Networks have existed as long as people have been communicating—they're an established way to transfer ideas, information, and resources from one person to another. But in today's digital world, networks are more than just a convenient way to communicate; they're the foundation of all online activities.
There are so many moving parts to quality patient care: medication adherence, health record accuracy, timely prescription refills—and that’s just the beginning. In the pharmaceutical industry today, technology is becoming the foundation of every part of patient care.
There seems to be software that solves every problem you might face as a business owner, from sales to social media. If you use SaaS to store your data, then you are taking on some risk.
While the digital world comes with many pros, it also opens you up to a few dangers.
Technology is just one aspect of your business but it dictates everything you do. Without a network connection, how do you carry out marketing and sales? Your service or product might even be transmitted over the Internet, which means without technology, you don't have a business.
SD WAN - What’s up with that?
So what is this SD-WAN that you have been hearing about? SD-WAN, the acronym for Software Defined Wide Area Network is a new take on the traditional Wide Area Network (WAN). A standard WAN’s goal was to connect users at a branch to a main campus or central office.
Good Fences Make for Secure Data
Investing in firewalls, anti-malware and data encryption software
Firewalls and anti-malware tools can help you by keeping unwanted actors out of your IT network. These tools work by restricting access to only pre authorized users and these are primarily defensive measures.
SMB and Some Basic Employee Security Issues
Your employees are your first line of defense. Training is a basic requirement and should be conducted for every employee. This necessitates involving Human Resources so that businesses incorporate cyber security training from the first day of onboarding.
Cybercrime - Two basic routines to Protect Your Data
Cybersecurity is certainly not something to be ignored by organizations no matter how big or small they may be in terms of client base, staff or sales revenue. This is because cybercriminals don’t discriminate when it comes to choosing their victims.
Why Managed Service may be the way to go for your data security
Since effective cybersecurity should be a proactive effort, not reactive, this means that SMBs tend to overlook the entire issue as something that can be pushed forward into the future.
One way to get around this challenge is to have a service level agreement with an MSP. An SLA with a managed service provider offers multiple benefits such as
The obvious one is, you get the benefit of their expertise.
Why Cybersecurity shouldn’t be taken lightly
Let’s start with a “fun fact”: In 1981, the first cybercriminal was convicted of hacking into the AT&T network and altering its internal clock so it charged off-hour rates at peak times. So, it turns out that cybercrime is not all that new.