Although we’re all lucky to have access to advanced digital tools during the outbreak of COVID-19, managing them isn’t always easy. Many Edmonton business owners are currently struggling with transitioning their operations fully online within a very short timeframe. This can leave a lot of gaps[...]
3 Tips for Businesses Moving to Online Operations During COVID-19
Why Businesses are Adding Artificial Intelligence to Their Websites & Ops
Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly moved from the realm of science fiction to daily business operations. From self-driving cars to complex chatbot systems, AI systems are helping build industry-leading business practices across the world.
What to Expect When You Hire a Managed Service Provider for Your Business
As small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) grow, the demands of technology can quickly become overwhelming. Almost everything that happens in modern businesses happens thanks to technology solutions. That’s why so many companies are seeing the value of outsourcing IT services to a managed[...]
What is Network Monitoring & Why is it Critical for Businesses?
Here at Alt-Tech, we’re asked a lot of questions about network monitoring services. Most people want to start with the basics, so we’ll start with a definition of what networking monitoring means and what it includes.
4 Common Types of Cyberattacks and How to Prevent Them
Around 70% of Canadian businesses experience a cyberattack or cybersecurity threat each year. However, a common misconception is that these attacks are only carried out on large or data-heavy businesses. In reality, small businesses are just as, or in some cases, more susceptible, because they[...]
Common Cloud Storage Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
According to a report released by Intuit and Emergent Research, up to 80% of small businesses will be using the cloud for their storage and computing needs by 2020. That’s a significant leap from the 2014 estimate of just 37%.
4 Obstacles to Technology Adoption & How to Overcome Them
When it comes to picking up the latest technology for our homes, most people don’t need much convincing to get on board. From smart home systems like Google Home and Amazon Alexa to the latest in wearable technology, people jump at the opportunity to enhance their lives with technology.[...]
Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Factor Authentication for Your Business
Sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective for protecting your business online. One of the easiest ways to prevent data breaches and establish cybersecurity in your business is requiring multi-factor authentication for all accounts and data. This small addition to your business[...]
7 Elements of a Successful Cyber Security Plan
With technology improving at a rapid rate, cyber security is top of mind for businesses across the globe.
If you have sensitive information stored somewhere other than on paper, cyber security is extremely important.
4 Simple Financial Controls that Could Save Your Business from Major Hardships
When it comes to managing online risks, there are plenty of technical solutions an IT provider can implement to save your business from catastrophes.
However, one of the greatest risks to your business comes from internal financial controls – or the lack thereof.