There are several myths surrounding managed IT services, and it's time they were put to rest. These myths often dissuade companies from choose a solution that could save them money, time, and stress, and are ultimately untrue. Let's tackle a few of the top myths.
Anti-virus protection software is a wonderful thing. It keeps us safe while we navigate the fast-paced world of business, and allows us to use the Internet without fearing that your data will be stolen.
But sometimes, anti-virus software lulls into a state of complacency. We think we're immune to the dangers of the Internet, especially since we've been around for a while; nobody falls for scams anymore, right? The fact is, there's a lot more to office security than an anti-virus system.
Remember the first time you read a personally targeted ad? Maybe it caught you off guard. Maybe you were researching a product for your business, and suddenly every sidebar ad on every website was related to this product. Is Google stalking you? The answer is yes, and no, and also everyone else is, too.
When your phone or laptop dings with the sound of a new email, nothing is more annoying than to discover it was only spam. While spam may disguise itself as just another office nuisance, don't be caught off guard. Spam is becoming more and more of a threat to your security as technology has advanced. A simple click on a website link or opening an attachment can lead to harmful programs infecting your computer.