Protect your business data in the cloud

February 10th, 2020

Though touted for its increased security, the cloud isn’t 100% safe from data breaches. A small- and medium-sized business has to be proactive with data security, even in the cloud, or it risks costs tied to lost business, damaged reputation, and regulatory fines.

Why you need a strong password policy for your business in 2020

February 6th, 2020

Did you know that 71% of cyberattacks target small businesses? Did you also know it takes hackers just 4 minutes to hack into your network, but it takes 99+ days for typical businesses to even know they’ve been breached? One of the most important layers of defense, then, is a strong password policy for your business.

VoIP should have a place in your business

January 27th, 2020

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has come a long way since the mid-90s when the technology first enabled phone calls over the internet. Thoughtful developments in telephony hardware and software have driven its growth, and enhanced internet functionality has been a key component, too.

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on real-time business information nowadays that it’s inconceivable that some companies still patiently work with outdated communications systems.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.