Aaron Forbes

How to secure your home network for WFH [survey]

The sudden shift for companies from a permanent workplace to working from home comes with employee frustrations and dozens of security problems that can leave an IT helpdesk swamped. Learning to mitigate these issues and prevent them from happening in the first place is the best thing a company can do for its employees—and it’ll pay off in the future too.

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Aaron Forbes

Minim partners with technology service distributor Telarus

 Starting today, Minim has announced its exclusive partnership with Telarus, the largest privately-held technology services distributor in the United States. By partnering together, our aim is to solve the biggest network security and management problems that arise from companies shifting to a work-from-home model.

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Employee burnout in the time of COVID-19

“I’m thinking of moving on.” Those five words are what made us pay attention to the issue of burnout. They came from an employee who started with us a couple years ago: a top performer and extremely valued team member.

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Nicole Hayward

Work From Home Cybersecurity Risk podcast by Daily Journal [recap]

After months of widespread distributed work due to COVID-19, businesses must face that corporate data protection is only as good as the home network's cybersecurity efficacy. Plus, this is a new normal. According to Global Workplace Analytics, "Our best estimate is that 25-30% of the workforce will be working-from-home multiple days a week by 2021." As the majority of homes do not have adequate ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [May 2020]

Last month, employees working from home continued to be a top target for cyber attackers. This May smart home cybersecurity news roundup highlights the latest remote work danger, as well as a recent security update for a popular smart home device. Check out below.

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Samantha Albano

Alternative to Meraki for SMB and residential [comparison]

As an industry-leading cloud-managed IT solution, Cisco Meraki provides several products for enterprise network management: WLAN, next gen firewall, unified network insights, and more. But, it's certainly not a one-size-fits-all solution set. For many businesses, the Cisco Meraki infrastructure, provider lock-in, and expertise needed to accomplish the business' goals inspire them to explore their ...

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Samantha Albano

Security Threat Landscape virtual event by TPx [recap]

A major area of concern amidst the Coronavirus pandemic that's top of mind for Minim is remote working cybersecurity and the impact of these risks on business IT personnel. That's why I was excited to attend the virtual Security Threat Landscape event hosted by TPx yesterday. Here's a brief recap and my thoughts. 

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Andy Piggott

Working remotely with kids: tips from a Minim parent

Recently, Minim joined the NH Tech Alliance webinar Going Remote 101 to explore how business can help their employees transition to remote work while maintaining a work-life balance. As the topic of working remotely with kids came up, I thought I'd share some of the strategies that have helped my family to during this time. I hope these tips are helpful and would love to hear what your family is ...

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Samantha Albano

Using Zoom video meeting at home

Video conference platform usage is surging as the world continues to practice social distancing in response to COVID-19. Considering Zoom? Here are some stats and a handy getting started guide!

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news: Work From Home edition [March 2020]

In light of the global remote working movement taking place as a result of COVID-19, this month's smart home cybersecurity news roundup focuses on the new vulnerabilities introduced by working from home.

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