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How reliable is outsourced IT security?

One of the most common misconceptions around cybersecurity is that it’s largely a concern of larger companies, and that smaller businesses are less likely to be a target. The truth paints a very different picture. In fact, smaller organizations are more likely to be on attackers’ radar simply because they’re viewed as easier targets.

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How intrusion detection solutions beef up your network integrity

To keep your business from falling victim to the rising tide of cybercrime, it needs many layers of protection in place. Conventional perimeter security is no longer a feasible option, now that most businesses store their data in the cloud, often across dozens of different apps hosted in different data centers.

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6 Simple steps towards cutting costs in the office

Cutting costs doesn’t have to mean compromising on productivity. In fact, in the age of cloud computing and remote work, it can mean quite the opposite. More and more businesses are migrating to a fully virtualized digital environment that enables complete workplace flexibility and business scalability.

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Keep your VoIP solution safe from cyberattacks with these top tips

While the benefits of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems over traditional landline phones are without doubt, its popularity has made it a favorite target for cybercriminals. Cloud-hosted solutions introduce some extra security concerns, but that’s not to say they can’t still bring enormous value to your business.

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8 Simple tips for setting hard-to-guess passwords

The core building block of a robust cybersecurity framework is ensuring that you have a secure password. However, this remains a major stumbling block for many businesses, with recent reports finding that the most common passwords used are “123456” and “password”. Fortunately, we at outsourceIT are here to advise you on how you can make […]

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The 5 main types of network security (and how your MSP executes them)

The rising threat of cybercrime, whose resultant costs had risen to $2.1 trillion in 2019, have made network security more vital than ever for organizations to invest in. Regardless of the nature or scale of your organization, a cyberattack can severely compromise its operations and can result in irreversible harm to it.

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Is your business continuity plan adequate for your needs?

Businesses face the threat of data loss from a host of factors, including system outages, data breaches, natural calamities, and ransomware. It can be severely debilitating, resulting in unwanted downtime that leads to financial losses and damage to business reputation.

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How vendor management can benefit your company and bottom line

Any business that procures components or resources from third-party vendors as part of their operating process must also deal with the complexity of managing relationships and agreements with these vendors. When procurement from vendors is a large enough part of your business or occurs at high enough frequency, the number of vendors, terms, and agreements […]

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