As many of you have probably noticed, the number of network security breaches in the news has been on the rise. Some of you are probably thinking “thank goodness I am at a small company”. The unfortunate truth though is you are just as likely, if not more likely to be a target of online hackers.
As the Wall Street Journal recently pointed out in their July 21st article “Hackers Shift Attacks to Small Firms”, small businesses end up being very lucrative for (more…)
Studies have shown that one of the primary reasons small businesses fail is data loss. Depending upon the amount of data you have, data loss can be catastrophic making data recovery impossible if you do not have a backup strategy in place.
If you have yet to implement a small business data backup strategy it is time to get started. Here are a few essential tips to help you get the ball rolling:
I took a day trip from Boston to Atlanta this week, 6:00am flight, never fun! However, I made things a little easier on myself this trip. Instead of bringing my laptop, I brought my iPad.
iPads are lighter and smaller than laptops, yet big enough to get more work done in comparison to my Blackberry. I was able to check all my emails, view email attachments without a microscope, review the website of the companies I was meeting with, and provide some feedback on a marketing video. And when I was ready to sleep on the plane, I listened to my music (“Lost Boys” soundtrack). (more…)