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Why You Should Consider a Part-Time CIO

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Why You Should Consider a Part-Time CIO

Afidence is now offering an Outsourced Chief Information Officer (CIO) program which can be a game-changer for your small to medium business (SMB). By having a part-time CIO on your executive staff, you can gain the technological vision to move your organization forward without the costs and support issues that a full-time CIO would require.

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The 3 Key Factors to Promote a Secure Culture

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The 3 Key Factors to Promote a Secure Culture

With over ten years of IT experience, you tend to pick up a few things.  You become a witness to the cyclical behaviors of companies and learn what to do, what not to do, what works, and what does not.  Many organizations focus on productivity, efficiency, and expansion, but lately the focus has shifted to security: organizations want to protect assets and investments.  Often, companies introduce the latest and greatest technologies and gadgets into their organization with the expectation that the new tools will enhance security.

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3 Reasons You Should Absolutely Use Apple Pay

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3 Reasons You Should Absolutely Use Apple Pay

Apple Pay is an easy and convenient way to pay for your purchases. The need to increase security for payment transactions becomes more evident as retailers continue to report data breaches on a regular basis.  Still, user adoption has been slower than expected. PYMNTS.com reports, “Those who didn’t use Apple Pay in a transaction where they could have (and who had used it in the past) had two primary reasons for not tapping with Apple Pay. As we have seen in past surveys, they either forgot (30.1 percent) or didn’t know that the store they were in offered it (30.1 percent)” (“New Apple Pay Adoptions,” 2015).

Apple has developed a secure and easy-to-use method of making payments from your phone.  Have you made a switch to Apply Pay yet? Here’s why you should.

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