Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

How to Find the Best Omaha IT Service Provider for My Business

Finding the best IT service provider for your Omaha business is crucial. You want to feel confident that the provider you’re partnering with is someone who knows what you need, is proactive with suggestions, and maintains the expertise to optimize your business technology now and in the future. Are you a CEO, CFO, or Information Technology (IT) Manager about to embark on a search for an IT support provider in Omaha, Nebraska? We’ve gathered the best tips and questions you can apply throughout ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Local Omaha News, IT Support

5 Signs You Have Outgrown Your Omaha IT Support Provider

As a small to midsize business owner, one of your top priorities is ensuring your company has the right technology in place to reach your business goals. This means ensuring your employees have the tools they need to do their jobs, such as computers, printers, and applications. One of the most important technologies you can provide for your employees is effective IT support.
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Local Omaha News, Technology Planning, IT Support

Watch Out for Ukrainian Email Scams!

People around the world are finding ways to help Ukrainians who are fleeing their homes after the Russian invasion. Polish parents are leaving strollers at the train station for incoming Ukrainian mothers. Nonprofits, such as Nova Ukraine, are raising funds for medical supplies, food, and cots with blankets. Others are getting creative by purchasing several nights at Airbnb’s so families and groups of people can have a safe place to stay. Unfortunately, malicious hackers are using this crisis ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, Trends

8 Topics Your Employee Cyber Security Training Needs to Cover

Are you ready to empower your employees as they face cyber scams and phishing emails entering their inbox? Training your staff to recognize common cyber threats will help your Omaha SMB block viruses and malware. But what cyber security topics should you educate your employees on? You will want to be certain you are prioritizing the best topics and training on up-to-date information. Here are some subjects worth including in your cyber security awareness training program:
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Topics: Staff Training, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Social Media Fraud and How It Impacts Your Business

Are you among the many business tapping social media to promote your products and services? 96% of small business owners include social media in their marketing strategy, mainly for paid ads and connecting with current and potential clients. But, just as your business uses these platforms to seek out prospects, cybercriminals are lurking in the corners, on the prowl for inattentive victims, including your employees, through social media phishing.
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Topics: Security Threats, Data Breach, Owners & Managers

Creating a Security Culture for Your SMB Workplace

With our dependence on technology and the significant increase in hacker activity in the organization no one should need to ask if they have enough security implemented throughout the organization. It’s important to know that security is crucial, and it must be embedded into everything an organization does. A quick look at the news provides details on the security events of the day tied to an application's vulnerability or a major hack that occurred at a company or government organization. ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

7 Microsoft 365 Apps You May Not Know Exist [+2 Bonus Apps]

With a program as powerful as Microsoft, business owners are able to organize and implement campaigns in a more efficient manner. The different branches allow for connectivity within the company, making communication and workflows a unifying experience. Tying all of Microsoft programs together is Microsoft 365, the homepage to their universe of features. Considering Microsoft wanted to build apps that would fulfill every user’s needs, there might be some features you didn’t know existed. And ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Are Your Employees an Insider Risk?

While most cyber security measures are put in place to focus on threats outside of an organization, there may be some untrustworthy or negligent individuals who are increasing chances of a cyber-attack within your company. Let’s discuss how you can reduce potential threats to your business and provide solutions to prevent future exposures.
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Topics: Security Threats, Owners & Managers, Network Security

How Co-managed IT Services Can Lower Your Company IT Costs

There could be any number of reasons you are looking to lower the cost of IT spend for your company. IT salaries are rising, so the cost to hire, train, and provide benefits may not be what your small or midsize business can take on now. Maybe you have lost IT staff during the Great Resignation, and you don’t have time to recruit or spend the money to replace those resources quickly. You probably have security initiatives that need to be accomplished, and no one with the experience or time to ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery: 17 Key Questions to Ask + [Incident Response]

As any business can attest, maintaining a business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plan is important to reducing your business risk and downtime. And now you have incident response plans to consider as well. Each business continuity plan (BCP) and disaster recovery plan (DRP) serves a specific purpose and will outline your response strategies, processes, and responsibilities when a disruptive event occurs. Disasters, big or small, can include things like: Natural Disasters: Floods, ...
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning