Check out the latest IT news and updates from Healthy IT

Beware of these COVID-19-themed phishing scams

As if a health pandemic is not causing enough chaos for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in New York to deal with, phishers are also taking advantage of weak IT security and poor cybersecurity habits to unleash different kinds of COVID-19-themed scams.

Key characteristics of a quality managed IT services provider

In today’s climate, more and more companies, especially small- and medium-sized businesses, are turning to managed IT services providers (MSPs) for solutions to their IT problems. MSPs prove cost-effective and are often quicker than by-the-hour IT services providers, which send agents physically on-site in the event of an issue.

How To Quickly Shift To A Work-From-Home Business Model To Maximize Productivity In Today’s Coronavirus Environment

As a business owner today, you are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. You are asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve.” You are asked to allow your employees to work from home to reduce possible exposure and slow the spread of COVID-19.

These are all reasonable requests.

Setting up your small business to guard against phishing attacks

If you run a business that has any sort of reliance on computers or computer systems, you’ll have worried about your vulnerability to parties with insidious intent. More than the threat of online viruses or hackers tapping into your system remotely from a laptop like you see in the movies, phishing attacks are by far the biggest threat to small- and medium-sized businesses.

Top considerations when rolling out digital workspaces

Technology continues to revolutionize the way we work at an evermore rapid pace. On the heels of the processing capabilities offered by personal computers and the interconnectivity provided by the internet, digital workspaces have distinguished themselves as the next great leap in ways of working.

Is it time to upgrade my computer hardware?

In the 21st century, business has become increasingly reliant on computers and computer systems. As such, enterprises have to ensure that the hardware they rely on for computer access is in good condition and fit for purpose. The complication lies in knowing when to upgrade computer hardware.

6 Smart strategies for determining your IT budget for 2020

With technological development moving at a break-neck pace, many small businesses are having a hard time keeping up. Yet to become more adaptable to change, they also need to choose the right solutions and get their technology budgets under control. At the same time, every business faces a constant threat from the rising tide of cyberattacks, which eats into a huge chunk of the business’s IT budget.