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Top 4 Tech Trend Predictions for 2022

Over the previous decades, technology has been a riding pressure in business transformation and does not display any signs of slowing down. The reality that direct digital transformation investments are projected to total $7 trillion between 2020 and 2023 demonstrates this.1 If you need your company to succeed, you should have the ideal technology that will help you keep up with the changing commercial enterprise...Read More
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7 Questions to Ask When Evaluating MSPs

An up-to-date IT infrastructure is essential for organizations to carry out nicely in this ever-converting commercial enterprise world. An outdated technology infrastructure can damage your commercial enterprise by: • Giving cybercriminals a loose pass • Putting your business enterprise in warm water with regulators • Reducing universal productivity • Causing worker dissatisfaction • Upsetting your customers Once you recognize the dangers of failing to maintain...Read More
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Modern Approaches to Website Maintenance

Author: Jacqueline Sinex, WEBii In a modern world of growing technology, website maintenance is one of the most important things that your business can invest in. After all, a poorly maintained website could result in the breakage of important features, a web design flaw, or a security breach. If you experience any of these issues, it can be not only embarrassing in the short term,...Read More
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Building a Resilient Supply Chain

The extensive upheavals spanning from the last several decades, such as the global recession and the COVID-19 pandemic, have demonstrated that firms can suffer severe setbacks if their supply chains are not resilient, affecting the success of any business. Moreover, an entire supply chain becomes vulnerable if just one component is exposed to risk, showing the importance of the efficiency of each part. A resilient...Read More
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Creating Your Cybersecurity Response Plan

With security breaches on the rise and causing organizations a lot of problems in terms of finance and reputation, it's time to put that all-important incident response plan in place today. So, what is an incident response plan? Before delving into what you should be doing to keep your company's best interests at heart, perhaps it might be useful to lay out what this kind...Read More

Protecting Your Business – Critical Data From Human Threat

Although the technology-driven era we live in has made information sharing and data access very efficient, it has also brought forth a new set of challenges. One of the major challenges businesses face in this day and age is the rising threat to data security. However, the threat to business data does not always come from external actors. According to a study by CybSafe, human...Read More

Defense in Depth (DiD): Think Like a Hacker

Think Like a Hacker The current threat landscape is rapidly advancing, with cybercriminals constantly upgrading their toolset to break through security defenses. If you want to outsmart malicious hackers, it’s time to start thinking like them. Fend them off with various layered defense methods. This is what Defense in Depth (DiD) is all about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines DiD as...Read More

5 Security Risk Analysis Myths in the Healthcare Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic threw multiple challenges at the healthcare industry. The sector saw a steep increase in demand that led to the collapse of health infrastructures in different parts of the world. What’s more, the industry experienced an unprecedented cybercrime surge. According to a report, the most attacked sector in 2020 was healthcare,1 and experts expect this trend to continue into 2021 and beyond. Increased...Read More

Managed Compliance Services – Healthcare Compliance solutions

The Healthcare industry has been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare services are facing a battle between overwhelming demands and increased cyberattack. In 2020, healthcare was the worst affected industry by cybercrimes.1 Beyond 2021, it is projected that this trend of cyberattacks will only increase. As a reminder, healthcare organizations need to increase security and compliance policies to match the uncertainty of these times....Read More

Contigo Technology Spotlight | Preston Maynard

Each month Contigo Technology likes to put a staff member in the spotlight. This month’s employee spotlight shines on Client Success Manager, Preston Maynard. Preston recently transitioned from the Help Desk Team Lead into his new CSM role.  He maintains important conversations with the decision-makers to keep your IT infrastructure top-notch and ready to roll. Preston is up bright and early and often the first...Read More

Duplication and Data Cleansing

As of 2021, humans create around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day, dirty data is a concern for businesses irrespective of size and industry.1 This is because any organization that handles duplicate, inaccurate and outdated information will have to deal with consequences such as:   Ineffective marketing efforts Most businesses these days use targeted promotional campaigns. But what happens when the customer information in...Read More

Best Practices – Mixing Security and Compliance

How Data Compliance and Security Differ Compliance and security are two essential factors when running a business. Both are equally important for the seamless operation of your business. While compliance helps your business stay within the bounds of industry or government regulations, security protects the integrity of your business and sensitive data. It is worth noting that although security may be a prime component of...Read More

Making Security Awareness Second Nature

Your business’ security program must start with your employees and strong security policies rather than entirely depending on your IT team or the latest security solutions. You can significantly reduce the likelihood of a data breach by combining a well-drafted cybersecurity policy with comprehensive security awareness training.   It is your responsibility to implement security training for all your employees so that your organization can...Read More

Meet Stella The Office Dog!

What are the Benefits of an Office Dog? - By Nathan Montgomery Walking into the Contigo office you might be pleasantly surprised by our office dog, Stella. It is proven that companies that allow workplace animals often have happier and more productive employees. How is this possible? CEO Bryan Fuller has made a point to keep the office well oiled and stress-free so our technicians...Read More

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Get the Most from Their Austin IT Services

Small businesses today are leveraging IT solutions from third-party managed service providers (MSPs) more than ever, and it’s easy to see why: Austin IT services tend to be more affordable than fully staffing an in-house IT team and the support you receive is often more thorough (and sometimes even faster) than it would be with an internal department. Despite many small and medium sized businesses...Read More