Securing your company's IT network and critical data is becoming increasingly tough as every year, cyberthreats evolve and the number of attacks continues to rise. According to SonicWall’s 2022 Cyber Threat Report, every category of cyberattack increased in volume throughout 2021. The report also revealed that ransomware, encrypted threats, cryptojacking, intrusion attempts, and Internet of Things (IoT) malware all saw an increase, and only malware attacks saw a decrease in volume.
If you are a small- or medium-sized business (SMB) in Southern California, then you know that every penny counts when it comes to business technology investments. You need to make sure that you are maximizing the capabilities and getting the most value out of your technology.
Some small-business owners are reluctant to adopt automation for different reasons. They may cite limited resources or funds, vast complexity, or the lack of stakeholder involvement as among the reasons they’d rather not invest in automation. While these are valid reasons not to automate all business processes, automation yields enormous advantages that far outweigh its cons.
Every business is at risk of a cyber attack these days. Malicious actors are constantly devising ways to breach business systems, so it goes without saying that all businesses should take their cybersecurity seriously. But what exactly can businesses do to reduce their cybersecurity risk?
Mitigate cybersecurity risk with these tips
Lowering the risk of cyberattacks isn’t a one-size-fits all approach.
It’s not uncommon for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to adopt multiple business solutions to address a variety of needs. A typical San Jose or Bay Area company, for instance, might use customer resources management, human resources management, productivity and collaboration, cybersecurity, unified communications, and administrative solutions.
It's inevitable: if you run a small or mid-sized business, you will use printers at one point or another. In fact, studies show that the average SMB worker prints 8,000 A4 pages every year, which translates to around 33 pages per day. Multiply that by the number of employees you have and you’ll have an idea of how overworked your office printers might be.
Microsoft 365 is one of the most trusted business productivity tools in the market today, as remote office and work from home arrangements have become the norm. What's more, the product's subscription-based pricing model gives businesses the flexibility to scale up or down with ease, enabling them to pay only for the services they need.
We all receive spam emails. Spam can be anything from events newsletters to generic banking reminders to online grocery deals. But while most spam emails are generally harmless, there are times when they contain dubious content that can put users and organizations at risk.
Maintaining data security is a daily responsibility that entails protecting IT systems even during businesses’ off-peak periods. It’s easy to see why many small businesses may feel overwhelmed to handle such an exacting task.
What many business leaders fail to realize is that the key to data security success is building the system from the ground up and constructing a well-designed network. A well-designed network can solve IT problems before they arise, monitor and respond to threats more quickly and effectively, and minimize […]
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.