Technology Solutions for Small Businesses and WHY They Matter

Last year we published a “Choose Your Own Adventure” style blog post highlighting how improvements in business technology (or lack thereof) can provide different outcomes for common problems around the office. In the post, we followed the adventures of a new IT manager attempting to solve several communication bottlenecks in the office by pitching different technology improvements.

Cyber Attacks in 2018 – A Year in Review

It’s nearly the end of 2018, and it seems like the year has gone by like a flash. If you’re like us, you might still be working on some of your New Year’s Resolutions from 2018 – that beach body can wait until spring of 2019 anyway.

But in between holiday parties and New Year’s celebrations, there is a good opportunity to reflect on the last 365 days and consider what has happened and what was learned.

Cyber Threats – A Digital Business Walk Through

Think about walking around the grounds of your office for a moment. Consider the sights and sounds that you’d encounter strolling up and down the halls into the various departments as you go about your workday.

Hopefully, this exercise brings up some good memories and reminds you of some professional accomplishments.

Equifax Data Breach: What Happened and What Small Business Owners Can Learn

It’s the stock sales by several executives that are likely to get the most scrutiny in light of the new timeline. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, regulatory filings show that three senior Equifax executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million, with none of the filings listing the transactions as being part of scheduled 10b5-1 trading plans.

How Business Continuity Negates Ransomware Attacks

In November 2016 -- the day after Black Friday -- the public transit system of San Francisco fell prey to a ransomware attack that disabled its ticketing system for an entire day. With no fallback system in place -- and no way to sell tickets without the computer system -- the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency had no choice but to open the gates and let passengers ride for free.

Cybersecurity For Business

Here's a fun thought experiment, try and imagine one area of your business today that does not involve technology in some way. It seems like even making coffee these days involves a computer of some kind. With so much reliance on technology, it's incredibly important to put security measures in place so business functions are not disrupted.