10 Must-Read Tips for Selecting an ECM System. EMBRACE METADATA. Part 3 of 12.

Embrace Metadata

02 EMBRACE METADATA Embrace Metadata: Connect, Find, Protect and Store Information In simplest terms, metadata is data about data — information attached to a file or document, the purpose of which is to define, describe and classify that file or document. With a metadata-driven approach to ECM, the following functions become easier to perform and […]

10 Must-Read Tips for Selecting an ECM System. IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY. Part 2 of 12.

Improve Productivity

01 IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY The Cost of Not Finding the Information you Need According to an IDC study, up to 30% of a single workday is spent searching for information.5 In general, this is because information is scattered across different systems, network folders, emails, and even still found in paper documents. As mentioned, the issue is […]

10 Must-Read Tips for Selecting an ECM System. Part 1 of 12.

M Files Ecm Guide 10 Must Read Tips For Selecting Ecm System

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT MORE THAN JUST A BUZZWORD INFORMATION VOLUME VS. VALUE Data pundits are in broad agreement that the volume of data in the digital universe will double every two years, a 50-fold growth from 2010 to 2020. How much of that data has business value? Research firm IDC estimates that 33% contains information that […]

What SMBs Should Know About Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Some businesses see cybersecurity as a cost center, instead of an investment. 1. The ransomware risk is rising for SMBs With more than 70 percent of ransomware attacks now targeting SMBs, protecting against ransomware is one of the biggest challenges that SMBs currently face. What is needed is create a ransomware response plan that includes detection, cause […]

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: MSPs and Cybersecurity Value. Part 7 of 7.

Winning Cybersecurity

Managed Service Providers (MSP) In the past few years, the threat landscape has changed dramatically, and the traditional solutions will not be enough to defend your business. However, partnering with a Managed Services Provider (MSP) that offers IT security can bolster your cybersecurity defenses with robust security technology, monitoring, detection, and training. Partnering with an […]

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: Secure Website Browsing. Part 6 of 7.

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The Top Browser Threats When end users venture out onto the Internet, it’s easy to get tangled up in the vast web of threats lurking on many website pages. Some of them are readily apparent, but others are well hidden.   Malvertising—a form of malicious code that distributes malware through online advertising—can be hidden within […]

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: Mobile Security. Part 5 of 7.


Mobile Threats Jeopardizing Company Data Mobile security is increasingly becoming a big concern as more and more companies adopt Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environments, which allow end users to connect to corporate networks through their own (often multiple) devices. Even in cases where a business does not offer BYOD, end users often find a […]

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: Username and Password Management. Part 4 of 7.


Low Security Account Credentials Although it should be common sense, employees need to avoid the use of passwords that are easy for hackers to guess. Among the top ten worst passwords according to Splashdata, are those that use a series of numbers in numerical order, such as <123456>. The names of popular sports such as […]

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: Email Threats. Part 3 of 7.


Email Threats Social Engineering Inboxes and VoiceMail Social engineering is non-technical, malicious activity that exploits human interactions to obtain information about internal processes, configuration and technical security policies in order to gain access to secure devices and networks. Such attacks are typically carried out when cyber criminals pose as credible, trusted authorities to convince their […]

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: Physical Security Precautions. Part 2 of 7.

6 Security Flaws In This Photo

Chapter 1: Physical Security Precautions Keep a Clean Desk It makes sense and sounds so simple, but keeping a clean desk is often overlooked when talking about cyber security. It’s also the perfect place to start the security discussion with employees. Employees that keep a cluttered desk tend to leave USB drives and smartphones out […]