7 Project Management Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Project management is hard. Not because it’s hard to make plans. Plans are easy. And not because it’s difficult to get stuff done. You do that every day. Rather, project management is hard because in the average project there’s so much going on—and so much that can go wrong.
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What Game of Thrones Can Teach You About DIY Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is when your team or an outside security consultant exploit your network’s vulnerabilities. The goal is to find all of the holes in your defenses and discover how to properly address them.
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Waging War on Ransomware

Fact is, not enough businesses have the cybersecurity measures needed to prevent ransomware attacks. So we prepared a short list of powerful ways to protect your network against them.

SMB Network Security Essentials

Just because your company is smaller doesn’t mean your network is safer. There are a handful of essential components for solid network security. Whether you do it yourself or contract with a third party, each of these should be a part of your network security plan.

Cybersecurity, Lightsabers and Good Times

Our recent Star Wars event was a chance to spend time with local business leaders. Technology may be our bread and butter, but really what we do is all about people. Spending time with some of the folks we help (and hope to help) made it a special night for us.
Professional Services Are Like Field of Dreams

4 Reasons Your SMB Needs IT Professional Services (Even If You Think You Don’t)

Over the course of your company’s lifetime, you’re going to take on a lot of IT projects. Those projects can be black holes that suck up time and money or they can be manageable challenges. Your strategic approach makes the difference. That and getting the right help.
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Drafting Your Network Security Solutions Team

As a business, you need to know your vulnerabilities and how they can affect your network security. Then, and only then, can you create a strategy that keeps your data safe.
Stop Ransomware

How Stranger Things Can Teach You to Fight Ransomware

Stranger Things' addicting plot lines have you clutching your heartstrings one second and then jumping out of your seat the next. You might be surprised to learn that some of these plot points can also teach businesses a few things about how to handle ransomware.
Jump to Hyperspace with the Cloud

What You Can Learn About the Cloud from Star Wars

There are a lot of reasons SMB leaders should consider cloud solutions. Here are 6 things every small business owner should know . . . presented in the immortal words of the most amazing heroes and villains in the galaxy. Get ready for the jump to hyperspace. Some solid information about doing business in the cloud is headed your way.
Cloud Computing

The Cloud Is Changing How, Where & When We Work

It’s not unusual to hear cloud computing described as a technological revolution. But “the cloud” can come across as a hyped-up buzzword. And yet, cloud computing has the potential to completely reshape your business productivity.