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How Often Should Businesses Back Up Their Data?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 04/ 20/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

DATA BACKUP | 5 MIN READ

Many businesses know that data backups are an integral aspect of data security. However, the tasks of determining how often to back up data and the best backup protocol can be complex. As a Managed Service Provider, we assist.

cyber security, BCDR plan, Data Backup

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What is a Phishing Test? [Definition + Examples]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 04/ 15/ 21 - 04: 20 PM

PHISHING TESTS | 6 MIN READ

If you're looking for information on phishing tests, including what is a phishing test, then you've come to the right place. This article will cover everything you want to know about phishing tests, including what you can.

Managed IT Services

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Small Business Cyber Security: 5 Best Practices

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 04/ 13/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6.5 MIN READ

Though a small business' margins are quite tight, that doesn't mean that cyber security should take a backseat. Poor cyber security can lead to ransomware attacks and other network issues that can have sizable costs to.

small business cyber security, small business cyber security solutions, cyber security

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What is a Botnet and How Does it Work?

Submitted by Tech Support on Mon, 04/ 05/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Botnets are a form of malware that poses threats to businesses and individuals alike. Keep reading to learn what a botnet is, how it works, and cyber security tips to avoid becoming a victim.

cybersecurity, cybercrime

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Canon imageRunner Advance C5535i vs Sharp MX-3551

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 04/ 01/ 21 - 08: 00 AM

Canon vs Sharp Copiers | 10 MIN READ

You've narrowed your next multifunction printer decision down to two different copiers: the Canon C5535i III or the Sharp MX-3551. Most likely, you're discussing these decisions with two different local vendors or.

copiers atlanta

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Can a Printer Be Hacked?

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 30/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

PRINTER SECURITY | 4 MIN READ

With all the Internet-connected devices that now exist, it seems that almost any device can be targeted by a hacker. Can a printer be hacked? As a Managed Service Provider and printer dealer, our combined expertise in the.

cyber security best practices, cyber security

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Do I Need a Phone System for My Business? [5 Signs That You Do]

Submitted by Chris Gaines on Fri, 03/ 26/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

BUSINESS PHONE SYSTEMS | 7 MIN READ

When your company is just starting out, using a few business phones to manage incoming and outbound calls is likely the right decision. However, when your business begins to grow, it can become difficult to know at.

business phone systems

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What is a Security Operations Center [SOC]?

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 03/ 23/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4.5 MIN READ

Cyber security is a complex and evolving process, which can make it difficult for businesses to efficiently and effectively protect their network from the countless cyber threats that exist. Security Operations Centers,.

cyber security solutions for small business, small business cyber security, cyber security

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What is Spyware and How Does it Work?

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 03/ 19/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Spyware has malicious intent, which is why individuals and businesses alike should know how it works and what threats it poses if they wish to avoid becoming a victim. So what exactly is spyware and how does it work? Keep.

cyber security

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Finance Industry Cyber Security [5 Tips + More]

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 16/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5.5 MIN READ

The finance, healthcare, and legal industries are frequently targeted for cyber attacks and are also subject to multiple data privacy regulations, which makes the task of effective and compliant cyber security difficult. .

cyber security best practices, cyber security solutions, small business cyber security, cyber security

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Importance of Data Privacy in Healthcare + 3 Data Security Tips

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Fri, 03/ 12/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

cybersecurity, healthcare

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VoIP vs. Landline for Business: Which is Better?

Submitted by Chris Gaines on Tue, 03/ 09/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

BUSINESS PHONES | 5 MIN READ

Businesses looking to improve operational efficiency may turn to a new phone system as a means of accomplishing this goal. However, between two main types of phone systems, VoIP and landline, which is a better fit for.

business phone systems, Small Business

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What is Email Continuity? [Definition + Brand Comparison]

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 03/ 05/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Consistent and automated data backups are a cornerstone of efficient business operations. When your network goes down, you may have to restore it to your most recent backup to avoid any data loss. But what about when your.

Email Security, cybersecurity

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4 Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 03/ 02/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

According to IDX, 89% of healthcare organizations experienced a data breach in the past two years, which points to a larger issue surrounding current IT processes within healthcare organizations. What are some of the.

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How to Choose a Business Phone System

Submitted by Scott Leonardo on Fri, 02/ 26/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

BUSINESS PHONE SYSTEMS | 5 MIN READ

The process of selecting the right business phone system can be taxing and complex, especially when one provider's offering begins to seem indistinguishable from the next. As a metro-Atlanta based business phone.

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5 Remote Work Security Solutions

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Tue, 02/ 23/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

REMOTE WORK | 5 MIN READ

Cyber security is almost more important in a remote office, seeing as business operations and communication can quickly become fractured and less efficient when employees aren't all physically in the same location. As a .

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What Does a Managed Service Provider [MSP] Do?

Submitted by Andre Schafer on Fri, 02/ 19/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 7 MIN READ

While there are multiple types of Managed Service Providers, in this article we will cover how specifically a Managed Service Provider for IT monitors for and removes cyber threats, ensures data security and data privacy.

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Small Business Cyber Security: 3 Options You Have

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 02/ 16/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

BUSINESS PHONES | 6 MIN READ

Small business margins are typically razor thin, which can make leaving room in the budget for IT difficult. Small businesses have a few options they can employ if they wish to have some form of IT to secure their network:.

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How Much Does a Home Office Cost to Furnish? [2021]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 02/ 12/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

REMOTE OFFICE | 8.5 MIN READ

Once a dedicated space in your house is set aside to be turned into a home office, the complicated task of furnishing it comes next. In this article, we'll break down each piece of office equipment into low, medium, and.

cybersecurity, remote office

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Ransomware Attacks 2021 | Biggest Cases + Tips to Avoid

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 02/ 09/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

RANSOMWARE | 4.5 MIN READ

Ransomware attacks are on the rise as more cyber criminals see the lucrative advantages of targeting businesses' networks. As a Managed Service Provider, we aim to use our ransomware expertise to educate the public on.

what is ransomware, ransomware and phishing

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