What is The Internet of Things (IoT)? The term “Internet of Things” refers to physical devices that can be controlled by a computer connected to the internet. IoT devices are often referred to as smart devices because you can operate, monitor, and collect information from “things” using your desktop computer...Read More
Companies including Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle, are spending billions of dollars building out infrastructure to meet the growing demand for cloud-based computing. Demand is exploding because all businesses regardless of size, will benefit from cloud computing. As a business owner, you must understand what cloud computing is and...Read More
It’s a fact of life; if you have anything of value, unscrupulous people will try to take it from you. Unfortunately, in today’s world locking the door and setting the alarm will not protect your business. Securing your assets requires that you build a cybersecurity fortress around your business. What...Read More
Imagine walking up to a cash machine and realizing you lost your ATM card. At first, you might break into a cold sweat. Then you realize that if the person that found your ATM card doesn’t know your PIN, the card is useless to them. Wouldn’t it be great if you could restrict access to all of your accounts this way? The good news is you can with Two Factor Authentication.
In today’s world protecting your information is vital. That’s why each time you use a new service you’re asked to set up a new “strong” password. This is a great first step to make yourself more secure, however a common problem is that many people use the same strong password for all of the sites they use. If you do this and your password is compromised on one site, then the cybercriminal who accessed your password will have access to everything.
Information technology touches every aspect of your business. As a business owner, it’s important that you understand the opportunities presented by IT as well as the risks. The following questions are designed to get you thinking about things that are crucial to your business yet are often overlooked.
1) Visit Their Office. A site visit will quickly give you a sense of the company’s ability to support your IT needs. Without conducting a site visit you can only base your decision on marketing materials, sales presentations, and references.