Data Backup Essentials – What Every Company Must Know

By | July 19th, 2017|News|

Any loopholes in managing company data can have serious consequences. Take, for example, Morgan Stanley which had to pay up financier Ronald Perelman a whopping $1.45 billion, in part because the global giant could not produce all the critical email communication during the trial's disclosure phase. Whether yours is a small, medium-sized, or large business, [...]

The Devastating Effects of Cyberattacks on Small Businesses

By | July 14th, 2017|News|

Can a cyberattack put your small business out of business? Possibly. Will it cost your company dearly? Most definitely. Many small business leaders think that a cyberattack will never happen to them because their businesses are too small to be noticed by cybercriminals. However, this is a dangerous misconception that can get a business into [...]

What Happens after a Hacker Steals Your Password

By | July 5th, 2017|News|

You are probably familiar with how cybercriminals use phishing and other types of attacks to obtain employees' passwords, as this is often discussed in the media. But do you know what happens after a hacker steals an employee's password? To answer this question, researchers at the security firm Bitglass conducted an eye-opening experiment. The Experiment [...]

5 Types of Files You Should Back Up Regularly

By | June 29th, 2017|News|

Backing up your business files regularly is recommended in case a hard disk suddenly fails, a ransomware attack occurs, or another type of disaster destroys your data. However, not every file on your system is essential and needs to be included in these backups. You can save both time and space by backing up only [...]

4 Reasons to Use a Cloud-based Data Backup Solution

By | June 20th, 2017|News|

A solid data backup plan can help your company survive catastrophic data loss. Both cloud-based and traditional in-house solutions can be used to back up data. However, cloud-based solutions have several notable advantages. Here are four reasons to use a cloud-based data backup solution: 1. Cost To implement an in-house data backup solution, your company [...]

A Quick Way to Customize How Your Files Appear in File Explorer

By | June 8th, 2017|News|

Windows 10's File Explorer offers many options for adjusting the display of your files. However, if you open a folder and make changes using File Explorer's "View" tab, the customizations will only apply to that folder. This means you need to repeat this process for each folder, which can be time-consuming if you have many [...]

6 Reasons Why Remote Monitoring Should Be a Part of Your IT Management Strategy

By | June 6th, 2017|News|

If your company is like most businesses, your computer systems play an important role in your daily operations. To make sure those systems are secure and operating at peak efficiency, you can use a remote monitoring service to watch over them and gather information. Not only will you get data about your systems, but you'll [...]

5 Ways a Managed Services Provider Can Make Your Life Easier

By | June 6th, 2017|News|

Managed services providers (MSPs) are lifesavers for business owners and executives to manage their IT equipment and services. Among many other things, MSPs update software, provide data backup solutions, and keep files safe from hackers. As the industry trade group CompTIA noted in a March 2015 report, over 70% of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) [...]

5 Alternative Ways to Use USB Flash Drives

By | May 31st, 2017|News|

Nowadays, 16 gigabyte (GB) USB flash drives are available for under £10. If you spend a little more, you can get a drive with up to 256 GB capacity. The low cost and increasingly large capacities of USB flash drives, along with their portability, make them popular storage devices. However, many people don't realise just [...]