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[SBMs] How Much Coverage Do You Need?

By now, every business owner, big or small, should understand how critical cyber insurance is for protecting their business. Even if you feel you might not be storing information valuable enough for a cyber-attack, you are still a target. It’s not necessarily about...

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Do You Have the Right Cyber Insurance Policy?

Do You Have the Right Cyber Insurance Policy?

It is not a matter of ‘if’, but ‘when’ your company will experience a security breach. A well-prepared company is one that has thought through their security incident response and has a plan on how to recover from a successful cyber-attack. Cyber insurance is the...

What is an MSSP? (Managed Security Services Provider)

Thanks to innovation in the cybercrime industry, launching a successful cyber-attack campaign has never been easier. This innovation has unfortunately led to an explosion in attacks, especially against small and midsized businesses. Smaller businesses typically lack...

Small Business Cybersecurity Stats 2022

Cybersecurity is on every business leader's mind, but what are they actually thinking about? To answer that question, we conducted a survey of over 100 small business leaders and here is what we learned. Where are you on your ‘Security Journey’? The ‘Security Journey’...

7 Cyber Insurance Takeaways for 2023

Cyber insurance is changing, the application process is more complex and the requirements to get coverage are growing. Here are 7 things to keep in mind as you prepare for your next renewal:  Be Proactive The time to start working on your security is now. Do not wait...

What Does A Ransomware Attack Cost?

We have seen a lot of numbers thrown out in our industry about the cost of a typical ransomware attacks. The amount is alarming and is increasing every year, making it more critical than ever to protect your organization. Let’s look at the actual amount, how to...

Small Business Cyber Insurance Stats [2022]

Cybersecurity is on every business leader's mind, but what are they actually thinking about? To answer that question, we conducted a survey of over 100 small business leaders and here is what we learned. Where are you on your ‘Security Journey’? The ‘Security Journey’...

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How to Build a Cybersecurity Strategy

Building an effective security strategy isn’t something that can happen overnight. It requires careful thought and an iterative process you are always refining. Below, we outline three steps you can work through to help identify your exposure and your current security...

Why is Cyber Insurance Getting More Expensive?

The most advanced security strategy and tools can't prevent 100% of cyber attacks. There will always be some new technical exploit or fraud angle that will slip through the defenses of even the most well-prepared business. Cyber insurance exists for times when an...

Microsoft 365

How To Join a Microsoft Teams Meeting

Teams is Microsoft's communication and collaboration platform. One of Teams' most valuable features is it's video conferencing capability. Whether you're trying to talk to people within your organization or external people, setting up meetings and calls using Teams is...

3 Major Benefits of Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Microsoft 365 Business Premium is our recommended Microsoft 365 subscription plan for any professional organization. The value you receive for just $10 per user/per month over Business Standard is too good to pass up, especially for businesses that value security....

Microsoft 365 Business Standard vs Premium

Microsoft 365 has established itself as the best-in-class productivity and collaboration platform for businesses. Microsoft 365 offers 4 different subscription tiers, however there are really only 2 tiers that are suitable for professional organizations of up to 300...

It Consulting

The Benefits of IT Consulting Services for Accounting Firms

Today’s technology offers many opportunities for accounting and CPA firms to improve operations and gain an edge over their competitors. However, how, and when companies leverage technology is key to driving the ROI of their IT investments. As a business leader,...

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Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing: Is it Right for Your Business?

Pros and Cons of IT Outsourcing: Is it Right for Your Business?

Growing businesses are often challenged with questions such as, "Should I switch from in-house to an outsourced IT provider? What are the pros and cons of IT outsourcing?" Suppose your business is looking to invest in a managed service provider (MSP). In that case,...