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10
Aug
2022
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Creating a Safe Harbor for Your Business Data

We live in a data-driven world. However, with our data circulating across the internet, there are obstacles we all must face. Hazards like malware, spyware, trojans, and ransomware lurk throughout the dark web, lying in wait to steal your sensitive business information. According to Statista, the U.S. alone saw 1,001 data breaches in 2020, wherein 155.8 million records were exposed. The consequences of these breaches can be dire. As outlined in IBM Security’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021, the average data breach cost a record $4.24 million last year. Now, you may ask yourself, “How do I keep my company data safe in case of a breach?” 

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05
Aug
2022
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Finding Your Business Voice with Navitend

It’s not an understatement to say that work has changed dramatically since the COVID pandemic, which brought a massive shift from in-office to remote working. Platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams are now integrated into our work environments, remote or not.  According to Digital Information World, Zoom held a staggering 48.7 percent share of the video conferencing market in 2021, with MS Teams at 14.5 percent¹.  Despite this disparity in market share, both platforms combine video conferencing and chat with voice calls.  While MS Teams Phone and Zoom Phone are similar in some respects, they are quite different in others.  Let’s learn more about the similarities, differences, and how navitend can help you find your business voice. 

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03
Aug
2022
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Keeping Your Healthcare Data Safe with Cloud-Based EMR Systems

If you work in healthcare, or even just visit your doctor’s office for yearly checkups, data plays a pivotal role in your experience. Indeed, data is paramount in healthcare, so much so that timely access to patients’ data – or lack thereof – can spell the difference between life and death. Although many healthcare providers store their records electronically on in-house servers, this approach can be problematic¹. For example, server-based systems are more prone to data loss from corruption, hard drive failure, or natural disasters¹. The consequences of such data losses can be dire. Last year, the average healthcare data breach cost a staggering $9.42 million². Now, you may ask, “How can I keep patients’ medical data secure 24/7?” Here we introduce cloud-based electronic medical records (EMR) systems.

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28
Jul
2022
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Replacing Your File Server with Egnyte

Many of us use the cloud every day, whether we are backing up photos, video chatting with family and friends, or working on spreadsheets with Google Sheets. Not surprisingly, Cloudwards predicts that the global cloud computing market will grow from $371.4 billion (about $1,100 per person in the US) in 2020 to an astonishing $832.1 billion (about $2,600 per person in the US) in 2025¹. Now, you may ask, “How can I store my files in the cloud safely and effectively?” Meet Egnyte.

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26
Jul
2022
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Staying Aware and Prepared with Security Awareness Training

Whenever we start a new job, training is often an integral part of the onboarding process. We attend orientations to familiarize ourselves with company policies, procedures, and practices, as well as the task at hand. However, one area requires training more than any other: cybersecurity. Without proper training, employees are more prone to mistakes that can be dire for themselves, their employers, and their customers. Even small errors can be disastrous. According to IBM’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021, the average data breach cost $4.24 million last year. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of security awareness training for your business.

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