How do hybrid clouds make SMBs more flexible?

October 30th, 2020

While small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly adopting cloud solutions, certain concerns such as security and regulatory compliance have made it challenging for some to migrate all of their resources to public cloud servers. The solution is to adopt a hybrid cloud instead.

Why business continuity plans fail

October 28th, 2020

Even the best managed IT services provider (MSP) can overlook certain business continuity plan (BCP) details. This is why businesses should always be on the lookout for the following pitfalls of BCP to ensure that the plan works as it should.
Over-optimistic testing
The initial testing attempt is usually the most important, because it's when MSPs can pinpoint potential pain points in the recovery plan.

Security Alert: Microsoft Teams-Related Phishing Attacks

October 27th, 2020

There is a new phishing attack making the rounds. These notifications are sent using the display name: "There's new activity in Teams" to make it look like an automated notification from the messaging platform. The fake message is designed to convince the potential victim that a member of their Microsoft Teams community is trying to get in contact with them.

3 Simple Tips to Make Remote Collaboration Better

October 26th, 2020

As leaders, we need to set the tone at the top that remote collaboration isn't going anywhere. Instead of trying to copy and paste our in-office communication into a virtual world, we need to figure out new ways of working that are inclusive and sustainable.

Everyone’s role to play in proactive cybersecurity

October 23rd, 2020

As IT security consultants and managed service providers, we are business partners who provide clients with enterprise-level IT. We specialize in overwhelmingly intricate technology and keep ourselves abreast of the latest cybersecurity developments.

Video: The Future of IoT

October 21st, 2020

Every one of us need to be prepared to #becybersmart about what we're connected to and how we use our devices. Here's a video that shows you why building a cybersmart culture now offers us a better-protected future. Reach out to David Johnson for a FREE Microsoft Office 365 Licensing Assessment to ensure that your Office 365 environment is secure.

3 Things to consider when buying a mouse

October 19th, 2020

Is your mouse uncomfortable to use, but you can’t switch to using your laptop’s trackpad instead because it’s even more cumbersome for you? Then it’s time for you to buy a new mouse. But with so many brands and models out there for you to choose from, you may find it difficult and overwhelming to choose the right mouse for you.

Infographic: Connected Healthcare

October 15th, 2020

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Here's a quick-and-easy to consume infographic that illustrates the most common ways patients and medical practitioners access health-related data using technology - and some good tips to make sure your sensitive data is secure as can be!

Fighting phishing scams with Microsoft 365

October 15th, 2020

Microsoft is a known provider of top-tier business productivity software — and its commitment to its subscribers’ cybersecurity is integral to that reputation. To fight phishing, one of today’s most prevalent cyberthreats, the tech titan has equipped Microsoft 365 with powerful features.