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BCP tactics to keep your business running

BCP tactics to keep your business running

Whether your business is hit with a brief power outage or by a natural disaster, any kind of interruption to your organization’s productivity cuts into your profits. A business continuity plan (BCP) is critical to ensuring your organization stays open. Here are some of the key strategies many companies rely on. Backup your data, applications, […]

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

The choice to monitor your employees’ computers or not is a tricky one. While part of you may think it’s unethical, it could end up saving you hours of lost productivity or preventing a data breach. Here are some pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some tips to handle it fairly if you decide […]

Social media tips for your small business

Social media tips for your small business

Is your small- or medium-sized business (SMB) using social media and content marketing strategies to boost profitability? If not, it’s about time you do. Your competitors are already doing the same, so you have to find ways to make sure you rise above the crowd. Here are a few tips to get you started. Create […]

Automate mundane emails to get more done

Automate mundane emails to get more done

Everyone wishes we had more time to spend in a day. Between repetitive emails and seemingly endless meetings, it’s hard to find time for important tasks. Thanks to the increasing affordability of enterprise-level IT, however, SMBs can start getting at least half of those problems under control with email automation. What is email automation? Usually […]

The 12 Most Common Phishing Headlines

Beware these phishy headlines!

We've talked about phishing many times in this newsletter, but it remains one of the single greatest threats to cybersecurity at any given business of any size. Targeting the weakest link of an organization -- the personnel -- has led to some of the largest breaches of the most sensitive data yet.

The Hidden Truth Behind Facial Recognition

Facial Recognition: a term that refers to a computer's ability to differentiate between individuals and ascertain their identities using the unique qualities of their faces. A term that was long used as a technophobic buzzword and as an interesting concept in dystopian Sci-Fi fantasies is now real life, genuine technology being deployed by police forces, intelligence agencies and militaries across the world.

MySpace Loses 12 Years Of Data

Do you remember MySpace?

For awhile, it was the largest social media platform on the Internet, and was a playground of photo sharing, music clips that played when you visited a profile, and videos. MySpace played a massive role in the days of the early web, and was also pivotal for the social lives of many a teen in the 00's. It even beat GOOGLE as the #1 visited site when it was at it's peak popularity.

Instagram Retail, Microsoft Teams Compliance, and More! What’s New in Tech

Tech is a fast paced world, and oftentimes it's difficult to keep track of all the changes that come flying our way on a week-to-week basis. Thankfully, Forbes does a great job at keeping track of technology news that are relevant to businesses, and we're here to pass that information along to you!

For those not interested in reading directly from the source, here is a short summary of the article:

Some older models of Apple products such as the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini are upgrade-able at a discounted price.

Cybersecurity for small- and medium-sized businesses

Cybersecurity for small- and medium-sized businesses

Has your organization been hit with a data breach or ransomware recently? This happens more often than you might think to businesses of all sizes. Given the frequency, complexity, and increasing number of threats, a multi-level, agile, and cutting-edge cybersecurity strategy is the only response that will protect businesses from massive losses. Fortunately, managed IT […]

ERP: the software your business needs

ERP: the software your business needs

Managing a business is complicated enough: different departments like accounting, management, and sales each have its own software and systems. Don’t you just wish there was a less difficult and more efficient way to manage your enterprise? Wish no more, because enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can solve management problems for you. Read on to […]