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.
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 […]
A lot of people get a handful of spam in their email inboxes every day. While spam can be a nuisance, it only takes a few minutes to delete or block spam. But if you receive tens of thousands of spam all at the same time, a huge chunk of your time and energy will […]
Laptop computers aren’t cheap, so you’d want to make sure you get every bit of performance for your buck. Bear in mind that they may not be set up to function at their best straight out of the box, so to do just that, you’ll need to take these steps. 1. Update your laptop’s operating […]
Many Gmail users find the email service to be convenient and reliable, but they’ll be surprised to learn that the following hacks can make for an even better Gmail experience. Undo Send In the fast-paced world of business, mistakes happen. And because everybody deserves a second chance at writing that email, Gmail has provided a […]
Modern technology changes rapidly, but not all businesses can match its pace. When it comes to disaster recovery (DR), we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. It’s high time you learn the truth about the following DR myths, so you can stop believing them. Myth 1: Tape backups are the best […]
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created many of the password best practices you probably loathe — using a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. The NIST now says those guidelines were ill-advised and has changed its stance. Find out why and what this means for you. The problem The issue isn’t […]
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations pertaining to IT have become much clearer over the course of the past few years, but there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily because of negligence on your part, but rather a lack of understanding of the […]
Businesses are always on the lookout for a competitive edge, and in many cases, it means working with multiple software vendors. This kind of setup might be the most affordable or most available for certain businesses, but it’s not usually a great long-term strategy for an enterprise aiming for growth.