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Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Uses, Benefits, and Requirements

Does this sound familiar? When logging into an online account or app, you’re asked to enter your password and then required to provide a second form of authentication—such as a code texted to you or generated on your phone using an authenticator app. Once you provide the second form of authentication, you’re granted access to your account. This process is…
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Five Misconceptions of Endpoint Backup

According to a recent article in Forbes, one in five small businesses do not use endpoint security. Additionally, the article explained that 40 percent of those small businesses have faced a severe cyberattack where they experienced at least eight hours of downtime. Endpoint backup solutions protect your business from data loss and downtime in the event of a cyberattack, system…
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The Effects of Supply Chain Disruptions

Before the pandemic, few people outside of the shipping and manufacturing industries talked about the global supply chain. Now over two years later, supply chain issues are front and center in the news and around conference tables. The United States is experiencing a baby formula shortage, a global semiconductor shortage that decreased auto industry sales by more than 21 percent…
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Top 3 Reasons to Back Up Your SaaS Data

Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace are being adopted by businesses at an enormous rate. However, their popularity makes them attractive targets for cybercriminals. One of the most business-friendly innovations in recent years has been the rapid growth of cloud applications like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. These Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) apps have fundamentally changed the way we do business, enabling companies…
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Ransomware Response Checklist

Ransomware is a form of malware that keeps your data encrypted until ransom is paid. It comes in many variants (such as REvil, Conti and WannaCry) but it’s constantly evolving, making it very difficult to protect against. Although the average amount of ransom requested is $5,600 the average cost of downtime from a single attack can be as high as…
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Tips to Ensure a Successful SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

Enabling companies to flexibly manage all their human resources needs, SAP SuccessFactors provides the functionalities and capabilities that HR departments need to keep their employee information organized. SuccessFactors is a cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solution from SAP—that uses a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model—to support an organization’s core HR and payroll, talent management, HR analytics and workforce planning, and employee experience management.…
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9 Cybersecurity Tips Every Business Should Follow

A massive global shift to remote working environments has created an open season for cybercriminals. No business - big or small - is safe. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) seemingly have a target on their backs, so strengthening your company’s security posture is essential right now There are ways to protect business data against cyber attacks. Here are nine tips…
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What is Endpoint Backup and Why Do You Need it?

Whether you experience a ransomware attack, lost or stolen device, or the accidental deletion of a file, a recovery solution is essential. Employee devices, and the network at large, carry critical business information that is often left out of company backup policies.  In these scenarios, an inadequate endpoint (PC's and laptops) backup option can result in lost data, lost time,…
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The Challenges of Attracting and Hiring Tech Talent

The technology hiring market continues to tighten for employers and recruiters while the talent pool shrinks. In 2021, tech job postings nearly doubled while the average number of applicants shrunk by 25 percent. There are 6.5 times more IT job openings than talent available to fill them while 54 percent of IT leaders feel it’s now more difficult to hire…
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Azure Data Protection: Why Cloud Servers Need Backup

A common misconception is that moving to the cloud means no longer having to backup data. This idea encourages businesses to take unnecessary risks with Software as a Service (SaaS) applications like Microsoft 365 and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds like Microsoft Azure. There are many reasons for growing businesses to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability, and other…
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