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Think It’s Painful To Switch IT Companies? – Part 2

When you realize that your current IT provider isn't meeting your business needs, switching is the thing to do. It may seem like too much trouble, but if your IT company isn't measuring up, it could harm your organization in downtime, lost files and data breaches. Don't be a hostage to an incompetent vendor. Make the switch. With the right service provider, you’ll have nothing to worry about. S...

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Important Warning From The FBI

Hackers Now Using HTTPS To Trick Victims Via Phishing Scams Everything you’ve heard about the safety of https sites is now in question. According to a recent FBI public service announcement, hackers are incorporating website certificates (third-party verification that a site is secure) when sending potential victims phishing emails that imitate trustworthy companies or email contacts. These ph...

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Happy Father’s Day!

June 16th is Father’s Day, a great reason to spend a little quality time with the family doing a few of Dad’s favorite things.   Whatever your plans are, take some time this Sunday to let Dad know how much you appreciate everything he’s done for you over the years, and how glad you are to have him in your life. And if this is your day? The NTConnections team hopes that it’s a great one! ...

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Outsourcing IT Makes Sense for Small Businesses: 7 Reasons

If you’re a small business owner, you have plenty of things to worry about. IT shouldn’t be one of them. We think it makes complete sense for most small businesses to outsource their IT needs to a managed service provider (MSP). Here are 7 reasons. 1. Focus on What Makes You Unique This first reason is a big one. Small businesses have limits on how many people they can hire. If you try to kee...

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How to Create a Strong Password You’ll Remember

Nearly every site or service we use online requires a username and password. Remembering hundreds of unique passwords is just about impossible, and reusing passwords across multiple sites can be dangerous. If one account is compromised in a data breach (and this is likely: check out IdentityForce’s list of all the breaches so far this year), any other account using that same password is now at...

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What Technology Should Small Law Firms Choose

It is questionable whether there is any industry today that has not been forced to adopt new technology to remain competitive. But for small law firms, the need to utilize technology appropriately is necessary for more than just competitiveness—it is actually being increasingly pushed by jurisdiction. In just the past few years, the ABA Model Rule 1.1 went through revisions so that the rule now ...

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Was Your Photo and License Plate Number Breached?

 CBD Reports 100,000 Photo and License Plate Breach The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported today that nearly 100,000 travelers’ photos and license plate data were breached. If you’ve driven in or out of the country within the six-week period where the data was exposed, you could have been victimized. The department said on June 10th that the breach stemmed from an attack on a ...

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3 Reasons to Regularly Test Business Systems

Protecting your business requires more time, effort and energy from your technology team than ever before. Business systems are increasingly complex, requiring staff members to continually learn and adapt to changing conditions and new threats as they emerge. It’s not unusual for a single ransomware incident to wreak havoc on carefully balanced systems, and this type of attack can be particular...

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Think It’s Painful To Switch IT Companies? – Part 1

When working with the right IT company in the DC Metro Area, there’s a clear, time-tested, methodical process that makes any transition process painless.  And there will be benefits to switching when done correctly —The transition process gives you the chance to correct all the past IT problems you experienced while giving you the opportunity to start receiving some great new benefits. Switch...

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How Much Should A Company Invest In Information Technology?

The rapid increase in technology use in businesses has affected every industry. Across all businesses, the need to keep up with the competition means paying attention to what technologies are available and incorporating the right tech tools as they become viable. Whatever your business, you know that you need to invest in information technology to excel in your industry. But how much should you i...

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