CMMC Compliance: 4 Ways A Managed IT Service Provider Can Help

CMMC Compliance: 4 Ways A Managed IT Service Provider Can Help

With 171 unique security controls required to meet the highest level of CMMC compliance, it can be a monumental task to prepare your business for the latest standards mandated by the US Department of Defense.

5 Ways an MSP Can Walk You Through Your SOC 2 Audit Process

5 Ways an MSP Can Walk You Through Your SOC 2 Audit Process

Any organization that provides online services, such as cloud hosting or payment processing, must do everything in its power to ensure client data is kept secure and private. In addition to being a matter of maintaining customer trust and building a strong brand reputation, it’s also about staying on the right side of the law by adhering to industry regulations.

Managed Detection and Response: No More Devastating Malicious Attacks

Managed Detection and Response: No More Devastating Malicious Attacks

The cyberthreat landscape is constantly changing as attackers find new and innovative ways to get into your network. Indeed, some attacks are now so complex that they go undetected until it’s too late. Most businesses simply don’t have the resources necessary to keep a close eye on every single endpoint and communication channel throughout their IT infrastructure, so they need to turn to external ...

How a Managed Services Provider Can Keep Your Business Safe in 2021

How a Managed Services Provider Can Keep Your Business Safe in 2021

Businesses in Connecticut and around the world will be planning out their IT budget for 2021 over the next several days. For many companies that still rely on a work from home setup, ensuring the security, connectivity, and productivity of their employees is a top priority. With new technological innovations coming in 2021, businesses need to adjust quickly to remain competitive. 

5 IT New Year's Resolutions Your Company Should Have

5 IT New Year's Resolutions Your Company Should Have

  In the dynamic world of technology, the only thing you can count on is change. Your business always needs to be one step ahead when it comes to protecting your assets against the rising tide of cybercrime and innovating quickly to capitalize on new opportunities. And with the end of the year just around the corner, now is a great time to reevaluate your technology strategy.

5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs an IT Backup Strategy In Place

5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs an IT Backup Strategy In Place

Facing a constant rise of cyberthreats from ransomware attacks to social engineering scams, businesses are under increasing pressure to prepare for the worst. In doing so, they need to implement multiple layers of security to protect their most valuable assets. This includes an IT backup strategy that they can fall back on should a serious incident occur.

Why Security Tools Must Be in Information Technology Budget Categories

Why Security Tools Must Be in Information Technology Budget Categories

Many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have benefited from integrating the latest technology into their daily operations. Productivity tools help improve employee output, which helps SMBs achieve key growth targets and why many of them are investing in IT.

How to Build an IT Budget: 5 Ways an MSP Can Help Manage the Process

How to Build an IT Budget: 5 Ways an MSP Can Help Manage the Process

Technology is evolving at a pace that many small business leaders find impossible to keep up with. New cyberthreats emerge every day, taking advantage of outdated technology and the latest emerging innovations alike. When creating an information technology budget sample to present to the boardroom, you need to take into account both the risks and opportunities, and strive to align your budget and ...

5 Reasons Why Encryption Is Important to Add to Your Annual IT Budget

5 Reasons Why Encryption Is Important to Add to Your Annual IT Budget

Encryption is the process of scrambling data to make it unreadable to unauthorized users. It’s one of the most important components of any information security strategy, especially where sensitive data is transmitted across unsecured mediums like the internet. However, encryption is also important for data in storage, whether it lives in the cloud or on endpoint devices, such as smartphones, ...

Information Technology Budget Examples: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Information Technology Budget Examples: Common Mistakes to Avoid

The COVID-19 pandemic and global economic recession have disrupted the IT budget cycle of businesses in Connecticut and the rest of the world. But with lockdown restrictions gradually being lifted, organizations are steadily rebuilding, re-budgeting, and planning to return to a scalable state.