Top 6 ways saving companies from tech
Get the right help
Small business owners don’t have time to stay on top of
their tech issues. Through no fault of
theirs, there just isn’t enough time in the day to do everything.
Many of these small business owners save their budget by
short cutting tech solution. Often, an
employee knows just enough to keep the tech boat floating.
Counting on big box tech also causes an issue. They never work with the same tech twice and
often these techs are new and much less educated than an IT pro.
In the long run, that boat that keeps getting patches will
eventually sink and repeated sub-par fixes will cost more in time, money and
Retire old equipment
After Four years, your computer is going to start having
issues. That’s just the nature of the
technology. Instead of continually
patching over and over and causing frustration for your staff, customers and
causing downtime, replace the computer every four years. Just make it part of your budget. When you find a software that works, make it
standard on all your company computers.
Keep components the same as much as possible.
Many businesses fall for this. The Business Software Alliance has collected
81 million dollars from small business owners trying to sneak under the illegal
software radar. When these software systems fail, trying to get them back up
and running is difficult since the software is illegal to begin with.
The FBI estimates that lack of small business security costs
U.S. industry in excess of $400 billion. Just because you own a small business
doesn’t mean your not a target. Programs
that have been created by hackers scrape the internet 24 hours a day looking
for any system weakness from any company.
· Use proven, trusted antivirus
· Don’t allow personal email on company computers
· Secure all wireless networks
· Use business-class firewalls
· Update operating systems with the latest
security patches regularly
· Use strong passwords
Back up your data
Back it up on site and offsite. Most business shut down completely when their
critical data is lost or unreachable.
Trying to recover data from damaged hard drives is very costly in time
Make sure the correct data is actually being backed up and
it is being backed up by a trusted provider.
More than half of all email is spam. Just sifting through these costs a company
time and money. Using Network filtering
software and server-based spam protection will fix this issue.
· Ignore credit repair, get-rich-quick and other
· Read the terms before giving anyone your email.
· Review privacy policies
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