Fixing a Data Breach Isn’t Even the Most Expensive Part

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Data breaches can wreak havoc on businesses—not only in the price to fix them, but what they do to their image among customers. As we prepare for the release of the 2020 Ponemon Institute Data Breach Report, there is something extremely interesting to note about the 2019 Ponemon Institute Report — the cost to fix a data…Read Full Article

The High Costs of Data Security (Updated)

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Data security problems come in all shapes and sizes. Some are malicious, while others are just human error. Regardless of the nature of the problem, data leaks can be devastating to businesses. Here are some key findings from the 2018 Ponemon Institute report that show just how harmful data leaks can be. Malicious attacks are on…Read Full Article

What’s the Average Cost of IT Downtime?

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(4-min read) System Downtime: Not Just Annoying—Also Immensely Expensive We’ve all been there. You’re chugging away at a nice productive tick when WHAM—your system goes down. Whether a specific document management system goes offline or your internet connection gives out, you’re stuck. After a few moments, you begin to witness the frustration in the office….Read Full Article

7 Server Room Cable Management Tips

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(3-min read) If your server room is starting to look like multi-colored spaghetti that’s been put through the spin cycle, you likely have more than an ugly mess to deal with — you’re also likely costing your company power, data, connectivity, and money. Let’s look at a few tips for managing your server room cables. …Read Full Article

5 Reasons Why Businesses Are Turning to Managed Network Services (MNS)

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(5 min read) Outsourcing IT is starting to make more sense. More companies are opting out of having an in-house IT department than ever before — instead opting to outsource their IT to managed network services companies. But why? In this piece, we’re going to look at five reasons why more companies are turning to…Read Full Article

“Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365?” A Quick Review

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Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, Gamefly. More than ever, people are happy to pay a monthly subscription to use content and it’s accompanying service rather than pay a higher rate and own the works for good. This is a system called the Subscription Economy. While this may make sense for TV shows and music, can the same…Read Full Article

People Are Still Falling For This Oldschool Malware Trick

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It’s a beautiful day as you walk into work. The sky is blue, the birds are chirping, and you’ve got your favorite coffee blend in tow. As you walk through the parking lot of your building, you see something glimmering out of the corner of your eye. Sitting there in the parking lot, you see…Read Full Article

How Help Desk Service Pays For Itself

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As data becomes a more substantial commodity for business, the well-oiled-machined of an IT infrastructure is key to an efficiently run company. One substantial snag in the process means wasted time and money. In this piece, we’re going to look at how IT Service Help Desk entities pay for themselves…and then some. Efficient Use of…Read Full Article