Safe Harbour Information Technology Blog
The 5 Most Common Cyber Attacks
Hackers are out there, on the prowl for targets, and armed with the tools and knowledge to hold systems hostage, steal their data, and cause great harm to their business. Unfortunately, many businesses make this easier for them than it needs to be, by not having the security they need to defend themselves. In 2018 […]Read More >>
Does Your Network Have Security Gaps?
One question that managed IT services providers continually ask is whether your network has any IT security gaps. The answer is virtually always a “yes.” There has been a disturbing trend in the realm of IT security, as revealed by a recent research study from Ponemon. It revealed that organizations are lacking confidence in their IT […]Read More >>
What Can You Do After a Data Breach?
Protection against a data breach is becoming increasingly complex for organizations and everyone should be aware of what can you do after a data breach. Here are some alarming statistics from various sources: Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report(DBIR) reports 75% of cyber-attacks are financially motivated World Economic Forum reportidentified cyberattacks to be “higher than average” […]Read More >>
5 Affordable IT Strategies Every Small Business Needs
If your small business is like 80% of others, then you are not taking proper advantage of the digital tools available to you. This may be because you view those tools as being something used by larger enterprises, and beyond your ability to use or afford. Unfortunately, that perception is costing you; the companies that […]Read More >>
How Effective Managed IT Services Make All the Difference
While some companies choose to handle their IT needs by maintaining an in-house IT department, many others are seeing the advantage of hiring a managed IT service. A managed service is a third party that handles everything related to managing your IT. Unlike many traditional third-party services, managed IT services are provided at a set […]Read More >>
What Are the Most Common Reasons for Outsourcing IT?
Every business wants to become more efficient while also cutting costs. But what happens when corners are cut on something that is vital to your success? IT is a critical part of your business, so it stands to reason that out-of-date software and security would lead to any number of problems such as outages or […]Read More >>
Which Technologies Are Having the Biggest Impact on the Manufacturing Industry?
What was once known simply as the Industrial Revolution is now considered the First Industrial Revolution, as other revolutions have followed. In fact, we are now experiencing what is being called the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As happens with every revolution, dramatic change is underway. Currently, it is digital technology that is having a massive effect […]Read More >>
Interesting Facts About Cybersecurity
Sometimes, when discussing cybersecurity, it sounds more like the old west, with talk about black hats and white hats. As can reasonably be assumed, the black hats are the “bad guys” who attempt to break into computer systems in order to steal data or infect them with damaging software. The white hats, conversely, are the […]Read More >>
Mobile Security Musts for Everyone
It seems like it was not that long ago that you could regularly bump into people who didn’t have a mobile phone. Today, however, a clear majority of people worldwide are using them. In fact, there are now more than 5 billion people using mobile phones. While mobile phones add tremendous convenience to our lives, […]Read More >>
5 Tips on How to Create an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan
Nature is unpredictable. In recent years, it has become even more so, with devastating natural disasters taking place with alarming frequency. Some of these events resulted in people and businesses losing everything. No one ever wants to encounter such a situation, but virtually everyone can benefit from planning for what to do should one arise. […]Read More >>