At its most basic, Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) allows businesses to procure hardware through a Managed Service Provider (MSP) as a monthly expense. This is sometimes called Device-as-a-Service (DaaS). The MSP supplies hardware at the client’s site, and the MSP manages, maintains, and updates the devices in compliance with the terms of a service level agreement (SLA), […]
An IT managed service provider (MSP) specializes in supplying a support framework for organizations that need a proactively monitored and managed IT environment. Traditional IT support companies provide technicians and consultants on an hourly basis. On the other hand, MSPs provide a fully operational IT function, complete with the personnel, systems, standards, processes, and oversight […]
It’s no secret that ransomware is one of the biggest security concerns for organizations around the world. The scariest part is that hackers are even savvier than they were in the past which makes legacy systems and other deprecated technologies vulnerable to their efforts. What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a subsect of the malware family […]
Phishing, malware, ransomware, password breaches, and denial of service attacks—cybercrime is on the rise. If you don’t want your data to end up in the hands of online thieves, you’ll need an IT support plan in place. Here are some valuable tips on how to secure your network.
The holiday shopping season is upon us and that means we have visions of cybersecurity for your Cyber Monday dancing in our heads. Read more for a few tips and best practices for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to guarantee a happy holiday season with strong cybersecurity:
National Computer Security Day is the unofficial holiday of encouraging people to secure their computers and their personal information. And that includes small and medium-sized businesses. So, what can the average business do to secure their computer systems? It’s not that difficult to top off your computer security, and it’ll require minimal disruption of your business. Let’s look at a quick checklist you can use to improve your business’s computer security.
Security Summary of November 2018 F12.net produces this bulletin to quickly inform business leaders and their teams about recent security threats and defensive steps they can take. Lots of buzz today about the Marriott’s huge security breach. However, this isn’t the only news you need. Feel free to forward this information to your colleagues and contacts. […]
What is a Blockchain and Why is it Important? The world has heard a lot about cryptocurrencies over the past few years. Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin use Blockchain as their underlying technology. Blockchain is a very important invention with applications outside of cryptocurrency and we will continue to use the technology for many decades […]
Nothing you do on Facebook is private. Once again – nothing you do on Facebook is private. More than 12 years ago, my friend Andrew raved about this thing called Facebook and how I needed to be a part of it. After all, it was a great way to meet people and organize events. In […]
The right CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solution can be instrumental in the growth of your company. Therefore, choosing CRM software for your business is an important, yet often undervalued endeavour. Like other significant business decisions, a hasty or ill-informed choice can result in immense amounts of wasted time and money. While there are dozens of […]