How Solid is Your IT Plan?
Anyone who has a small to medium-sized business has “an” IT plan, but per a recent study, only 14% of them rate their own cybersecurity plans as “effective.” This is alarming when you consider that 43% of small businesses are targeted by cyberattacks. It’s like having a rowboat with leaking life vests because you don’t really believe your boat can sink; only yachts sink, right? Let’s look at your cybersecurity plan. Does it have the elements you need to keep floating, or will one mistake send you to the bottom of the lake?
Protect Your Business from These 4 Mobile Security Threats
A Check Point Research report found that the number of cyberattacks targeting mobile devices in the first half of 2019 rose by 50% compared to the same period in 2018. To protect your company from such attacks, you need to know about these four mobile security threats
How Proactive IT Support Saves Your Business Money
Cutting-edge doesn’t mean foolproof — your business may be using the most advanced technologies available, but this doesn’t make you completely safe from IT issues. Without proactive IT support like regular monitoring and maintenance, your IT infrastructure is at risk of suffering from downtime, which can lead to significant financial losses.
Are VPNs 100% Secure for Small Businesses?
Just like any layer of protection, virtual private networks (VPNs) are not impenetrable. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t essential. A bicycle helmet will crack under enough pressure, but that’s not a good reason to ride around without one or to buy the cheapest one available.
Preparing Your IT Department for Reopening Your Business
As the nation slowly transitions back to normal, you’re excited about reopening your business. You’ve bought the snacks, dusted off your favorite coffee mug, blew the cobwebs off your keyboard, and you’re ready. But is your IT department ready?
Reopening Your Business? This is The Perfect Time for an IT Consultation
You’ve wiped off the printer, emptied out the breakroom fridge, and caught up on your Joke of the Day Calendar. Is there something you’re forgetting? (Hint: it’s your IT). Something you rely on every day? (Hint: it’s your IT). Something that may have been neglected for months while your business was closed? (Hint: it’s your IT). Something that needs a little attention? (Hint: it’s your IT). We won’t leave you in suspense; it’s your IT, and reopening your business is the perfect time for an IT consultation.
It’s Time for Reopening Your Business: Is Your Network Ready?
We are seeing a slow, steady return to “normal,” and that means employees coming back to the office, logging on to their devices, and getting about the “business” of your business. Are you ready for reopening your business? It’s more than hand-sanitizer and masks. Read on to see how you can really prepare your office and network for the grand re-opening.
Reopening Business: Challenges We All Will Face
The hinges make a squeaky protest as you open them; after all, you haven’t unlocked that door in months. You are excited to be reopening, but you’re also apprehensive: what has changed? What new strategies or solutions will I need to succeed? I already know that when I’m reopening business, challenges are just on the other side of that door. Am I ready?
Iconic IT GM Interview for Texas Consilium 2020 Business Excellence Awards
Jeff Howard, Dallas General Manager and Co-Founder of Iconic IT, was recently interviewed as part of the Texas Consilium Business […]
Using Data Analytics Tools to Manage Your Backups
Too much data makes it hard to choose: what records and files are essential for business continuity? Here’s why using data analytics tools to manage your backups will make it easy to create an efficient Business Continuity Plan.
From the Desk of Mike Fowler: Can You Wear Too Many Hats? A Message To Our Employees
Since I was a kid, I have loved to wear hats. As I’ve gotten older and as I’ve become follically challenged, the hats serve two practical purpose: to keep my head warm in the winter, and to prevent sunburn in the summer. I have dozens of hats, including one for each major city we have an office in. The one I wear the most is my Iconic IT hat.