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How to Secure Your Business’ Network

May 20th, 2019


Every business requires a network to access the internet so that they are able to get their work done. Whether they need it just for email or to complete the service they have been hired to do, the internet plays an important role in almost every business operating today. This is why it is of absolute importance to make sure your business’ network is as secure as it could possibly be. Hackers or others who wish your business harm will attack a vulnerable network if they can, causing irreparable harm to you and your business. To make sure your business’ network is secure, follow these guidelines.

Informed employees

One of the best ways to guarantee your network is safe and secure is to make sure your employees are properly trained and informed on cyber security. When it comes to making sure your network remains safe, there is always something new your employees can learn. It can start out with simple things they should already know like making sure they have strong passwords and are not downloading any suspicious files, to investing in courses to teach them more about online security. The more your employees know about how to be safe online, the safer your network will be.

Secure your router

If you want to make sure your business’ network is secure, you will want to physically make sure your router is secure. The wrong person having access to your router can completely undo your security settings with ease. Your router should be locked away safely in a cabinet or office that features access control or even video surveillance so you can control and monitor who goes near it and tries to gain access to it without your permission.  By taking these steps, you will be immensely improving the security of your network.

VPN

To further secure your business’ network, you may want to consider investing in a virtual private network (VPN). A VPN can be handy for companies that need to access information using unsecured networks because a VPN can hide your IP address while also helping to encrypt your company’s data. This will further help keep your company data and information secure, so you will not have to worry about having any of your passwords stolen.

Phone System Solutions from Delta Intellicom

Want to learn more about the ways we can help improve your business? Delta Intellicom can satisfy all of your telecommunication needs, whether you need help with your new VoIP system or just want to streamline your existing office phone network. We have served the Maryland, Washington, D.C, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania areas for over 20 years and offer an unparalleled customer experience. We have the expertise and products to fulfill all of your phone service and data needs. For more information, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-946-3358. For more tips, follow us on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Online Security

May 13th, 2019

A data breach can be devastating for your business, causing data loss, bringing work to a screeching halt, and even resulting in compromised customer data. Online security is important to avoiding data breaches that can cause issues for your customers as well as your business. Luckily, there are steps you can take to upgrade your online security and keep valuable data protected. In fact, there are lots of simple ways to avoid hackers, ransomware, and other malware from affecting your business. Here are 3 major ways you can upgrade your online security today.

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When to Repair or Replace Your Phone System

May 6th, 2019

If you find yourself in the tricky situation where your phone system goes down, your productivity can really take a hit. Troubleshooting and repair can be tricky and time-consuming, and you may wonder if the phone system needs to be replaced entirely. Businesses rely on phone systems twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week, so it’s no wonder that they can get worn out. Some phone system issues can be repaired, while others may require you to upgrade your phone system entirely. Here’s our helpful guide to knowing when to repair your phone system and when to replace it.

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What to Look for in a Business Phone System

April 29th, 2019

Ensuring that your company has a reliable, effective phone system is an underrated yet critical step to your businesses success. No matter how many options your customers have to reach you; if they’re in a hurry, need personal assistance, or just want to make sure you’re human –phones are the best option. Having a decent phone system will also help you to look more professional, which is why it’s crucial that you find the right system for your business. With the many different options out there, it can be challenging to decide what will be the best fit for you, which is why we’ve put together this list of what to look for in your new phone system.

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The Three Main Types of Phone Systems

April 22nd, 2019

When it comes to staying connected, the right phone system is crucial for any business. Whether you prioritize remote work, cost-effective equipment, or adaptability, there are a few main phone systems that you can choose from. The right phone system for you will depend on your business’s size and unique needs, but there are a few strengths and weaknesses to keep in mind. Here are some of the most important things to know about the three main types of phone systems.

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How Does A VoIP System Work?

April 15th, 2019

Finding the right phone system for your business can be a chore. There are a number of options, and the choice you make can have a significant impact on how effective and easy it is to use your system. Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is one of the many options, and some consider it to be one of the best. There is a wide range of benefits to a VoIP system, including free calls no matter the distance, clever programming, and a myriad of other details. There are three types of VoIP programs that allow you to find the perfect match for your needs.

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Invest in a Cloud Phone System for Your Small Business

April 8th, 2019

As many small business grow and change, they find that their phone systems need to be upgraded to meet their changing needs. Your phone system should streamline communication for your small business, allowing you and your employees to manage your time efficiently. Cloud phone systems can not only help you to manage phone calls and meetings with ease, they can even help you save on costs. Investing in a cloud phone system can help you better manage and grow your business. Here are just a few major reasons that a cloud phone system can be a great investment for your small business.

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How to Protect Your VoIP from Hackers

April 1st, 2019

Your VoIP plays a very essential role in your business operations. It is part of what connects you to your customers and clients, and is also a tool for your employees to communicate with one another. A lot of sensitive information passes through your VoIP system, so the last thing you want is to be exposed to hackers. VoIP systems on their own are quite well protected, but there is always more you can do to guarantee its function and safety from hackers for you, your employees, and your clients. This is why you should take every precaution possible to protect your VoIP from would-be hackers, and here are a few tips on how to do just that.

Further train employees

Obviously you have already done a fantastic job training your employees when you first hired them, but there is more you can teach them when it comes to protecting your VoIP. Often problems with hackers start with employees not knowing what warning signs to look out for. To combat this, you should be training your employees for dangerous signals that may alert you to signs that your VoIP is being attacked by hackers. Employees should know what the dangers are, including spam calls and emails, as well as what information they must protect for the sake of the company.

Restrict access

Another way to further protect your VoIP is by restricting access to potential risks that could leave you exposed to hackers and the dangers they bring with them. This can easily be done by contacting your VoIP provider and asking them to install protective and restrictive software that can block threats before they happen. Advanced fraud detection software from your VoIP can detect unusual and risky calling patterns early on and alert an administrator who will be able to address the issue quickly.

Encryption

If possible, encryption should always be used to help protect your VoIP calls. Since VoIP calls are usually unencrypted as they travel through the internet, but by adding encryptions where possible, the calls can be further secured and protected. It is an additional safety precaution that you did not have before, which will help to further fend off any hackers from doing damage. By making sure your VoIP is properly encrypted, there will be less worry over the possibilities of what a hacker may do.

Phone System Solutions from Delta Intellicom

Want to learn more about the ways we can help improve your business? Delta Intellicom can satisfy all of your telecommunication needs, whether you need help with your new VoIP system or just want to streamline your existing office phone network. We have served the Maryland, Washington, D.C, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania areas for over 20 years and offer an unparalleled customer experience. We have the expertise and products to fulfill all of your phone service and data needs. For more information, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-946-3358. For more tips, follow us on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest.