Safe Harbour Information Technology Blog
When Should You Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan
You never know when disaster will strike. Wise companies will plan for disasters to the best of their ability and have a recovery plan in place should something unfortunate occur. But while creating and implementing a recovery plan is important, some companies fail to keep their plans up to date. How often should you update […]Read More >>
Should your small company, buy, rent or lease their computers and servers?
It’s a fairly common perception that by the time a computer is bought and brought home, it is already close to being out of date. This is an exaggeration of course, but it can sometimes feel like your computer needs to be updated far too soon. Imagine then, how it might be more of a […]Read More >>
Top Tips on How to Backup Company Data?
Many of us have experienced a moment of pure panic when we thought we had lost something. It may be as simple as our reading glasses, or it may be something of greater importance like a credit card, or even a wallet. As bad as those moments may be, consider for a moment what it […]Read More >>
How to Know If You Have a Computer Virus
Do you ever worry that your computer is infected with a virus? Falling victim to a computer virus is a common concern. Nobody wants to deal with the potential issues and expenses that a virus could cause, after all. But that doesn’t mean you need to panic every time your computer runs a little slow. […]Read More >>
Reactive or Proactive Approach—How Do You Handle Your IT Problems?
You may have heard the expression, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” While this may not have been specifically coined to describe how to deal with IT problems, it is still relevant. When it comes to issues with IT, there are essentially two different approaches that you can take. The first […]Read More >>
Ways to Make Your Web Browser More Secure
In all likelihood, you have heard the expressions “you can’t be too careful” and “better safe than sorry.” And while these were originally coined to refer to actions taken during life in general, they are especially true when it comes to your computers. A breach in your computer’s security can lead to any number of […]Read More >>
What You Need to Know When Switching IT Support Providers
You rely on your IT support to help you keep your business running smoothly. Changing providers is not something to be done on a whim, or without the proper preparation. There could be any number of reasons to make the change, but if you do decide to switch providers, there are some crucial steps to […]Read More >>
Top Email Maintenance Tips
I’ll admit it: in the past, I have been a hoarder of emails. Some people have a tendency to hold on to certain things. I held on to emails. Not all of them, mind you. I held on to the ones that were related to business, or certain other ones that I felt were important […]Read More >>
Why It Is Important to Restart Your Computer
We’ve all had those moments of frustration where we finally give up trying to figure out what’s going on with our computer and just decide that maybe restarting it is the last thing left for us to try. Sometimes, you might even think this is the best thing—even the first thing—that you should do. After […]Read More >>
Top Ways to Boost Your Cyber Security
Cyber security is an ongoing and growing concern among virtually all businesses, but especially small- to medium-sized businesses. But unfortunately, despite the threats that companies face, the 2017 State of Cyber Security Study by ISACA found that 80% of those responding were not prepared to deal with the various cyber threats facing their business. It […]Read More >>