Your employees are your first line of defense when it comes to protecting your business from cyberthreats. Human error is one of the single biggest culprits behind cyber-attacks. It comes down to someone falling for a phishing scam, clicking an unknown link or downloading a file without realizing that it’s malicious.
Most businesses are doing away with old-fashioned cash registers and queues. As businesses grow larger and expand their customers and client-base, they need more technology to help employees do their jobs. However, managing all of those devices can be a hassle in itself.
It’s hard to imagine doing business without computers nowadays. From creating products to analyzing data and handling admin, they’ve become central to operations! And, with over 2 billion computers in use around the world already, our reliance on IT’s only going up.
We all want to protect our businesses. They’re a part of who we are, and it would be devastating if anything bad happened — including an unexpected cyberattack. But it happens. Businesses are attacked every single day. Some businesses are left in ruin.
Owning a business is the American Dream, But like any dream, it can quickly turn into a nightmare. More than half of all businesses fail before their fifth anniversary; so, the odds are against you.
And if that's not scary enough, with COVID-19, most work positions have transitioned to work-from-home.
The unforeseen challenges of 2020 have caused many businesses to change their work model and environment. Employees are adapting to working remotely, away from their teams and collaborators.
The glue holding businesses together through all of this is cloud computing.
There were over 80,000 daily cybersecurity attacks in 2018. Businesses, especially ones that handle consumer data, need the best cyber-security company for protection.
But before you simply Google "cyber-security companies near me," it's important to know what these companies should offer you.
It can be said that 2020 and the pandemic have brought with them many changes to the way we work, the way we plan, and the way we measure our businesses.
The pandemic has impacted us all in so many ways, and your IT Plan for 2021 has certainly been influenced by it.
Around 60% of cybersecurity attacks could have been prevented with basic security measures. The technology was available, it just wasn't being used or at least not correctly. But there is some good news in there; that is that most cyberattacks can be prevented with the right digital security strategy.
If you are the owner of a small but rapidly growing business, then your IT operations are likely handled by the most technologically apt person on your team. However, you might find yourself falling behind on more critical organizational goals required to run your business without a dedicated IT support team.