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Make your hardware last longer with these tips

May 7th, 2021

Hardware management may seem daunting to many, due to the constant changes and developments in the world of tech. But computer upkeep is simpler than it seems. Make hardware management a breeze by following these pointers. ✓ Clean your computer components Wipe down monitors with a clean, static-free, non-abrasive fabric such as computer component-specific microfiber […]

Opportunities and Challenges of An Interconnected World

May 4th, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has shifted our world so quickly that it’s sometimes hard to remember what life was like before, even though it’s only been about 18 months since COVID-19 first swept the globe. Many of the changes it has wrought have been extremely tough – people have lost loved ones and entire industries and economies have suffered. On the positive side, challenges always foster innovation and we’re seeing that in action as people and businesses rise to the occasion and develop new ways of communicating, working and solving problems.

Human cloud: The workforce of the future

April 30th, 2021

Companies are increasingly tapping into a virtual, on-demand workforce. The human cloud offers a competitive advantage for startups and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) by letting them outsource specialized skills and expertise globally. Let’s take a look at what the human cloud is and how it enhances remote team collaboration. What is the human cloud? […]

How to leverage technology to increase efficiency

April 28th, 2021

Successful businesses make technology work for them, not the other way round. When used correctly, technology can make every task much easier to accomplish. So if you’re looking to increase staff efficiency, incorporate technology into your daily operations with the following methods. Change office communication To increase teamwork and productivity, set up instant messaging software […]

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

April 26th, 2021

Using keyboard shortcuts activate computer commands faster than dragging a mouse. If you’re using Windows 10, you may want to try out the following keyboard shortcuts. Snap If you’ve never used Snap, then you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features. Snap allows you to put two to four windows side by side, […]

Use these tips to stay safe on Facebook and Twitter

April 23rd, 2021

Never let your guard down when you’re on social media! Malicious hackers are becoming better at stealing your personal information, so keep these reminders and tips in mind to remain safe while you’re on platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Lock screens exist for a reason Always lock all your devices as soon as you stop […]

5 Red Flags of Phishing Emails: Think Before You Click

April 22nd, 2021

A single click can be the difference between maintaining data security and suffering massive financial losses. From the moment just one employee takes the bait in a phishing email, your business is vulnerable to data breaches and extensive downtime. Cybercriminals are getting ever more enterprising, so it’s important to know what you should look out for.

Quickly spot the red flags and put phishing emails where they belong:

3 Questions to ask before replacing your servers

April 16th, 2021

Your company’s servers will eventually need to be replaced. To conserve and maximize your resources, you need to anticipate the best time to do this, as well as consider alternatives that offer the same — if not better — outcomes for your business. When do my servers need to be replaced? This is a difficult […]

The Difference Between an MSP and an MSSP

April 12th, 2021

I’ve recently joined Numata as Cybersecurity Product Manager as the company is working to expand its cybersecurity offering to meet the increasing needs for these services. One of the questions I’ve been asked is what the difference is between MSPs and MSSPs.

In a nutshell, Numata has developed a reputation for being a trusted Managed Services Provider (MSP). As cyber risks have increased, another type of organisation has developed called a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). Rather than focusing on offering outsourced IT services, MSSPs focus solely on cybersecurity solutions for clients.