When Should You Hire Your First Managed IT Service Provider?

Posted by on May 13, 2022 in Technical

Small businesses can get by with hourly IT support — to a point. Paying someone to come onsite when there’s a problem on a computer or server is an easy arrangement. If everyone in your organization is at least a little computer savvy, this “break-fix” model feels like a good value. After all, why should you pay for IT support when you don’t need it?

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The Challenge of Securing Building Control Systems

Posted by on March 25, 2022 in Commercial Construction, Security

In response to these unique needs, a group of stakeholders from the standards community, IT industry, as well as leaders of the IoT and building control industries, have established a new organization to help standardize and improve upon how business secure their OC/IoT devices.

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How to Understand Managed IT Service Pricing

Posted by on March 15, 2022 in Commercial Construction, Healthcare, Professional Services, Technical

There are many MSPs out there, each with slightly different pricing models and offerings. We thought it’d be useful to outline each of those pricing strategies and explore why and how MSPs vary in their pricing, so that business owners in Ohio can navigate the MSP selection process with more confidence.

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How Ohio Providers Can Stay HIPAA Compliant in 2022

Posted by on February 28, 2022 in Healthcare

Maintaining compliance with the HIPAA and HITECH is a constant source of frustration and uncertainty for healthcare providers in Ohio. But for nearly nine years there’s been no significant updates to the regulation, which has made achieving compliance a relatively predictable task. That’s likely to change in 2022.

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The Ohio Business Guide to Cyber Insurance Part 2: Maintaining Your Coverage

Posted by on January 10, 2022 in Commercial Construction, Healthcare, Professional Services, Security

Driven by the work from home trend, ransomware attacks surged by over 400% in 2021, causing insurers to scale back coverage, raise premiums, and requiring strict new standards to purchase coverage. What should Ohio businesses be doing to keep their cyber insurance policies? Let’s take a deep look.

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