With each new high-profile hacking incident, business owners reel in horror and breathe a sigh of relief that it didn’t happen to their company. That relief is only partial at best though, as business and nonprofit leaders wonder if their organization will be the next victim.Read More »
Anyone with online accounts or cell phones has probably received requests to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) by now. These invitations typically cite enhanced security as a reason to add this extra step to the login process, but how does 2FA work and why should we enable it on our devices and accounts?Read More »
As technology becomes central to everything we do, more and more organizations are turning to managed IT. Those that haven’t yet made the switch to an outsourced IT provider are often unsure about what the service covers or the benefits it offers. After all, we already manage our IT services, don’t we? Of course you do, since every business and nonprofit faces complex technology demands in the digital age – and that’s precisely why managed IT is such a popular choice.Read More »
Cybercrime is a growing threat to businesses and individuals today. From ransomware like the WannaCry cryptoworm that spread rapidly in 2017 to more localized attacks that expose private data, these crimes cost American businesses billions of dollars each year and can pose an existential threat to smaller companies.Read More »
Policy. The one word guaranteed to bring glazed eyes and stifled yawns to any conversation. Surely there are better things to talk about. For example, yesterday’s baseball scores or the latest crazy cat video. Plenty of organizations, be them small, medium, large, non-profit, partnerships and yes, even multi-national enterprises, exist without them, so WHY do you need them? AND, for that matter, what is a policy anyways? We will attempt to break all of this down and help you get started in the wild world of corporate policy.
In March 2015 the IRS joined state tax governments across the country and members of the tax industry to create the Security Summit. The Summit was organized to fight identity theft and make everyone aware of the theft risk guiding them to take steps to protect their tax data and identities. They have prepared safeguards for the 2018 tax filing season.
What is one thing every organization has in common regardless of size? The one-person shops to the small non-profits. The mid-market company fighting tooth and nail to make it in a competitive arena, and further on up to the company of ten-thousand spanning thirty states across the country. Even those multi national mega-corporations have this in common. What could an international corporation of 500,000 have in common with a local family owned diner of three? Customer information, of course.