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Most commonly used terms in cybersecurity explained

With so many different IT security terms and concepts that you need to learn when running a business, where should you start? Diving into cybersecurity can be challenging, but learning about the most commonly used terms in IT security is a good place to start. Understand these basic terms so you’ll be better prepared to […]

How to secure Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a powerful tool that can help your workplace run more smoothly. However, with great power comes great potential security risks. In this blog post, we will discuss the three best tips on how to secure Microsoft Teams. Utilize built-in security features The most dependable approach to securing Microsoft Teams is through governance […]

The 4 best methods to keep servers cool

Servers help protect business data and distribute information to other computers within a network. Overloading your servers, however, can cause them to overheat and malfunction. This is why it’s critical to keep your servers cool. How does high temperature affect servers? A server’s reliability decreases if its temperature rises above 70 degrees Fahrenheit. When servers […]

4 Tips for Mitigating Microsoft 365 Security Risks

Choosing the right software and services is critical to your business’s success. And when it comes to cloud-based tools and services, Microsoft 365 is one of the best, as it offers powerful features and cost-saving benefits. But as with any technology, Microsoft 365 comes with security challenges.

3 Types of hackers and what they do

There are many hackers in the world. Some hackers just want to cause mischief, while others have more malicious intentions. In this blog post, we will explain the three main kinds of hackers and how they differ from one another. A complicated history In the 1950s, the term “hacker” was vaguely defined as someone who […]

Keep your data safe with these backup solutions

Data is an integral part of your business. You use it to build marketing strategies, forge customer relationships, and much more. Losing important client and company information can be harmful to the health of your business. Here are backup solutions you should ‌implement to ensure the safety of your data. Tape drives Tape drives are […]

Here’s how SaaS can benefit your business

For many businesses, regardless of size, the cost of acquiring and maintaining software is a massive drain on their finances. Fortunately, they can leverage Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Read on to learn how your business can save money with SaaS. What is SaaS, and what does Software-as-a-Service even mean? Just a few years ago, the main way […]

Working remotely? Follow these cybersecurity tips

Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular option for employees around the world. While this flexible work arrangement can be a great perk for employees, it also comes with its own set of security risks. Follow these cybersecurity tips so you can protect yourself, your personal information, and your company’s data while telecommuting. Patch […]

Cybersecurity: 5 Proactive Steps for a Secure Work Environment

When disaster strikes at home, you know what to do. But most executives have no clue what to do when a hacker locks down all their data and demands tens of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency.

Affiliated has modeled our checklist and cybersecurity solutions based on the government-recommended best practices approach (the NIST Cybersecurity Framework), and we have presented this five-step security model to all our clients and prospects over the past five-plus years.