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Top Tips To Prevent Cyber-criminals From Hacking Your Network

Though it’s vital to invest in prevention, you shouldn’t focus all your efforts on preventing an attack, because one might occur despite your preparations. Be braced to respond to an incident with a detailed plan.
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Great CEOs Give Their Teams Freedom To Choose

Something surprised me the other day. A colleague, who had (sniff!) previously left to work for a big company, told me the reason she’d returned to my company, ghSMART.
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4 Deadly Mistakes You’re Making With IT Security

For something so instrumental to the success of your business, technology can be an incredibly unstable, confusing and ever-changing tool. Just when you think you’ve got a handle on the latest cyber security trend, hackers find a way to circumvent the process completely.
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4 Emails You Should NEVER Open

No matter how “bomb-proof” we make your network, you and your employees can still invite a hacker in if you click on a link or open an attachment in an e-mail sent by a cybercriminal.
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3 Ways To Turn Your Culture Into A Competitive Advantage

It’s easy to focus on metrics like profit and market share when you’re working to succeed. But when you fixate on these numbers instead of the people in your organization, folks start to feel like nothing more than cogs in the machine.
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Still Not The Person You Always Wanted To Be? 3 Steps To Get You There!

We all aspire to be better people, but too many of us hesitate to roll up our sleeves and tackle the roadblocks that prevent us from achieving that goal. We stay in our comfort zones, fall back on old habits and then question why our life isn’t improving.
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Three Ways Employees Will Invite Hackers Into Your Network

No matter how professional they are, members of your team – yourself included – are going to make mistakes. It’s true of every organization on earth. They’ll spill scalding coffee into the company copier.
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Microsoft Office 365 Backup Webinar by Datto

Microsoft has changed their policy surrounding data loss. Learn about these changes and how to back them up with Datto.
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3 Ways To Protect Your Business From Cyber-Attacks

The sad truth is that, no matter how much most businesses prepare their defenses for a cyber-attack, a breach will often occur anyway. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest in protection, but you should always have a plan in place if and when crisis strikes.
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Why Your Business Is The Perfect Target For Hackers

People never think it’ll happen to them. Sure, they see the reports – 50 million-plus bundles of user data compromised by a Facebook breach; the billing information of more than 2 million T-Mobile users hacked by a mysterious malicious entity – but companies like those are massive, monolithic entities in American commerce.
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5 Mistakes Leaders Make That Keep Their Companies From Growing

Becoming complacent. No matter how comfortable the status quo is, stagnation only leads to failure down the road.
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When Service Becomes A Disservice

Today is a tough time to be a bookseller. Whether you’re a local, independent bookstore or a chain mega-giant, the online market is putting the squeeze on your bread and butter. Personally, I want bookstores to succeed despite the new digital world. I always prefer brick-and-mortar to digital.
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7 apps to help keep your New Year's resolutions

After the presents are opened, it’s time to make your New Year’s resolutions. You probably know that the odds are stacked against you achieving your goal. Here are 7 apps that can increase the odds of staying on track with your resolutions this year.
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5 ways to spot a phishing email

Even if you aren't familiar with the term "phishing" there’s a good chance you've received phishing emails at home or work. Phishing is the term used for emails sent by cybercriminals with the goal of stealing your information. Here are 5 ways you can spot one before falling victim to it.