Accounting firms have built their practices on being trusted with sensitive client information — tax returns, financial statements, personal information, and bank account information — that is stored and managed on a day-to-day basis in those firms’ computer systems.
For the past decade, the healthcare sector has been using digital records to effectively treat, track, and bill patients. Organizations such as hospitals, labs, pharmacies, drug companies, insurance providers, and outpatient clinics store massive amounts of protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII) to improve accessibility and patient care.
Enterprises are rapidly evolving because of the developments in the internet, cloud, big data, and mobile devices. The law firm is no exception. Technology enables law firms to work efficiently and save money, but it does come with a unique set of challenges.
SharePoint is a document management and collaboration platform in Microsoft’s Office 365. It helps users and organizations manage large amounts of data from archives, documents, reports, and other content vital to the processes of an organization.
It can manage content securely, optimize productivity and collaboration, and facilitate a flexible remote working environment.
Phishing is a well-known cybercriminal activity that involves the theft of personally identifiable information like login, banking, and credit card details. At the heart of any phishing attempt is a well-designed spoofed email or website, and phishers count on employees being so busy that they easily fall prey to such tactics.
Rising costs and operational inefficiencies are the biggest hurdles to a better business. For small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), information technology (IT) in particular can be frustrating because of lack of access to adequate funds, resources, or expertise.
Since its inception, cloud services has become an in-demand enterprise technology, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). According to a Gartner survey of 699 US-based SMBs in 2017, 62% are already using cloud computing, while 33% are planning to implement the technology.
Disaster recovery plans aren’t just nice things to have — they’re critical for safeguarding the future of your organization, should the worst happen. According to FEMA, some 40% of companies close their doors for good after a natural disaster, and that’s not even taking into consideration the man-made catastrophes that can affect your organization.
If cybersecurity isn’t at the forefront of your technology strategy, then it definitely should be. Small- and medium-sized businesses are a favorite target for hackers because they manage sensitive information and are not as well fortified as large corporations.
The cloud is the best thing that ever happened to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). That’s because technologies that were previously available only to large enterprises are now within their reach.
However, not all SMBs are willing to make the transition to the cloud, either because they think it’s expensive or less safe than on-premises systems.