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Essential cybersecurity terms you must know

Essential cybersecurity terms you must know

Cybersecurity is an unending endeavor — and it can be very difficult for businesses/business managers to keep up with all the developments and trends, not to mention the rapid rise of malware and other cyberattacks to which businesses are vulnerable.

Awareness among all stakeholders — from the rank and file up to the C-suite — is a key component of cybersecurity.

Here’s how to improve your company’s desktop management

Here’s how to improve your company’s desktop management

Desktop management is one of the biggest headaches your business can face. Tracking all of the machines, implementing software, and keeping them running smoothly can be quite the chore, depending on how big your organization is. It's therefore good to know that you can make desktop management easier for everyone by following these simple tips:

#1. Know what you’re managing
One of the most essential things to do to efficiently manage your desktops is to know what devices are being used in your organization.

What an effective remote work policy should entail

What an effective remote work policy should entail

Nowadays, office staff aren’t content with sitting inside a cubicle for eight to nine hours and then travelling home just to repeat the cycle again the next day. Because tech now enables them to accomplish the same amount of workload anywhere there is an internet connection, doing the job from home (and skipping the long commute to the office) is becoming more and more popular.

5 Things to consider when setting an IT budget

5 Things to consider when setting an IT budget

According to Deloitte Insights, businesses across all industries spend an average of 3.28% of their revenue on technology-related expenses, with the banking and professional services sectors spending the most. While IT is a key enabler of modern business, there’s also no denying that many organizations end up spending a lot more than necessary.

What leads to cybersecurity gaps in SMBs

What leads to cybersecurity gaps in SMBs

In a world where cyberthreats are becoming more rampant by the minute, no one is safe online. Cybersecurity shouldn’t only be a concern for end users, but organizations of all sizes should make it a priority as well.

Large companies are fighting back against threats to their data by turning to the cloud, installing anti-malware software, using strong passwords, and regularly updating their backup and disaster recovery plans (BDRPs). Unfortunately, for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the story isn’t quite the same.