In a matter of just a few short weeks, we have gone from living how we’ve always lived to changing just about everything we do. Schools are out for weeks if not months. Cruises have stopped sailing, and air transportation may be next. Bars and restaurants are closing, sporting events are nonexistent and so many people are now unemployed.
Your Employees Are Letting Hackers Into Your Company By Doing These 5 Things – Here’s What You Can Do To Stop It!
If You Are Plugged In, You Are A Target
If you run a small business, you are a target for cybercriminals. I know you don’t believe it but I see it all the time. It’s just a fact of life, if you’re plugged in, you are a target.
Hackers, scammers, and cybercriminals of all kinds target small businesses because they are plentiful, and most times, they lack good cybersecurity - if they have any!. Here’s the real crime: these criminals don’t need to use malicious code or advanced hacking skills to get what they want.
How To Quickly Shift To A Work-From-Home Business To Maximize Productivity In Today’s Coronavirus Shutdown
As a business owner today, we are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. We are being asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve” of the pandemic. You are asked to have your employees work from home to reduce possible exposure and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Remember that old commercial where the actor said, “I’m not a doctor, but I do play one on TV,” well I’m not a lawyer, but I play one almost every day in our business.
Due Diligence and Due Care
Today the topic of conversation was the legalese terms “due diligence” and “due care”.
As a business owner, due diligence and due care can be a really big deal to you, especially when it comes to your company’s cybersecurity and insurance protection.
People often ask me, “What do you do?”. It’s a tough question, we do so much for our clients, so if I’m not in the mood for talking I say, “I’m in computer support”, or “I’m in computers”. That really doesn’t tell the whole story.
MOUNT HOLLY NJ, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today ranked PICS on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list with three-year revenue growth of 64%.
The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
What is Google My Business?
Google My Business is a free tool from that allows you to list and promote your business on Google Search and Maps. If you have ever searched a business on Google and you received a listing like this, that is Google My Business.
When someone in an IT department hears about a managed service provider, alarm bells may start going off in their head. This is not an unexpected reaction. After all, “outsourcing” has gotten a somewhat undeserved reputation as a bad word.
Every business, regardless of size, has to deal with a budget. However, some large businesses may have the revenue to swallow some greater costs than small businesses. No small business owner needs to be reminded of the constant challenge to balance the books, investing in the business, and continuing to grow at the same time.
Let’s say one of your employees receives an email that looks like it’s from one of your clients filled with links out to “urgent” documents. Are you confident they won’t click one?
If your accounting team receives an email asking them to wire a payment to a different account, how certain are you that they would know better?
What about when one of your employees is at home, checking their work email on their mobile device and suddenly gets an email with a chance to win an iPad in exchange for taking a simple 5-minute survey.