Today cybersecurity is no longer an option, but a necessity. Has your organization implemented the proper security measures to ensure your information is safe? Get access to our On Demand webinar, Assessing The Modern Cybersecurity Landscape, as we lead the discussion around de-mystifying the modern security landscape. This event is co-hosted by eSentire who will share some key ways to mitigate these risks. We will be discussing:
"Vision, Traction and Healthy." Three words Michael Halperin, a Certified EOS ImplementerTM ,believes it will help increase the value of any business. "So, if you want to maximize the value of your business all you need to do is increase profitability and growth while reducing risk”, says Michael. “Sounds simple, right? What is not simple is accomplishing that”.
We live in the era of video calls, where our meetings no longer take place in a conference room, but over the computer in the comfort of our own home. Have you ever found yourself getting caught up in a meeting that runs longer than planned and not being able to attend the next meeting on your schedule? Of course we can always ask our fellow employees for a run down, or ask a coworker to send you over the notes, but wouldn't it be easier for you to sit down and listen to a replay of the whole meeting as if you were actually there when it was happening?
We hear about cyberattacks all the time on the news, throughout social media, and by word of mouth. Just recently Microsoft, a company valued at $1 trillion fell victim to a cyberattack that affected tens of thousands of organizations across the world. It has been reported that the primary actor behind the initial attacks are identified as a Chinese-based group known as "Hafnium". Microsoft is the perfect example of a trillion dollar company with a high security network that fell victim to a massive cyberattack. No company is too big to fall victim to a hack.
In response to the pandemic, companies all across the world are adopting cloud computing to ensure their organizations keep running during this crisis. Besides the clear benefits of cloud computing such as cost reduction, and easy data recovery, cloud computing is the best way to ensure your business stays both current and competitive. According to BusinessMatters.uk, top cloud players like AWS, Azure, google cloud are expected to grow bigger by end of 2021 and 60% of companies go server less.
January was a very busy month for Apogee ITS! As always, we are focused on delivering the ultimate client experience. Your business revolves around the technology you use, and when something goes wrong, it can derail an entire project. With the help of our experienced Help Desk techs in Pittsburgh, Boston, and Toronto, you can avoid this disaster.
Apple has recently released iOS 14.4, an update that plans to fix three major security issues that are said to be currently under attack by hackers. The vulnerability, labelled CVE-2021-1782, was first reported by a security researcher who still remains anonymous. "The other two flaws in Apple’s WebKit, the engine that powers the Safari browser, could allow a remote attacker to execute code. The vulnerabilities, CVE-2021-1871 and CVE-2021-1870, were also reported by an anonymous researcher", Forbes.com reports. At this moment it is not known who is to blame for these attacks or who might fall victim, but it has been Apple's main priority to ensure all of its users are safe. Although there are some super cool updates that come with iOS 14.4, Apple's primary focus is to fix the existing security flaws by releasing the necessary security fixes.
Many employers are approaching a year from the date they were forced to temporarily close due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Companies across the world soon realized that their employees were just as productive, if not more productive while working remotely. According to a study conducted by UpWork, by 2025, 36.2 million Americans will work remotely. UpWork has also reported that 41.8% of Americans still are working from home almost a year after companies decided to move remote. Many employees are hoping to work from home even after the pandemic is over, but why? Are there benefits to working in the comfort of your own home? Are businesses saving money?
Apogee IT Services recognizes the value of referrals and the effort it takes to earn one. For decades referrals have been part of the growth and expansion of small businesses across America. They have been proven to be an effective way of helping to form partnerships between businesses, connecting organizations with needs and aligned values. Apogee has evolved through the years due to the faith and confidence that Clients or Partners have put in them. The referrals that others have provided to Apogee contributed to their success. In addition, Apogee has built a trusted set of partners that it refers to clients with aligned needs.
At Apogee IT Services we find it very important to recognize all our accomplishments. Although 2020 was a tough year, Apogee grew a lot as a company. Without our hardworking team this past year, Apogee IT Services would not have been able to achieve the following successes in 2020.