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BCP tactics to keep your business running

BCP tactics to keep your business running

It’s a fact of life. Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some key business continuity strategies that organizations across the globe rely on to keep their doors open.

How to avoid common VoIP problems

How to avoid common VoIP problems

With its ability to eliminate the expense of a traditional phone line and slash costs, it’s no wonder that companies jump on the VoIP bandwagon without giving it much thought. However, transitioning without a plan can cause a range of issues that many business owners never expected.

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Disasters. They do happen — it’s only a matter of ‘when’. While most businesses acknowledge it, surveys show that only one in four companies worldwide have adequate protection in the event of a major disruption. We’re not talking about insurance here, but a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan that could save you thousands of dollars in losses and worse, a business closure.

Ask these 3 questions about your servers

Ask these 3 questions about your servers

Your heart is always there beating away 24-hours a day. This is also an apt description for your servers. They are always working, ensuring your business stays operational even if you don’t notice it. However, it’s not unusual for business owners to overlook their servers as most times it is a simple case of out of sight, out of mind.

Financial Computer Joins A Nationwide Global Effort To Support Data Privacy Day By Signing On As A Champion

Financial Computer Joins A Nationwide Global Effort To Support Data Privacy Day By Signing On As A Champion

Hundreds of Organizations Collaborate to Generate Awareness About the Importance of Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust January 26th, 2016 —Today Financial Computer announced that it committed to be a Champion of Data Privacy Day (DPD) ‒ an international effort held annually on January 28 to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information.

2016 Data Privacy Day Reminds Businesses that Personal Information is Like Money. Value It. Protect It.

2016 Data Privacy Day Reminds Businesses that Personal Information is Like Money. Value It. Protect It.

Customers and clients expect you to keep their personal information safe and companies must take it seriously. Such protection require an ongoing commitment to resources, including new technologies, stronger policies and continuous effort that should be on the top of any company's priority list.

2016 FINRA Regulatory and Examination Top Priorities

2016 FINRA Regulatory and Examination Top Priorities

On Jan. 5, 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued its annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter Which identifies its three main areas of focus for the year: Culture, Conflicts of Interests and Ethics Supervision, Risk Management, and controls Liquidity Culture Conflicts of Interest and Ethics FINRA uses the term "firm culture" to refer to the set of straightforward and insinuated norms, practices, and expected behaviors that influence how a firm would make and implement decisions on conducting business.

The true story of an SMB attacked by hackers

The true story of an SMB attacked by hackers

When big companies like Dropbox or Ashley Madison are hacked, the whole world hears about it. But how often do you hear about cyber attacks on the SMBs of the world? Probably not often, or never. Well, today, that’s all about to change. The NY Times recently ran an article telling the story of a small business, just like you, who suffered a major cyber attack.

Simplifying business intelligence

Simplifying business intelligence

When it comes to business intelligence, you may think there’s no easier way to simplify your data than to organize it into a graph or chart. Business owners have been using this method for decades, so what else could be better than that? Well, a new product on the market is striving to make business intelligence even simpler.