Six Tips To Work Better From Home

In recent years there has been a tremendous increase in home-based workers, among the self-employed as well as telecommuting employees who work for traditional businesses. And now, with CoVid-19, many more employees are finding themselves working from home. Whether you work for yourself or an established employer, you are likely to face obstacles in adapting to working in a home-based environment. Here are a few tips that might help you to work more effectively from home: Setting up a functional workspace is critical to your success. Try setting up your …

Work From Home Opportunities 💻🏠

As we continue to hear of the spread of the COVID-19, it is smart to start thinking of options for your business and employees to work from home. We understand technology and the opportunities it presents in an uncertain time like this. Continuing business as usual is crucial in light of the coronavirus. As technology experts, we can help set up opportunities and options to consider for your employees to continue working from the comfort of their home. We are here to help you navigate your technology needs during this …

Hardware and Software: How an MSP Protects Your Company – Part 1

Let’s take a deeper look into how Networks Unlimited, a Managed Services Provider, protects your company. Let’s start with some of the simple things first, like how your hardware and software is protected. Updates and Patches This one is boring but absolutely critical. If you ignore all those little boxes in the corner that ask you to update software, you are in big trouble. The reason they pop up isn’t to annoy you (shocker, we know) but because there was a vulnerability identified and the software team made changes to …

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Cybersecurity Can Set Your Business Apart

Cybersecurity is becoming vital in today’s world. With all the data breaches popping up every day, you need to ensure your customer’s data is safe and secure. You can also use cybersecurity as a differentiator in your business. Here’s how. Make it a Company Value – if you make security a priority for all your employees your customers will know that you take cybersecurity seriously. The safer they feel their data is in your hands, the more they will trust you and recommend you to their friends. Get Those Certs …

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5 Network Security Steps for Small Business

Network Security can seem like a daunting task with all the new threats that continually pop-up. When you think you’ve got your bases covered, something new comes along and changes the game. These five network security options will give your business the base level of protection you need. Educate Employees Employees are the last line of defense in your network security and are the most overlooked aspect of keeping your system protected. Most employees are unaware of ransomware and the threat it poses to businesses. With the dangers out there, …

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3 Reasons You Should Use Secure-IT

Networks Unlimited believes the best way to ward against malware and cyber-attacks is to have a multi-layered security approach. One of those items to keep your business data secure is the installation and use of a firewall. Your firewall is a barrier that only allows specific things into your network. These things are predetermined and configured specially for your business. Our Secure-IT service gives you all the best benefits of a firewall, but at a monthly expense that you can plan for to help your business succeed. The three best …

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Ways Your Employees Compromise Data Security

Last week’s blog included tips on how to be proactive in your network security. One of those ways was to train your personnel. This week we will discuss why it is so important to have a trained staff. Here are five ways employees can compromise your data security. Inside Job Thinking this is an inside job is the worst one to bring up, but we will just go ahead and get it right out of the way. Yes, sometimes your employees can be so mad about something that they will …

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Proactive Network Security

Why wait around for your network to become compromised? There are some simple methods you can start putting in place now to be proactive in this hacker day-of-age. 1. Get Support The buy in and measurements required to support a network-wide security measure is imperative. You need to get your manager’s/boss’s full support, so they understand the scale of what you want to do and the threat that is making you want to take those measures. The best way to garner support from those key executives is to show them …

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Humans: The Last Line of Defense in Cybersecurity

In this day in age, where we all hear about is malware, ransomware, and other virus attacks businesses and individual’s get nailed with on a daily basis, human error is still the number one way hackers get into your systems. That isn’t to say that anti-virus programs and system backups aren’t important, they are still critical. After the systems in place to keep your data secure, humans are the last line of defense in this battle. That questionable email attachment, the pop up on the screen that says your computer …