Cloud Security Essentials - UCS Blog Article

Cloud Security Essentials

More and more businesses are switching to the Cloud to store their data and rightly so. The Cloud offers numerous benefits over the traditional, physical on-site server, however it also comes with it's own potential issues. Follow along as we explore Cloud Security Essentials in the article below.

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Must-Have IT Checklists for SMBs - UCS Blog Article

IT Checklists for SMBs

Whether you have your own in-house IT Team, or have outsourced your IT needs to be taken care of by a Managed Service Provider, you need to have a bunch of ‘IT Checklists’ readily available...and that can be a daunting task. Stay tuned and follow along as we provide our Must-Have IT Checklists for SMBs that you can use for your own business.

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SMB Security Tips - Our Top 7 - UCS Blog Article

SMB Security Tips - Our Top 7

A massive global shift to remote working environments has created an open-season for cybercriminals. No business - big or small - is safe. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) seemingly have a target on their backs, so strengthening your company's security posture is essential right now. This process doesn't have to be stressful or time consuming. There are simple ways to protect business data against ransomware attacks right away and long term solutions to help your business boost resilience to cyber attacks. Here are a few of our top SMB security tips and suggestions:

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Windows Feature Updates - What, Why, How?

Over the past few years Microsoft has worked heavily on creating a new style of Windows OS that is packed full of features, applications and optimizations that have helped countless number of organizations and users transition into the modern, technology driven environment we all experience today. We’ve all seen the ads on TV, or the stickers on devices when you walk into an electronics store, and it’s likely that the most significant of these upgrades you have experienced in recent years was the move from Windows 7/8 to Windows 10.

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Data Security And Risk

We hear a lot of talk about data security because of the constant threat of cyber attacks and hacking. News of data breaches are now a common occurrence in our daily life. As a result, we are exceptionally concerned about the branding and reputation consequences of a data breach. However, there are other events which could occur that make your data inaccessible. It is important to know you are doing the best you can to protect against cyber attacks, ransomware and other forms of data theft, but data security goes beyond that.

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Do You Really Need Online Data Backups?

If you are like most SMBs, you are probably thinking of online data backups as a cost addition. You probably don't have too many systems and you have a handful of trusted employees who know their job pretty well. Why do you need to invest in online data backups? Why should you worry about data loss?

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Gain Customer Loyalty By Minimizing Downtime

Small business has changed dramatically within the last decade. No change has been more profound than our dependency on information technology (IT) systems to support critical day-to-day business functions.Read more


Demystifying The Cloud - An Easy Approach - 110119

For several years, cloud technology has been one of the most talked about subjects in business technology circles. By now, most small-to-medium sized business (SMB) owners have heard that cloud computing is transforming the way their peers do business, and they've been inundated with talk of how the cloud enables small businesses to cut IT costs and operate more efficiently.

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The Importance Of Cyber Resilience

According to the National Cyber Security Alliance study, 60% of businesses that are hacked go out of business within six months. The vast majority of damage done in cyber attacks is due to the inability of the company to respond because they have not developed a cyber prevention and response strategy.

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CEO? Here's Why You Care About Business Continuity

As a proactive CEO, you know that implementing a solid business continuity and disaster recovery plan, also referred to as BCDR, is essential for your business. After all, why would anyone in your esteemed position ever put a business at risk to downtime or data loss when prevention is so easy?

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