Category Archives: Tech Issues

Tips on Successfully Working Remotely With Your Employees

The power of technology has made it possible to do business not only across town, but across the world. Who knows — your small business might not even have an office, complete with rent, a mail slot and utility bills. If your small business specializes in services or digital products, you may never even meet your employees in person!

Teams who work remotely have the flexibility to do great work regardless of location, time zone or method of transportation. Thanks to online collaboration tools and mobile devices, working remotely is just as routine now as using a fax machine was 15 years ago. Continue reading

Watch out for Scammers Claiming to be your ISP.

by John Benjamin, Cavu Networks

With most people working from home now I want to highlight how important it is be extra vigilant with cyber-security practices and to raise awareness about scammers taking advantage of the changes in how and where we work.

We are seeing a large increase in scammers calling people at home claiming to be their ISP (internet service provider) or a well known technology company because ‘there is a virus on their computer’ or ‘their Antivirus software is out-of-date.’  The scammers are insisting that a remote connection or credit card is required to fix the problem. Continue reading