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Hacked Passwords and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Company Safe

Since a record number of people started working from home in 2020, there has been a massive rise in data breaches. These have occurred in all types of companies, organizations, and even government agencies. In fact, 42% of IT and security managers have shared the occurrence of breaches in their organizations due to user password compromise. While breaches happen, it’s becoming more frequent than it should. When creating our passwords, there are generally two types [...]

By |2021-05-03T11:14:13-05:00May 3rd, 2021|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Hacked Passwords and Data Breaches: How to Keep Your Company Safe

Why Business Continually Plans Don’t End with Microsoft365 and G Suite Cloud Services

With the amount of data that businesses are storing online or within cloud services, a company could suffer massive financial losses or potentially even go out of business if a disaster were to wipe out crucial data from local drives or the cloud service they use. It’s for this reason that any company drafting or revising its business continuity plan must be sure to incorporate a disaster recovery strategy that addressees their cloud services as [...]

By |2021-03-15T14:26:57-05:00March 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Business Continually Plans Don’t End with Microsoft365 and G Suite Cloud Services

5 Areas Top Accounting Firms Review After Tax Season and Why You Should Too

After a hectic tax season, many accounting firms will take a step back and review the previous year. Firms will evaluate what strategies worked, and which fell short of their expectations for the year. Top accounting firms will then use the information they were able to gain from these evaluations to draft plans for changes that could be made moving forward. Firms will also use this data to propose new strategies based on areas that [...]

By |2021-03-31T15:18:12-05:00March 9th, 2021|Newsletter Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Areas Top Accounting Firms Review After Tax Season and Why You Should Too

How Can a Legacy IT System Be Holding Back Productivity in your Accounting Firm?

Decreasing operating costs and increasing working efficiency are core goals accounting leaders work to achieve for their firms. Today, it seems as though these goals and strategic priorities are becoming increasingly more attainable with the advancement of technology. With the rise of artificial intelligence and other technological applications, many firms have become intrigued with the idea of implementing new systems into their existing networks. They hope that these changes will optimize productivity, improve client experience, [...]

By |2021-03-08T09:26:08-06:00March 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Can a Legacy IT System Be Holding Back Productivity in your Accounting Firm?

Why you need a managed service provider as part of your Accounting Team

If you’re not sure why you need a managed services provider (MSP), you’re not alone. Despite all the benefits of hiring an MSP to join their organization, many businesses are still unconvinced. Having an MSP as part of your team adds talent in essential areas that companies often struggle to fill. Organizations are used to creating leadership and management teams but often fail to fill roles that are critical to a firm’s success. IT generally gets missed when accounting teams are formed because what it takes to support and protect systems is immense. [...]

By |2021-03-03T12:18:01-06:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why you need a managed service provider as part of your Accounting Team

How an Outdated IT System Can Be Holding Back Productivity in Manufacturing

Decreasing operating costs and increasing working efficiency are core goals manufacturers work to achieve for their companies. Today, it seems as though these goals become increasingly more attainable with the advancement of technology. With the rise of artificial intelligence and other technological applications, many manufacturers have become intrigued with the idea of implementing new systems into their existing networks. They hope that these changes will optimize productivity and increase their top line. While adopting new [...]

By |2021-03-31T15:22:49-05:00March 1st, 2021|IT Managed Services, Manufacturing, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on How an Outdated IT System Can Be Holding Back Productivity in Manufacturing

How a Good IT Company Can Solve Issues That Cause Lower Employee Engagement

Ensuring employee happiness and job satisfaction is the taken on by any good manager. Making sure employees are satisfied with their work and their job role is key to retention and efficiency. Computers and technology are needed for almost any job, and with this comes a new class of issues that can sour any employee’s working experience. IT problems can very easily pile up over time and frustrate employees. Having to do extra unnecessary work [...]

By |2021-02-02T09:57:35-06:00February 1st, 2021|IT Managed Services, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on How a Good IT Company Can Solve Issues That Cause Lower Employee Engagement

Using Public WiFi? Here’s How to Protect Yourself – Update

The holidays are quickly approaching and online shopping is predicted to be at an all-time high this season. Whether you’re shopping from home, on your break at the office, or from another location the security of your connection is important. It can be one of the first lines of defense in protecting your data. We published the following on our blog back in March, but these tips for using Public WiFi are still valid. Make [...]

By |2020-11-04T09:40:30-06:00November 4th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles, Remote Working|Comments Off on Using Public WiFi? Here’s How to Protect Yourself – Update

Updated: 3 Tips for Creating Hack-Proof Passwords

When it comes to cybersecurity, getting back to basics is just as important as buying the latest and greatest technology. One of the most foundational basics is password security. In 2017, the Verizon Data Breach Report attributed 81% of data breaches to weak, compromised, or re-used passwords. We haven't gotten much better since 80% of breaches in 2019 were attributed to the same cause. These statistics place bad passwords as one of the No. 1 [...]

By |2020-09-30T13:49:51-05:00September 30th, 2020|CyberSecurity, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Updated: 3 Tips for Creating Hack-Proof Passwords

Are You Paying Your IT Provider Enough to Care?

Every now and then, we are contacted by a company that has had, or is having, a bad experience with their current IT provider. These conversations typically revolve around expectations that are not being met. Their systems are down, they can’t process transactions, or they can’t recover from backups. In the worst cases, they are experiencing a ransomware attack due to their IT providers compromised systems. Being a Managed Service Provider (MSP), we hear all [...]

By |2021-03-31T15:28:52-05:00September 14th, 2020|IT Managed Services, Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Are You Paying Your IT Provider Enough to Care?
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