Category: Blog

What is the Cost of a Data Security Breach?

So far, the worldwide average cost of data breaches in 2020 is $3.86 million, according to the Ponemon Institute’s report. That is a staggering number. While the overall worldwide number is down 1.5% from $3.92 million in 2019, the United States’ number is up to $8.64 million from 2019’s figure of $8.19 million. Ponemon and

How can you use an MSP to Scale Your Remote Work Support Services?

2020 brought a rise in the remote workforce, leaving companies struggling to scale their IT support services. Many organizations have decided to use a Managed Services Provider (MSP) to help scale their support services and meet their remote team’s needs. Using an MSP has many benefits, including minimizing downtime, improving business continuity, ability to scale,

Best-in-Class Data Security from Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform

This past year has highlighted the critical importance of having a secure, unified platform for workplace collaboration. While the global workforce is still working remotely, the world’s most successful companies continue business uninterrupted. How? For many of these global leaders, Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform has been the key to their triumph. In 2020, Azure holds

Organizations Are Allowing Employees to Stay Remote Permanently

Seven months since the start pandemic, many companies, like Microsoft, announced that they will allow more of their employees to work from home permanently. For Microsoft, the expected reopening date of their offices is January 2021 at the earliest. But with a pandemic, it’s hard to predict when offices will be fully opened. As for

Microsoft is Helping Businesses Transition to Remote Work

Over the last decade, the move to remote work has been slow but steady. No one could have predicted that 2020 would accelerate that transition so quickly. Due to the sudden nature of the transition, the digital transformation has been rocky. IT teams across organizations had to scramble to implement remote infrastructures. Depending on the

Are Your Remote Workforce Capabilities Optimized and Sustainable?

When COVID-19 hit the U.S. many companies had to scale up their remote infrastructures to support home-based work. The surge in remote work was dramatic and unexpected, leaving room for performance issues, costs concerns, and much more. Even post-pandemic, many companies plan to continue to allow employees to work remotely. Eighty-two percent of company leaders

Do You Have the Right Tools and Support for Telemedicine?

Virtual care became crucial during the pandemic. What might be unexpected is that patients really liked virtual appointments and want to have the ability to have them moving forward. A survey conducted by Accenture indicated nine of 10 patients reported the quality of care during a virtual appointment was as good or better than before

Protect Your Organization Against Netwalker Ransomware Attacks

Hackers have a long history of stalking the internet using ransomware. The latest attacks prey on one of our biggest worries—COVID-19. Using Netwalker ransomware, hackers are trying to profit off our collective anxiety. What Is Netwalker Ransomware? Discovered in September 2019, Netwalker is a strain of ransomware that is a threat of the Mailto variety.

Do Your Authentication Standards Live Up to the Needs of a Remote Workforce?

With remote work continuing to be a normal part of operating, the concern about factors that lead to possible disruptions is always high. The most important factor to consider is the constant threat your organization faces from hackers and the level of protection your current cybersecurity offers. Cybercriminals are smart. They saw American enterprises scramble

Are You Ready for a Seamless Cloud Migration?

Many companies are moving to cloud-based systems because it’s cost-effective and allows employees to access tools from anywhere. When it comes to migrating to the cloud, there are two potential models of migrations: full-cloud migration or hybrid-cloud migration. A full-cloud migration is when you move all your organization’s databases and systems to the cloud, and