Why Patch?

In our past posts, we’ve discussed the importance of educating your employees on proper cybersecurity protocols, but there is one aspect of user behavior that can be easily overlooked, yet is critically important: updating and installing patches. What is a patch? A patch is a piece of software that is …

Bots are the Future, are you Ready?

I was perusing the web today and found an article on IT News entitled “How To Protect Chatbot Data And User Privacy” by Terena Bell. We are always focused on educating business owners and managers on securing their companies’ data and Equifax reminded us of the importance of security controls. Their …

Mobile Device Security

More and more small businesses are offering mobile devices to their employees as a means of increasing productivity and improving efficiency. It should not surprise you that these devices, and those belonging to the employees, pose a potential security risk to the network infrastructure. One survey found that 45% of …

Online Privacy and Cookies

Have you ever been on Google looking for something and then it shows up in your Facebook feed? Have you noticed that advertisements on the internet seem more and more applicable to your wants and needs? Well, you can thank (or scorn) big data for that. The practice is commonly …

How To: Successful Remote Teams

  Technology has given business owners and manager an abundance of options in how, where, and when to do business. Many companies have introduced technologies that enable employees to telecommute. Giving employees this option increases productivity 13%, reduces turnover, improves morale, reduces a firm’s environmental impact, and can save an …

Turning Data into Information (Part 1)

Data and business have traveled hand in hand through the ages. Before the first great stories were recorded in writing, traders and businessmen were chiseling numbers on stones to keep records of their transactions. The days of the stone tablet have long since passed, and the data that was once …