How to secure your data in the cloud

The business benefits of the cloud are undeniable: dramatically reduced costs, improved resiliency, workforce mobility, and on-demand access to a practically limitless pool of computing resources. But despite all the hype, the cloud isn’t perfect.

Security is often overlooked when migrating business operations over to the cloud, especially since you’re entrusting your data to major service providers like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.

Business benefits of remote maintenance and monitoring

Most managed services providers (MSP) offer remote monitoring and management (RMM), an essential service that involves the use of tools that monitor and manage networks and computers to improve efficiencies and increase revenues.

RMM tools allow MSPs to remotely monitor and gather information to assess the condition of networks and computers, even if they are scattered across a continent.

Your Windows 7 end of life preparation guide

Microsoft has announced Windows 7’s end-of-life (EOL) date, and it will be on January 14, 2020. At the moment, Windows 7 is still at an extended support phase, but once that’s done and EOL kicks in, Microsoft will stop releasing updates and patches, and no longer offer help and support to the millions of users who may still be using Windows 7. This includes security patches that protect the operating system (OS) from breaches, threats, and exploits.