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How to securely and effectively collect customer data

Customer data is one of the most valuable resources in business today. It helps companies better understand their clients’ needs and interests. However, before companies collect, use, and generate revenue from customer data, they must ensure compliance with data protection laws. Keep in mind these data collection tips to avoid legal fines and penalties. 1. […]

Why your business needs an IT security audit

Over the years, the online business landscape has evolved due to rapid advances in computer technology and the introduction of cloud-based resources that have provided organizations with a viable IT environment to help them manage online operations efficiently. However, as companies build their online infrastructure, they open themselves up to various cyberthreats that can adversely […]

How does the cloud support business continuity?

Having a business continuity plan ensures that you have constant access to your business’s data, even when a disaster strikes your locale. Understandably, your choice of backup storage media will be critical to the success of such a plan. In this blog, we’ll discuss why the cloud is the ideal place to keep your company’s […]

Why managed IT services is best for SMB cybersecurity

Without technology, businesses cannot compete and succeed. But with the advancement in technology comes the ever-constant threat of hackers and cybercriminals. That’s why small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to protect themselves with robust cybersecurity solutions managed by reputable managed IT services providers (MSPs). The numbers Through the years, the number of SMBs falling victim […]

How dashboards can help your business grow

A dashboard is a business intelligence tool that allows businesses to track key performance indicators (KPIs). This can be particularly useful for making informed decisions and strategies. Here are some uses of dashboards in real-life business situations. Marketing insights Your organization’s marketing department analyzes a significant amount of data from various channels. Whether their purpose […]

A closer look at fileless malware

To avoid detection by anti-malware programs, cybercriminals are using fileless malware to initiate attacks. Fileless malware is used to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic, IT processes, and system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints. Learn more about fileless malware and how they threaten your business. What is […]

Leverage business intelligence to achieve your SMB goals

Business intelligence (BI) tools used to be prohibitively expensive because they required hiring specialists to analyze business data. This is why only large companies could afford them in the past and why small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) were hesitant to implement them. But times have changed. SMBs now have access to a vast range of […]

Why password autofill is risky

Many people use password autofill on their web browser or password manager for convenience. The feature, however, can be used by hackers and advertisers to access user accounts and gather your sensitive information without your consent. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and […]

What you need to know about identity and access management systems

Every day, your employees use applications and sensitive business data. Hackers, on the other hand, are out to steal the same information for their own gain. Worse yet, workers who turn rogue can easily steal your data. This is why implementing an identity and access management (IAM) solution is critical. What is IAM? Identity and […]

Pros and cons of monitoring employees’ online activities

When people think of monitoring employees’ online activities, they typically imagine tyrannical bosses who want to make sure their subordinates are working during their shift. However, there is much more to monitoring their activities than that — doing so can actually help increase productivity and protect the business in the process. Find out the pros […]