5 Steps to an Effective Business Continuity Plan!

What is Business a Continuity Plan (BCP)?
Business continuity planning is the process of creating prevention and recovery tactics to deal with disasters or emergencies. Disaster can be anything from physical or manmade disasters like a fire, natural disasters like an earthquake or flooding, and virtual disasters like social engineering attacks and other causes that impede and disrupts the daily functioning of mission-critical business processes.

What is Log4j and what should you do about it.

Log4J2 Vulnerability
On December 9, 2021, a very serious Zero-Day vulnerability in the common Java-based logging package Log4j was revealed. This threat can allow code to be executed remotely. Because of the widespread use of Java and Log4j this is likely one of the most serious vulnerabilities on the Internet today.

Don’t lose your identity this holiday season

Being cyber vigilant all year long is important, but scammers hit extra hard during the holiday season. Use these tips to keep yourself protected this season.

SHOPPING ONLINE

Shop secure sites: Look for "https" in the address (the extra "s" is for "secure") and for a lock symbol.

Top 8 Signs You Need a New Computer

The longevity of a computer is always up for debate. On average, desktop computers effectively last five to eight years with most experts estimating a laptop's lifespan to be three to five years, depending on the upgrading components, software upgrades maintenance practices, and general care provided.

Windows Server 2012 + Exchange 2013 End-of-Life

All good things must come to an end
Including the business software you may have been using for the past eight years. Microsoft has decided it will no longer issue security updates, fix bugs and flaws, or offer support for both Server 2012 and Exchange 2013. This is referred to as “End-of-Life” (EOL) and they will head to the big technology graveyard in the sky.

New Pricing for Microsoft 365 (O365)

Microsoft announced changes to commercial pricing for Microsoft 365 (formally O365).
This will be the first real pricing update since its launch over 10 years ago (2011).
The pricing changes will go into effect on March 1, 2022. The price increase won't be drastic, just a few dollars a month.

Before you upgrade to Windows 11 on your own – Read This.

Windows 11 Upgrade and issues related to the upgrade are not covered under normal agreement.

Our policy is, and has always been, if an upgrade is performed by Braver, the support is included in your agreement. However, if issues arise related to any upgrade not performed by Braver, the support will not be covered under your agreement.

Are your company mobile devices protected?

Mobile devices are indispensable. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets play a big part in everyday processes, especially for individuals and companies that value connection and convenience. But as the number of mobile devices used in business operations increases, so do the cyberthreats that target them.

3 top reasons to migrate to Microsoft 365 – Today!

Thanks to the way it integrates with cloud-based services, Microsoft 365 has grown into one of the most predominant productivity and collaboration tools available today. Around 80% of Fortune 500 companies have already taken their business data to Microsoft 365, and now smaller organizations are seeing the significant advantages to implementing the productivity suite into their everyday operations.