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5 Ways Zero Trust Policies Can Help Businesses with a Hybrid Workforce

5 Ways Zero Trust Policies Can Help Businesses with a Hybrid Workforce

As businesses grow and become more complex, the traditional security model of "trust but verify" is no longer practical. With hybrid workforces that include employees, customers, and partners working both on- and off-premises, properly managing access to resources can become overwhelming quickly.

20 IT Terms Every Business Owner Should Know

20 IT Terms Every Business Owner Should Know

As a business owner, it's important to be aware of the different terms and technologies that are used in the IT industry. This can help you communicate better with your IT team and make more informed decisions about your company's technology infrastructure.

Transforming Business Continuity Plans for a Hybrid Workforce

Transforming Business Continuity Plans for a Hybrid Workforce

The rise of the hybrid workforce has led to a new set of challenges for businesses when it comes to continuity planning. Business continuity plans (BCP), especially for smaller businesses, are often based on the assumption that all employees are located in one physical location and can be easily reached in the event of an emergency.

Hybrid Workforces Are Here to Stay: 7 Policies to Have in Place

Hybrid Workforces Are Here to Stay: 7 Policies to Have in Place

The modern workforce is always in a state of flux, and today that change seems to be coming faster than ever before. Employees are no longer bound by geographical boundaries – they can work from anywhere in the world. This has led to the rise of the “hybrid workforce” – a mix of employees who work in the office and remotely.

6 Signs Your Business Is a Target for Cybersecurity Attacks

6 Signs Your Business Is a Target for Cybersecurity Attacks

Security breaches are the one of the most significant worries for businesses today - anything from compromised devices and workstations being taken over by a botnet, to suffering data loss, or being tricked by social engineering. Here are 6 tell-tale signs that your business could be a target for cybersecurity attacks:

Ransomware Terms You Should Know

Ransomware Terms You Should Know

Everyone's heard their share of horror stories by now. A user gets an email from a friend, it contains an attachment infected with malware, the user opens it and boom! their computer is encrypted, locking them out of important files forever. And it doesn't matter if they pay up or not – the bad guys have their data either way.

Building a Solid Security Foundation

Building a Solid Security Foundation

Owners know firsthand what goes into building a successful organization. Making sure you’re protecting all that hard work is a no-brainer, but getting your org to a secure position can seem daunting, especially if you’re not tech savvy. That’s okay, it’s why you started your business instead of an IT services company!

The Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Data Backups

The Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Data Backups

Backups and disaster recovery are critical aspects of any organization’s infrastructure, but they are often confused with one another.  This isn’t surprising as both involve mitigating data loss. The misconception we often see is that backups cover the full scope of preparedness for a potential disaster. However, they are simply one component […]

Why You Need to Offer Cybersecurity Training to Your Employees

Why You Need to Offer Cybersecurity Training to Your Employees

Education is the first step to preventing cybersecurity incidents at your organization, but it's not enough to simply have a staff meeting on awareness and call it good. There are a multitude of reasons why you need to offer ongoing cybersecurity training to your employees.

The Basics of a Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan

The Basics of a Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan

If your business has any IT infrastructure at all, you need to develop a disaster recovery plan - there's just no getting around it. By developing a comprehensive plan ahead of time, your organization will be able to recover more seamlessly in the event of a cyberattack or natural disaster. And even if the crisis led to the temporary paralysis […]

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