The truth of the matter is that the IT industry changes on a daily basis which is made glaringly more obvious in the light of COVID-19. That means as fast as new apps, integrations, and ways to ease consumer living are created; hackers and malware are developing right alongside.
In the midst of having to stay at home 24/7, it can be hard to delineate work from relaxation time. A tactic that many use is the creation of a Calm Corner. It a super simple way to get back in touch with what is important. For you that may be meditation, prayer time, journaling, or just sitting still.
It’s probably on your to-do list: find out exactly how to meet the requirements of Texas Cybersecurity Awareness Training, which was mandated by House Bill 3834.
This article was written to help you do just that!
HB 3834 passed not even a full year ago, but the deadline for completion is already looming.
When it comes to your company's network, there are a few entities at play. From the professional networking you build to grow your company to the underground wires that connect you to the world, each carries a special weight. People are better and business is better when we all interwoven.
Email is the lifeblood of today’s high-tech world. Every single second, millions of emails are zapped all across the globe at lightning speed to billions of users. We depend on email for both business and personal communications.
Sadly, its popularity and commonality are why email became the preferred target for cybercriminals, thieves and hackers.
When you picture someone working IT, who comes to mind? I would be willing to bet that most of the time, it is a man. As a recently exploding field, one might assume that the traditional distribution of male to female percentages in the workforce changed with the times.
If you’re like most people, your cybersecurity routine consists of relying on antivirus software you might not be able to name, is probably outdated, and wasn’t that great to begin with. Next gen antivirus is an absolute necessity if a business wants to stay ahead in this never-ending battle of internet security.
During the season of giving, it can feel like you are just giving too much and throwing in the towel is looking more and more appealing with every second. Holidays are an extremely stressful time for everyone. There is year end financials to get in order, everyone is making a big push to get through the next month, and time seems to be a premium.
Here it comes, that foreboding sense of dread. Problems are flying at you from every direction. As a business owner, you know that sinking feeling in the pit of your gut well. This time, your outdated computer systems have crashed. Again. You’re not 100% sure what happened, but it’s causing major headaches for your sales manager and severely limiting her ability to communicate with clients.
In this modern era, running a small business or even a medium sized business takes a lot more strategy than it used to. The market is flooded with competitors, large and small, and networking goes far beyond your local boys club. There are so many factors that go into starting and maintaining that business, that it can become easily overwhelming for a small team to handle.