Monthly Archives: April 2020

These signs may indicate your VoIP system is being hacked

April 30, 2020

Because of the wide array of benefits a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system offers, more businesses are ditching their traditional landline system in favor of this technology. However, like any piece of modern technology, VoIP systems are not immune from being exploited by cybercriminals. Here are the signs that  Continue Reading »

BYOD tips to improve security

April 28, 2020

Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If not managed properly, these can pose security risks to your organization. How can you mitigate the risks associated with the BYOD trend? Whether your employees are using smartphones, tablets, or laptops, you need a BYOD security  Continue Reading »

5 Ways ransomware can ruin your business

April 24, 2020

Ransomware is a form of cyber-extortion in which malicious software encrypts data to prevent victims from accessing it unless they pay a ransom for a decryption key. Ransoms are almost invariably paid in cryptocurrency like Bitcoin due to the untraceable nature of transactions. It’s one of the most common cybersecurity  Continue Reading »

Stay connected and productive with VoIP during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 23, 2020

If there’s one thing we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that communication is key during a crisis or emergency. Poor communication can lead to misinformation, which can cause undue panic. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers organizations in all sectors with the perfect solution to keep their  Continue Reading »

Unlock the potential of remote work with these tools

April 19, 2020

Businesses are still grappling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and one way they’re dealing with the situation is by implementing remote work policies. The global health crisis is driving them to unlock the full potential of working remotely, allowing people to work through quarantines, as well as keep  Continue Reading »

Characteristics of an effective disaster recovery plan

April 17, 2020

Power outages, floods, equipment failure, cyberattacks, and other disasters lead to downtime and lost revenue. Without a proper disaster recovery (DR) strategy, your business will spend an exorbitant amount to repair damages and restore operations. And since a large portion of business operations rely on collected data like medical records,  Continue Reading »

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