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A Warning from DHS and Other Government Agencies Regarding Remote Working

By Erik Briceno

A Warning from DHS and Other Government Agencies Regarding Remote Working

In light of the growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in our previous blog, we highlighted some of the numerous remote working solutions that are available to those who are forced to work from home during this worrying time. However, even now at the time of writing, we are hearing warnings and reports from several government agencies on how malicious actors are taking advantage of the crisis to push malware, ransomware, and phishing campaigns into even higher gear. Those who are working from home are especially at risk for a variety of reasons. Today we’re going to outline some of these vulnerabilities that DHS, NIST and other agencies are cautioning on, and what each person can do to secure themselves as much as possible on their end in their own home.   Read more

Worried Remote Working Will Impact Your Business? We’ve Got You Covered.

By Erik Briceno

Worried Remote Working Will Impact Your Business? We’ve Got You Covered

In recent years, there has been a growing trend among companies (as seen in one of our previous articles) of utilizing a remote workforce, along with the need for technology and IT services that can cope with this trend.

In today’s society, working from home is an especially hot button issue right now, thanks to the current Coronavirus health issue. At V2 Systems, we want to make sure your business has everything it needs for everyone to remain productive – and healthy – while taking advantage of the many remote working solutions that are available to businesses and organizations.

Here are some of the essential tools a company needs to make available to its employees in order to successfully employ remote working.   Read more

Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business

By Erik Briceno

Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business

With more people working remotely and more devices connecting to the internet every day, having a strong line of defense against cyberthreats is critical to the success of your business mission.

Cisco Umbrella is a cloud security platform that can provide that first line of defense, no matter where your workers are located or what devices they’re using.   Read more

VPN 101: Protecting Your Business Data on the Internet

By Erik Briceno

VPN 101: Protecting Your Business Data on the Internet

We all love the freedom of the open internet — the endless information, the ability to access it anywhere and anytime, for business and personal use.

But when you connect directly to the internet, that means your data, from business emails to banking transactions, is exposed to the possibility that someone else — we’re talking about hackers and other cybercriminals — can see it, exploit it or steal it. So how can you protect yourself and your business?

That’s where a VPN comes in.   Read more

Microsoft Cloud Options: Office 365 and Azure

By Erik Briceno

Microsoft Cloud Options: Office 365 and Azure

When it comes to cloud computing, there are many options that allow businesses to take advantage of the opportunity for increasing productivity while also controlling costs.

Some of the more popular options today come from Microsoft, where they offer several cloud-based services, including Azure and Office 365. While both are rooted in the cloud, each offers different services and solutions for businesses.

To understand the difference between them — how they work and what they offer —it’s helpful to understand the different types of cloud platforms.   Read more

Increased Productivity and Reduced Costs: 2 Key Benefits of an IT Managed Service Provider

By Erik Briceno

Increased Productivity and Reduced Costs: 2 Key Benefits of an IT Managed Service Provider

When it comes to providing the right kind of technology support to maximize your business model, partnering with an IT managed services provider can result in a successful two-pronged strategy by reducing overhead costs and increasing employee productivity.

The key is the partnership between your company and your managed services provider, which ultimately frees your staff to remain focused on your vision — and committed to fulfilling it.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Help Your Employees Meet the Challenges of Working Remotely: Give Them the IT Tech Support They Need

The number of Americans who work remotely continues to grow, and so do the challenges for both employees and employers. But having the right IT tech support can minimize potential pitfalls and maintain your company culture.

When it comes to making the remote working experience beneficial and productive, take advantage of the myriad options technology offers to avoid some of the most common problems facing telecommuters.   Read more

7 Tips to Help Your IT Tech Support Team Maintain Security for a Remote Workforce

By Erik Briceno

7 Tips to Help Your IT Tech Support Team Maintain Security for a Remote Workforce

With so many employees working remotely, every business needs a plan for providing those workers with the IT tech support they need to do their jobs. Security concerns should be at the top of that planning list for your remote workforce.

As mobile technology and network infrastructure continue to progress, so do the variety of threats to IT environments and sensitive information. That’s a particular concern when employees work outside the office, whether they’re teleworking or traveling.

While working from home or other remote locations provides numerous benefits for both the employees and the company, it also comes with numerous risks of viruses, malware or hackers. To reduce these potential problems, companies should focus on securing data access rather than the hardware itself – particularly when employees use their own devices.   Read more

3 Steps for Providing the Right IT Support to Your Remote Employees

By Erik Briceno

3 Steps for Providing the Right IT Support to Your Remote Employees

With nearly half of U.S. employees working remotely in some capacity, companies of all sizes should plan for the technology needs of those telecommuters and the IT support they will require.

There are numerous reasons that working remotely can be beneficial, not just for the worker who doesn’t have to commute, but for the business, too. Increased productivity, improved efficiency, lower overhead, lower turnover, reduced stress — studies have documented the many ways working from home can have a positive impact on both an employee’s lifestyle and a company’s bottom line.   Read more

A Warning from DHS and Other Government Agencies Regarding Remote Working
A Warning from DHS and Other Government Agencies Regarding Remote Working
Worried Remote Working Will Impact Your Business? We’ve Got You Covered.
Worried Remote Working Will Impact Your Business? We’ve Got You Covered
Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business
Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business
VPN 101: Protecting Your Business Data on the Internet
VPN 101: Protecting Your Business Data on the Internet
Microsoft Cloud Options: Office 365 and Azure
Microsoft Cloud Options: Office 365 and Azure
Increased Productivity and Reduced Costs: 2 Key Benefits of an IT Managed Service Provider
Increased Productivity and Reduced Costs: 2 Key Benefits of an IT Managed Service Provider
Help Your Employees Meet the Challenges of Working Remotely: Give Them the IT Tech Support They Need
7 Tips to Help Your IT Tech Support Team Maintain Security for a Remote Workforce
7 Tips to Help Your IT Tech Support Team Maintain Security for a Remote Workforce
3 Steps for Providing the Right IT Support to Your Remote Employees
3 Steps for Providing the Right IT Support to Your Remote Employees