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How Hackers Take Advantage of Small Businesses

Small businesses were once believed to be safe from hacking attempts compared to larger companies which pose a higher reward for data theft. However, the increase of cyber attacks on small businesses is on the rise, and 43% of attacks targeted towards SMEs. This increase in attacks against small businesses is a result of awareness...

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3 Signs Your Southern California Business Needs a Risk Assessment Now

Small businesses, especially in big business areas like Southern California, may think that they are less likely to experience hacking or data theft because they aren’t as well known as other businesses. However, they actually face an increased risk of a cyber attack because they generally have fewer security measures in place. In fact, more...

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A Guide for Eliminating Technology Disruptions in Your California Business

There are potentially limitless benefits to incorporating advanced technology solutions into your Southern California business. The latest technology can save your company time, money, and other resources through automation and digital marketing, as well as give you an advantage over your competitors. However, many California businesses want to take advantage of these benefits but don’t...

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5 Signs Your IT Team Failed to Prepare You for COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on businesses and forced many to change the way that they work entirely. In a short span of time, companies have had to abruptly switch from fully office-based workforce to having all staff members work from home. Interruptions such as downtime, security incidents, and lower productivity levels are increasing...

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How to Keep Your Systems Safe from Hackers Capitalizing on Coronavirus

Crises are often followed by underhanded attempts to use unfortunate circumstances for criminal gain. With many businesses having transitioned from office-based operations to remote work during the current global pandemic, cyber criminals are taking advantage of the lax protective measures that exist in many home networks. Cyber attacks reportedly rose by 37% in March of...

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5 Tips for Companies Whose Business Continuity Plans Aren’t Working

With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting economies globally, many businesses have found themselves in challenging situations that their current business continuity plans—if any—haven’t been able to answer. As total industries shut down as a result, it’s critical that those businesses who have the potential to continue operations remotely do so safely and successfully, both for...

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What to Do If Your Business is Struggling with Remote Network Connections

Now more than ever, remote working is becoming an integral part of keeping many businesses active during these unprecedented times. From government lockdowns to travel bans, people have been forced to work from home as the world struggles with uncertainty. Statistics show that in the US, about 39% fewer people have been working in their...

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In-House Servers vs the Cloud: Which is Better for My Business?

As cloud technology has expanded, it has become a much more accessible option for small and medium-sized businesses looking for simplified ways to store and access data. However, many businesses who are still using in-house servers may be wondering if it’s worth the switch to the cloud, whether it’s safe, and if it’s cost efficient....

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Tools and Strategies to Help Your Remote Network Thrive During COVID-19

Recent developments in the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) have necessitated the urgent transition to a remote workforce for many businesses. Current regulations in and out of the U.S. range from recommendations to limit social contact to government-mandated quarantines. Even if businesses in your area haven’t yet been required to stop operations at their physical locations,...

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Data Loss Prevention: How to Make Sure Your Business is Safe

Data loss is one of the biggest concerns for modern businesses. With cyber crime increasing and unforeseen circumstances surrounding COVID-19 changing the way businesses operate, data loss prevention needs to be a top priority. Large-scale data loss, such as during a ransomware attack or improper backups, can have dramatic effects for small businesses. In fact,...