Prepare Your IT for the Holiday Season

Christmas Tech

Don’t be the office Grinch this Christmas, prepare your technology and systems to reduce downtime risk, avoid disrupting your customers’ holiday season and your employees’ holiday fun. Continue reading

Do I Need to Backup My Microsoft 365 Data?

Backup testing

Many business tools are moving to the cloud and one popular option is Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365). The M365 platform consolidates Excel, Word and PowerPoint with collaboration and communication tools such as email and file sharing. Continue reading

4 Things Your IT Partner Wishes You Did

IT Partnership

Making your IT support team’s life a little bit easier will free up their time, so they can spend more of it proactively protecting your business and its data.

Here are four things that you can start doing to make their life a little bit easier. Continue reading

Three Things You Can Do To Protect Your Business Data

Business Data

Your business can’t afford to take any risks with data as the potential costs are way too high. It is not only government regulations that you need to worry about. Your whole
reputation is at stake as there are thousands of cyber-criminals who are on the hunt for badly set-up IT networks and computer systems. Once inside, they then easy access to your valuable data. Continue reading

Remember to Test Your Backups!

Backup testing

Most people are aware of the need for backing up up all their data. Without a backup, they risk losing important data  if they experience a hard drive failure or cyber attack. Yet having a backup in place isn’t enough as you also need to test that backup to make sure you can: Continue reading

Backing Up Your Apple Computer

Apple Mac Time Machine Backup

There are moments in life when we would like to go back in time and one of those instances is when an important document is accidentally deleted from our computer.  Fortunately for Apple users, they have Time Machine’s built-in backup feature for added protection. Continue reading

Are You Protected Against Leakware?

Leakware or extortionware

You should have heard about ransomware by now. Cyber-criminals access and encrypt your data and you have to pay a “ransom” for the key to unlock your data. If you have a backup you can revert to that and forget about the hackers threats. Leakware (also known as extortionware) is similar, but now the bad actors are threatening to post your confidential information online if you don’t pay up. Continue reading

Facebook is for Sharing, Not For Long Term Storage

When was the last time you held an actual photo album or actual prints of photographs in your hands? Maybe you look back at older photographs only when Facebook reminds you of a pic from a few years back. If so, you may be risking your visual history. Continue reading