What we’re seeing out in the boundless world of IT and how you can make the most of it

Access Tech: Ransomware attacks have increased by a staggering 151%! Is your security secure enough? Watch out!

Fake ransomware – watch out!

Ransomware continues to attack, globally. When compared to the first six months of 2020, this year’s attacks have increased by a shocking 151%! ...
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Access Tech: Your exit plan for business closure is tedious but important work. Do you have procedures set in place to tie up your loose ends?

Business closures: There are cybersecurity risks involved

The closing of a business is a major process which includes paying attention to all the loose ends. Perhaps in the haste of closing one’s business, certain security aspects are forgotten, procrastinated, or unknown. ...
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Access Tech: The cloud war between big players is ongoing. Are they fighting for your best interest? How will this affect you?

The carrier cloud war – Will it impact you?

A recent report has been conducted, gauging the changes in cloud infrastructure services spending. They advise there has been an increase of 36% in this industry, with up to $47 billion spent thus far in 2021. ...
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Access Tech: Working from home presents more security issues due to the mix of work and personal activities on the same devices. Are you the only one with a house key?

Are hosted desktops the answer to a remote workforce?

As we move further into the pandemic abyss, many companies are wondering when it will be time to move back to the office and away from remote working. ...
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Access Tech: Choosing an SD-WAN for your business is stressful. Which one provides the best service for your needs? Take time to determine key factors of what you need from an SD-WAN.

How to choose SD-WAN: 4 key questions

You’ve likely heard that software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) offers a way to manage the bandwidth demands and complexity of cloud environments, as well as addressing some of the security concerns around remote work. ...
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Access Tech: Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes have become more notorious since remote working. Follow steps to prevent BEC's from harming you and your business!

BEC attacks! What are they?

The FBI has reported that “Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes have grown 2,370% since 2015. With more than 40,000 domestic and international incidents, these types of scams have cost more than a staggering $5.3 billion in actual and attempted losses.” ...
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Access Tech: The need to transition to the cloud has created an uptick of businesses outsourcing resources. With this, IT spending has increased to keep businesses competitive. Are you spending enough on IT?

Are businesses still budgeting for a move to the cloud?

There has been a huge uptick in businesses outsourcing applications and entire processes to the cloud. Due to the needs that these changes require, many of those businesses are hiring managed service providers (MSPs). ...
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Access Tech: Help wanted in the tech industry! Job postings and hiring for tech positions has increased in the last year.

Tech professionals are in high demand

An incredibly large amount of the American work populace left their jobs last year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, in “April alone, nearly 4 million people, or 2.8% of the workforce, resigned.” That may shock you. ...
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