What is an encryption key?
Encryption is a word that is thrown around the world of information technology quite often. Most business owners might respond to the title question with the sentiment of “I’m not sure what it is exactly, but I feel like I need it.” Most people know that encryption involves keeping data safe, but how does the process work? Encryption is the process of scrambling data, making it useless for anyone who accesses it without the means to make sense of the scrambled data. This is w
When Do You Need a Managed Services Provider?
Businesses typically approach the question of hiring a managed services provider with the question of “Do I really need one?”. All forms of managing information technology hardware and software issues reactively is referred to as “break-fix”. This is the simple process of fixing something when it breaks. The alternative to break-fix is a more proactive approach to managing your computers/printers/digital communication and work productivity equipment. Managed IT Services are t
Choosing The Right Hardware and Software For Your Business
Some kind of computer hardware is necessary for nearly every business in existence. Knowing you need computing hardware is a pretty easy conclusion at which most arrive quickly. Knowing what hardware to choose for your business is a completely different problem. There are thousands of options and each business has their needs and budget. To achieve your business goals, you must navigate the endless lists of hardware options and choose options that support and simplify busines
10 Cybersecurity Tips For Small Business
This list from the Small Business Administration, and our additional notes and suggestions will get any business off on the right foot securing and protecting valuable information and network access. Protect against viruses, spyware, and other malicious code It is relatively easy to ensure that all devices have the relevant anti-virus/anti-malware software installed and working. There are many vendors that provide excellent protection as the industry is well developed. Sticki