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What You Need To Know About Cloud Security

  • November 14, 2017

Cloud technology is where majority of businesses are turning to store their data these days, and it makes sense why. With easier access, lower storage costs and a platform for sharing information globally, there are advantages to be had to moving to the cloud. But we can’t think about cloud technology in a vacuum. If we talk cloud, we’ve also got to talk security too.

As you evaluate cloud deployments for your organization and integrate the technology into your business operations, be sure you’ve considered all aspects of what it means to work in and store data from the cloud.

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Why SMBs Are The Perfect Target For Hackers

  • August 24, 2017

For many years, small businesses were an unlikely target for a sophisticated cyber attack. Having a relatively unknown brand and fewer financial resources worked in your favor to deter hackers.

That has now changed. Hackers have shifted their focus due to the strong security defenses larger companies have acquired, which make it difficult for them to penetrate systems. As
a result, they are now targeting the most vulnerable companies – SMBs.

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The Final Step In Onboarding

  • April 4, 2017

OnboardingAs a managed services provider, onboarding a customer is a serious matter. It’s more than just sending out a Welcome Aboard letter and hoping the client will call. It takes time, focus, discipline, and a ton of communication to onboard a customer.

In this post, we’ll be sharing our process on how we onboard clients from prep to that all important final step, which is arguably the most important.

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Distributed DOS Attacks And Cloud Adoption

  • February 2, 2017

As more and more businesses leverage cloud technologies, I’m confident we will see a shift from more targeted attacks to more distributed attacks in the future.

We are already starting to see more frequent and more powerful Distributed Denial of Service (DDS) attacks with each new iteration. So if you want to protect your business, here’s what you need to know to keep your data secure in the cloud.

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Lawyers Destroying Trust?

  • January 24, 2017

An article titled “10 Ways Lawyers Quickly Destroy Trust (and 10 Ways to Fix It)” just can’t be ignored.  Written by Lee Rosen, based in Raleigh, this piece highlights several dos and don’ts that really make sense and several can be easily translated into all service businesses.

If you are in the legal profession (or for that matter, in any professional services industry), this post expands the points that Lee’s making in his excellent article as well as my personal experience dealing with lawyers for my business.

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Why Documentation Matters

  • April 15, 2016

TEC_Network_RackDocumentation. Why do we talk about it so much? Why is it so important? Well, it could mean the make or break of your company.

It is not the most interesting topic in the IT world, but it happens to be one of the most critical elements of our company. The layout of your environment, vendor contacts, important passwords, and pictures of your infrastructure—having all of these things in check takes the average IT company and turns them into awesome!

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