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Not All Notifications Are Created Equal

Pop-up fatigue: it's something that we all deal with. No matter where you're browsing on the internet or what you're doing, it seems like there is always an endless barrage of things to click through. Allow notifications, sign up for our newsletter, full-screen banner ads that take up the entire webpage-- forcing you to hunt for the obscure [x] in the corner that will allow you to see the content that you actually came for.

En Route to the Digital Dark Ages

We don't often talk about it, but we as a society are really moving through uncharted territory. We've become so acclimated to digital technology playing a huge role in every facet of our lives, that we often forget that we are exploring a cultural and legal "frontier" that is largely uncharted as of yet.

Here’s why your business needs CRM

No business ever gets very far without a steady stream of customers. They are your primary source of revenue, so taking care of your relationships with them must be your highest priority. To effectively foster customer relationships, your business should leverage customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Imagine buying a product, and it breaks the first […]

Your business’s cybersecurity needs an MSP

With the prevalence of cyberattacks on companies of all sizes these days, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their budget priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small businesses should partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). Here’s why it’s crucial to partner with an MSP that can implement robust […]

Facebook Messenger: Worth the Risk?

Facebook is an undeniable juggernaut in the social media world, and it's not hard to see why. Their interface is simple to use, the platform lends itself to endless scrolling to see more funny videos, pictures of your friends and the endless debates and dialogues that are taking place there.

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

If your managed IT services provider has been using the same business continuity plan (BCP) for years, your organization may be in trouble. BCPs should continuously be updated so you avoid overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Not updating your BCP is just one mistake that can harm your business. Here are a few more you […]

How to be proactive with your cyber defenses

Understand the threats you’re facing Before any business can work toward preventing cyberattacks, everyone involved needs to know exactly what they’re up against. You should review what types of attacks are most common in your industry, discuss the attacks most commonly seen by your employees (i.e., phishing emails, sketchy attachments). Ideally, your team would spearhead […]

A Hard Lesson To Learn

This new normal is beginning to be simply.. normal. If you're like most people, you probably never expected such a widespread transition to telecommuting, but "unexpected" has been the name of the game for 2020. Just about everything is done remotely these days, and one of the primary challenges lies in the education sector: how do we effectively and securely teach our kids remotely during these trying times?

Since the start of the remote school year, there have been a number of incidents of Zoom hijacking, where lewd, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate images are broadcast during school Zoom meetings, thereby hijacking the meeting and causing considerable issues for parents and educators alike.

Android Users: Beware Of These Apps

The debate between iPhone or Android echoes that of many other seemingly binary choices: Coke or Pepsi, Mac or PC, Tea or Coffee? Many of these choices simply come down to personal preference, though there are objective differences between these things that may make the choice more complicated than it appears on the surface.