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Why Your Business Needs a Managed Firewall

Why Your Business Needs a Managed Firewall

You probably know that a firewall helps protect your network from unauthorized traffic. It is a critical component of any network, including both home and business networks. However, consumer firewalls, such as those that ship with modern operating systems, are designed to protect only one computer rather than a whole network.

When was the last time you reviewed vendor contracts?

When was the last time you reviewed vendor contracts?

According to Cisco’s 2017 Cybersecurity Annual Report, 8 of the 22 organizations surveyed lost up to 20% of their revenue as a result of a data breach. As 2017 sees more work done online, more attacks due to system vulnerabilities are to be expected. This means that business owners need to beef up their security if they want to make it through the year.

What are the benefits of a RAID configuration for your small- or medium-sized business?

What are the benefits of a RAID configuration for your small- or medium-sized business?

For non-technical people, the first thing that comes to mind when they think about a raid is the pandemonium that ensues following an unexpected attack. However, when it comes to your IT, RAID has a different, less aggressive connotation. RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, a method of storing the same data in different places on various hard disks to ensure redundancy in the case of a drive failure.

Why your business needs managed IT services

Why your business needs managed IT services

When it comes to your business's IT, the last thing you want is unreliable support, staggering bills, and mediocre IT. When these variables come together, business owners are forced to ask themselves: Should I continue pouring resources into an in-house IT team, or start investing in a managed IT services provider? Both have distinct pros and cons.

What SMBs should look for in URL filters

What SMBs should look for in URL filters

If Facebook had to give SMBs and cybercriminals a relationship status, it would definitely be complicated. Hackers relentlessly bombard businesses with numerous types of attacks bent on unleashing chaos. Small- and medium-sized businesses have retaliated with one security measure after another, but there doesn't seem to be a permanent fix.