What you need to know about double extortion ransomware attacks

November 18th, 2020

It has been a few years since ransomware rose to global infamy with the spate of attacks like WannaCry and NotPetya in 2017, but that’s not to say the threat has gone quiet. In fact, ransomware remains one of the most prolific cyberattack methods, simply because it’s one of the easiest and most profitable to carry out.

Why managed IT services is best for cybersecurity

November 17th, 2020

Today’s companies need technology to function. Without it, businesses cannot compete and succeed. But with technology comes the ever-constant threat of hackers and cybercriminals. That’s why small- and mid-sized businesses need to protect themselves with robust cybersecurity solutions managed by IT professionals. The numbers According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2019 State of Cybersecurity in Small […]

New admin capabilities for better Microsoft 365 delivery

November 2nd, 2020

In the past few months, the pandemic has driven businesses to utilize every tool available to them to keep operations going. This largely meant deploying cloud-based solutions that can support remote work setups and connect multilocational workers. During these critical times, the job of IT administrators has become more crucial and demanding. So to help […]

Give your SMB more flexibility with a hybrid cloud

October 30th, 2020

When it comes to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often presented with the choice of either a private or a public cloud. But there is a third option — a hybrid cloud. And this is the choice that provides SMBs with greater flexibility. How so? Read on to find out. Hybrid clouds […]

Is your business continuity plan doomed to fail?

October 28th, 2020

No business continuity plan is perfect. Each plan has risks that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account from the start. But don’t blame it all on your managed IT services provider (MSP) — often, a system’s design has loopholes to start with. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

What does proactive cybersecurity entail?

October 23rd, 2020

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cybersecurity entails, so let’s take a minute to go over it. […]

The implications of 5G for business

October 20th, 2020

While the ongoing pandemic has dominated the headlines for most of 2020, there are still opportunities to be had. Businesses now face an urgent need to innovate quickly to become more adaptable to change and reduce risk. In these respects, COVID-19 has undoubtedly been an urgent wakeup call.

5 Reasons why mobile device management is more critical than ever

October 20th, 2020

Mobile devices have liberated today’s employees from the office desktop and paved the way for flexible remote working options. Pre-pandemic, we've already seen businesses implementing bring your own device (BYOD) policies. And when workforces shifted to remote work arrangements, the number of employees using their own devices for work only increased.

7 Tips for making your virtual meetings more effective

October 20th, 2020

With more people working from home than ever before, virtual meetings have become a critical part of running a business. However, the transition from in-person gatherings to video conferences hasn’t been particularly smooth for everyone. If your meetings are plagued by distractions and technical problems, your remote employees will feel even more disconnected.

4 Steps to prepare your business for the post-pandemic era

October 20th, 2020

The ongoing pandemic continues to impact every sector of the economy, and business leaders have been desperately trying to adapt to the new reality. With the disruption expected to run well into 2021, companies need to prepare for the worst that may be yet to come.

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