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Just having backups in place isn’t enough in 2019. You need strategy behind your IT, and the 3-2-1 backup rule can offer it to you. Here’s how to start.
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Suffering a data breach is painful for a variety of reasons. In fact, the threat to organizations of all shapes and sizes is so great, news of any data breach is likely to send all business leaders into mild panic. And when the titans of industry fall, it’s particularly troubling.
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Asset documentation is important for business continuity. This can matter after a disaster, after someone leaves a team, etc. Thorough documentation is crucial to keeping companies running smoothly in the event of either a disaster or a team member exiting the company.
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Microsoft products drop off and become obsolete on a pre-defined schedule. This is the case in 2020 for a lot of widely used products, notably Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. If your organization is using any applications that will soon expire, you should update them before they present problems.
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Many of the problems that arise when working in a group can be solved through effective communication. Less miscommunication means increased cooperation. As a result, business processes and efficiency improve greatly. The right tools for the job can make all the difference.
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Effective communication is essential to modern business survival and success. Your phone system should be reinforcing your strengths. This guide will help clarify some aspects of upgrading or purchasing a phone system that fits your business priorities.
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You might not be utilizing your VoIP network to its fullest potential. Check out these awesome features you didn't know you had available, like find me/follow me routing, voicemail-to-email transcription, hoteling, and call recording and transcription.
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This process will help you reach your IT project goals. Start with a plan, think of all the contingencies, track your milestones, and give yourself wiggle room. It's all about thinking strategically. If you can't call on the experts, use this as a guide to keep you and your team on track.
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The dark web can mean trouble for any organization, from SMBs all the way up to government entities. But how do you keep it from causing trouble for you and yours? Monitoring the dark web for discussion or leaks can help you prevent a breach or at least detect a breach that has happened already.
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An MSP or IT department has the responsibility of monitoring the network for malware attacks. Increasingly, small businesses are being targeted by phishing and ransomware attacks. These scams are often propagated through email, so employee education and awareness are vital elements of prevention.