Trust Blocks

Trusting Your IT Staff

Boyd Smith Customer Education, General Info

I built my business the hard way. I started it from scratch over a decade ago, leaving a good-paying job and renting a couple of rooms in a downtown office building. About half my community was proud to see a young guy going after it and about half my community thought I made a big mistake. Believe me, I had …

The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation

Boyd Smith Cloud Services, Customer Education, General Info

See if you can relate to this story. A long-term employee just took a job somewhere else. For years they had access to critical information that your business needs to operate. As a busy business owner or manager, you probably weren’t supervising them as close as you should have. You feel a mild panic attack as you realize you’re exposed. …

Preserve Network & Systems

5 Things SMBs Can Do Right Now To Preserve Their Network and Systems

Jesse Good Cloud Backup, General Info, Network Security

A successful small to medium business (SMB’s) must align its technology and business initiatives. Constant employee productivity must be maintained to meet the needs and expectations of customers. To successfully do this, an honest assessment of risk is necessary. Regrettably, many SMB owners or management teams remain in state of denial that mismanaged technology has any serious consequences on their …

Beware of your employees!

Jesse Good Cloud Backup, General Info, Network Security

If someone asked you what was the biggest threat to your business from the IT perspective, what would come to your mind first? Data loss, natural disasters, server crashes, hacking, etc., right? Wrong! Studies show that one of the biggest reasons businesses end up becoming a victim of cybercrime is their own employees. This blog dives into how it works …