• Reston Chamber Member Blog

    These blogs are contributed by our chamber members who want to share news within their industry.
    Thursday, September 8, 2022
    What is a VPN: The Pros & Cons of this IT Security Tool for Businesses

    Virtual private networks or “VPNs” have become increasingly common as many companies have transitioned to remote or hybrid workforces. While VPNs are widely used, the ins and outs of how they work can be confusing. Here is a breakdown of VPNs, how they work, and a few of the pros and cons of using them for your business.

    Fatech IT Advisors

    Wednesday, August 10, 2022
    Returning to Work: 3 Keys to a Harmonious Workplace

    As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic wane, more business leaders are demanding employees return to the office to maintain corporate culture and improve employee morale. Despite the tremendous change in workplace models with the addition of remote and hybrid work flexibility, some leaders believe physical presence in the workplace fosters innovation and increases engagement. While each industry and individual business has its specific needs and nuances surrounding the return to in-person work, it is

    Insperity

    Monday, August 8, 2022
    The Importance of Software Updates

    Although software update notifications can seem pesky, ignoring them could bring dire consequences. In 2017, the credit report company Equifax suffered an attack that stole personal information from around 140 million Americans because the company ignored a vulnerable issue for two months. Overlooking updates to the company’s computers, software, and network could lead to a similar attack or other setbacks. Here’s why updates are so important and ways to stay updated.

    Fatech IT Advisors

    Thursday, July 21, 2022
    6 Ways to Secure Your Remote Workforce

    Although there are many benefits to remote work, there are new cybersecurity vulnerabilities to consider. Companies that shift to remote work won’t be aware of the new ways in which they are vulnerable. This information will help them become more secure.

    Fatech IT Advisors

    Tuesday, July 5, 2022
    What is a man-in-the-middle attack?

    As one of the ten most common cyber-attacks, anyone can be the victim of a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack, including your business. The worst part is that you may not realize it until it’s too late due to the sneaky nature of the attack. Here’s what you need to know about MITM attacks to protect yourself and your business.

    Fatech International

    Wednesday, June 8, 2022
    Dedicated Server vs. The Cloud: Understanding the Pros & Cons

    From housing critical files to collaborating with the team, servers play a quiet but essential role in the daily operations of businesses. When it comes to deciding what kind of server best fits a business’s needs, there are several factors to consider. Here is a brief overview of the pros and cons of dedicated servers vs. cloud servers.

    Fatech IT Advisors

    Monday, May 16, 2022
    Risks of Remote Work: How a Cybersecurity Policy Can Protect Your Business

    The business landscape has changed dramatically over the last few years. Remote work has become the new normal, and the threat of cyberattacks has increased. Here is a brief overview of the threats your business could be facing in the remote work landscape. In addition to the cybersecurity measures, you should implement to minimize the risk of an attack.

    Fatech IT Advisors

    Wednesday, May 11, 2022
    Driving Positive Customer Experiences with Digital Transformation

    Digital transformation is changing the way companies adapt their business models and processing. The force driving this change is the new expectation customers have in today’s market. The 21st-century customer expects to always be connected. No matter the time, location, or what they are doing, customers expect relevant information when they need it. To maintain a competitive edge, businesses should invest in digital transformation technologies to drive positive customer experiences for the ever-connected

    Didlake Document Imaging

    Monday, April 25, 2022
    Promoting Inclusion During Autism Acceptance Month

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the fastest growing developmental disability in the world. Typically diagnosed during early childhood, it can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships and self-regulation. It affects people in different ways and to varying degrees. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 1 in 44 children have been identified with ASD. Boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls. It impacts people across all racial, ethnic

    Didlake, Inc.

    Friday, April 1, 2022
    Defending Your Business from Cyber Attacks

    A cyber security attack can be one of the most detrimental things any business will face. From major corporations to small or family businesses, the impact of a breach can be catastrophic, and no business is immune. When it comes to protection, business owners can do things to reduce the likelihood of an attack and reduce the severity of one if it happens. Here’s what to know about cyber-attacks, protecting the business, and addressing an attack.

    Fatech International