IT Consulting for Small and Medium Business

Human Resources Issues You Never Considered with BYOD

There is a great deal of discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of the policy of allowing employees to use their own mobile devices, primarily smartphones, instead of employer-issued devices that are to be used solely for work purposes. This policy, known as “bring your own device” (BYOD) can make employees happy, but it also …

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How Businesses Can Securely Work From Home (VPN Guidance)

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, many businesses are assessing how they can prioritize their employee safety and still maintain regular business operations. One solution many businesses are turning to is recommending employees to work from home to avoid potential illnesses. To help ease the burden on businesses, Microsoft, Google, LogMeIn, Cisco Webex, …

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Why choose psWorkplace for secure collaboration?

psWorkplace for a virtual remote workforce is a proven file sync and share service with over 10 years of experience serving the needs of businesses. psWorkplace provides the security, mobility, and control that businesses need to access, share, and collaborate on files internally and externally. Secure Collaboration, Built for Business Users everywhere are increasingly expected …

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6 Phases to Guide Your Small Business Through COVID-19 Planning and Response

Businesses have had to adjust very quickly to the global health crisis. It’s imperative to provide context to help successfully navigate these uncharted waters. This guide illustrates the different phases of needs and planning efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. Identifying which phase your business is currently in will help you develop guidelines and ongoing response …

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Reopening the Workplace After COVID-19: Technology Considerations

Returning to your establishment doesn’t necessarily mean you will be abandoning all of your Work From Home (WFH) set-ups. In fact, for most of you, your workforce will likely consist of remote workers for some time to come. In addition, workstations in your establishment may have been sitting idle while everyone worked remotely. Your technology …

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Benefits of letting your employees work from home

In the last several years, the concept of Work From Home (WFH) has become increasingly more popular. Though some still remain skeptical, it has been gaining in popularity and become more widely accepted among management circles. That said, the pandemic event in 2020 essentially set the debate entirely aside, at least for the time being, …

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Work From Home Implementation: Policy Considerations for Small Business

In the last several years, the concept of Work From Home (WFH), also known as Telecommuting, has become increasingly more popular. Though some still remain skeptical, it has been gaining in popularity and become more widely accepted among management circles. That said, the pandemic event in 2020 essentially set the debate entirely aside, at least …

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How To Implement a Business Continuity Plan

Business continuity recovery plans can help businesses realize the following benefits: Ensure the highest level of data security Enhance business resiliency and maintain reputability Achieve maximum availability of mission-critical data Maintain continuity of business operations even in the harshest scenarios Have processes in place to minimize recovery time after a disaster Considering all these advantages, …

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Penetration Tests Demonstrate Passwords are Still a Security Problem

Passwords continue to be a top security challenge for organizations, with penetration testers revealing that they can easily guess passwords in the majority of their engagements, according to the 2019 Under the Hoodie report published byRapid7. The new report, which documents the results of 180 pen tests carried out from September 2018 through May 2019, …

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