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Is your business continuity plan doomed to fail?

No business continuity plan is perfect. Each plan has risks that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account from the start. But don’t blame it all on your managed IT services provider (MSP) — often, a system’s design has loopholes to start with. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Blog

With 2020 being a year of new ways to connect and reach people, and October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we decided to share videos to help business owners think about IT topics that are not always top-of-mind. Each day, Michael Borlaug, CEO of Capstone IT, shared either a cybersecurity Myth or Tip, explained how we all need to be aware of cyber threats, and gave applicable advice on cybersecurity best practices within an organization.

How to back up your files using Windows 10

Business owners are becoming more aware of the damaging effects of data loss. Companies now realize that without safe and reliable data backup, important business information can fall into the wrong hands or be lost forever. Fortunately, Windows 10 offers easy-to-use tools like File History and OneDrive.

What does proactive cybersecurity entail?

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cybersecurity entails, so let’s take a minute to go over it. […]

How does Microsoft 365 prevent phishing?

Phishing remains one of the top cyberthreats to businesses today. Because of this, Microsoft invests a lot of time into securing its email service. Among the many business solutions that Microsoft offers is email hosting through Outlook. This service is protected by Microsoft Defender for Office 365. Defender has many key features: 1. Anti-phishing The […]

SEO recommendations for website images

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of improving your business’s online presence. Web services and platforms that provide automated SEO reports like WordPress, Google, and Raven Tools tend to oversimplify their advice. If you’re trying to get a green light for SEO, you might need to look more […]

4 Tips to help you capitalize on technology

Businesses that take advantage of innovative technologies often come out better equipped to compete as they grow. This is why many companies are continuously seeking innovations that improve operations and reduce costs. Small businesses like yours can take advantage of new tech too — just follow our tips. Be an early adopter One of the […]

Which Windows 10 version should you choose?

With its fast performance, regular updates, and helpful digital assistant, Windows 10 is a must-have operating system (OS) for both individual users and businesses. But before you purchase it, you have to decide which among Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, and Windows 10 S you’ll be getting. Read on to know which option is […]

Why using a VPN is more important than ever before

In the past, a simple antivirus software was all you needed to stay safe from online threats. Today, it takes more than that to protect your PC and the information stored on it. Whether you’re sending an important email or chatting with a coworker online, chances are your data can be easily intercepted. This is […]

The #1 Mistake Your Employees Are Making Today That Lets Cybercriminals Into Your Network

We all make mistakes. It’s a fact of life. But as we all know, some mistakes can have serious and lasting consequences – especially when it comes to business, cyber security and the constant cyberthreats that are out there.

While some businesses have invested heavily in cyber security, many have not.