Internet connectivity is a business necessity, which is why more and more companies are seeking network designers to help them build a reliable IT setup that maximizes their network investment. However, improving internet quality is not as simple as plugging in a bunch of extra routers, for interference can worsen connectivity issues.
Cyberattacks are an all too common occurrence in business these days, but many business owners are quick to argue that managing them isn’t as hard as it used to be. Business owners' relaxed attitudes toward internet threats can be attributed to the fact that productivity and resource planning software solutions that businesses use are already specced-out with cybersecurity features.
Prioritizing tasks is a great way to keep track of what’s really important to you as a professional. It is the best way to ensure that business-critical activities are completed on time and at the expected level of quality.
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But what exactly does work prioritization entail? To get better results in the workplace, set work priority not on a “first in, first out” basis; rather, base it on urgency and level of importance.
Many California businesses today are faced with an uncomfortable truth: they are vulnerable to data theft, loss, and sabotage from within their organization. And while internal threats tend to be outliers, generally speaking, it is well worth investing in systems that prevent damage caused by these malicious actors, as failing to do so can hurt most businesses beyond recovery.
We live in a fast-paced world where maximizing productivity is crucial for businesses to get ahead of the competition. But in most business settings, the pursuit of profit comes at the expense of intangibles such as unity and loyalty. This is why it’s important to adopt a more holistic approach to conducting business in which different teams and staff perform their tasks with focus on collaboration rather than attaining individual success.
Cybercrime is on the rise, and many cybercriminals are targeting small- and medium-sized businesses instead of large corporations. Californians know this firsthand, as the Golden State led the nation in most losses due to cybercrime in 2020. One of the most commonly used methods crooks use to steal personal and financial information is credential stuffing.
It’s not enough to hire qualified employees to build a strong team; it’s also important to bring your team together through various team building activities. Team building activities give employees an opportunity to interact with one another in a non-work-related environment, which can help them build trust that will enable them to collaborate better.
Ransomware attacks have long been a problem for many businesses. From 2012 to 2016, CryptoLocker and CryptoWall quietly spread across hard drives and network drives across the globe. In 2017, the WannaCry ransomware crippled businesses of all sizes, causing $4 billion in losses globally.
The pandemic forced millions of people around the world to work from home. Although working from home allowed some employees to attend to personal matters, it also blurred the boundaries between their personal and professional lives.
For many, this resulted in remote work burnout, or the failure to keep work and personal time separate.
As cyberattacks grow in prevalence and sophistication, it's becoming more difficult for employees to identify and manage them. This makes your workforce a risk to your cybersecurity. In fact, according to Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report, one-third of data breaches involved insider threats, or security risks that come from people within an organization.