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How to protect your email account

If you think your email is fully protected from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security measures can result in data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information and the invasion of your computer by viruses and malware. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come with them.

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Data warehouses drive business development

As a small business owner, you’re probably looking into ways to maximize profitability and minimize costs. In order to do that you must make good business decisions, and making sound decisions requires a thorough analysis of all relevant data. That kind of data can be found in a well-designed data warehouse. Businesses have to deal with large amounts of data everyday, and this is where a data warehouse can help. If you’re wondering what exactly a data warehouse is and how your business can use it, here is some information to get you started.

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4 things to consider before selecting an MSP

Incorporating technology into business operations can be a challenge, because technology is always on the move, and many businesses simply can’t keep up. Small businesses often put their faith in a single IT guy to look after their tech needs but, chances are, he won’t have the time or expertise to be able to deal with wide ranging issues. As a result, many businesses look to Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to provide IT services and handle all IT issues. Here are 4 things to consider before selecting an MSP.

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Creating an effective business disaster plan

You’ve been putting that business continuity plan off for months now, but you’ve finally decided to go through with it. You start by talking to members of your staff, partners and service providers. And it doesn’t take long to see that everyone has a different opinion about what to recover first when disaster strikes. The head of your IT department demands your servers are top priority, while your Vice President argues that without network security being reestablished pronto, your business is left vulnerable to even further damage. Who’s right? It may be difficult to decide. That’s why we’ve compiled these fundamental ideas to consider when drafting your business continuity plan.

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Business continuity testing process

Disasters can happen at any time, which is why it is important for your company to have a business continuity plan. In the event your business gets hit with an unforeseen disaster, you’ll be able to minimize damage, downtime, and impact to your business operations. If you don’t have a contingency plan to protect valuable data and technology, you may face serious consequences, the worst of which is shutting down your business for good.

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To Security and Beyond! The Basics of Cybersecurity

EC.KC Security and Beyond

The way we work has changed – has your cybersecurity strategy changed with it?

Technological advancement is cybersecurity’s best buddy – and arch nemesis. As the good guys “toys” get better (the technology we use to help us stay productive), so does the ones used by bad guys, so it’s always important to be reevaluating your cybersecurity strategy to make sure it meet the needs of the times.

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Phish Proof: A Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Fill out the form to watch a recording of our cybersecurity awareness training.

In this webinar, you’ll learn good cybersecurity hygiene. 

We’re covering the signs of a cyber attack and user-friendly cybersecurity best practices. So that you can be Phish Proof. 

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That’s a Wrap: Lessons Learned in the Modern Workplace

That’s a Wrap: Lessons Learned in the Modern Workplace

The last episode in the ‘Back to the Future’ WorkSmart LIVE series

After our sudden shift to remote work earlier this year, it was important to build a strategy around improving the way we work together when the team is physically apart. That comes down to two main points:
• Effective communication and collaboration
• Cybersecurity that fits your needs

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Teams for Everyday People, Part 2: Your Hub for Everything

Teams for Everyday People, Part 2: Your Hub for Everything

The modern workplace requires collaboration. That’s why Microsoft Teams goes beyond chat and video calls and acts as a hub to help you work more effectively.

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Teams for Everyday People, Part 1: Meetings and Video Calls

Teams for Everyday People, Part 1: Meetings and Video Calls

Microsoft Teams makes it easy for you to stay productive and connect with your co-workers—and clients—from anywhere. Without any add-ons, you can meet online and host video calls with Teams.