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Five Ways Managed IT Services Can Benefit the Manufacturing Industry

March 23, 2021

Finally, companies often find themselves being held to higher regulatory standards every year in the manufacturing industry. Medical device manufacturers, automotive, and food and beverage companies are just a few examples of manufacturers that are held to the highest quality and cybersecurity standards.

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Password Managers: Maximizing Your Online Security

March 19, 2021

When it comes to your business, it’s likely that you’re always on the lookout for ways to maximize your online security. After all, in today’s business landscape, cybersecurity is often a top priority to business owners.

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Five Ways Managed Print Services Can Help You Cut Costs

March 9, 2021

If you run your own business, you are familiar with the competitive atmosphere that business owners are faced with. With companies constantly competing for higher market shares and greater profits, as well as working to dodge unnecessary expenses, it has never been more important to save money and cut costs where you can.

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Five Cybersecurity Issues That Can Go Unnoticed

February 23, 2021

Businesses that don’t take cybersecurity seriously do so at their own peril. That being said, sometimes, no matter how careful you are, you can fall victim to a cyberattack.

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Safeguarding Your Business from Malware

February 02, 2021

Malware can be a scary thing for a business of any size. This is because it stands to put not only your business in harm’s way but can lead to the vulnerability of employee and customer information.

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Five Tech Tips for Small Businesses

January 28, 2021

At TeknaByte, we are passionate about the fact that just about anyone can start their own small business as long as they have a big idea and a little bit of money to get started.

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The Best SEO Practices for Software Developers

January 14, 2021

As a software developer, you may think that SEO is something for marketers to worry about and that it doesn’t concern you. After all, your job is to develop software – not necessarily to win leads for your company.

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Top Five Technology Trends for 2021

December 23, 2020

Although we’re still not through the crazy year that has been 2020 and much still remains uncertain, one thing can be said for sure: technology has been just as affected as many other parts of our daily lives this year.

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Protecting Yourself from Cyberattacks During the Holiday Season

December 09, 2020

Did you know that cyberattacks increase in the months of December and January? That’s right, hackers increase their efforts during these holiday months, so now is a better time than ever to use vigilance when browsing online or checking your email.

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An Explanation of Asymmetric vs. Symmetric Encryption

November 24, 2020

Information security has become a huge consideration for businesses, especially with modern communication networks that can leave loopholes that can be accessed by cybercriminals to cause destructive effects.

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What’s the Difference Between a Data Center and a PoP?

November 10, 2020

At TeknaByte, we understand that while the terms “data center” and “point-of-presence (PoP)” are often used interchangeably, there are distinct differences between the two. When it comes to delivering online services, data centers and PoPs are considered central components.

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What Working Remotely Means for Future Network Architecture

October 23, 2020

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entirety of the country’s workforce (with the exception of those deemed essential workers) began working remotely in the blink of an eye. Additionally, nearly 40 million Americans ended up filing for unemployment, which meant that the pipeline was suddenly wide open for finding necessary talent in major industries.

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What to Consider When Choosing a CMMS

October 09, 2020

At TeknaByte, we know that there are various CMMS providers on the market today and that, further, not all solutions are created equal. With so many options, it can be increasingly difficult to determine what’s the best fit for your company.

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What are the Benefits of Using Operational Intelligence?

September 21, 2020

If you’ve been hearing the phrase “operational intelligence” lately, you’re probably interested in learning more about what many have said is the key to improved performance and visibility for supply chain operations. But what is operational intelligence and what does it mean for your business operations?

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Four Debunked Myths of Data Privacy

September 7, 2020

At TeknaByte, we understand that the extent to which a business analyzes and acts upon its data can have a potentially massive impact on both its bottom line as well as its ability to stay competitive in the marketplace. For businesses ranging from small to large, this can present a bit of a conundrum: how can we use data to our advantage while maintaining consumer trust and complying with data protection laws?

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The Importance of Software Documentation Tools

August 25, 2020

At TeknaByte, we fully believe in the importance of software documentation tools when it comes to software development. After all, software documentation tools act as a compass for your software development team.

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How to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks When Working from Home

August 11, 2020

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, TeknaByte knows that more employees across the country are working from home than ever before. With companies being forced to react in order to maintain productivity, most often with strict timelines and without the careful consideration needed, there are a number of cybersecurity risks that we should all be aware of when working from home.

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How to Remain Social During Social Distancing

July 27, 2020

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, health experts and government officials have asked us to do our part in battling the virus by practicing social distancing. By staying home when possible and keeping six feet apart when out and about, we can all help to “flatten the curve” and protect our communities from infection.

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Online Resources to Keep Your Kids Learning at Home

July 13, 2020

The unprecedented wave of school closures happening across the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us scrambling to figure out not only how to keep our children entertained, but how to ensure they aren’t missing out on their education.

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Strategies to Protect Yourself from Cybercrime During a Pandemic

June 23, 2020

With many companies adopting work-from-home policies in the wake of the current pandemic, cybersecurity is more important than ever. After all, cybercriminals are seeking to exploit these uncertain times brought on by the coronavirus to target both companies and individuals.

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How Technology Has Been Impacted by the Coronavirus

June 9, 2020

We are all feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic in these uncertain times. As many small businesses are forced to go out of business and millions of Americans have filed for unemployment benefits to keep food on the table, the impact the coronavirus has had on technology may not be the first thing to come to your mind.

