Safe Harbour Information Technology Blog
5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your IT Department
When it comes to small or medium-sized businesses, budgets can be stretched to their limits. Because of this, many owners feel they have to take on everything themselves in order to cut costs. If you lack the time and the know-how to handle today’s complex hardware, software, and computer networks, you might want to consider […]Read More >>
4 Myths about IT Managed Service Providers
Organizations of all shapes and sizes are looking to managed service providers (MSP) to handle their IT needs. And this couldn’t be truer for small businesses. It makes perfect sense, doesn’t it? With so much on your plate like tracking sales, managing your employees, and making sure your customers are happy, it’s easy to see […]Read More >>
Is Your Business Prepared For the Next Wave of Ransomware Viruses?
Imagine your sheer disbelief as you sit down at your workstation, turn on your computer, and stare in complete shock at a message demanding you shell out $500 to release your information—with zero guarantee you’ll actually be able to access your files once you do pay up. But this couldn’t happen to you, right? Sure, […]Read More >>
Two Major IT Problems Many Companies Face
Whether you are a small, medium, or large business, many of you confront a lot of the same challenges each and every day—increasing profits, lowering costs, and finding capable employees to ensure the success of your organization. And if that wasn’t enough, most companies also have to add information technology issues to that list. In […]Read More >>
IT Moving Advice for Companies Planning To Relocate
Whether it’s across the street or across the country, moving can be a stressful time for anyone. There’s so much to do to get ready for your new space, from decluttering and disconnecting utilities to packing up all your belongings and hiring a truck. But for companies, the moving process can be even more overwhelming. […]Read More >>
4 Ways to Improve IT Security for Your Small Business
Is your business data safe? Are your computers protected from viruses? Do your employees realize just how important IT security is to the success of your business? If you haven’t been asking yourselves these questions, maybe it’s time you start. Security breaches are not only escalating for large companies, but also increasing for small business, […]Read More >>
Is Your Business Prepared for the Latest Email Scam?
Email is one of the most widely used means of communication for businesses, both small and large. Countless emails containing vital information are sent and received each day, making it an important part of any organization. Honestly, could you imagine running your business without it? Unfortunately for you, cybercriminals know this all too well. That […]Read More >>
The Dangers to Business Security When Using Personal Devices
It’s a disturbing reality—we live in a world surrounded by risk. And because of that, the decisions we make are largely determined by the degree of dangers we are faced with at any given moment. For instance, you might think twice about taking money out of an ATM during the night versus using one in […]Read More >>
The Differences Between Managed and Unmanaged Switches: Which One Is Right For Your Business?
Before we get into the differences between managed and unmanaged switches, maybe it’s a good idea to explain what a switch actually is. Switches can be a valuable asset to your business, increasing the capacity and speed of your network. In networking terms, it is a telecommunication tool that connects multiple devices together within one […]Read More >>
Your Business Network Could Be at Risk from Hidden Computer Viruses
It took a little education, a pinch of training, and a dash of patience, but finally, you have the perfect recipe to keep your business safe from cybercriminals. You’ve explained the dangers of opening attachments or clicking on shady links to your employees. You’ve installed all the latest firewalls, anti-spyware, and ant-virus software. You’ve […]Read More >>