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October Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Vital Business Tips

Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed every October, was launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004 to ensure every American has resources needed to stay safer and more secure online. The month of Halloween is an apt time to consider “horror stories” of insidious cyberattacks that impact businesses across the U.S., and how threats can be mitigated by implementing a system of cybersecurity defenses.

Why business continuity plans fail

Even the best managed IT services provider (MSP) can overlook certain business continuity plan (BCP) details. This is why businesses should always be on the lookout for the following pitfalls of BCP to ensure that the plan works as it should. Over-optimistic testing The initial testing attempt is usually the most important, because it’s when […]

3 Things to consider when buying a mouse

Is your mouse uncomfortable to use, but you can’t switch to using your laptop’s trackpad instead because it’s even more cumbersome for you? Then it’s time for you to buy a new mouse. But with so many brands and models out there for you to choose from, you may find it difficult and overwhelming to […]

How behavioral assessments enhance the hiring process

For a business to be successful, hiring and maintaining the right team of people is crucial. No matter the business model and physical or intellectual assets, it is people who turn ideas into action.

Individuals with the right skills and capabilities to perform necessary roles are needed to fill gaps in an organization and achieve scale in corporate strategy.

Fighting phishing scams with Microsoft 365

Microsoft is a known provider of top-tier business productivity software — and its commitment to its subscribers’ cybersecurity is integral to that reputation. To fight phishing, one of today’s most prevalent cyberthreats, the tech titan has equipped Microsoft 365 with powerful features. Among the many business solutions that Microsoft offers is email hosting through Outlook. […]

How website images affect SEO

When working with web platforms like WordPress, there are three letters that induce anxiety in any business owner: SEO (search engine optimization). It’s one of the most confusing aspects of running a business, and web apps that rate your SEO with no more than a red or green light don’t make it any easier. Read […]