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How to be proactive with your cyber defenses

October 23rd, 2020

It is good to have an IT team and/or a third-party partner like a managed services provider (MSP) that helps keep your company protected against cyberthreats. It is even better to have all stakeholders be involved in preventing data breaches. Here’s how everyone can be proactive when it comes to cybersecurity. Understand the threats you’re […]

5 Best practices for securing PHI

October 21st, 2020

Protected health information (PHI) includes personal, medical, and financial information, as well as other data created or used when a patient sought and received healthcare services. Due to the sensitive nature of PHI, it is highly valuable to hackers — and this is why your healthcare organization must do everything possible to protect any PHI […]

Tips on how to choose the right mouse

October 19th, 2020

Have you been feeling some discomfort in your mouse-clicking hand lately? Have you been using that mouse for several years now? If you have, then it’s time to consider a computer mouse upgrade. Your mouse should allow you to work safely with ease and efficiency. If you’re looking to buy a new mouse, keep the […]

How to tighten your VoIP systems’ security

October 16th, 2020

Few companies today would survive without effective, cost-efficient collaboration tools like Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions. But like any piece of technology, VoIP systems are fast becoming an easy target for attackers. Here’s how to protect your company’s internet-based communication devices from numerous threats. What many companies don’t realize is that valuable information moves […]

Microsoft 365 features that prevent phishing

October 15th, 2020

Over the years, Microsoft has built a reputation as a provider of powerful and intuitive tools that enhance efficiency and productivity. The company is also continuously taking steps to protect their users from today’s top cyberthreats. A great example of this is Microsoft 365, which is well equipped to combat phishing scams. Among the many […]

Optimizing website images for SEO

October 12th, 2020

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often tempted to relegate their search engine optimization (SEO) analyses to the free reports offered by online platforms like WordPress and Google Analytics. Unfortunately, those reports rarely provide the details you need to improve your SEO. One of the things they tend to glaze over is image optimization. Do […]

Here are 4 ways your business can get ahead of the tech curve

October 9th, 2020

The key to finding competitive advantage is by embracing innovation. So no matter how trivial or whimsical a technological development may seem, you’ll want to keep an open mind about what it can do for you. But for a small company, what does “embracing innovation” actually entail? Read on to learn more. Be an early […]

Windows 10 versions: How are they different?

October 7th, 2020

Buyers are not short of choices when it comes to Windows products. Apart from the long list of apps available in the Microsoft Store, there are also multiple options for the Windows 10 operating system (OS). Windows 10 comes in different tiers — Home, Pro, and S — and each was made to address specific […]

Here’s why you need a VPN and how to choose one

October 5th, 2020

Installing antivirus software and using strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With your online activities transparent to internet service providers, third parties, and hackers alike, it’s important to keep your information secure and private by using a virtual private network (VPN). Here’s why. What is a VPN? A VPN creates […]

Reduce data usage on your Android device

October 2nd, 2020

Letting mobile data consumption go unchecked can cause serious problems, such as slower connections and a decreased battery life. This is on top of expensive fees that you will incur. To help you use less data on an Android phone, here are some tips. Delete data-draining apps Apps constantly consuming your mobile data can cause […]