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You’re the captain of your own ship. Your crew, a team of hardworking employees, rely on your vessel’s technology to help navigate the stormy waters of business. Everything seems calm on the surface right now, and you’re cruising along smoothly… but beneath the waves, danger lurks
Employee training and awareness While technology is a crucial component of cybersecurity, your employees play a significant role in safeguarding your business too. IT support providers often offer employee training programs and awareness initiatives to educate your staff about the latest cybersecurity threats and best practices.
With every year that passes, cybersecurity becomes increasingly more complex. But when you stay educated about evolving threats, what the dangers are, and stay on top of your security measures with a multi-layered approach, you keep your data and staff better protected.
According to the Future of Cyber 2023 report by Deloitte, a staggering 95% of cybersecurity events are caused by human error. That’s right, in most cases, we are our own worst enemy.
AI can automate routine tasks such as CV screening, saving recruiters a significant amount of time. More importantly, by using predefined parameters, AI ensures that the screening process is objective and free from unconscious bias. It makes the recruitment process both efficient and fair.
And of course, just like other Microsoft 365 tools, it offers seamless integration with other apps in the suite. Now, isn’t that a productivity booster?
Have you heard of the Metaverse? It’s not the latest superhero movie or a catchy new dance craze. It’s a term that’s been buzzing around the tech world for some time now, and it’s poised to revolutionize the way we live, work, and play. As a business owner, it’s important that you know what the Metaverse is, how it works, and why it matters. So, let’s dive in.
Backing up your data is one of the strongest precautions you can take. Set it up properly and make it part of your routine to check that it’s working. Because one day your backup could save your business.
A major change to your IT infrastructure isn’t something to be planned in a hurry. So if you’re starting to think about ending it with your current systems and bringing your business into the 2020s, there’s plenty to think about before you commit to another long-term relationship.
What’s happened over the last few years has taught businesses just how important their IT partner is. It's not about us; it’s about all IT support companies and how to choose the right one for you. Inside, you’ll discover:
- Why you want a partner that thinks strategically
- The reasons business owners and managers like you switch IT support providers
- How to protect the most important asset your business owns
- And why you should be highly skeptical of all IT support businesses (yes, including us)
December is a month when many of us take time to plan for the year ahead. But instead of looking at your forecasts for the next 12 months, we’d like you to think about what’s coming up over the next decade. Will you keep up? Will you choose the right tech? Here’s our guide to the 8 tech trends that your business needs to be ready for.
The quickest way to upset your staff is by giving them slow access to the internet. Bad Wi-Fi quickly creates tension in the team and is a real productivity killer. You don’t have to suffer slow Wi-Fi. Here’s our guide to making Wi-Fi faster whether you’re working in the office or from home.
Fast Wi-Fi isn’t just essential to keep our children happy. The reality is without fast Wi-Fi many businesses simply couldn’t operate. This month's Educational Guide shows you how to make Wi-Fi faster wherever you are working.
Chances are you know about phishing. It’s where someone sends you a fake email pretending to be someone else. They’re hoping you’ll click a bad link or download a dangerous attachment. It’s one of the biggest kinds of cybercrime. But do you know what the red flags are?
This guide explains the three things you need to improve the overall appearance of your video calls. We’ve even broken the solutions down into price categories so you can skip to the best solution for your budget. Check it out!
Decisions equal success – and there are four decisions, in scaling your business, that you must get right or risk leaving significant revenues, profits, and time on the table. These four decisions are: People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash.
Focus more, be interrupted less… and get stuff done. When you own or manage a business, your cognitive load can be overwhelming. With constant interruptions, a crazy to-do list and everything else, your focus needs to be streamlined. Fortunately, Microsoft 365 comes with loads of tools to help you. This month's guide can help you decide which ones could work for you.
We’ve written a new guide about something called Digital IT Transformation. It’s how you use modern technology to bring on a revolution. It’s what Netflix and Lego did… and Kodak famously didn’t. Read case studies about this, and how digital IT transformation affects businesses of every size, in our new guide.
Moving to the Cloud can be a smart business decision. But it can be complex, and something you shouldn't attempt without expert help. Learn more in our April Educational Guide.
Working From Home and hybrid working are here to stay. And that means as businesses, we need to get a grip on security in our staff’s homes as much as we do in the office.
We believe cyber-crime is going to rise again this year, to levels never seen before. So, two technology areas will be critical in 2022: Defend and Invest. Defending involves more than just technology tools and Investing is about technology powering your business forward. Our new guide looks at both these areas in detail.
While you’ve probably wondered at least once “what exactly are we paying for?”, it may be unlikely you’ve ever considered whether you’re paying enough for your IT and technology support. Here are 4 big risks of paying too little for IT support.
Be prepared...Sooner or later your business WILL be attacked. Ransomware is the most terrifying data security threat your business has ever faced. Our new guide answers all your questions about ransomware. Plus, you’ll discover five steps to improve your business’s ransomware resilience.
Just fixing technology when it breaks is so 2010. These days most businesses prefer an IT partner who proactively prevents problems from happening. If you don’t have this, you really need to read our brand new guide. You’ll see the countless benefits for your business of a more proactive approach to your IT with Fulcrum Group's proactive STAR Power.
One of the most critical partnerships your business will ever make is with your IT support company. Just think how dependent you and your team are on technology. When everything works as it should, it’s liberating. But when you’re constantly battling big problems and small frustrations, it’s exhausting. And that impacts everything.The pandemic taught businesses just how important their IT partner is. We’ve been inundated with new inquiries over the last year. Be sure to utilize this great resource!
Microsoft 365 is full of awesome surprises waiting to be discovered. Wouldn’t it be great if someone wrote a guide to the best hidden apps in 365? You're in luck! We've prepared an easy-to-read guide for you this month, on the 10 Apps You Didn't Know You Had in Microsoft 365.
Someone working for you right now may have the capacity to take down your business from the inside - either intentionally, or not. We've prepared an easy-to-read guide for you this month, on the 5 key areas that must be in your cybersecurity strategy.
All businesses, small and large and everything in between, are being attacked by cybercriminals every day. Ensuring your organization is as shored up as it can be against cyberattacks is a critical focus for us at The Fulcrum Group, so we've prepared an easy-to-read guide on the 9 Most Terrifying Types of Malware for you.
Cyber-crime is costing the world economy $1 trillion per year. You need a plan to keep your business protected. Check out this FREE Cybersecurity Guide we've prepared to help get you started.