Mobile devices are more important than ever when it comes to the workplace. With a desire for greater flexibility in workplaces, many organizations are shifting to a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment. While this can be a boost to productivity and employee satisfaction, there are obvious security risks in letting users access corporate files and emails on their personal device.
When it comes to IT support, New York businesses are some of the most advanced and fast-paced clients in the whole sector. Very few businesses in New York have the expertise or free time available to manage their IT in-house. That’s why many businesses in New York choose to outsource their IT services to a third-party provider like us. Outsourced IT services are often more efficient, more cost-effective, and more reliable than in-house teams and they are easier to scale.
The number of cyber-attacks on New York businesses is on the rise. With ransomware, malware, data breaches, email phishing, and other cyber threats all posing a risk. Businesses which don’t take proactive steps to protect their networks and data from cyber threats are at significantly higher risk. In this article, we’re going to cover some of the precautions we take for our managed IT services clients to ensure their businesses are protected. You’ll learn about the biggest cyber security threats for New York businesses and how to safeguard against them.
In recent years, many US businesses have adopted Microsoft 365, the newer, cloud-based edition of Microsoft Office. While most organisations appreciate that they can now use their Microsoft Office apps from any device, many of them haven’t fully utilised the other software and features that Microsoft 365 offers. As well as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, there are many other programmes in the bundle that could be making your office more efficient.
Today, we’re going to go over some of the other Microsoft 365 features that our clients have benefited from.
In many countries, companies must notify all persons affected in the case of a data breach. However, in the US there is still no single federal law governing this. This means different states have introduced different laws regarding data breaches.
New York State is no different, it has its own law requiring businesses to inform customers if their data has been breached. It is called the NYS Information Security Breach and Notification Act.