Encryption & Drones: TeamLogic IT Franchise Owners Tackle New Challenges
Growth and evolution define the IT world like never before, and businesses need a trusted partner to stay ahead of trends
Spy movies used to involve safecracking; now they routinely show someone using portable tech to hack into high-level security systems, all while a drone buzzes overhead keeping a lookout. Some of that’s fiction, sure, but any TeamLogic IT franchise owner can tell you that there are plenty of real threats to business IT out there.
“There’s a reason why there’s a lot of legislation being considered at the federal, state and local levels about drones,” says Chuck Lennon, President of TeamLogic IT. “The most advanced machines carry cameras and other equipment that could be used to disrupt Wi-Fi operations, piggyback off signals and otherwise get into a company’s data framework.”
Businesses demand, but don’t understand, encryption
Because of drones, or the many other advanced threats on the ground, business-data security has never been more vital. But how safe is safe? A TeamLogic IT franchise tech team can take a look at the current setup and make recommendations around encryption, which is the conversion of electronic data into ciphertext, a form that is tough for anyone who’s not authorized to crack.
“As a part of our managed IT services contracts, we work with clients not only to keep their current operations functional, but also to look at what’s coming down the road in terms of threats,” Chuck explains. “That means we’re evaluating hardware and software in terms of how safe and secure it is, and then proposing solutions like frequent backups to offset what malware could do. And when it comes to encryption, we’re working with national vendors to vet the best and most cost-effective solutions out there for our clients.”
Got drones? Trend today, tool tomorrow
As far as drones go, Chuck says that most TeamLogic IT franchise owners and their teams are fielding a lot of questions.
“When there’s talk about how Amazon and other providers can deliver packages with drones, businesses realize that these things are doing more than just getting great camera shots at football games,” he says. “Drones are already on the market as backyard, fun machines, but the high-end ones are capable of spying. Again, this is just one of the many new fronts in technology that we’re keeping an eye on, and so our customers can rest easy knowing that TeamLogic IT is monitoring their systems and helping their businesses run smoothly and profitably now, but also keeping an eye on any potential disruptors and advising them accordingly.”
TeamLogic IT is the technology franchise small and medium-sized businesses increasingly turn to for turnkey support. TeamLogic IT’s managed services contracts give clients peace of mind around their technology needs, and provide franchise owners with a steady, predictable revenue stream. TeamLogic IT now serves a wide and growing variety of clients in every business sector, from tourism and hospitality to healthcare, legal and accounting. Along the way, TeamLogic IT has grown to more than 100 locations around the United States, and continues to expand in new and existing markets.
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