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The #1 Mistake Companies Make With Their IT

November 16th, 2020

If you’re like many businesses today, there’s a good chance you’ve made this one mistake with your IT security: you don’t budget for it.

Or if you do budget for it, it’s not enough to really protect your business.

Time and time again, business owners decide NOT to invest in IT services.

How Malware Can Cripple Your Business

November 16th, 2020

Every year, the number of malware attacks on small businesses increases. Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report found that between 2017 and 2018, malware increased by 54%.

The term “malware” covers a number of different malicious programs, including ransomware, spyware, viruses, worms, Trojan horses and more.

Use These Steps To Protect Your Smart Phone From Hackers

November 16th, 2020

Update Your Phone And Apps

Just like you update your computer, you need to update your phone. Developers constantly update security patches. Like you, they want to stay ahead of the threats.

Lock Your Phone

Every smart phone comes with a bevy of security options to keep people out — except for you.

3 Ways To Grow Your Business Without Spending A Dime

November 16th, 2020

1. Follow a thought leader in your industry. Whether you follow them on social media or their blog, keep up-to-date with the issues they’re talking about. Then do further research into those issues. This keeps you in the know and more likely to learn something you can easily apply to your own business.

3 Ways To Stop Cybercriminals Cold In Today’s Crazy Times

November 16th, 2020

You’ve seen it. You’ve probably even experienced it. For what feels like forever now, just about everyone has been forced to modify priorities. As a business owner, you’ve probably been focused on shifting your business to accommodate this world crisis.

Do These 4 Things To Improve Your Business

November 16th, 2020

Read. There are always new things to learn or perspectives to gain. The top entrepreneurs in the world read every single day. Read books, blogs, articles, anything – but always be reading.

Listen To Podcasts. Podcasts are more popular than ever, and there is a podcast for just about every topic.

Ready To Transform Your Business With Technology? Follow These 5 Truths…

November 13th, 2020

1. Investing In Tech Is A Must. Investing in your own IT infrastructure is critical, but you get what you pay for. Go cheap, and you’ll expect to buy again. Go quality, and you’ll be more pleased with the results.

2. It’s Not Easy. Shifting a business mindset from analog to digital is hard, especially if you’ve been doing things one way for a long time.

Your #1 Threat Of Being Hacked Is INSIDE Your Own Organization

November 13th, 2020

Small businesses are the biggest targets of hackers and cybercriminals. They are targeted because they are less likely to have strong – or any – security in place. But in so many cases, hackers don’t need to use malicious code or cracking skills to get what they want.

Follow This One Rule When Sending E-mails

November 13th, 2020

We all use email, and we all spend too much time reading and responding to these messages (one estimate cited by Inc. suggests the average office worker spends 2 1/2 hours per day reading and responding to e-mails).

Wasn’t email supposed to save time? It can if you follow one important rule.