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.

Risky Business: The IT risks you should be aware of

Risky Business: The IT risks you should be aware of

No matter how much we’d like to avoid them, IT risks are simply impossible to eliminate completely. As long as your company uses computers and network systems for key business activities, dealing with some risks is inevitable.

However, by carefully planning ahead and taking preventive measures, you can greatly reduce the IT risks your company faces.

Preparing your company’s IT for the holidays

Preparing your company’s IT for the holidays

With the end of 2017 approaching fast, this is when your company, more than any other time of the year, needs to be able to provide quick and efficient service. Even if you’re tempted to indulge in the festivities, it’s still vital to take care of clients as quickly as possible.

Understanding Office 365: How it can benefit your business

Understanding Office 365: How it can benefit your business

Businesses around the world rely on Microsoft Office as their primary productivity tool for getting work done. In fact, we’ve become so heavily dependent on this famous suite of applications that it’s hard to imagine a world without it.

But technology is always changing and improving and just like other applications available in the cloud, so too is the Office suite -- in the form of Office 365. This cloud-powered platform offers permanently up to date versions of applications you’re familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and so much more.

5 cyber attacks your business needs to watch out for

5 cyber attacks your business needs to watch out for

Cyber attacks are skyrocketing, with hackers targeting everything from innocent users on mobile phones to big-time corporate networks. According to new research from Accenture and the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of cybercrime globally climbed to $11.7 million per company -- that’s a staggering 62% increase in the last five years.