It doesn’t take too much time for a technology infrastructure to get out of hand if there is no overarching plan put in place.
Today’s online culture means that at any point in time your data could be floating around online without you realizing it. Behind the scenes, data brokers are constantly buying and selling information related to business data, some of it gathered legitimately, and some of it stolen.
When you’re running a small Tucson business, it can be tempting to use consumer technology to try to save on expenses. But using hardware that’s not designed for business use for your company can have some costly consequences.
It’s easy for a small business to get stuck doing things “the way we’ve always done them,” and end up missing out on technology advances.
They may drag their feet because of fear about learning a new workflow or being afraid that their business may suffer. But statistics show that just the opposite is true when companies break free of older processes and embrace the new capabilities that technology has to offer.
When it comes to data protection, it can feel like you’re playing whack-a-mole because there are so many areas were information can be at risk.
Device access to cloud data can be compromised, confidential data can be accidentally shared (oops!), or ransomware can get in from a successful phishing attack or an account being hacked.
Where should you focus your data protection efforts?
Today’s IT security needs to largely be focused on cloud platforms, because that’s where the data is!
From the grandpa dancing to an 80’s jam to the guy using cups as shoes, TikTok can seem harmless enough and has millions enamored with short and entertaining video clips.
The pandemic has added to the popularity of the app, providing a new entertainment outlet, and for some businesses, an innovative and inexpensive way to reach customers in lockdown. The app had over 315 million installs in the first quarter of 2020 alone.
But… everything hasn’t been rosy in the TikTok world. Just as many people have discovered a new toy, the U.S. may end up banning the app due to security concerns.