Does the thought of cyber attacks and data leaks keep you up at night? You're not alone. In the first half of 2019 alone, data breaches exposed 4.1 billion records. So it's no wonder that 68 percent of leaders feel their business's cybersecurity risks are rising.
Coronavirus has brought dramatic change and uncertainty to all of our lives. Schools, shops, cafes, restaurants, and gyms have all closed for the foreseeable future. Life as we know it has been put on hold. And for good reason. The latest figures suggest there could be 240,000 US deaths by the time it’s all over.
Within a matter of just a few days, many people's lives shifted drastically due to the COVID-19 crisis. Schools shut down and the government has encouraged non-essential workers to work from home. However, for many people, this is the first encounter of remote work that they've dealt with.
Is outsourced IT or managed IT services the right solution for your company? Many small business owners hesitate because of the perceived costs but outsourced IT could save you money. It also comes with plenty of other benefits that help your company run more smoothly.
If you run a small business, you are a target for cybercriminals. At this point, it’s just a fact of life. Hackers, scammers and cybercriminals of all kinds target small businesses because they are plentiful, and more often than not, they lack good cyber security (if they have any at all). Here’s the kicker: these criminals don’t need to use malicious code or advanced hacking skills to get what they want.
Should you outsource IT services, handle it yourself, or hire a full-time IT employee?
It's a common dilemma for small business owners.
IT can be especially tricky as you grow. You have increased IT demands, but you're still working on a limited budget.