If your company shifted to a remote work setup, you should understand how crucial having enough internet bandwidth for remote workers is. But what does “good enough” mean? How much internet bandwidth do you really need to work remotely? Let’s find out.
How much internet bandwidth do you really need to work remotely?
Michael Ritsema: MSP Dutch Work Ethic | Joey Pinz Discipline Conversations
Recently, i3 President, Mike Ritsema, was a guest on the Joey Pinz Discipline Conversations Podcast! You can watch the episode on YouTube, or wherever you like to listen/watch your podcasts.
What’s New With i3? FBI Takeaways and New Cyber Security Tabletop Exercises
Recently the i3 team sat down and listened to former Assistant Director of the FBI Cyber Division, James Trainor, speak at the Grand Rapids Economic Club. When it comes to cybersecurity, Trainor recommends remaining cautious while also realizing that everyone in your business determines its cyber security risk.
Important Facts to Take From the 2021 FBI Internet Crime Report
In 2021, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), IC3, continued to receive a record number of complaints from the American public: 847,376 reported complaints, which was a 7% increase from 2020, with potential losses exceeding $6.9 billion.
Some important points to take from this internet crime report are:
Ransomware, business e-mail compromise (BEC) schemes, and the criminal use of cryptocurrency are among the top incidents reported.
Friday Newsletter: April 29, 2022
i3 Business Solutions was “born out of IBM”, from IBM Business Partner firms, thus a foundation in enterprise technology. That includes Kathy, Tom, Randy, Pete, Ken, Scott, Mike, Dave, Robin, and me. Thus, we respect their history, perspective, and recommendations.
[i3 Newsletter] Teams Phone Announcement, Cybersecurity Management for Business Continuity
We're starting with a big announcement from Microsoft Teams. For small to medium-sized businesses, Microsoft Teams Phone is now only $15 a month per user!
We at i3 Business Solutions have been using Microsoft Teams Phone for over three years now.
A Word From Mike Ritsema
Your relationship with others is more important than objectives. Salesman Zig Ziglar said it 40 years ago, the Preacher at our church says it every 5 years, and today Mark Zuckerberg says it similarly:
"Who you spend time with in college is the most important decision any student can make on campus.
[i3 Newsletter] Cybersecurity and Microsoft Office Price Increase Extension
At i3, Cybersecurity is our highest priority.
You may have heard in the news recently that there is a heightened cybersecurity alert status due to the events taking place in Ukraine (a notice was issued from CISA to assume a “Shields Up” posture). We want to make sure that our clients are aware of this increased risk state so you can be extra vigilant in recognizing phishing emails, avoiding suspicious links/attachments or other anomalous activities.