The good thing about physical security is it’s easy! At least much easier than cybersecurity. Just follow these simple tips, which we’ve organized from the most obvious to most obscure, and assure your highly fortified virtual perimeter isn’t circumvented with the push of a door.
You’ve probably heard about the recent massive network security breach that affected many governmental organizations (e.g. Unclassified Pentagon Network, Department of Homeland Security, State Department, Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Treasury Department), as well as many of the Fortune 500 companies (e.g. Microsoft, Cisco, Intel, and Deloitte). But there are lessons here for small businesses too.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is finally making a real impact on businesses. While most of these benefits have gone to large businesses, applications are now becoming available for small business as well. Here are a few that are already available or will be right around the corner….
If you can remember back to the days of computers before the internet, you probably only had 1 or 2 passwords. But with the explosion of cloud services, the number of passwords has exploded as well. Today, the average person is probably well over 2 dozen passwords. To deal with all these issues a whole new generation of cloud-based password management systems have sprung up. With these, you just type in one password, and it automatically logs into other sites….
All of us at SpotLink are both honored and thrilled to be named a 2020 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Finalist. We pledge to all our clients that we will continue to provide honest and fair services, delivered with integrity and professionalism.
The winners will be named October 28th. Wish us luck!
When we started SpotLink over 20 years ago, we tended to recommend products from large technology corporations. (Think Cisco, Symantec, AT&T, etc.) We did this because they came with extra benefits that made it worth it. But the criteria SpotLink uses for what constitutes a “Recommended” product is shifting towards agile niche players.
This is our annual IT Budgetting TekTalk, updated for 2020, for 2021 planning.
Soon, rather than buy a new PC, you’ll just subscribe to one in the cloud from the likes of Microsoft 365 or Amazon. They’ll give you credentials and a link, and you’re on your new computer running the same software you do every day. This gives you tremendous flexibility. ….
SpotLink® has been ranked #28 among the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. SpotLink ranked #394 in 2018.
SpotLink Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures. Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services.