Disaster Recovery vs Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery vs Business Continuity What if I told you that your business or organization needs both?  The terms are used interchangeably in conversation, but they are very different.  Disaster recovery in the IT world is viewed as a backup that can recover your data.  That recovery, when done correctly, is able to bring back […]

7 Steps To A BYOD Policy

7 steps to a BYOD Policy If there were only 7 steps to a BYOD policy, would you have one in place?  The consumerization of IT devices like phones and tablets has highlighted the need for bring your own device policies.  Employees use their own devices for business tasks whether their IT department support them […]

Powerfully Productive Organization Apps 

Powerfully Productive Organization Apps Life doesn’t have to be so disorganized. All you have to do to clean it up is find the right tools.  We’ve come up with four powerfully productive organization apps to help you put everything in its rightful place. Once you figure out how to do this, you’ll be significantly more productive […]

Onboarding Neurodiverse Employees

Onboarding Neurodiverse Employees

Onboarding Neurodiverse Employees 3rd Element has been hiring, training and retaining neurodiverse employees for more than three years.  While we were creating a program to hire, train and retain the neurodiverse, we ended up with a robust onboarding program for ALL employees.  So, whether you have a neurodiverse or neurotypical employee, this article will lay […]

Active Content and Cookies for Cybersecurity

Active Content and Cookies for Cybersecurity

Active content and cookies are aspects of modern web-browsing experiences that many people may not understand. This lack of understanding may lead some web users to compromise the security of their personal information. Fortunately, a basic understanding of the ways that active content and cookies work on your system can help. What is Active Content? […]

Cloud Computing – To Cloud or Not to Cloud

That is the question. Where is the cloud? Everyone is talking about cloud computing these days and for good reason. The cloud is revolutionizing how computing power is generated and consumed. Cloud refers to software and services that run on the Internet, instead of locally on your computer. When tech companies say your data is […]

IT Security and Cybersecurity

IT Security and Cybersecurity

Let’s Talk About IT Security IT security and cybersecurity are a set of strategies that prevent unauthorized access to organizational assets.  These assets are browsers, computers, networks, and data. The goal of IT security is to maintain the accessibility, integrity, and confidentiality of sensitive information.  IT security blocks the access of hackers, educates your organization and prepares […]