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24 03, 2020

Across the Nation Workers are taking the Tape off their Webcam due to another Virus

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Across the Nation Workers are taking the Tape off their Webcam due to another Virus
Many of us have done it.  We heard the stories of hackers snooping into our lives by connecting into our meagerly […]

18 03, 2020

Scan Documents with your i-Phone

By |March 18th, 2020|Cloud Solutions, Communications, Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Information, Insights from VAF Blog, Managed IT Solutions|Comments Off on Scan Documents with your i-Phone

Scan Documents with your i-Phone
As many of us are working from home these days, sooner or later you’ll find the need to scan a document and send it to someone at another location (I’m guessing […]

18 03, 2020

Audio and Video Conferencing for At-home Workers

By |March 18th, 2020|Cloud Solutions, Communications, Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Information, Insights from VAF Blog, Managed IT Solutions|Comments Off on Audio and Video Conferencing for At-home Workers

Audio and Video Conferencing for At-home Workers
As a larger percentage of knowledge workers are working from home due to the Coronavirus, I am receiving many how to’s about conference calls and other forms of collaboration.  […]

11 03, 2020

The Solution to Business Continuity during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spread

By |March 11th, 2020|Cloud Solutions, Communications, Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Information, Insights from VAF Blog, Managed IT Solutions|Comments Off on The Solution to Business Continuity during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spread

The Solution to Business Continuity During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spread

Many organizations are starting to develop strategies that maintain business continuity while taking precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19. Some organizations are forced with making a […]

21 02, 2020

Event – Digitization Best Practices for 2020 and Beyond

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Join Van Ausdall & Farrar
Virtually on March 26th

Plan to join one of our two live virtual panel discussions on March 26th to learn what local government and school systems are doing in 2020 and beyond […]

22 10, 2019

Steps to Effective Mobile Device Security in 2019

By |October 22nd, 2019|Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Information, Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Steps to Effective Mobile Device Security in 2019

If you're in charge of corporate IT, you know computers can be tricky to keep secure. When you add in the factor of portability – like when a mobile device is checked out of the office – your challenge grows exponentially.
23 09, 2019

Email Phishing and Spoofing Are Serious Threats to Your Business

By |September 23rd, 2019|Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Information, Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Email Phishing and Spoofing Are Serious Threats to Your Business

If you asked everyone in your company to define phishing and spoofing, what percentage would even know what spoofing is? Or the difference between the two? How many of those people could truthfully say they properly scrutinize every email that appears in their inbox – before they click a link in it or reply to it?
27 08, 2019

Going Remote: How to Solve the IT Challenges of a Growing Virtual Workforce

By |August 27th, 2019|Cloud Solutions, Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Information, Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Going Remote: How to Solve the IT Challenges of a Growing Virtual Workforce

It's too late to turn back the tide. Working remotely is a trend that has grown past the point of being a short-term fad with unknown long-term consequences. At this point, including a virtual workforce as part of a corporate staff is the norm. Here are some things your IT team needs to think about.
19 08, 2019

The Growing Risk of Poor IT Infrastructure

By |August 19th, 2019|Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on The Growing Risk of Poor IT Infrastructure

Have you ever found yourself as the CIO or IT Director saying this about your IT Infrastructure? If you are like most companies, you have more projects than you can handle anyway, so why would you take on a project that is really not causing an immediate challenge for the company? The reason is that over time, your infrastructure can steal time and resources from your employees little by little, making you more inefficient. Here are just a few to consider.
10 06, 2019

Is It Time to Re-evaluate Your Corporation’s Technology Stack?

By |June 10th, 2019|Cloud Solutions, Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Insights from VAF Blog, Managed IT Solutions|Comments Off on Is It Time to Re-evaluate Your Corporation’s Technology Stack?

Technology evolves, perhaps even quicker than anticipated. A technology solution you brought in two or three years ago may not be the right answer today (or tomorrow). And even if the outdated technology is still “getting the job done,” it may not be performing in a way that delights your customers nor optimizes your competitiveness. Here are some situations in which companies can be negatively impacted when technology is not optimized for success.