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What IT Security Level Is Acceptable for Financial Firms

SEC Safeguards Rule Part 2:  What IT Security Level Is Acceptable for Financial Firms?

Posted on June 29, 2018

SEC Safeguards Rule Part 2:  What IT Security Level Is Acceptable for Financial Firms? The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Safeguards Rule calls for the financial services industry to carefully protect your customers’ personal information. This is done through IT policy, practice and proactive monitoring of your safeguard systems. To ensure compliance with the SEC’s mandate, … Continue reading SEC Safeguards Rule Part 2:  What IT Security Level Is Acceptable for Financial Firms? »

Financial Institutions Can Safeguard Against the SEC's Safeguards Rule

3 Ways Financial Institutions Can Safeguard Against the SEC’s Safeguards Rule

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3 Ways Financial Institutions Can Safeguard Against the SEC’s Safeguards Rule In 2016, Morgan Stanley, one of America’s largest financial investments firms, was fined $1 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for not complying with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Also known as the “Safeguards Rule,” this act requires brokers, dealers, and investment companies to … Continue reading 3 Ways Financial Institutions Can Safeguard Against the SEC’s Safeguards Rule »

Take Advice from Microsoft® When Selecting an IT Partner

Posted on June 6, 2018

Take Advice from Microsoft® When Selecting an IT Partner As a business owner, you’re faced daily with making the best decisions for your company. Selecting the right IT partner is one of the most critical business decisions in today’s digital world. Tech giant Microsoft® is known as a knowledgeable, trusted IT source for small- and … Continue reading Take Advice from Microsoft® When Selecting an IT Partner »

3 Dangerous Signs Your IT Provider Isn’t Being Transparent

Posted on April 25, 2018

3 Dangerous Signs Your IT Provider Isn’t Being Transparent Do you remember Magic Eye coffee table books? The kind with the optical illusions that, when placed uncomfortably close to one’s face (nose touching) and slowly pulled away, an image would appear inside the chaos? That’s a little what it’s like to deal with IT personnel … Continue reading 3 Dangerous Signs Your IT Provider Isn’t Being Transparent »

Sample 10 Question End-User IT Audit: Improve Employee Productivity and Efficiency

Posted on January 23, 2018

Sample 10 Question End-User IT Audit: Improve Employee Productivity and Efficiency Do your employees constantly complain about the unreliability of the technology they’re using? Does it seem like something – a printer, a computer, an app feature – is always broken? If so, you’re not alone. According to a Gartner survey of 410 CEOs and … Continue reading Sample 10 Question End-User IT Audit: Improve Employee Productivity and Efficiency »

Solve Nagging IT Headaches

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Solve Nagging IT Headaches The printer isn’t working. The scanner isn’t saving files in the correct location. You can’t share your calendar with co-workers. Your computer is too slow. You might believe these IT issues are just a way of life. They’ll never be resolved no matter what you do. You’ve called your IT provider … Continue reading Solve Nagging IT Headaches »

The Cost of Ignoring Pesky IT Issues

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The Cost of Ignoring Pesky IT Issues When you eliminate friction points within your IT infrastructure, you gain productivity. Common points of IT friction include using technology incorrectly, poor training, and living in the never-ending break-fix cycle. On top of the blow to your peace of mind, IT friction takes its toll on your business’ … Continue reading The Cost of Ignoring Pesky IT Issues »

Manage Annoying IT Stress in Two Steps

Posted on January 18, 2018

Manage Annoying IT Stress in Two Steps You know what we’re talking about. They happen practically every day, and they can make life rough. They’re the “little” technology issues – like not being able to print or being unable to share your calendar.   Technology plays an important role in today’s business world. In fact, … Continue reading Manage Annoying IT Stress in Two Steps »

The Two Types of Single IT Issues that Haunt Your Company

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The Two Types of Single IT Issues that Haunt Your Company It’s just this one problem, but… It would be pretty nice if all you had was one IT issue, huh? But what if that one issue takes over and causes problems for your entire company? Suddenly, one lone complication is as much a problem … Continue reading The Two Types of Single IT Issues that Haunt Your Company »

Be A (Super) Hero: Leverage 365 for Full ROI and Create New Business Advantages

Posted on September 18, 2017

Be A (Super) Hero: Leverage 365 for Full ROI and Create New Business Advantages Set up presentations as fast as a speeding bullet! Analyze reports with x-ray vision! Leap project deadlines with a single bound! Be a super hero – lead your company to success with the power of Office 365! Filled with super powers … Continue reading Be A (Super) Hero: Leverage 365 for Full ROI and Create New Business Advantages »