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June 2017 Newsletter

Why Hackers Target Small Businesses

As cybercrime around the world continues to dominate the news, it becomes increasingly necessary for business owners to evaluate their own data security measures. Although newsworthy cyberattacks tend to focus on big corporations or large-scale attacks, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are not immune from malicious attacks. In fact, SMBs are frequently targeted by hackers as easy prey. Consider the following reasons why your SMB may be at risk.

Downplaying the Risk – SMBs—often under the false assumption that their company size alone makes them safe from attack—tend not to invest in data security measures. A study by Ponemon Institute found that 58 percent of SMB managers do not consider data breaches in company risk assessments. Moreover, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 65 percent of SMBs have no formal cybersecurity policy in place. This lack of awareness and preparation…

Industry Stories

Improve Customer Service with Common Courtesy

Consider the following standard common courtesy practices to ensure your customer service is top notch. Hide Your Phone – The presence of your smartphone during a face-to-face meeting suggests that the information on your phone—whether it is a call,…

The Enduring Popularity of Paper

Our ever-increasing dependence on digital devices has led to inevitable changes in the workplace. One of the most significant adaptations of the modern office is a reduced reliance of paper. While the decline in office printing continues, a study revealed its decline has…

Why You Should Never Eat at Your Desk Again

Research shows that fewer American workers than ever are taking time for lunch, with only 1 in 5 employees doing so. While skipping a true lunch hour as a trade off for being able to leave the office at 5:30 is common practice for many of us, it is not without its…

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Celebrity ProAm

Kelly Office Solutions was proud to be a part of the Celebrity ProAm benefitting The First Tee of Triad and held at Forsyth Country Club June 11-13, 2017. Pictured L to R: Jeff Howard; Charles Frost; Jack Marin; Tim Renegar, President of Kelly Office Solutions;

Monday Night First Tee Event

Pictured L to R: Dereck Whittenburg, former collegiate basketball player for NC State University; Heather Renegar; Tim Renegar, President of Kelly Office …