Remote Worker

Certain legal firms, understandably concerned about insecurity in a cloud-based environment, avoid exposing their customers' confidential data to the internet, preferring to keep it on-premises on servers and server-based apps. Who is to say, however, that on-premise servers are more secure than cloud-based servers? When even enormous corporations with massive IT resources are hacked, no computer is completely secure. Except one that is not linked...

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Let’s go back to the basics. Businesses have used computers and servers to improve processes and increase performance for as long as we can remember at this point in time. Software was installed locally on an employee's own computer in the average office setting with no further thought to it. This conventional strategy, however, is faulty because individual computers have limited system resources, and the...

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coronavirus

Although the number of COVID-19 infections decreasing in some areas and people beginning to return to a relative state of normalcy, experts are warning of a likely inevitable second wave that could likely come in the 2020-2021 holiday season.   In the event of a second wave, it’s important to prepare your network now and ensure that you can withstand another potential lockdown as the season approaches....

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zoom hacked zoom bomb

Employees around the world are working remotely full-time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are turning to applications like Zoom to meet online. Unfortunately, cybercriminals see this trend as a new opportunity to attack people for profit. Therefore, you must protect these platforms so your company is safe from costly and embarrassing security breaches.  Common video conference attacks:  Video Bombing: This involves uninvited guests disrupting your meetings. They may show inappropriate images, shout...

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Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, our need to work remotely has increased due to both the recommendations from the government and medical professionals. Asking employees to shift to remote work arrangements can be difficult, especially for organizations that do not have remote work already rooted in their cultures. One of the largest challenges in managing remote workers is guaranteeing effective and proficient communication. The Office 365 platform...

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IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED FOR AN UNEXPECTED CLOSURE?

In today’s world every company should have a solid business continuity plan. COVID-19 caused many businesses and schools to close their doors, employees and students continue to attend meetings, classes and training remotely. Large events have been canceled, and crowded offices are still discouraged. Everyone found themselves asking is my business set-up to properly handle its remote workforce? Review the questions below to determine what you...

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m

It hasn’t taken long for mobile devices to take over society and our workplaces. Someone is using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop everywhere you look. This is especially true for the employees. Though mobile devices certainly improve efficiency, they also bring plenty of new considerations in terms of privacy, security, and general management. Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solutions Technology experts are implementing MDM solutions in response to...

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If you're not using the OneDrive cloud storage feature built into Windows 10, you're missing out. It's taken a few years, but Microsoft has meticulously developed OneDrive into a solid, reliable, immensely useful service that gives you 5GB of cloud storage for free; if you have an Office 365 account, you get a terabyte of online storage with your subscription. For those of us who use...

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10 REASONS TO UPGRADE YOUR FIREWALL

Firewalls are one of the best methods for identifying and stopping cyberattacks, including advanced threats like malware, ransomware and encrypted threats. But firewalls must be regularly updated to keep pace with the fast-moving cyber arms race. Explore the top 10 reasons to upgrade to the latest next-generation firewall to save costs, increase speeds, boost performance and productivity, and mitigate the most advanced cyberattacks. Stop the Most Advanced...

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