3 places you should never cut corners with IT

January 21st, 2020

We all know how easy it is to cut corners in business; we’ve all done it somewhere. But we also know we shouldn’t. You’ll eventually have to face the consequences, whether they’re small or large. The same applies to IT. When you cut corners, the consequences to your business can be major.

Improve office productivity with unified communications

January 13th, 2020

There is such a premium on real-time business information nowadays that it’s inconceivable that some companies still patiently work with outdated communications systems. Good thing unified communications is now available for enterprises that need to take the leap.

Does your company need identity and access management?

January 13th, 2020

To defend against cyberthreats, businesses often implement strong antivirus software and firewalls — but both these solutions are not enough, especially as we enter into the new decade. A cutting-edge identity and access management (IAM) solution is crucial to protecting your digital assets from hackers, rogue employees, and weak passwords.

Data security: how to avoid insider threats in 2020

January 6th, 2020

In the healthcare industry, 58% of security incidents begin with an inappropriate action carried out by someone within the affected organization. Although the percentage isn’t as high among other industries, it’s still something you can’t afford to ignore.

Why the cloud is better than internal backups in 2020

December 30th, 2019

Unforeseen disasters can strike at any time, and when they do, your business could come to a grinding halt. Having a business continuity plan could prevent this from happening by securing your valuable business data at another location. But all too often, data backup can be too complicated for the average IT personnel to manage.

Merry Christmas from i3

December 23rd, 2019

It’s the holiday season when I become reflective on the last year and look forward to the next one.

Certainly, Christmas has been a significant part of many of our lives for decades – definitely mine.

While traditions with family and friends, the cadence of the year, and the circle of life becomes more meaningful as I get older – the Christmas story holds special import to me.

3 ways to browse the net safely at work

December 16th, 2019

Amidst the current climate of malware, hacks, and phishing scams, companies must take precautions when accessing the internet. Without safeguards, browsers that you or your employees use are vulnerable to cyberattacks that may cripple productivity and profit.

11 Windows 10 Tips with a Couple A-ha!

December 10th, 2019

Here are a almost a dozen Windows 10 tips that may help your productivity.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/tips/home/whats-new#keeppchealthy
I especially like:
2. Reduce (or brighten) screen brightness
3. Give apps a sleek new look
4. Add emoji from your keyboard
5. Automatically back up your precious folders
8. Make things on your screen larger
11. Make your pointer easier to see
 

First, people are shocked and amazed at the size of my pointer and its shadow trail.

5 ways Office 365 migrations fail

November 14th, 2019

Microsoft is working hard to ensure that its popular cloud-based productivity suite Office 365 is constantly being improved. Because of the great products and support offered, businesses are starting to shift to the platform. If you’re considering moving to Office 365, you should be aware of five factors that can affect the migration process.

5 signs of weak enterprise security

November 11th, 2019

As the number of cybersecurity threats increases, many business owners have no recourse but make cybersecurity a priority. But how does one know if your security measures are actually keeping your enterprise IT assets safe? Here are five ways you can tell if your security isn’t sufficient in 2019. Open wireless networks With one main […]