DFARS/NIST Compliance Due 12/31/2017

Due to increased concerns about cyberattacks, any manufacturer, either an OEM or tiered supplier, contractually doing business with the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA) or NASA must be compliant with defined cybersecurity requirements no later than December 31, 2017. The regulations apply to Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and are spelled out in … Continued

The Top 4 Technology Issues Every Business Must Plan For

Here are a few common IT issues that have been known to trip up businesses more than they should:   1. Data leaks and other security issues: Don’t fall into the common false sense of security by assuming that your company will be overlooked on account of its size. It is precisely the small-to- mid-market … Continued

Tech Talk & Suds

This monthly event will not run in May. Have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend! Tech Talk & Suds will resume on Thursday, June 22, with “Securing the Cloud.” Tech Talk & Suds is a great way for IT managers to wrap up the week. Learn strategies for handling issues affecting your IT infrastructure, security, … Continued

Managed IT Services: An IT Budget-Friendly Solution

There’s no question that technology has been a great benefit for some businesses, especially when it works right. However, if something goes wrong, the opposite can happen, halting or hindering productivity until the issue is resolved. In cases like these, businesses need a resource that can get them back up and running ASAP. A managed … Continued

4 IoT Trends That Will Affect Your Business

The technology of the future is here, and for many business owners the time to adjust is right now, before they must deal with situations that could put a damper on their profitability. The Internet of Things (IoT) — as it’s now known — is the deployment of products that have Internet connectivity, and thus, … Continued

The Best IT Technicians are the Ones You Don’t See

Technology support is kind of a tricky conundrum for many smaller and medium-sized businesses. You know it’s a necessity, but it’s not easy for you to find the time in your schedule to handle every technology that comes up every day. Furthermore, your budget might not allow you to hire an in-house IT department to … Continued