How to Keep Your Business’s Data Safe During the Work from Home Revolution

We’ve all come to accept that working from home and hybrid working are here to stay. In many ways, we’ve embraced this change well. However, one way that many businesses are lacking is in additional security measures for those working away from the office.

Unmanaged devices are a big concern that business’s need to explore, as they have the potential to compromise ALL of your business’s crucial data. We’ve created this brand-new guide to outline the concerns and some ways that your business should be protecting itself. Read it here: The Dangers of Employee’s “Other” Laptop

Want help ensuring your business is protected? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Have you considered moving your business data and applications over to a cloud-based solution? The thought can be a little overwhelming since is can sound very complex.

The reality is, there is a lot that can go wrong – increased downtime, data loss, things not working as they should – but when done correctly, the benefits are countless. You will see big cost savings, increased security, and better scalability, just to name a few. And of course, access to extra features is a plus.

If you’re wondering if a cloud-based solution may be the right fit for you, download our FREE guide here: YOUR ESSENTIAL CLOUD MIGRATION STRATEGY CHECKLIST
If you’re interested in finding out more about cloud migration, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Did you know that the biggest security threat to your business is on your payroll? The chances of your business suffering a data breach due to an insider attack is incredibly high. Most of these attacks are completely accidental, as all it takes is one well-meaning employee to click a bad link. On the other hand, some attacks are done maliciously by employees looking to make money or cause damage.

Both kinds of attacks can be very detrimental to your business. Luckily, there are steps you can take to prevent them. Our newest guide outlines 5 key areas that your business should focus on to prepare yourself for insider attacks. Read it here: The Real Cost of Insider Attacks & Your Strategy to Prevent Them

If you would like any help, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Be Prepared: Sooner or Later Your Business WILL Be Attacked

Ransomware is the scariest data security threat that businesses have ever faced.

Imagine you employees arriving at work one morning, and the first thing they see is a bright red computer screen saying that all your data is gone unless you pay a huge ransom. That is a terrifying thought!

The best way to protect yourself is to understand the risks and prepare your business. Our newest guide answers all your questions about ransomware and provides 5 steps you should be taking to improve your business’s ransomware resilience. Download it here: 5 Steps to Improve Your Ransomware Resilience

Want advice on how to keep your business safe? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Did you get a much-needed break over the holidays? Even just a couple days off at the end of the year can give you that clear mind needed to jump start your business for 2022.

We like to call this “January Refresh & Refocus”. During this time, we encourage you to take a look at two areas of technology that will make the biggest difference in your business during 2022… Defend and Invest.

Defend is all about protecting your business. Cyber-crime is predicted to rise to an all-time high once again this year. Your business MUST be protected.

Invest is all about making sure your business is not being held back by your technology. When technology is used correctly, it can and should be the driving force behind your business.

We have created this free guide to help you plan for these two areas in 2022. Click here to download it: Guide – Defend & Invest

Want help putting together your 2022 technology strategy? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Here’s a CRAZY question: Are you paying your IT support partner enough?

I bet you haven’t really considered this before. But it is an important question to ask yourself, especially as you budget for 2022.

In the tech industry, you really do get what you pay for. Picking an IT provider based on price alone is never a good idea. If you pay to little, your business will run into one of four big risks. We’ve put together this guide to outline these risks and to help you budget for 2022. Click here to download it now for free: Are You Paying Your IT Provider Enough?

Want to learn more about your IT options for 2022? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

The newest version of Windows is finally here… Windows 11! From the looks of it, there will be many benefits to upgrading – increased security, better functionality and greater possibilities all wrapped up into one beautiful looking upgrade.

As of right now, you’ll have to buy a new computer to get it. Don’t worry though, the upgrade for existing computers is expected to be available early next year. Be aware though, not all computers will be eligible to upgrade, as there are strict requirement.

We have created this easy-to-understand guide to help you determine if your computers are eligible, plus we have highlighted many of the benefits and new features. Click here to download: Windows 11… The Wait is Over

Want help determining if Windows 11 is the right fit for your business? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

If your IT Partner is always fixing your technology, it’s a sign that it is time to switch. Waiting until technology breaks is a thing of the past. Your IT Partner needs to be proactive in stopping problems before they affect your business.

Our new guide outlines how this proactive approach to IT can benefit your company and improve profits. Download it for free here: How To Improve Profits with a Proactive IT Partner 

If your current IT Partner is not giving you the proactive service you need, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us here: https://www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

When most people think about Microsoft 365, they think of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams. What many people don’t realize is that there are so many other useful apps included in your subscription. Finding the right apps for your business can boost productivity, save time, and improve customer experience.

Now the hard part is that there are so many apps available that it can be difficult to determine which app fits your business best. Here’s where we come in… We have created an easy-to-read guide on our 10 favourite Microsoft 365 apps that we think every business should explore. Download it for free here: 10 Apps You Didn’t Know You Had In Microsoft 365

If you’re interested in discussing how Microsoft 365 can help your business, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us here: https://www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

It can be very tempting to try and hold off on purchasing new devices, such as computers. This is often done in an attempt to save cost, but the reality is that sometimes holding onto older equipment can cost you more than just replacing it.

In many cases, if your device is more than 3 years old, it can be cheaper to just replace it. Don’t forget that repair bills add up, not to mention the lost time that you pay your employees for when a device is acting up or just moving slow.

It’s all about finding that balance and determining when the costs of repair and maintenance outweigh the cost of acquisition. We have created this brand-new guide that will help you determine when it is time to replace your computer. Click here to download your FREE copy: Guide: Repair or Replace