Cyber security risk assessment is an essential element of any information security program. As the technology landscape continues to evolve, your company needs to take appropriate steps to make sure your data isn’t vulnerable to potential threats. A great resource for conducting risk assessments is the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments, often referred to by its publication number, NIST 800-30.
As we settle into the new year, many companies are beginning to roll out updates and upgrades to their tools and systems. Microsoft is no exception. Microsoft continues to add value to the Microsoft Teams tool with new functions and capabilities. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Communication Effective communication within a business requires tools and products that can work together seamlessly. Teams is adding the new
As our dependency upon technology increases, so does the demand for faster and faster response times. Most of the time, our technology devices are very responsive. On occasion though, some of the most-used features of technology such as Google’s Chrome browser seem to become slower and slower. Fortunately, there are a few easy things that individuals can do to bring back that lightning fast response time they enjoyed when their
Do you need an MSP? Or maybe you already have one. Regardless, to truly benefit from your relationship with an MSP, you need to work as a team to achieve the business goals you have in mind. Listen IT providers, good ones, take their work seriously. When you hire a managed service provider they should treat your business as if it were their own. That is why it is
Just like the end of Windows XP, which many of us loved, Windows 7 lifespan is coming to an end. It is imperative that your business is thinking about what you are going to do when Microsoft is no longer providing security updates. Without these updates’ your operating systems will be wide open to security risks and cyber attacks. You have almost a year before the expiration, so steps should be taken soon to defray any expenses which