Small Business

The importance of passive protection for small businesses

I’m the type of person that needs a catalyst in order to write something – a spark. A real world, practical problem that I can contribute towards a solution. In the past few weeks, I have spoken to several small business owners or managers that are concerned about their data, customer list, or what impact …

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Accessing shared mailboxes on mobile devices without a license

It has long been a pain point amongst small business users of Office 365 – accessing a Shared Mailbox (which has no licensing fee) from a mobile device. There are workarounds that involve using IMAP or adding an Exchange Online Plan 1 license, but that adds complexity or cost. Microsoft 365 Roadmap items 32571 and …

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LastPass Password Manager Review

How much is LastPass? LastPass offers a free version of their application which is a great solution for a single user.  A free account allows users to store unlimited passwords, password auto-generation, secure storage of notes, 2-factor authentication and access across multiple devices (which was not previously offered in the free version) including your computer, …

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1Password Review – Key Benefits & Features

How much is 1Password? 1Password is an excellent password management system and for personal and business use.  Its family package is fantastic value!  You can also trial the software for free for 30 days. They also offer several options for business users.  The teams option allows a maximum of 5 users at $3.99/month per user.  If you are …

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Ocular Password Management System Review

Password Management System Designed for Businesses Ocular is designed for small businesses.  It allows easy management of multiple employees and their access rights to passwords and other critical information.  You can easily decide which users/or groups have access to which credentials. You can track who created, viewed, edited, or archived client credentials.  It will also …

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6 Ways You Can Protect Yourself From Cyber-Crime

Living in the digital age means that our personal information is more vulnerable than ever.  According to a recent analysis, 86% of people use passwords that have already been cracked. This also has a significant impact on business.  A recent report shows that 54% of firms had their network or data compromised in 2018.  So, if your firm …

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