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  • Fighting Coronavirus-Themed Ransomware and Malware

    Cybersecurity

    #Cybersecurity Cybercriminals and Nation-States Aim to Subvert Systems and Devices (Data Breach Today) Attackers are continuing to use concerns over COVID-19 to distribute ransomware and malware, including for smartphones. The healthcare sector is perhaps at the greatest risk from these attacks because it’s serving as the front-line defense against the disease.

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  • 6 real-world best practices for setting up your company for successful collaboration

    Cloud

    #Cloud 6 real-world best practices for setting up your company for successful collaboration (OSF Digital) We’ll defer to medical experts for how to stay safe and healthy from COVID-19 as the pandemic evolves, but in the meantime, businesses should consider how to best keep operations healthy to avoid a decline in sales.

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  • CEO diary: What it’s like to run a company remotely

    Featuring great piece from VentureBeat earlier this week: My team has gone remote, we’ve had to cancel events, and I’ve had to rethink every part of my business. This is a diary of one of the most challenging weeks I’ve ever faced as a founder and CEO. Monday 16th March Walking on the beach with the dog at 6:30 am allows time to think about how I’m going to communicate to 5,000 customers that we have to postpone a number of our events.

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  • Microsoft Teams passes 44 million daily active users, thanks in part to coronavirus

    (VentureBeat) Microsoft Teams, which launched worldwide in March 2017, passed 32 million daily active users (DAUs) this month. A week later, thanks in part to COVID-19, usage had spiked to 44 million DAUs. That’s up from 20 million daily active users in November, a 60-110% jump in just four months. Microsoft used the product’s three-year anniversary to share the new figures and announce new Teams features targeting “underserved professionals, including firstline and health care workers.

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BetterBlog

  • Telecommuting In 5 Easy Steps

    News and Resources

    Telecommuting In 5 Easy Steps Daunting as it may seem, preparing your business and employees for telecommuting is easy with the right technology and provider. There are five simple steps we recommend to ensure your transition to telecommuting is seamless and allows you to maintain the high quality performance and productivity you expect.

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  • 6 easy tips to avoid getting attacked by hackers

    News and Resources

    Today’s business landscape is governed by all-things-internet. From the efficiency of cloud computing to the communications of remote teams – we rely heavily on the internet for our business models. However, this reliance has also exposed us to ever-growing security risks. There were 7.2 billion malware attacks and 151.9 million ransomware attacks in 2019 alone.

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  • How Does the Cloud Work for Remote Employees?

    News and Resources

    For all the things it makes possible, cloud technology doesn’t come without hurdles. For an example, look no further than remote workers simultaneously being productive and feeling isolated from their colleagues. While working from home satisfies many remote employees, it can also make them feel disconnected from their teams.

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  • 8 Ways to Manage Your Team While Social Distancing

    News and Resources

    The Covid-19 virus has disrupted and rearranged the workplace with breathtaking speed. In the span of a week, organizations across every sector have sent millions of employees home to work remotely. Without warning — and in many cases, without preparation of any kind — managers have been thrust into the position of leading virtual teams, many for the first time.

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BetterWorld Podcast

  • Episode 2 - Celebrating B Corps Month - Talking B Corps with Tim Frick of Mightybytes

    March 2020 is B Corps Month! Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. BetterWorld Technology, a founding B Corp has Tim Frick, founder and president of Chicago-based Mightybytes in the BetterWorld booth to talk B Corporations and much more….

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  • Episode 1 - Talking Cybersecurity with James Gorman

    Episode One of the BetterWorld Podcast focuses on cybersecurity and what leaders of small to medium-sized organizations can do today to help mitigate and prevent information security breaches and bolster what is now the backbone of many businesses and nonprofits. Host Matt Bauer interviews James Gorman, BetterWorld Chief Information Security Officer and technology/security industry veteran.

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