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IT For Small Business: Never Skimp On Cybersecurity!


60% Of Small Businesses Will Be Targeted By Cyber Attackers. Don’t Make It Easy For Them.

If you think that number seems overinflated or pessimistic, I hate to tell you, my friend, but you’d be dead wrong. In fact, a 2021 survey showed that 42% of...

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What is BEMO building?

 We recently announced that we raised $3M from investors in addition to a $500k, 0% interest loan from Microsoft. So... what are we building?  

Microsoft continues to pack more and more security tools in their Microsoft 365 for SMB licenses, with their...

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BEMO Raises $3M Seed Round to Build Security Solutions on Top of Microsoft Security Stack

Redmond, WA, May 16, 2022 — BEMO, a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), today announced the completion of a $3 million seed funding round to secure small and medium-sized companies (10 to 500 users) running on the Microsoft Cloud against...

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How to Keep Your Remote Workers Cybersecure

Cybersecurity has never been more important for your small to medium sized business.

A whopping 43% of cyberattacks target SMBs, and 60% of these businesses are forced to close after a cyberattack. And to top it all off, do you know what the average...

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Personal vs. Corporate Devices for Remote Work: Pros & Cons

Let's face it: Work-from-home (WFH) and hybrid work is here to stay, and with that, your company has a decision to make: Should you let your employees work using their own computers and phones, or issue company owned and managed devices for them to work...

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Top 9 Cybersecurity Tips for Small to Medium Sized Businesses

"Rome wasn't built in a day, but it burned in one." - classic Italian saying

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IT Security Policy: Why You Need One (+How to Create Yours)

What's your company's security policy? How do you classify your data? How do you manage your data? Most importantly: How do you protect your data? If these questions leave you wanting to pull an ostrich and bury your head in the ground, come on up for...

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How to stop email spoofing

Have you ever received an email just couldn't quite tell if it was real? Your heart began to beat just a little faster as you decided if you should click on the link. I mean, on the one hand, it was from your boss. On the other, it was your...

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Security Attestation: What is it? Do I need it? + Free template

Do you know where you stand in terms of your security status?*Gulp*If you just cried a little wondering a.) what I'm talking about and b.) if you're in big-time trouble, dry your eyes. We've got you covered. This blog will explain all you need to know...

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Managed Service Provider vs. Cloud Solutions Provider: What's the Difference?

IT support services in recent times have been nothing but revolutionary. The technology landscape has continued to evolve as the sector gets dominated by record-breaking cloud-based applications, commonly referred to as SaaS, or software as a service,...

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The Top 5 Add-Ons Your Microsoft 365 Licensing Needs to Make Your Business Thrive

Imagine for a minute that you just purchased Microsoft 365 Business Premium for your company. You install the desktop apps, get loaded in, and start exploring. You open up Teams and see that you are able to chat with your co-workers. You can even call...

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How to Set Up Office Message Encryption (OME)

In this blog post, we'll be giving you the step-by-step instructions for configuring Office Message Encryption. I have to say they aren't for the faint at heart! Enabling OME is much more difficult than the other Microsoft email security products such as...

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