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Three Gifts for Your IT Resource

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b2ap3_thumbnail_it_wish_list_400.jpgThe holiday season is here, and the spirit of giving is in the air. Why not give the IT professional in your life a few things that they’ve been wishing for all year? Here, we’ve compiled a list of things you can give them, some of which will cost you (and your business) nothing.

Fake Tech Support Knows Way More than It Should

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b2ap3_thumbnail_fake_support_400.jpgTech-support scammers traditionally are people who dial random numbers and try to convince the people on the other end of the phone that their computer has problems and they can fix them if the user allows them to remote into the device. They use tactics that are as generic and vague as possible, to avoid having to mention any specifics; and, since some people (especially those who have computers that are a few years old) find that their system’s performance is sluggish, they will give these people access. This typically ends in disaster.

b2ap3_thumbnail_value_driven_managed_it_400.jpgBusinesses of all sizes use varying degrees of technology to improve organizational productivity, efficiency, and security. The more a business depends on its data, the more crucial it is for them to manage and maintain the systems in which this data is dependent. For organizations that have a lack of financial resources to support these systems, it is often left to unqualified employees, putting your business at risk. What do you do when you need expertise that you lack and can’t afford to hire in-house staff?

How to Leave Fake Tech Support Hanging

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b2ap3_thumbnail_tech_support_fraud_400.jpgTech support is there to help you, except when it isn’t. Many fraudsters will pose as a support technician to gain a target’s trust, only to cause them serious issues. To keep your organization safe, make sure that you are able to spot the warning signs of tech support fraud.

b2ap3_thumbnail_elephant_laptop_400.jpgIf there’s an issue that everyone is hesitant to acknowledge, it is said that there is an elephant in the room. Many companies may find that today, these elephants live in their server rooms. We’ll acknowledge these elephants and talk about a few ways that you can evict them from your company’s IT.

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