Blog: All Things Nortec

5 Compliance Hacks That Can Satisfy Requirements Faster

There you are, laundry list of all your Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements in hand, unsure how to tackle each item by the given deadline and balance all the day-to-day operational tasks that you have. To help, we’ve laid out our top tips for getting compliance met without wasting time. 5 Compliance Hacks[…]

7 Signs You Have Outgrown Your IT Provider

Whether your company is relying on an outsider or utilizing an in-house IT person, red flags will present when you have outgrown your IT provider. It’s simple: when businesses grow, your IT needs will change and the person running your IT will need to understand your goals and have the expertise to promote your growth.[…]

A Faster Way to Meeting Compliance Mandates without Cutting Corners

Compliance. It is something government agencies know they need to manage, but when it comes to the rubber meeting the road, it gets complicated and overwhelming. With compliance projects vying for attention among the clamor of day-to-day operations, it often loses, getting shuffled to the back burner for another day, week or month. Sometimes, an[…]

Business Continuity

5 Business Continuity Myths Dispelled by the Cloud

IT is critical for your business, perhaps more so than the office you’re in or the chair you’re sitting on. If IT fails, your business can go down with it, with lost revenue and business disruption making up nearly 83% of the average costs associated with downtime. You already know you need business continuity as[…]

How Your Business Continuity Can Fail and What You Can Do to Prevent It

How confident are you that your systems can be restored after even the smallest disaster? Regardless of what types of disaster recovery solutions you use – cloud or on-prem hoping your systems will be intact on the other side of an incident is a recipe for a real disaster. There are a few reasons business[…]

20 Tips to Protect Your Business from Hackers

20 Tips to Protect Your Business from Hackers To protect your business from hackers, you have to think about it like protecting a castle. If you focus on just keeping the perimeter safe, like most businesses do with firewalls and antiviruses, you’ll be ill equipped to deal with the inevitable breach. You need affordable, well-rounded[…]

The Shockingly Low Cost of High-End Network Security

The Shockingly Low Cost of High-End Network Security Microsoft users – your best security options are inexpensive and right under your nose. Yet, we keep running into businesses that aren’t using them. If you’re an Office365 user, you’re probably already paying for security and not using it. Here’s why: Nobody is telling you about the[…]

Security 3.0 – Why You Need Identity-Based Protection Now

Security 3.0 – Why You Need Identity-Based Protection Now In the last 8 years, more than 7.1 billion identities were exposed in data breaches. A paradigm shift is underway. Today, we know that the idea of our social security numbers being kept secure for our entire existence is unlikely. We have credit monitoring, identity theft[…]

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Skype for Business Cost Savings

What’s All the Hype About Skype for Business? With the number of fully featured phone systems on the market, businesses have a unique ability to base their decision on price above any other factor. And for businesses under 400 users, Skype for Business should be on the short list of phone solutions. Until recently, surprisingly[…]

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Get The Most From Your Cloud Services

The cloud is complex.  Getting the most from the cloud – and your investment – means understanding a myriad of configurations, instance types, storage options, availability zones, and pricing plans. And they’re constantly changing. Here are 3 essential things to keep in mind in order to maximize your cloud services: Bridge the Knowledge Gap There is an underlying[…]

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