Coordinated Business Systems Blog / Security (4)

5 Ways to Leave Your Sensitive Documents Open to a Data Breach

Is your copier security up to snuff? Make sure you've got these 5 things covered to ensure the best document security for you SMB.

You’ve all heard the song, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, right? Slip out the back, Jack. Make a new plan, Stan. Hop on the bus, Gus. Just drop off the key, Lee. Now that I’ve planted that ear-worm inside your head, what’s a Paul Simon song have to do with document security?

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The 3 Best Reasons SMBs Should Adopt Proactive Network Management

There's tons of reasons your SMB should adopt proactive network monitoring - read on to learn the 3 best reasons to partner with a Managed Networks expert.

The Internet allows SMBs to compete directly with businesses of any size - often successfully. Technology means you can use social media to market your business, eCommerce allows you to sell nationally -- and globally, communicate in seconds with email and online messaging and chat to …

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Is Your Office Prepared? 16 Questions to Ask Yourself About Disaster Recovery

Can you answer 'yes' to these 16 questions about how your business will handle disaster recovery?

Before getting into this post, let's quickly talk about disaster recovery. Most people see the word “disaster” and think of hurricanes, fire, flood, tornadoes, volcanoes, or other natural disasters. Of course, those can and do cause business disruption. However, what disaster recovery …

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Why SMBs Should Focus on Keeping Anti-Virus Software Up-to-Date

Is your anti-virus software up to date? These 3 reasons will remind you why you need to take the 5 minutes to update whenever there's a security patch.

How many of us have ignored the alert on our computer to update software – especially anti-virus protection? If you're in the middle of something, you could have every intention of updating the software later. Every day you delay is another chance for a hacker to find the hole in your …

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To Open or Not to Open an Email – Avoid Letting a Virus Into Your Office With This Phishing Email Decision Tree

This handy infogrphic can help yu decide when you should (and shouldn't) open an email.

Phishing attacks are becoming increasingly targeted as cybercriminals learn to use marketing principles to personalize their emails. Unsuspecting people open these emails, click on links or open documents that seem legitimate, and open the door for a virus or ransomware to ransack the …

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Hackers are Lazy – Why Are You Making Life Easy for Them?

Like burglars, cybercriminals don't want to work all that hard to break into your network. By following network security best practices, you can make your company's data less appealing - and more work for - hackers.

It's a fact that most criminals just don't want to work all that hard. Burglars would rather enter through an unlocked door or window than attempt a break in. “The overwhelming number of burglars are unskilled people who go through open or unlocked windows and doors,” says Leonard Sip …

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Why Mock Phishing Might Catch You More Grief Than Good With Your Employees

Your business security has evolved - but so have phishing scams. Is your SMB protected?

Technology has seeped into all areas of our lives — remote work environments, cell phones, appliances, doorbells, even some thermostats have wireless connectivity. This makes the sheer number of devices a single person manages on a daily basis a little overwhelming. And, with so many …

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7 Deadly Sins of SMB Cybersecurity [Free Infographic]

7 Deadly Sins of Cybersecurity

Information security pitfalls are everywhere. It's no fun to read blog posts all the time. So to take a break, we've put together an easy-to-read infographic to visually show you the seven most deadly sins of cybersecurity! We don't think that's hyperbole. Many small and medium busine …

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I Have an IT Staff – I Don't Need a Managed IT Partner to Help Secure and Manage My Network

You have an IT team but here's why you should consider managed IT anyway

Your business, our business, your competition's business, everyone's business today relies on a secure, scalable IT network and an IT infrastructure that supports business goals and allows a company to thrive. Offices that don't secure their networks and business information are putti …

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