Cloud and Virtual Office

The cloud has become hugely important in our lives. One notable way the cloud is used these days is for virtual (remote) work. This has escalated with the recent Covid-19 lockdowns. Many of us have experienced a disruption in our normal workflow, making virtual working a reality for more of us than ever. The cloud…

Can Hackers fool AI?

Hackers – the word alone can send fear down the spine of anyone who owns an internet enabled device. And for good reasons, too! Yet many people assume that hackers are only an issue for their business computers, desktops, laptops, and portable tablets. This isn’t entirely the truth. In fact, hackers can actually pose a…

Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

As business owners, we are all keenly aware of how integral technology is in every industry these days. We have heard countless times how technology helps drive innovation and growth, improves communication in the organization, and increases your advantage over the competition. As a warning, new technology still has vulnerabilities. Recently, new security flaws were…

Biggest Hacks in 2020

Worldwide losses from cybercrime skyrocketed to nearly $1 trillion in 2020. That’s more than the net worth of most countries.Run a quick search and you’ll be surprised at how many hacks occur every week. Modern security is the best it has ever been. Unfortunately, hackers are motivated to be one step ahead of all of…

Managing Your Cash Flow

Unless you run a non-profit entity, the point of just about every business is to make money. Ironically, for many companies, especially small businesses, this is the easy part. The hard part is keeping that money. Between paying vendors, purchasing supplies and materials, paying employees, and even yourself, you may find your balance sheet just breaking even. But is this the best way to do business?  Before we get started,…

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New Year, New Budget for 2021

Making money is great, but there’s something even better than that — saving money! Anybody who knows anything about business can tell you that keeping the money you have earned is a lot more tricky than you’d imagined. Not to worry, that’s where a budget for 2021 comes into play. As we head into the oncoming year, a lot of us are planning our business evaluation and the budget for new year. While this is a normal…

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Is a Virtual Workforce Secure?

Five years ago, setting up an employee to work remotely was a huge task. Five years from now it will simply be business as usual. Today, with the right technology, it can be seamless. Some studies show that doing so may even increase productivity by about 13%. When the pandemic forced employers like you to…