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ACS Blog Archives for October 2018
Everyday Human Error Can Affect Data Protection
October 2, 2018

Are you under the impression that data loss is all about putting up firewalls to protect against evil cyber attacks?

Heads in the Sand—Owning a Mac, a PC, an iPhone, or an Android does NOT Make You SAFE from Online Attackers.
October 3, 2018

No computer or device is perfect. No company gets its security 100% right. If you deal in important data, you had better take steps to protect it. Antivirus, patching, security training, and solid cloud backup are all important tools to protecting your business. Cyber attacks happen all the time and on many fronts.  

Disaster Recovery Plans: Do You Have One?
October 11, 2018

Disaster recovery and business continuity plans are issues that almost all small businesses fail to think about.

Preventing Online Fraud—Always Verify Information Requests
October 12, 2018

In Traverse City, and Northern Michigan, we live in a very trusting culture. For most of us, the idea of impersonating someone for fraud or financial gain isn’t something that would enter our wildest dreams. However, in the rest of the world, impersonation is a strong tool that can be used to defraud you. 

Why Small Businesses Shouldn't Avoid Making Disaster Recovery Plans.
October 17, 2018

Entrepreneurs and small businesses, especially ones that are fairly new, often don't think about making plans to recover in case of a disaster.

Outsourcing? Really. Its OK: How it can save time and money
October 26, 2018

Almost by definition, small business owners and entrepreneurs cringe at the concept of outsourcing.

Run your Business, not an IT Company
October 31, 2018

You went into business because you have an interest and expertise in some particular product or service.