Why spend time on IT planning? Without a plan, it’s amazing how many things can fall through the cracks. Surviving on “duct tape and baling wire” can work in the short-term, but over time you’ll likely end up with a technology mess.
Can your smart coffee maker hack into your server? Consider this: your smart coffee maker at home (or at the office) is likely connected to the same network you use for your computer. If a bad guy can get to your coffee maker, he can get to your network. Be aware of the business risks from the Internet of Things (IoT).
Is your cybersecurity like swiss cheese? As a business owner, you don’t need to know all the ins and outs of cybersecurity tools. Your IT team is responsible for that. But you do need to take steps to reduce the risk of a breach to your company, and have a planned response if your business becomes the victim of a cyberattack.
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), almost 40% of small businesses never reopen after a disaster. What about your business?
Which type of IT support is better, managed IT services or break/fix? Like most business decisions, it depends on your business strategy, goals and budget.