Author Archives: BWS Marketing
Author Archives: BWS Marketing
October is cybersecurity month–and that makes it the perfect time to improve your cybersecurity measures and protect both your employees and your business as much as possible. Cyberattacks have been on the rise over the past couple of years. More people than ever have found themselves impacted by those attacks, either because it has hit their business or because they have been affected by the shutdowns and disruptions caused by those attacks. Is your business protected? Follow these steps to help improve safety and security throughout your business. Continue Reading
Every September is National Preparedness Month. This month was founded to help businesses prepare for the many types of disasters that could strike at any time. Business continuity is the name of the game, focusing on keeping the business running during outages and quickly get back online after disasters. Ensuring your business continuity requires preparing ahead of time for every type of disaster you can think of When you have a red folder for everything with a tested and proven plan, you’ll be able to weather or recover no matter what happens in the upcoming year. Continue Reading
In 2019, digital transformation was a trend that was being adopted along the usual bellcurve pace. Those who raced ahead as all-digital and those who stalwartly used printed paper forms defined the edges with everyone else in between. In the last year, however, millions of professionals and families were sent home to isolate as best we could. Continue Reading
Google has always aimed to set the standards in smart features and user care. They are constantly refining the algorithm to rank only the best and most helpful results. Google also maintains a wide variety of apps and, in fact, an entire office suite of cloud software. Google’s web browser is in the top three and the Android mobile OS relies on Google infrastructure and apps. Continue Reading
Protecting your business data and network security means having all your bases covered at all times. For internal networks, businesses do this by controlling access to the network itself. Everything inside the network is then protected through a combination of isolation and access monitoring. But times are changing and, therefore, so too must our security measures. Continue Reading
If hackers are so good at computers, why is phishing the dominant type of hack today?
Modern professionals often find themselves wondering at this question when reading tech news or discarding the third obvious phishing email in a week.
For most people, the idea of a “hacker” starts with someone who is good at computers and – for their own criminal reasons – chooses to misuse that ability to crack into other’s servers and steal from them. Hackers are, in concept, supposed to be like the second-story jewel thieves of the modern data world. Except that most of them aren’t. Continue Reading
As mass-produced electronic devices grow increasingly more affordable, it has become common for people to replace their phones, computers, and TVs whenever the latest model comes out. While having access to the latest technology is exciting, it also creates a great deal of electronic waste (also called e-waste). For many of us, old devices litter our closets and garages because we simply do not know what to do with them. Unfortunately, a large quantity of this e-waste ends up in landfills. Continue Reading
Today, every business uses networked computers and handles data. Therefore, data recovery has become a necessity. To recover lost data, you need backups. To keep your backups current, they must be taken regularly. To make use of backups, you need a ready-to-implement recovery plan. This has created the backup and recovery suite now seen as a mandatory part of your tech stack. Continue Reading
Choosing the right phone system for your business is an important decision for any business owner or CTO. Your phone system not only connects your team desk-to-desk, it also defines your possible workflow by shaping how employees contact each other – and how customers can contact your team. Riding the cutting edge of business communication is VOIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, the software solution to business phones. Continue Reading
What happens when the power goes out in your office or, worse, if a power surge occurs in your office circuits? Most offices are far less prepared for the risks of failed electrical safety than they realize. This is because we tend to assume our office and home electrical systems are absolutely safe. After all, they must be to pass code during the building and maintenance process, right? Continue Reading