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IT Support: When Did You Last Check your Backup?

Here’s one of my favorite questions to ask business owners: when did you last check your backup was working properly? Is your IT Support consistent and reliable?

It never fails to amaze me that most people can’t give me a good answer.

The scary part is – the very worst time to find out your backup hasn’t been working is when you need to use it.

Cybersecurity: FBI Outlines Scams

The FBI recommends the best way to avoid scams is to verify all requests for personal information or money transfer, either directly or over the phone. However, cybersecurity awareness training can be a big help in protecting your business from email compromise or any type of data breach.

RDP: What is its importance?

RDP stands for Remote Desktop Protocol, and it’s how you and your team connect to your business network using your laptops when you’re away from the office. Our IT support will gladly assist you with any questions, concerns, or issues along the way.

MSP: What is a Managed IT Service Provider?

Managed Service Provider (MSP) consists of outsourcing the responsibility of maintaining and managing certain functions in a business in order to improve internal efficiency.

A Managed IT Service Provider, monitor, maintain, and secure computer networks.

What is an IT company?

An Information Technology (IT) company is a Managed Service Provider. It consists of specialists who are responsible for managing technological needs, devices functioning properly, software, operating systems, securing networks/data, and more. Undoubtedly, the goal of an IT company should be to ensure that the client's network infrastructure is up and always running, that they are secure from outside threats, and that the employee/computer experience is a great one.

5 Ways systems can be breached

When it comes to business IT security, many small and medium-sized businesses like yours often struggle to protect their systems from cyberattacks. One primary step is to be aware of online threats. Here are five common ways your systems can be breached.

Choosing your ideal keyboard

Keyboards come with different options, from joint-friendly ergonomic models to those built for typing efficiency. Considering the myriad of products out on the market, you might have difficulty choosing the best keyboard for you. While personal preferences will always be a factor in your decision, the ideal keyboard for your computer must have the following qualities.

Firefox: Features to work more efficiently

Firefox isn’t the most popular browser today — that honor goes to Google Chrome. But Firefox has a devoted set of users who find it to be the better browser. If you’re one of those people, here are some tips to make the most of Firefox.
Customizable Firefox toolbar
Choose which tools you want to see on your Firefox toolbar and maybe even discover new ones you haven’t heard of.

Video Content for Effective Marketing

If you want to reach more potential customers, creating a video to market the products/services, brand, or core business values. Here are seven types of video content you can take advantage of to appeal to your intended audience.
Business introduction or behind-the-scenes
If your company lacks an online presence, give customers direct access to your staff and your product.