Cyber attacks are not slowing down. And with more and more people accessing company networks remotely, the problem is only getting worse. All it takes is one compromised credential or legacy application to cause a data breach. Now is the time to step up your security.
For years, examiners have pressed banks to incorporate pandemics in their GLBA risk assessment and provide appropriate planning to address a possible pandemic. Until this year, that risk seemed remote. It was difficult to imagine just how strongly a pandemic could affect not only the bank, but the entire community, region, nation, and world.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to be creative with collaboration and productivity — and made work from home (WFH) setups through Microsoft applications more prominent. Just make sure your data is safe in your employees’ hands by following these tips.
How’s your internet connection these days? Internet usage has skyrocketed and if you’re one of the millions of people who are working remotely, you may have noticed some problems. Do you have enough bandwidth to handle work-related processes? If your company doesn’t have IT support, you may have to figure this out on your own.
For many businesses, remote working seemed impossible for a multitude of operational and financial reasons. But with the COVID-19 pandemic relentlessly plaguing the world, working from home has become the new standard. How will this change the corporate setup? Enforced flexibility A pandemic is one of the most socially, economically, and politically disruptive events that […]
WFH Tech Tip #1
Turn your old cell phone into a webcam!
Have you tried to order a webcam lately? They are in short supply, especially if you want to spend less than $50. One of our clever engineers mentioned during our daily Microsoft Teams meeting that he was using an old cell phone for his webcam.
While being able to let your staff work from home is a distinct advantage, you still need to execute your remote strategy properly. A big part of this is the hardware your staff has at home. In addition to the primary items like computers and smartphones, these are the items your employees need to have.
If there’s one thing we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that communication is key during a crisis or emergency. Poor communication can lead to misinformation, which can cause undue panic. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers organizations in all sectors with the perfect solution to keep their workforces, clients, and partners in […]
COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Millions of people are affected as countries go on lockdown to halt the spread of the disease. Many employees are forced to work from home. That’s why there’s a sudden surge in demand for cloud-based services worldwide.
A short while ago, we discussed preparing and testing a Remote Work Plan as COVID-19 was becoming more prevalent. The time for planning is now past and most businesses that can support home workers should already have that plan in operation.
The Home Workstation
Probably the most important aspect of working from home is making sure that the home workstation is safe, secure and pre-configured to work in the event of an emergency.