A Mobile Device Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) defines the standards, procedures, and restrictions for employees' use of their mobile devices such as cell phones, iPads, and tablets. Since mobile devices have become standard business tools storing sensitive organizational information, they have become a popular way to defraud users and steal confidential business data.
Part 4 of 4: How to Protect & Recover from a Ransomware Attack
In our previous three blogs, we covered 5 Steps for an Effective Information Security Program, Best Practices to Protect your Data, and Employing Effective Backup Strategies to Protect your Data. The final blog in our series about How to Protect and Recover from a Ransomware Attack will cover Employee Awareness Training, your...
Part 2 of 4: How to Protect & Recover from a Ransomware Attack
In our previous blog, we covered creating and maintaining an effective information security program. Here, we will cover protecting data with technology’s best practices.
Part 1 of 4: How to Protect & Recover from a Ransomware Attack
The number of ransomware attacks targeting nonprofits, healthcare and all other organizations have rapidly increased. They have become a simple and direct source of revenue for cybercriminals and unfortunately, it’s very lucrative for them to hold your data for ransom. When organizations experience a cyberattack, many lose...
A Managed Service Provider, often referred to as an MSP, is an organization’s partner that cares for their information technology (IT) infrastructure – thus enabling it to function more effectively and efficiently. An MSP manages a customer's IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems – either remotely or onsite - typically on a proactive basis and under a contractual arrangement that...
The Internal Revenue Service is cautioning corporations, nonprofits and health systems of the dangers of W-2 scams.
We are asked about the pros and cons of outsourcing an organization's IT and technology needs often. Of course there are variations to every business or nonprofit, but here are some of the pluses and minus:
A Study of Cost & Talent
IT Department Structure
Cost often drives the outsourcing of key IT applications and services, but analysis shouldn’t stop there when looking for managed services. Factoring in employee acquisition, salaries, employee workloads and the core expertise of your IT department also needs to come into play when making the decision to outsource or keep the IT...