnerabilities linked to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.   This is a real cause for concern since data breaches have the ability to [...]

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3 Things to Consider Before Jumping Into BYOD

    3 Things to Consider Before Jumping Into BYOD   You’ve read it time and time again. “Bring Your Own Device” isn’t a trend, it’s the future. Workplaces where companies let workers use their own devices for work purposes are the new normal. BYOD attracts new hires and lifts employee morale and productivity. But this doesn’t mean a small business owner should recklessly jump right into BYOD just because everyone else is doing it.  Data and network security concerns have to be [...]

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