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Tools you need when working remotely

As the coronavirus or COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, businesses are letting employees work from home to prevent them from getting infected. Distributing your workforce can help keep your small- to medium-sized business (SMB) operating even during a crisis.

How your employees can be productive while working from home

Ever since the World Health Organization (WHO) categorized the coronavirus disease or COVID-19 as a pandemic, travel bans have been implemented, schools and universities have closed down, and mass public gatherings have been prohibited.

Large corporations, as well as small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the globe, are adopting work-from-home policies to keep their employees safe from the pandemic and ensure business operations continue.

Cloud security trends for 2020

Cloud technology is one of the biggest tech trends used by large and small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the globe. It provides companies with a platform that allows users to access files and applications from any device and location, promoting a strong mobile workforce.

What do hackers really do with your data?

By now, you may be tired of hearing news about data breaches and cyberattacks on a daily basis. But the fact remains that cybercrime is not going to disappear anytime soon. With small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) making the shift to more modern and technology-based environments, hackers are presented with newer and easier targets.

You’ve successfully upgraded to Windows 10. Now what?

With the end of support for Windows 7, your business should have already upgraded all its systems to the Windows 10 operating system (OS). But what comes after installing this new OS? Your in-house IT staff or managed IT services provider (MSP) should accomplish these tasks immediately after installation.

Implementing a BYOD policy for your company

As of April 2019, 39% of companies in the United States have implemented a bring your own device (BYOD) policy for their employees. A BYOD policy allows your workers to connect their personal devices to your company’s resources to assist them with their tasks.

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Update

The Department of Defense under the Secretary of State has recently created the new CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) program. This program was begun in response to the high amount of government contractors with access to CUI (Controlled Unclassified Information) who have not achieved DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) compliance.

Lessons learned from 2019 cyberattacks

Despite the ongoing efforts to educate businesses and users about cyberattacks, many still fall victim to such attacks. 2019 saw businesses and entities from different sectors be devastated by hacks, and this trend is expected to rise in 2020. Here's are some of the biggest cybersecurity issues of 2019, and what we can learn from them.

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