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Ransomware emails: How to identify

Ransomware emails: How to identify and steer clear of them Ransomware attacks have suddenly become more prevalent. Each year sees more of them. Hospitals, NPOs, shipping giants, etc., have all been victims of ransomware attacks. Your business could be too! Did you know that emails are one of the most common gateways for ransomware to get into your systems? In this blog, we tell you how you can stay safe by following a few tips. If you think something is amiss, [...]

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How good is your password

How good is your password? Did you know that having a weak password is one of the biggest security risks you face? This blog focuses on the best practices related to passwords that you can follow to ensure passwords are not your weakest link. Avoid sequences and repetitions: How many times have you used passwords like dollar12345 or $$$BobMckinley. Passwords containing sequences and repetitions are just easier to hack. Avoid using your personal data: Do not make your birth date, bank account [...]

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Keeping your data safe: Access Control

Keeping your data safe: Access Control Cyberattacks are a commonplace today. Malwares such as viruses, worms and more recently ransomwares not only corrupt your data or hold it hostage, but also inflict irreversible damage on your brand and business. As a norm, most businesses these days do invest in anti-virus/cybersecurity systems. But, is that really enough? The answer is–NO. Because, they often overlook one important aspect–access. Ask yourself, how easy is your data to access? How can you strengthen the [...]

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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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