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Small business data breach response checklist

Not all data breaches are sensational, highly-publicized events. In fact, smaller and lower profile companies are frequently targeted by hackers due to their less robust cybersecurity defenses. And breaches are not always caused by cyber attacks: They can be inadvertently caused by careless or poorly trained employees. Regardless of the ...

My IT guy quit, now what?

Receiving a resignation letter from your IT manager can set off the panic alarm – and for good reason. Most organizations rely heavily on their IT people to keep their business secure and operational, and picking up where they left off isn’t easy – especially if you don’t gather the ...

CRN Names a COUPLE of GURUS To Its 2021 MSP 500 List

Minneapolis, MN, February 16, 2021 – a COUPLE of GURUS announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named a COUPLE of GURUS to its 2021 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. The list, released annually, recognizes the leading North American solution ...

8 Microsoft 365 Tips That Can Help With Productivity

Technology can transform productivity in the workplace. Take Microsoft 365 for example, which offers a productivity ecosystem encompassing Microsoft Office applications, cloud services, AI-driven features, and advanced security options. Some specific ways Microsoft 365 can improve productivity in modern, mobile workplaces include: Remote capabilities: Cloud-based services provide access to Office ...

9 Questions you should ask your chief technology officer

Technology is key to your business’s success, but are your systems performing optimally? That’s a question for your Chief Technology Officer (CTO), but sometimes gaining insights on the cost performance and productivity of your systems isn’t that simple. If you want to know how to reduce costs, boost productivity and ...

What is a CMMC audit and how to prepare for one

The CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) is replacing the previous cybersecurity self-assessment process known as DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations System), which made businesses contracted to work with the Department of Defense (DoD) responsible for their own compliance. CMMC certification is achieved through external auditing, and failing will result in ...