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10 Myths About Cyber Security

Cyber Security is essential to the future of any growing enterprise. Effective tools to prevent data theft or “hacks” will be the cornerstone of an effective digital strategy. The world is very different from what it was even 10 years ago, and realizing the myths about cyber security is key to a long-lived business. You are a low priority target. No, you are not a low priority target. Invasive programs and identity thieves go for low hanging fruit. If your data is easy to access, you’re a mark. Cyber Security is only IT’s problem. Everyone is online, so everyone can put data out that should  be private. It may fall under an IT departments jurisdiction, but that doesn’t mean you should be careless about your data and pass the buck. Protecting yourself is enough. If someone entrusts you with private data, they are […]

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5 Quick Tips About Millennial Customers

Millennials will soon be the major spending power in the US. Born approximately between 1980 and 2000, they make up the largest generation in the US. More than ever before, this generation is imprinting their moral and ethical beliefs upon the decisions they make regarding purchases, employment opportunities, and professional relationships. Millennials choose to support businesses only when those businesses share their common values. Many have seen the benefit (Toms, Warby Parker, Better World Books, etc.), while many have suffered as a result of their differing practices. Now, companies can be pro-environment or pro-people on paper, but the opposite in action. Millennials don’t take long to discover the validity of a company’s charitable claims. Millennials are the most diverse generation the U.S. has ever had, and generalizations must be understood as just that, generalizations. Read with the mindset that this is a general […]

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10 Signs You Should Invest In A VoIP Setup

(MAYBE A SIGN TO UPDATE YOUR INTERNET SERVICES) Chances are if you’re reading this you have an internet connection. Good. Chances are also high that you’re looking to improve how your business communicates with the outside world, or even internally. We want you to know that investing in VoIP for your business is: straightforward cost effective incredibly intuitive Rather than using the phone lines, Your Voice is transmitted Over the Internet (VoIP), the p stands for protocol and really just exists to complete the acronym. We understand and know the reasonable doubts about changing to a newer system, or just change in general. Because of this we’ve outlined the 10 signs that you really should move away from your old communication systems. Your current phones look like this        2. Or this If you still have these phones in your office, just […]

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5 Quick Tips About VoIP

VoIP (Voice over internet protocol) is the capacity to use the Internet to make phone calls, video calls, and more. It is reliable, affordable, and higher quality than traditional phone networks and services. Now, enough with the grandstanding. VoIP is useful, but there are some things that you should have in order before moving forward with a VoIP service. Check your network/LAN. Your network needs to be buttoned up tight. Security is immensely important in an exponentially connected world. A large portion of your company’s data is either on the cloud or will be soon.  Ensuring that you have a firm grasp on the security of your data, and the outlets and channels through which it travels, will enable you to adopt further cloud-based services much, much more quickly and safely. Bandwidth isn’t the only metric for quality. The consistency of the connection […]

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7 Things About The Cloud You Need To Know

The Cloud is a nebulous phrase that since it’s naming in 2006 by Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, has lead to many head scratches and blank stares. “What is the cloud” gives over 3 million search results, and every single one is a different definition. For our followers, we will risk the potential witchhunt and define the ‘cloud’ in a reasonable, common sense way. So what who cares? Cloud business is expanding so rapidly that market projections show a shift in over $1 trillion in spending. It’s a big deal. The Cloud is a global network of servers. That’s it. The cloud is a massive network of servers connected through the internet. The cloud is not a physical entity, but the data within the cloud is located in massive data centers across the globe. If you use gmail, drive, dropbox, facebook, twitter, pretty much […]

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