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Five Common Mobile App Development Questions

May 26, 2020

Mobile apps are a common part of our daily lives: many of us open up apps as soon as we turn off our alarms in the morning. There are more than half a million iOS apps and more than 300,000 Android apps, with the average user spending three hours a day on their phones.

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Is it Time for Your Company to Move to the Cloud?

May 12, 2020

Cloud computing is often seen as complex and rather difficult for businesses to implement. But that’s just not the case. In fact, you’re probably already using cloud computing in much of your daily life.

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Four Signs Your IT Strategy Isn’t Working for You

April 21, 2020

At TeknaByte, we believe in the power of a defensive IT strategy for small businesses. Unfortunately, many small to mid-sized businesses neglect to employ a proper IT strategy based on the needs of their organization.

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Tips to Secure Your Mobile Device While Traveling

April 7, 2020

Today, almost every person on the planet owns a mobile phone, and we don’t go anywhere without them. When you have a GPS, translator, camera, and entertainment system all wrapped up in one device, why would you leave it at home?

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Pros and Cons of Single Sign-On Identity Management

March 23, 2020

Being in charge of your business’s IT department can be a challenge, especially if your background does not include this aspect of business. IT experts are constantly trying to find that perfect balance of security and usability with all of their systems.

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Boost Your Managed IT Services with ThreatLocker

March 9, 2020

With more than a million malware viruses created every day, protecting your company’s applications and endpoints from attack is essential. While many anti-malware and anti-virus software programs help, they aren’t always enough.

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Four Types of Security Threats That Can Affect Your Business

February 24, 2020

A lack of business data security is a problem that plagues businesses of all sizes. While you may think that your company must be well-known for cybersecurity to be a matter of much concern, small business owners everywhere should be operating with preventing security threats at the forefront of their minds.

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Protecting Your Business with Managed Backup Services

February 12, 2020

Without an effective backup strategy, your business is vulnerable to not only ransomware attacks but also loss of sensitive data. Aside from the threat of cybercriminals, your business is also at a risk of being out of compliance with a number of different regulations you should adhere to without a backup strategy.

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What is a Network Security Assessment (NSA)?

January 22, 2020

As a business owner, protecting your business’s network from cyberattacks should be a primary concern. When it comes to protecting your company’s most sensitive data from would-be hackers and cybercriminals, it is vital that you have a security plan in place.

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5 Important Questions to Ask When Searching for IT Services

January 8, 2020

There are many valuable benefits associated with outsourcing a business’s IT services. With an increasing number of small businesses frustrated with their in-house IT support system, many business owners are looking for a better solution.

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Protecting Yourself from the Dark Web

December 25, 2019

If you aren’t familiar with the dark web and how it can prove dangerous to your business, there is much you need to know. While it may come as something of a surprise, nearly every business is at risk of being exposed to the dark web.

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How Managed IT Services Can Save You Money

December 11, 2019

At TeknaByte, we know the importance of informing small business owners of the various benefits of managed IT services for their company. Today, we’ll be discussing one benefit of managed IT services that can result in less money coming out of your pocket.

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Benefits of Outsourcing Your Helpdesk Services

November 25, 2019

When your business lacks the manpower to offer your clients a well-equipped helpdesk, the level of quality and knowledge of IT services you can provide is greatly reduced. As the first point of contact for clients or employees with questions or concerns regarding the products and services that your business provides, your helpdesk is the last place to cut corners.

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Protecting Your Data From Ransomware

November 10, 2019

Simply put, ransomware is a form of malware that puts up an encrypted wall between businesses and their most vital data and applications. Although ransomware has been around for quite some time, attacks against small businesses have become increasingly widespread in recent years.

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Is Two-Factor Authentication Important?

October 29, 2019

It’s a simple fact: electronic data storage is all about security. While we tend to be misled to believe that there are ways of ensuring the absolute security of our most sensitive data, this is far from the truth.

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What Are the Benefits of Using Office 365 For Your Business?

September 30, 2019

If you are a small business owner who has yet to make Office 365 a part of your business solution strategy, you’re really missing out. Office 365 includes a slew of tools and features that will boost efficiency and productivity in your workplace and allow your employees to work together collaboratively.

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5 Benefits of Managed IT Services

September 12, 2019

Regardless of your industry, managed IT services play a central role in the most crucial operations of your business. Without them, your company can experience a lack of productivity, threats to security, increased spending, and a dip in overall customer satisfaction.

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Malware vs. Viruses: What’s the Difference?

February 13, 2019

Understanding the difference between malware and viruses is very important. A virus is just one type of malware, but the term is more widely used by the public. The term malware refers to any malicious software, including a computer virus.

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What Is A VPN?

January 9, 2019

A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology that creates a safe and encrypted connection over a less secure network, such as the internet.

VPN technology was developed as a way to allow remote users and branch offices to securely access corporate applications and other resources.

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Why use Office 365?

June 11, 2018

E-mail is a huge part of business communication and has quickly become one of the main forms of communication among business around the world. Radicate estimates the number of e-mail users at 2.6 Billion.

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Business Continuity Planning

June 11, 2018

Disasters can strike at any minute, Is your Business prepared? Over the last several years there have been more reported malicious attacks towards businesses, stealing data, taking your data hostage, causing downtime of hours sometimes days and even weeks.

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