Blog: All Things Nortec

Why All Businesses Need to Know About Ransomware

Monday, 15 May 2017 11:35

Ransomware attacks are increasing at an alarming rate. 2016 saw an increase four times greater than 2015. According to recent industry reports, about 50% of businesses have now experienced ransomware, and CNN reports that ransomware now constitutes a $1 billion industry. It’s understandable why so many businesses are concerned about it. But being concerned isn’t[…]

A Better Way to Manage Your Mobility Strategy

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:46

Where mobile management should start When you know you need mobile device management, navigating the options can be overwhelming. Many companies start off by looking at the technology options which can lead to getting lost or being oversold on unnecessary features and services. At Nortec, we believe your mobility strategy should start with identifying exactly[…]

Mobile Security Regulations to Know

Monday, 03 April 2017 15:05

Whether or not you are in a regulated industry, it’s important to know how mobile device usage can impact your security. Looking at the regulations that do exist is a great place to develop understanding around what you need to be protecting within your own company if you want to stay protected. This will allow[…]

4 Questions Auditors Ask About Mobile Management

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 11:23

From HIPAA to PCI Standards, organizations of all sizes face regulations they must comply with, each with a stringent set of rules designed to protect consumers. And, in the age of the mobile workforce, these regulations require adequate management of mobile devices, applications, and users. Consequently, many companies are left wondering how to make their[…]

Top 5 Unsecure Apps Employees Use for Remote Access

Monday, 13 March 2017 11:05

There are a million reasons to consider Mobile Device Management. The world is a global environment, connected at all times through Wi-Fi and cellular data. We use this connectivity in our personal lives constantly. And the same is true for the business world. The big difference, however, is that your business has all kinds of[…]

5 Reasons You Need to Manage Mobility

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 01:54

Many employees today use multiple devices in their work, accessing company networks or company data with tablets, laptops, PCs, mobile phones and applications – all with varying degrees of security. Mobility certainly can be a way to improve productivity; it also can be a recipe for disaster. It all depends on how well you manage[…]

The New Cloud Paradigm Shift

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 01:57

Gartner predicts that by 2020, more computing power will be sold via the cloud than what is deployed in customers’ on-premises data centers. You’re surely utilizing cloud capabilities to some capacity already. But the cloud is complex. There are likely new, improved ways you could manifest cloud services to your company’s advantage; you just don’t know[…]

Your IT Infrastructure Easy Button

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 05:51

Your company’s IT infrastructure should feel like the handy-dandy easy button your office staff relies on. Forget the headaches of license renewals, server maintenance, backups, anti-virus and security add-ons, support, and over time, memory & storage expansion. You no longer need to devote precious time, money, and energy to your outdated, hardware-intensive system. Moving to[…]

Picking the Right Managed Service Provider in 5 Easy Steps

Monday, 16 January 2017 08:11

Choosing the right Managed Services provider for your business may not be as … predictable… as you expect. The reason being is that not all MSPs are built the same. Not all IT partners are created equal. Some offer low-cost solutions with fewer assets. Some are elite, and for that you’ll pay the price. Some try to[…]

3 Key Results to Expect From Your IT Provider

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 15:00

Downtime is big – big in terms of exposure, risk and lost productivity. If you’re dealing with IT issues more frequently than handling your core business, and using key resources to regularly fix things, it’s time to consider switching to a new provider. Wouldn’t it be great if you had the right IT solution that[…]

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