New cybersecurity threats we all should watch out for in 2019

New cybersecurity threats we all should watch out for in 2019

Running a business and fending off competitors is tough enough, but mounting threats to your company’s data and processes make everything more difficult. How can one cope with more sophisticated malware and complex government regulations that add costs to operations? And how can a small- to medium-sized business (SMB) navigate the sea of solutions that’s as broad in choices as it is deep in technical jargon?

SMBs can begin by raising their awareness of the current and foreseeable landscape.

Designing a business continuity plan fit for your business

Designing a business continuity plan fit for your business

Since 1996, USWired has continuously provided reliable IT support for small businesses with little resources to hire their own IT staff. Through our years of experience, we've learned that one of the biggest problems businesses face is working to minimize risks -- without the assistance of a managed IT services provider (MSP).

Make no mistake: Disasters can strike anywhere, anytime.

How to keep your email secured from data breaches

How to keep your email secured from data breaches

Email is your primary channel for communicating with clients, vendors and employees. Fast-paced messaging is the lifeblood of most businesses, but email wasn't really designed with any privacy or security in mind.

Email was developed when the internet was used almost entirely for transferring information.

How data breaches affect your business

How data breaches affect your business

It seems that data breach incidents are rarely out of the news these days. Last year’s high-profile Equifax breach resulted in millions of consumers’ private information being compromised. More recently, the press has been having a field day with the massive Under Armour hack, after the sporting accessory and apparel giant had experienced a breach that potentially exposed the sensitive data of some 150 million users.

3 SMB-friendly software solutions that pay for themselves

3 SMB-friendly software solutions that pay for themselves

Every aspect of business, from sales to customer service, can be improved with the right software solutions, but many business owners are still reluctant to invest in new technology.

Let’s say you have an employee who needs to record client data. He’s been using a spreadsheet to track everything, but the process isn’t very efficient and is prone to error.