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NPO's And Volunteer Security Nightmare

Not-for-profits have an unusual issue regarding security. Firms that have trained, paid full-time employees have a strong level of control over the actions of their workers. NPOs, however, may rely heavily on volunteers whose time in the office may be minimal and sporadic. You may feel grateful for their dedication and be less likely to subject them to rigid security...

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Humans Cause So Much Trouble

Have you been focusing on software packages and anti-virus tools to protect your data from hacking? That may not be enough, because it overlooks one of the biggest causes of security breaches. All of the security software and expertise in the world is useless if you or your employees don't remain vigilant about their behavior as it relates to hacking scams and data security.

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Higher Goals Get Dragged Down By Tech: The NPO Story

If you are a smaller Not-for-Profit, it is likely that your organization has been driven from its inception by individuals strongly motivated with a passion for their cause or humanitarian goal. As a result, it is also possible that the leadership has little interest in developing the administrative technology infrastructure that is necessary for any organization to function in the internet age.

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Government Regulations

Any business that stores customer payment information must comply with a number of state and federal regulations. The legal, healthcare, and financial sectors have a number of laws tailored specifically for them (such as HIPAA or CISPA). If you run almost any kind of professional practice or agency you probably have very specific data security requirements.

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What The Cloud Means For You–Part II

Yes, today's blog is about office phone systems. You have one. They are dull, necessary, and no one wants to deal with them. They need to be re-configured for new employees, they're confusing, and the telco lines probably cost you more money than you'd like...

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The Most Boring Topic Ever

Yes, today's blog is about office phone systems. You have one. They are dull, necessary, and no one wants to deal with them. They need to be re-configured for new employees, they're confusing, and the telco lines probably cost you more money than you'd like...

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Password Basics People Still Ignore

You can have all the locks on your data center and have all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are careless with passwords...

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The Cloud Means No More Stormy Weather?

Many small firms are pretty busy handling their own business, and don't give much thought to what they would do if a natural disaster from a bad snowstorm to much worse hit their physical location and cut power, or physical access to the building...

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Is that Email a Phishing Scheme?

Several studies have revealed that most users end up opening and reading fraudulent emails and most of the time believing in them. Phishing's main goal is to gather important personal information about you and your finances. The most common reason for the large number of users falling for these emails is that the phishing attempts are so well-disguised that a busy email reader don't...

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Is your business safe from Online threats?

Are you aware that more than 50% of small business owners believe their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms - firms with less than 100 employees! So how prepared is your SMB?...

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Why Should you get in the cloud?

A recent article by The Guardian (UK) explains how the cloud industry is set to see a growth of around 30% soon. But a lot of small and medium business owners are still struggling to make sense of the cloud and how it can benefit them. If you are one of them, Simplitfy wants to inform what's in store for you when you migrate to the cloud...

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Do you have a Disaster Recovery plan?

Disaster recovery and business continuity plans are issues that almost all small businesses fail to think about. Most of the time they believe they don't have the necessary resources to address it...

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