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How Much Do Managed IT Services Cost?

By The NetTech Content Team / July 27, 2023
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You are spending too much money on your IT services at this time. This can be said with such conviction because the overwhelming majority of entrepreneurs and small business owners are overspending on these services. Highlighting this, a recent HashiCorp-Forrester report found that 94% of entrepreneurs were overspending on their cloud infrastructure alone. The cloud is just…

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What Do MSPs Do?

By The NetTech Content Team / June 29, 2023
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Are you tired of grappling with IT issues that hinder your business growth? Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the complex world of technology and its ever-changing landscape? If so, it’s time to discover the transformative benefits of partnering with a Managed Service Provider (MSP). With their expertise, proactive approach, and comprehensive range of services,…

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Why Cyber Awareness Training May Be Required To Keep Cyber Insurance Providers Happy

By The NetTech Content Team / June 5, 2023
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We get it, you’ve read countless blogs about how important cybersecurity awareness training is. You may have seen the startling statistics, too, with the latest ones showing that global cybercrime costs may reach $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. But we’re not here to say the obvious. We’re just redirecting your focus to a more pertinent issue.…

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What Finance Companies Need to Know About the FTC Safeguards Rule

By The NetTech Content Team / April 21, 2023
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Thanks to the ever-growing number of reported cyberattacks, the need for regulatory compliance is crucial across all industries. In the financial sector, businesses face a burgeoning burden in staying compliant with more regulatory and reporting requirements to manage their cybersecurity risks. So, we’re here to discuss the FTC Safeguards Rule. In today’s business world, non-compliance…

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What is SOC 2 Type II Compliance?

By The NetTech Content Team / March 24, 2023
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According to a recent IBM report, cybersecurity breaches cost an average of $4.45 million in 2023, making data security a critical concern for businesses across all industries. In particular, organizations that outsource essential business operations to third-party vendors like SaaS and cloud computing services should be even more concerned about data security. When these third-party…

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What is Azure Blob Storage? (Besides a Funny Name)

By The NetTech Content Team / February 23, 2023
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Data is invaluable in today’s digital world. In fact, according to Zippia, 94% of companies leveraged cloud services in 2022. In particular, the migration to remote working due to the COVID-19 pandemic forced many organizations to migrate their data and workloads to the cloud. Some of this data may be stored in hierarchical form, but a…

ChatGPT Cybersecurity Risks and Impacts

By The NetTech Content Team / February 1, 2023
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized many aspects of modern life, with applications in customer service and support, education and training, and virtual personal assistants. AI-based chatbots, in particular, have grown popular thanks to their ability to simulate human conversations and provide human-like responses through text box services and voice commands. Going by recent developments, ChatGPT seems to be…

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What is IT Service Management (ITSM)

By The NetTech Content Team / December 1, 2022
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Tech businesses need to deliver the best quality IT services to end users. There’s no better way to do so than having an IT partner to help your company design, manage, and improve the quality of services provided to end-users. IT service management (ITSM) is the strategic approach business leverage to improve how they use their IT…

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What is a Virtual CIO, and How Can One Help You?

By The NetTech Content Team / October 28, 2022
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According to Zippia, there are over 62, 342 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) presently employed in the U.S. In a time where almost all businesses, from startups to enterprises, increasingly rely on IT for success, the role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) is critical. CIOs play a critical role in bridging an organization’s business objectives and IT resources, ensuring…

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Why Your SMB Needs Next-Generation Antivirus

By The NetTech Content Team / September 22, 2022
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When people mention malware attacks, we tend to assume that larger organizations are the primary target. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth because SMBs are equally lucrative targets. According to a recent report, 52% of SMBs suffered a cyberattack in 2021. More worryingly, 60% of SMBs are likely to close shop within six…