Higher goals get dragged down by Tech: The NPO story

If you are a smaller Not-for-Profit, it is likely that your organization has been driven from its inception by individuals strongly motivated with a passion for their cause or humanitarian goal. As a result, it is also possible that the leadership…

Password basics people still ignore

You can have all the locks on your data center and have all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are careless with passwords. Change Passwords - Most security experts recommend that companies…

The Cloud: Are there security issues

The Cloud: Are there security issues?For many, the idea of offloading their data to another physical/virtual location can seem like a security risk. It seems counter intuitive that moving data away from “ home” is safer. But is that really…

How the cloud saves smaller firms money

How the cloud saves smaller firms moneyOK. You pay someone to store all of your data in the cloud, as opposed to keeping it on your own server and backing it up. And you pay on an ongoing basis. How is that possibly going to be cheaper than…

Data regulation and our business: You are probably regulated by these laws

Data regulation and our business: You are probably regulated by these lawsSmall firms are probably aware that there are laws regulating the handling of data, but they probably assume that these apply only to larger firms and that they are too…

A security hack doesn’t have to mean the end of your company

A security hack doesn’t have to mean theend of your companyStatistics are showing that each year over 50% of small firms are victims of a cyber attack or data breach. Why does this matter? Most smaller firms have not prepared business continuity…

Don’t steal… It isn’t nice and makes you vulnerable to security hacks

Don’t steal… It isn’t nice and makes youvulnerable to security hacksDon’t steal. It isn’t nice. And... it make you extremely vulnerable you security hacks if you “steal” software packages. Smaller firms often will use unlicensed…

Cybercrime: In-house protection that only YOU can provide

Cybercrime: In-house protection that only YOU can provideFrom the political world to the corporate, all we hear about is hacking, hacking, hacking. Everyone gets hacked, data is stolen, etc. So, the cry goes up for better security protections…

VoIP: A money saving solution for your company’s technology backbone

VoIP: A money saving solution for yourcompany’s technology backboneWhen small business managers think about their IT infrastructure, they think about their employee’s mobile devices, cabling, Wi-Fi, laptops, a printer, and Internet connectivity.…

SAFETY PUP SAYS Update

SAFETY PUP SAYS…. UpdateOne thing smaller firms and individuals are often reluctant to do is download updates to their operating systems and individual apps and programs. Why? Well, because it takes time and you have to reboot the device.…