[Updated for 2021] Cybersecurity Essentials Checklist

2021 Cybersecurity Essentials Checklist

The start of a new decade brings a sense of changing times and new beginnings. For your cyber security, it marks a good time to review how the state of cyber threats has changed since the time of Y2K or the 2013 Yahoo data breach. With the evolving threats and methods deployed in cyber crime, […]

Byte-Size Tech: Recovering from a Hack Can Be Pricy

Don't let a breach blow your budget

Libby Powers and Ben Fairbanks of Anderson Technologies dive into a recent new client’s story. This non-profit struggled to deal with a hack of their former server and needed a comprehensive IT solution in one vendor. Now, with a solid foundation, they know their data is protected. Related Reading What Is Managed IT Services? Good […]

Sharing the Work Load: The Case for Co-Managed IT Services

Reaching for co-managed solutions

If your business already has a large in-house IT department or merely a dedicated staff of one or two IT professionals, hiring a Managed Services Provider (MSP) may feel like a moot idea. Not everyone needs an MSP for their IT needs, right? The answer to that isn’t as black and white as you might […]

Byte-Size Tech: What Is Co-Managed IT?

Is a co-managed IT solution right for your business?

https://vimeo.com/534590249 Co-Managed IT may be a new concept for a lot of viewers, but Mark Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies break it down. A co-managed IT solution is a partnership between your internal IT team and a managed IT services provider brought in to help handle workload, fill skill gaps, and provide access […]

Byte-Size Tech: Essential Tips for Safer Online Shopping

Are your shopping habits putting business data at risk?

HTTPS? SSL? Targot.com? What about those pop-up businesses that advertise on social media? Libby Powers and Marcia Spicer of Anderson Technologies break down some essential tips and potential problems to watch out for when shopping online. If you’re worried that your shopping or surfing habits have compromised your business, contact Anderson Technologies today. Related Reading […]

Save Yourself a Call: 5 Common Helpdesk Issues and How to Fix Them

Sometimes a little troubleshooting can save yourself a call

There’s no getting around it: some people just aren’t tech-savvy. We’ve all met (or been) that person in the workplace who just isn’t “good with computers” when everything isn’t working as it should. Those feelings are valid! Technology changes frequently, and that’s far faster than most people can keep up with. Your managed services provider […]

Byte-Size Tech: 3 Tips for Troubleshooting Before Calling IT

Save yourself a call! Use these troubleshooting tips

Libby Powers and Junior Systems Administrator Ben Fairbanks, both of Anderson Technologies, chat about one of the most common issues computer users face: slow operations. Ben identifies three possible approaches to troubleshoot that can often resolve the issue without starting a ticket with your IT provider. Ben shares tips about internet speeds, connectivity, computer updates, […]

Byte-Size Tech: Working from Home with a VPN?

Are you working from home with a VPN?

… What Could Go Wrong? Mark Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies take a moment to explain how a popular work-from-home set-up might not be providing the security you want. If you’re re-evaluating your remote work set-up, or considering a hybrid work (part time at home) model, it is important to dig into the […]

Byte-Size Tech: Make Big Changes with IT In Mind

Make business changes with IT in mind

Amy Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies take a managed IT services provider approach to big changes. In light of the tumultuous last year, many businesses are facing an office move, remote work, or rightsizing operations. If you are too, be sure to plan with your IT needs in mind. The best way to […]

Work From Home – Who’s Flipping to Hybrid?

A hybrid approach to working from home

After nearly a year of pandemic-related roadblocks, business owners may feel like circumstances have taught them everything about telework and managing employees both near and far. On the other hand, some business owners may still gravitate towards a strictly on-site model for better collaboration and simpler secure IT. As workers slowly shift to the “new […]