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Infrastructure Systems Planning & Operations Management Checklist

As a business leader or IT manager, I do not have to tell you about the impact of the Pandemic on your organization’s best laid plans last year. Going into 2022 it is even more important explore all your options related to your infrastructure and systems. At Affiliated we have been helping our clients refocus on […]

Why your business needs an IT security audit

Over the years, the online business landscape has evolved due to rapid advances in computer technology and the introduction of cloud-based resources that have provided organizations with a viable IT environment to help them manage online operations efficiently. However, as companies build their online infrastructure, they open themselves up to various cyberthreats that can adversely […]

6 Features to consider when choosing a Wi-Fi router

Are you in the market for a new Wi-Fi router? If so, there are some features that you need to keep in mind before making your purchase. Not all routers are created equal, and each one has its own set of benefits and drawbacks. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most […]

Microsoft Office Delve is useful for SMBs

Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based productivity suite used by many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). It comes in a wide variety of subscription plans, making it a popular choice for businesses. However, users have expressed some security concerns about storing and accessing data on this platform. Microsoft addresses this issue with Office Delve. What is […]

Is your web browser safe?

Web browsers are your gateway to the internet, which is why you should be concerned about how they store and transmit sensitive data. And as cybercrimes become prevalent, you need a browser packed with reliable security features to ensure safe and secure browsing. Read on to learn which are the safest web browsers to use. […]

How does the cloud support business continuity?

Having a business continuity plan ensures that you have constant access to your business’s data, even when a disaster strikes your locale. Understandably, your choice of backup storage media will be critical to the success of such a plan. In this blog, we’ll discuss why the cloud is the ideal place to keep your company’s […]

Why managed IT services is best for SMB cybersecurity

Without technology, businesses cannot compete and succeed. But with the advancement in technology comes the ever-constant threat of hackers and cybercriminals. That’s why small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to protect themselves with robust cybersecurity solutions managed by reputable managed IT services providers (MSPs). The numbers Through the years, the number of SMBs falling victim […]

Cybersecurity: How to Make Hybrid Work Environments Secure

The COVID-19 pandemic caused an unprecedented shift in the way people work. Although most companies relied on a fully remote work model initially, the vaccine rollout has led to the popularization of hybrid work environments. A hybrid work environment has elements of both the traditional on-site work model and the remote work model.

Best laptops for remote working

If you have been working from home for quite some time now, you must have realized that it isn’t as easy as you thought it would be. From setting up your home office to managing your time efficiently, there are a lot of challenges that come with working remotely. And if you have a slow […]

An Executive’s Guide to Cyber Liability Insurance for Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone in one way or another. If there is one category that most benefited from the pandemic, it’s cybercriminals. That’s why cybercrime has shot up by almost 300% since the start of the pandemic1 and that’s why you must adopt necessary measures to protect your business from malicious cyber players.