We’ve consistently extolled the benefits of migrating to the cloud, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). And with a sharp rise in the number of American organizations embracing remote work, adoption of cloud services increased as well. [...]
Phishing emails — the type that seem to come from legitimate sources but are actually ploys for stealing access credentials or delivering malware — have become even more difficult to spot in recent times. In fact, a newly discovered phishing campaign pretends to come from companies’ help desks and use enterprise cloud services to pull it off. Here’s how the scam works: [...]
Cybersecurity is a business aspect that managers in America understandably often put on the back burner. They want to focus on operations — and preventing data breaches is a complicated distraction they’d rather have someone else take care of. [...]
Cloud computing is often hailed as a solution for reducing capital expenses and consolidating operational expenses into a predictable monthly fee. But while there’s no denying the benefits of scalability and cost control the cloud brings, many organizations spend more than they need to. This is often due to unnecessary complexity and the fact that many companies use far more apps, systems, and services than they should. [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic forced a mass exodus from corporate offices, prompting a surge in the number of work from home staff who rely on the cloud to remain productive. This sudden shift in operations introduces many challenges to IT departments, especially with regard to data security. Let’s take a look at some of them. [...]
Much like how plants rely on root fungi for mineral uptake and bees for pollination, businesses form mutually beneficial relationships to drive growth. One such relationship is outsourcing — and using the cloud is a prime example of this. When you utilize cloud resources, you rely on a cloud services provider (CSP) for IT resources and services instead of on your own machines and manpower.
Such a dramatic shift in operations requires business owners and managers to rethink the way they operate. [...]