Small businesses have it tough because a single disruptive event can force them to close their doors for good. While insuring against everything from natural disasters to vandalism is a common practice, SMBs still tend to see cyber insurance as something that’s only nice to have.
Password attacks, such as phishing, man-in-the-middle, brute force, and credential stuffing, were responsible for 81 percent of data breaches in 2020.
To protect themselves against them, organizations large and small are enabling multi-factor authentication (or just MFA for short), which is known to prevent 99.9 percent of account compromise attacks, according to Microsoft engineers.
Outsourcing day-to-day IT management to a specialized company is a great decision for many small and medium-sized businesses in Arizona because it allows them to reduce their operational costs, maintain a sharp focus on core business, and enjoy access to new technology, among other things.
The adoption of cloud technology has been experiencing a major growth spurt since the pandemic forced many employees to leave their offices and start working from home.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that the company had seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months as organizations large and small turned to its extensive portfolio of cloud services to stay open for business in a world marching to the beat of social distancing measures.
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All SMBs in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona depend on technology to a degree, with some using it to support core processes and some basing their entire operation around it.
But despite how essential technology has become, only a small number of businesses have invested their time and energy in developing an IT roadmap.
Unlike large enterprises, SMBs often don’t realize (or don’t want to admit to themselves) that disruptive events, such as hardware failures, natural disasters, and cyber attacks, are unavoidable. In fact, they are inevitable.
We know that 54 percent of organizations have experienced a downtime event that lasted more than 8 hours in the past five years alone, causing them to lose a significant amount of money and inflicting lasting reputation damage.
The summer is finally upon us after a particularly gloomy winter ruled by the COVID-19 pandemic, which means that many employees are already scheduling their upcoming vacations.
Who isn’t planning to take any time off this summer are cybercriminals.