Alongside the flexibility and employee productivity gains of remote and hybrid workplace options come significant cybersecurity obstacles. If your organization decides a remote or hybrid stance is the best choice, be prepared for an operational gauntlet as you strive to protect your people, equipment, and data. Remote security best practices range from mobile device security […]

While securing access to company networks for remote work or even business travel has long been the norm, the traditional virtual private network (VPN) solution is giving way to a modern option that provides a more manageable connection and a better user experience— secure access service edge (SASE). Which is right for you? Let’s dig […]

Successful and secure remote work demands a combination of technologies to address communication and collaboration needs, along with robust cybersecurity measures. Complicating remote and hybrid environments are the need for tech support and bring your own device (BYOD) programs. As more organizations tackle a blend of remote and in-office workspaces, we have recommendations for keeping […]

Confusion and misconceptions abound when it comes to the difference between backup and disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity planning (BCP). While the terms sound similar, business continuity and backup and disaster recovery are distinct concepts. Done together, the two keep your organization running after unexpected events such as natural disasters, hardware failures, or cyber […]

Often lost in the constant buzz about cybersecurity is the critical role that backup and disaster recovery solutions play in protecting your organization. The adage about cyber attacks is simple: It’s not a matter of if, but when.  That raises the question: Is your company prepared when something goes wrong in your IT environment? Having […]

While bring your own device (BYOD) has been a viable business technology option for more than a decade, the increased number of companies embracing remote work has pushed BYOD usage to new heights. Increased engagement, alongside the real cybersecurity threats that accompany BYOD, means a BYOD policy is no longer an option – it’s a […]

Choosing the right managed service provider (MSP) can make or break your business in today’s technology-driven world. But with countless options, how do you find the perfect partner? It’s not just about fixing occasional tech headaches; a true MSP elevates your entire IT operation, freeing you to focus on what matters most – your core […]

Every business is different. We’ve all heard that adage – because it’s true. What does that have to do with managed IT services? Managed services packages, such as Exigent’s Assurance Managed IT Services offering, typically address fundamental IT solution needs shared by small to mid-sized businesses regardless of their focus—B2B, B2C, retail, law, restaurants, etc. […]

One simple, affordable step that any business can take toward better cybersecurity is establishing a cadence of security awareness training sessions. Your best line of defense against cyber attacks is often sitting right inside your company. By educating employees about threats, common vulnerabilities, and the right steps if faced with a threat, you’ll improve your […]

There are multiple reasons why organizations choose to work with managed services providers (MSPs) and utilize managed IT services for their technology support. But ending the Groundhog Day loop of downtime, lost productivity and frustration is perhaps the most popular motivation for making the change. We’ve gathered 10 compelling benefits (plus one bonus) of using […]