It's hard to believe we're approaching the one year anniversary of COVID pandemic related shut-downs. Thanks to technology like laptops, Zoom, high speed Internet, VoIP phones, and more, the scramble to work remotely was possible for many. With all the associated distractions, cybersecurity often winds up being an afterthought for many. As a technology service provider in the greater Boston area, we've worked with many local small businesses to enable a smooth transition to remote work, and we strongly encourage a continuing culture of cybersecurity to keep your business safe.Read More
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2020 has been a challenging year for all, especially small businesses. Did you know that there are over 31 million small businesses in the United States? At Ekaru, our mission from the start has been to provide enterprise class IT services to small business. During the past several months, working closely with our small business community has reinforced how much small business means to all of us.Read More
This year’s initiative highlights the importance of empowering individuals and organizations to better protect their part of cyberspace in an increasingly connected worldRead More
With the current pandemic, so many workplaces have been disrupted. For those of us fortunate enough to have jobs that we can work from home, the hasty move to a home office has typically resulted in a less than ideal work environment. For a week or two, we can all manage with working from the kitchen counter, but with longer shutdowns, it's time to pay more attention to a proper work set up.Read More
Over the past several weeks, Ekaru has helped many businesses in the greater Boston area set up remote offices. As businesses scrambled to set up a remote workforce, the initial focus was on business continuity - trying to continue operations after leaving the physical office. Now as employees have settled in, security needs attention. Major events like the Coronavirus pandemic create new opportunities for cybercriminals to exploit, but smart defense doesn't let them. These tips can help keep systems and data safer in uncertain times.Read More
One of the key technologies for your small business is a good document scanner. Getting all your paper into electronic format is big step for getting organized.
With so many business and personal activities on-line these days, it's impossible to remember all the passwords. We've all been trained to use "strong" passwords (6 characters or more, not a word in the dictionary, numbers & symbols), but remembering them is a big problem.