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How will an outsourced CIO improve my business?

Outsourcing IT capabilities has become increasingly popular in recent years. Taking this approach over the traditional one of building in-house IT capability has given organizations the ability to quickly adapt their technology as conditions shift and to shape their capability without the constraints of building a workforce.

What business owners need to know about ransomware

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives in more ways than one. In addition to drastically changing the way social interactions are conducted and how restaurants, shops, and other establishments operate, it has led traditional office-based businesses to adopt work at home schemes for the majority of their employees.

What COVID-19 taught us about cybersecurity

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way we live in a myriad of ways. It posed an enormous risk to the health and safety of millions of people around the world and devastated the economies of various countries and industries. It also profoundly changed the way business is conducted.

Cybersecurity trends you need to know for 2021

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to significantly change the way they work. Due to government-mandated lockdowns, many businesses implemented remote work to curb the spread of the virus. Computers and cloud software therefore played a crucial role in establishing seamless remote work environments.

How to make your Teams, Webex, and Zoom meetings more fun

The worldwide health crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic led to a record number of businesses allowing their employees to work from home. Thanks to a sufficiently digitized work landscape — i.e., employees are used to receiving information, creating output, and sharing documents virtually — the transition has worked well for the most part.

Top 7 mobile security threats in 2020

Mobile phones have increasingly become part of the fabric of our day-to-day lives. We use them not only to communicate with one another, but to consume content, browse the internet, navigate roads, and much more. It makes sense, then, that as mobile phone usage and reliance continue to rise, so do the number and variety of threats that take advantage of the medium.

Business who pay ransom to hackers could be penalized by the US government

“We do not negotiate with terrorists or criminals.” This is the default stance of most branches of the United States government, and the Treasury Department is no exception. In fact, the Department has made its position perfectly clear: Not only will they not negotiate or deal with any sanctioned entities, they won’t tolerate any organizations on US soil doing the same.

5 Signs it’s time to move your business to the cloud

The cloud has become one of the most widely used and revolutionary IT tools to be adopted by businesses. The flexibility and ease it confers upon file sharing and collaboration have resulted in immense gains in productivity and efficiency. It has also led to gains in security and cost-effectiveness, making it an incredibly popular solution for small- and medium-sized businesses.

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