Managed Network Infrastructure Security: Why It Matters

Posted by Data Evolution on 10/11/21 9:00 AM

Your network infrastructure takes time and effort to strategize and develop. Any compromise to your network or infrastructure can disrupt connectivity, communication, and other operational activities. Network infrastructure security is crucial to your productivity.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, IT Infrastructure, Computer Network Support, Small Business IT Security, Managed Services

5 Ways to Create a Strong Password

Posted by Data Evolution on 9/15/21 4:45 PM

Your passwords are like the lock to your house. You would not offer the keys to random people or install a simple lock that any criminal could pick easily. Any compromise to your password security could potentially hurt your credit, financial health, identity, and more.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security

3 Things You Should Know About Managed Endpoint Security

Posted by Data Evolution on 8/26/21 1:20 PM

Network devices such as laptops, tablets, or servers make it easier than ever for organizations to collaborate and accomplish work together. However, these devices, also called endpoints, also provide many potential entry points for threats such as viruses, unauthorized access, and other malicious activity.

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Topics: IT Security, Small Business IT Security, Endpoint Security

3 Reasons Proactive Security Awareness Should Matter to You

Posted by Data Evolution on 8/4/21 5:00 PM

These days, social engineering attacks are one of the top threats to your company’s cybersecurity. A recent study found that, on average, organizations get targeted by more than 700 social engineering attacks per year. This type of threat includes techniques such as phishing and ransomware, and it relies on a lack of awareness, attention, and time to assess the threat.

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Topics: IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security

3 Simple Steps to Improve IT Security for Your Small Business

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 8/22/13 5:00 PM

How safe are your small business’s electronic records? Are you protected against computer viruses? Do all your employees understand how critical the security of your IT infrastructure is to the success of your business? You may have never asked yourself these questions before, especially if your small business is brand new, but you should. Small business IT security is more important than ever because the threat grows every month. Instead of scrambling to respond to data theft, virus infection and user error, use these three simple steps to avoid IT disasters from the start.

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Topics: Small Business IT Support, IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security

How Your SMB Can Weather the Storm with Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 8/8/13 4:00 PM

Do you remember what happened the last time a major storm knocked out power at your small business? Until the electricity was restored, business was probably at a standstill. Today's businesses are so dependent on technology, that when there is a problem, there is no way to be productive until the problem is fixed.

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Topics: Backup and Disaster Recovery, Small Business IT Support, Small Business IT Security, SMB, BDR

The Best Case for Using Managed Antivirus Solutions for Small Businesses

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 8/6/13 4:00 PM

You have probably had a virus on your home computer before. It may have slowed down your system, caused unwanted windows to pop up trying to get you to buy a program to “fix” the problem or the infection froze up your machine entirely. Sometimes you can fix this problem yourself, and sometimes you have to take your computer in for repairs, but while contracting a virus on your home computer can be annoying, rarely is it consequential.

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Topics: IT Outsourcing, Small Business IT Support, Small Business IT Security, Managed Antivirus

4 Most Critical Components of Every Small Business' IT Support Plan

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 8/1/13 3:08 PM

It is a common scenario; you are working on your computer, and suddenly it crashes. It refuses to turn back on, and you need to access important data and software. You have business to do, but suddenly you don't have the technology to do it. In stressful times like these, you need effective IT support.

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Topics: Cloud IT Solutions, IT Outsourcing, IT Outsourcing, Small Business IT Support, IT Support, IT Support, IT Infrastructure, Small Business IT Security, SMB, Managed Services

How to Evaluate the IT Outsourcing Needs of Your Company in 5 Questions

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 7/25/13 3:58 PM

Transferring your IT services from an in-house department to an outsourced company presents both opportunities and challenges. Relying on outsourced IT solutions frees up time and energy for you to spend on more important projects, but only if you are prepared for the scope of the changes. If your company is preparing to use an outside company to handle your IT management, ask yourself the following questions in order to make the transition as smooth as possible.

1.) What systems do I have in place today?

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Topics: Cloud IT Solutions, IT Outsourcing, IT Outsourcing, Small Business IT Support, IT Support, Data Security, IT Infrastructure, Small Business IT Security, IT partners, ITO, Managed Antivirus

IT Security: 3 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Threats

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 7/2/13 3:47 PM

Thinking about data security can overwhelm almost any small business owner but if you read or watch the news these days if is hard not to read a story about cyber attacks. It is not just governments or large companies either, many small business are reporting attacks on their systems more than ever. Almost every business nowadays has sensitive data it needs to protect—customer data, business secrets, financial information—and if that data were to fall into the wrong hands, it could mean disaster.

Recovering from a data breach is expensive and difficult, nevermind the negative publicity and loss of trust by your customers. Many small businesses simply cannot afford the cost of cleaning up after a data breach. Compounding the problem is that fact that business data is now accessible in many more places than it used to be: desktops and laptops onsite—of course, but also mobile devices like phones and tablets, as well as from remote logins. The cloud—storing data hosted servers offsite—is an increasingly popular IT solution for its flexibility, convenience, and cost, but business owners should worry about the safety of their data when it “lives” in remote servers controlled by companies with their own objectives.

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Topics: IT Outsourcing, IT Outsourcing, Small Business IT Support, IT Security, Data Security, Small Business IT Security, ITO


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