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Don’t be a VoIP eavesdropping victim

Don’t be a VoIP eavesdropping victim

In the digital world, eavesdropping is a form of cyberattack where voice over internet protocol (VoIP) phone calls are intercepted and recorded, usually to glean personal or business information. Since it does not affect call quality, it’s hard to tell if you’ve been a victim of eavesdropping.

Tell-tale signs that your email has been hacked

Tell-tale signs that your email has been hacked

“Email shmeemail — what’s the big deal if mine gets hacked? Good luck scrounging up anything worth stealing in my sent folder,” we tell those would-be hackers in our heads.

Unfortunately, hackers have found a way to prey on people with a nonchalant attitude toward email.

3 ways to browse the net safely at work

3 ways to browse the net safely at work

Amidst the current climate of malware, hacks, and phishing scams, the internet really isn’t safe for any company that doesn’t take precautions. Without safeguards, browsers that you or your employees use are vulnerable to cyber attacks that may cripple productivity and profit.

The benefits of technology business reviews

The benefits of technology business reviews

Small- and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time to maintain IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything runs smoothly, it’s important to be proactive and conduct technology business reviews when you can.

Office 365 beefs up anti-phishing measures

Office 365 beefs up anti-phishing measures

There are plenty of things to love about Office 365. For a small monthly fee, it gives you the latest cloud-based version of Microsoft Office apps and robust communication tools that improve collaboration and productivity. But it’s also an extremely secure platform that can defend against the most cunning phishing attacks.

Is your IT security proactive?

Is your IT security proactive?

Do you spend hours obsessing about the inner workings of DNS-layer security, intrusion prevention systems, and data encryption? If you’re not a managed IT services provider (MSP), you probably don’t. Instead, you’re probably looking for a business partner to manage those nitty-gritty details for you.

Ways IoT will change the business world

Ways IoT will change the business world

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of vehicles, appliances, and devices embedded with actuators, connectivity, software, electronics, and sensors that allow users to connect and swap data. The business world is steadily changing with the implementation of IoT in the following methods.

Simple tips to increase cloud affordability

Simple tips to increase cloud affordability

Moving to the cloud can save you a considerable amount of money, which explains its rise in popularity over the years. What many business owners fail to realize is that some cloud services come with hidden costs. And while they might seem insignificant at first, they can add up to a staggering amount if left […]

Worried About IT? With a Virtual CIO, You Don’t Have to Be

Worried About IT? With a Virtual CIO, You Don’t Have to Be

For many small or mid-sized businesses (SMBs), having an IT department of their own is something that would be nice to have, but may be out of their league. (Fortunately, managed IT services now allow them to enjoy the benefits of utilizing information technology, such as greater operational efficiencies and better customer support, without the responsibilities and costs of running a full department). However, if a company decides to go down the IT rabbit hole, it can get pretty hairy, pretty fast.