The Pros and Cons of BYOD for Small Businesses

More and more businesses are allowing employees to bring and use their own device from home. Known as a bring your own device (BYOD) policy, it’s become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, statistics show over half of all U.S. businesses now support BYOD. Of course, there are both advantages and disadvantages to BYOD.…

Ransomware: Should I Pay the Ransom?

If your small business’s information technology (IT) has been crippled with ransomware, you might be wondering whether you should pay the ransom. With its ability to restrict you from accessing files on your business’s affected computers and devices, ransomware is troublesome to say the least. However, you should think twice before giving in to the…

How a Cyber Attack Can Disrupt Your Small Business

Because of their small size — typically 100 or fewer employees — small businesses often assume they won’t be targeted by a cyber attack. Statistics show, however, that roughly half of all cyber attacks involve small businesses. In fact, hackers often target them because of their insufficient or nonexistent cybersecurity measures. If this occurs to…

Comparing the 3 Primary Cloud Computing Services

Cloud computing services have become increasingly popular in recent years. According to a report by Forbes, 83% of all computing workloads conducted by businesses will occur on the cloud by 2020. Cloud computing eliminates the need for expensive on-premises equipment, making it a smart investment for businesses. But there are different types of cloud computing…