The AME Group ranks top in healthcare MSPs

The AME Groups ranks among the world’s Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs for their focus in healthcare (http://www.channelE2E.com/top100) for 2022, according to ChannelE2E, a CyberRisk Alliance resource. The annual list and research (hashtag: #MSP100) identify and honor the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, legal, government, financial services, manufacturing, and additional vertical markets. Moreover, the research affirms that vertical market MSPs have vastly expanded their managed security capabilities. View the List Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs List 2022 Key Trends This year’s research revealed several key MSP business,

Risks of Outdated IT Infrastructure

Outdated IT infrastructure such as computers, operating systems, and networks cause you to spend more time fixing security and efficiency issues instead of growing your business. Therefore, you may THINK you are saving money, but in the long-run you are not. By not upgrading your computer network, you are more likely to experience:➖ lower productivity➖ frequent downtime➖ lost data➖ lost customers➖ higher employee turnover➖ lost revenue | higher costsYou also open the door to cyber-criminals. With slower processing of information and a higher likelihood of a security breach, outdated IT

Avoiding Security Threats

When talking about security threats that can affect a business, this no longer applies to physical threats, such as getting your inventory stolen by an intruder. Today, businesses also have to protect themselves against hackers and data breaches. Let’s consider the top things that businesses can do to protect against security threats. Train Employees to Recognize Phishing Scams Each year, businesses lose so much money globally to phishing scams. Simply put, phishing is when hackers use deceptive means and trick people into disclosing sensitive information or data. For instance, your

Prioritize Business Regulatory Requirements

One of the many challenges you probably face as a business owner is dealing with the vague regulatory requirements present in HIPAA and PCI-DSS legislation. Due to the unclear regulatory messaging, “assuming” rather than “knowing” can land your organization in hot water with regulators. The Health and Human Services (HSS) Office for Civil Rights receives over 1,000 complaints and notifications of HIPAA violations every year.* When it comes to PCI-DSS, close to 70% of businesses are non-compliant.* While you might assume it’s okay if your business does not comply with

6 Essential Elements of a Compliance Program

Why do small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need a compliance program? ✅ First, the trends are alarming. 42% of small businesses experienced a cyberattack in the last year. 75% was caused by giving too much privileged access to third parties. ✅ The free market is driving the demand to prove your business is secure, not regulations alone. You cannot buy cyber liability insurance without proof of your business security. You can’t receive an insurance claim payout without proof of your business security. Your supply chain and business associates demand it

Why Data Security Is Just as Important for Small Businesses

While some people might only think data protection applies to large organizations, it’s essential for small businesses, as well. Small businesses are often targeted by security threats to steal sensitive data, making data protection a must-have for any sized organization. Here are some reasons why data security is important for a small business. Reliance on Online Platforms With the increasing reliance on the cloud and online transactions, many organizations are handling more and more data. Hackers will try to target this data for their own gain. The number of security

3 Benefits of Cloud Storage Solutions

Currently, cloud storage is one of the most efficient options for storing data. By 2025, there will be more than 100 zettabytes of data stored online. There are a lot of providers who are offering this service, so you will never run out of options. With cloud storage, instead of storing data on-site on local storage devices, the data is continuously synced to a remote location. This data can be easily accessed using an internet connection. Here are some of the benefits of cloud storage for your business. Data is

The New IT Sees Business Differently

The New IT intuitively responds to the universal realities of doing business. It equips you with solutions that keep yuo a step ahead in achieving these desired outcomes. Workforce Productivity and Collaboration Maximize uptime in the hybrid workforce reality. Infrastructure Flexibility and Agility Transforming enterprise computing to optimize business outcomes. Sustainability Improvements Cleaner, leaner operations with a smaller carbon footprint. Industry-specific Outcomes Customized solutions for specific vertical markets. Easy to implement solutions. Backed by world class support. Maximize your time and resources. The New IT Revolutionize Business New IT is

How to Find the Right IT Company for Your Business

With technology ever-changing and with the latest updates on hardware and software, many businesses find it important to outsource their IT services. But this is difficult for most businesses because IT firms appear to be the same out there. In 2018, 72% of IT support firms provided disaster recovery services. If outsourcing IT services is an idea that your company has considered, you should then be aware of choosing the right firm that will meet the expectations of your business. To help you make the best decision, here are the

Top 5 IT Trends Concerning Businesses in 2022

We kicked off 2021 with the Top 5 Business Technology Needs. They were Security Services, Cloud Services, Managed IT Support, Business Resiliency, and Business Productivity.  In 2021, the challenges of 2020 not only remained, but grew.  Now, we see there’s no going back to the way it was before the pandemic. This year, Business Resiliency and Security remain top IT Trends for businesses.  The digital transformation continues.  And the increased impact on finances by staffing challenges, supply chain disruption and inflation add stress to the business overall. As a leading