Everyday life relies on software to keep going, a phenomenon that is perhaps most visible in the business environment. Unfortunately, it is this software that can prove to be the point of egress that attackers need to your network. Let’s consider a commonly overlooked aspect of IT maintenance—patch management—and why it is so crucial to a business’ operational success. Read More
- Published: 30 Mar 2020
We are used to hearing “redundant” used as a non-complimentary term, so it can be off-putting to hear how you want to make sure that your backups are redundant in case of a disaster. With March 31st being World Backup Day we want to talk about how important redundancy is important, especially in the midst
- Published: 27 Mar 2020
With thousands of people exposed to the COVID-19 Coronavirus and millions more under quarantine, the healthcare industry is on red alert at the moment. Just a short time ago they were worried about another virus: Bluekeep.
- Published: 25 Mar 2020
While every aspect of your organization’s security is incredibly important to attend to, we wanted to take the time and delve into a particular aspect that many might take for granted: your digital access controls. Let’s go over a few tips and practices to ensure your access controls and policies are optimized.
- Published: 24 Mar 2020
While the uncertainty of the times leaves a lot of room for anxiety and concern, Compudata will continue regular operations and remain vigilant with the trust you have placed in us. We are considered an essential business and well not be affected by the Province’s mandatory business closures. Services such as our Fully Managed, Proactive
- Published: 23 Mar 2020
As the old saying goes, “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” The question is, how much do you really want a “dull boy” doing all of your business’ important work? This concern isn’t uncommon among businesses nowadays, which helps to explain the rise in gamification that has happened lately. Let’s explore
- Published: 20 Mar 2020
Moving your business into a new workspace is an exciting, if complicated, process. This is why we felt it would be useful if we discussed a few of the many factors that you need to plan for next time you consider shifting to a different office space. If you are currently in the process of
- Published: 18 Mar 2020
Notifications are almost ubiquitous in computing nowadays, which is what makes it so surprising that–until just a few years ago–Windows notifications were either nonexistent or (when Windows 8 rolled around) effectively unusable. Fortunately, Windows 10 solved this problem with the Action Center. Let’s go over what the Action Center can do.
- Published: 16 Mar 2020
Ever since it first popped up in the Wuhan Province of China, COVID-19 (better known as the coronavirus) has created quite a stir—bordering on panic—around the world. Unfortunately, as has been the case many times before, cybercriminals have been using this near panic to support their attacks. Let’s review some of the ways they do
- Published: 13 Mar 2020
As businesses have come to rely on increasing amounts of data, the importance of keeping this data organized and usable has also increased. Therefore, databases are a critical consideration for any business that wants to gain as much value as they can from their collected data. However, a database can only be useful if a
- Published: 11 Mar 2020
While the name “data recovery solution” might seem to explain everything there is to know about that particular piece of a business’ infrastructure, many organizations may underestimate just how useful this particular component can be. Here, we plan to fix that.