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Corey Shields

Corey Shields
Easier FINRA Compliance Through Managed IT Services

FINRA compliance is an inescapable requirement for brokerage firms and other securities industry participants in the United States, similar perhaps in the way that death...


Windows 10 Hidden Tips and Tricks for 2021

More than 800 million devices run on Microsoft Windows. The original kingpin of operating systems (OS) is still going strong, and their latest release has even more...


What is a CMMC Registered Provider Organization?

Failing to take the right steps to protect your sensitive information can end in catastrophe, and the US Department of Defense knows that better than anyone.


How to Protect Your Microsoft 365 Data in Our WFH Remote World

Working from home used to be a luxury. Remember those days? Now WFH is the new standard. Thanks to cloud collaboration solutions like Microsoft 365, what was a bit of a...


What is Digital Transformation?

We’ve seen a lot of rapid changes in the way companies conduct their business in 2020. While some of these changes were expected to happen somewhere down the line, many of...


The Real Cost of Outsourcing IT Services and Support

Every business wants to save money wherever it can. For some, outsourcing IT services to a Managed Service Provider (MSP) can have a huge benefit on the bottom line. For...


How to Implement a Security Awareness Program for Your Business

There are obviously times when a security breach is caused by technical problems, like hardware malfunctions or vulnerable applications. But there are also plenty of...


How to Perform an IT Risk Assessment

No matter your industry, it’s important that you have a solid IT game plan in place for staying safe against cyber threats. When forming any plan, the very first step is...


Securing Your Remote Workers and Business Data During The Crisis

It feels like we’ve entered a different world over the past few months. The shift to remote work is here to stay for much longer than we originally thought, and the...


Employee Monitoring: Is It Right For Your Business?

The words employee monitoring bring some negative thoughts to mind. Maybe thoughts of Big Brother immediately take over as you picture a company tiptoeing around while it...


SharePoint vs OneDrive: What's the Difference?

When it comes to selecting a data management tool, there's no shortage of platforms to choose from. Since the inception of the cloud in 2006, we've watched this market...


Vulnerability Scanning: What is it, and How Does it Work?

With any well thought out cyber security plan, the key is to be proactive. But in many cases, the normal response is to simply react to threats and attacks as they happen....


Escaping Excel Hell: The Benefits of Custom Business Solutions

There are no two ways about it: when Microsoft Excel first came out in 1985, it revolutionized the business world. Since then, businesses everywhere have been able to move...


A Complete Guide to IT Infrastructure Management

The term infrastructure has been around since 1875 when the French coined it for planning their railroad system. But the concept of having a fundamental set of facilities,...


5 Tips For Your Best Remote Desktop Service (RDS) Experience

You’ve got your laptop, your coffee, and a steady Wi-Fi connection. The perfect cloud computing setup. So, why is your remote work environment so slow?


What is Unified Communications (UC)?

There’s a lot that goes into running a successful business, but we can all agree that it would be impossible without communication. Being able to effectively communicate...


How to Carry Out a Gap Analysis for Your Business

It's a basic human instinct to focus on the present in order to make positive, lasting changes later on in life. It just makes sense - why wouldn’t we assess our current...


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy Tips and Best Practices

These days, most of us are waking up to a very different workday routine. We grab our laptop, tablet, and cell phone to sit down to work in our "offices" (spare bedrooms,...