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Cybersecurity, Team Bonding & Digital Excellence!

October Spotlight: Cybersecurity Awareness Month!🔐

In this edition, dive into the memories from our recent staff gathering in Carlsbad, gain insights into the intricacies of Cybersecurity and IT Compliance, and explore the creative world of Canva with us.

So, grab your favorite autumn beverage and join us in celebrating both the season and the ever-evolving world of tech.

As the month unfolds with its signature blend of autumn colors, we’re reminded of a significant message for all: Cybersecurity Awareness.


Staff Gathering in Carlsbad: Bonding, Fun & Memories 😃

Kicking off the first weekend in October, TenisiTech’s team gathered in scenic Carlsbad, CA for a blend of bonding and relaxation

TT gathering collage

At Ocean Palms Beach Resort, we kicked off with a pizza reception, where many met face-to-face for the first time, later bonding over campfires and exclusive TT swag. Saturday was packed with a refreshing hike at Lake Calavera, poolside fun, team-building dinners, and a night out dancing. Sunday allowed everyone to explore Carlsbad’s charm, from its pristine beaches to the lively Carlsbad Village.

A truly unforgettable retreat for the TenisiTech family!


Security & Compliance 

Secure IT Services with TenisiTech 🌐

Defining Cybersecurity and IT Compliance

While both are vital to the integrity of an organization, cybersecurity focuses on protecting against threats like phishing attacks, ransomware, and breaches. On the other hand, IT compliance revolves around adhering to regulatory standards such as CCPA, HIPAA, GDPR, and SOC 2. Remember: cybersecurity can help achieve IT compliance, but the latter also emphasizes privacy and risk management.

The Importance of Training & Education

Before a crisis hits, make sure your team is well-versed in both IT security and compliance. The majority of cyberattacks, around 90%, begin with simple phishing emails. Equip your team with the knowledge and tools they need to prevent these attacks.

A Look at Compliance Standards

Industry-specific rules, such as SOC 2 Type 2, CCPA, and HIPAA, ensure organizations follow best practices in handling sensitive information. Whether you’re in healthcare, automotive, or retail, being aware of and adhering to these standards is crucial to avoid legal penalties and maintain trust.

Internal IT Audits: Your Secret Weapon

Don’t wait for an external auditor to identify gaps in your cybersecurity and compliance measures. Conduct regular internal IT audits to check your systems and processes, ensuring everything is up-to-date and watertight. Consider it a health check-up for your organization’s IT well-being.

Stay Proactive with TenisiTech

In the world of IT security, complacency is your biggest foe. Ensure you’re always one step ahead with multifactor authentication, next-gen antivirus software, regular software updates, and more. Need help navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity? TenisiTech is here with over a decade of experience, ready to guide and partner with you.

What’s Next?

With cyberattacks on the rise, now’s the time to bolster your defense. Whether it’s updating password protocols, running phishing simulations, or seeking expert advice, taking action is key.

If you’re ready to level up your cybersecurity and compliance strategies:

SCHEDULE A FREE IT REVIEW TODAY

Service

Highlighting our Client Scorecard 🌟

An integral component of our CIO Advisory services. The scorecard is meticulously crafted to provide a clear snapshot of your IT infrastructure’s health, performance, and areas that need attention.

Why Our IT Scorecard?

  • Clarity & Transparency: With detailed metrics, you’ll always have a comprehensive view of how your IT landscape is shaping up.
  • Open Communication: We believe in the power of sharing progress. By using this scorecard, all stakeholders are well-informed, fostering a collaborative IT environment.
  • Value for Money: We understand the investment you make in our services. Our scorecard ensures that you can visibly see and measure the impact and returns on your IT infrastructure.

This scorecard is not just a tool – it’s a promise. A promise that we’re by your side, continuously monitoring, improving, and working to enhance your IT systems. It’s a testament to our commitment that the CIO services you avail are consistently driving value for your business.

Want to know more or see a live demonstration of our IT Scorecard in action? Contact us today or visit our CIO Advisory page.

DOWNLOAD SAMPLE SCORECARD

🔹 MS 900 Certification: A testament to foundational knowledge in the workings of Microsoft 365 services and cloud concepts. We’re thrilled to announce that our Senior Service Desk Analyst, Jonathan Kestler, achieved this commendation. By mastering the essentials of cloud services, our team ensures you receive top-tier guidance in Microsoft 365 solutions.


Productivity

Harnessing the Potential of Canva 🙌

In the fast-paced digital world of IT, having efficient tools is crucial for streamlining operations and top-tier content delivery. One indispensable tool at TenisiTech is Canva, an intuitive design platform that aids our productivity in several remarkable ways:

  • Branding Made EffortlessConsistency is key when it comes to branding. Canva’s Brand Kit allows us to house TenisiTech’s colors, fonts, and logos all in one accessible place. We can easily keep our brand essence consistent across different designs like handouts, presentations, and landing pages.
  • Collaborative Creativity: Gone are the days of back-and-forth email threads with attachments. With Canva, our teams collaborate in real time. Direct feedback, annotations, and design changes are made within the platform, saving time and ensuring that everyone is on the same page.
  • Versatility in DesignWith a vast library of icons, stock images, and diverse templates, our creative potential is limitless. While we often customize templates to resonate with our brand’s aesthetics, the prospect of crafting exclusive brand templates is on our horizon. This ensures that our materials, whether social media posts or presentations have a consistent and professional look.
  • Daily Digital Delight: Canva isn’t a once-in-a-while tool for us. Every day, it plays a pivotal role in enhancing our social media presence, enabling us to quickly churn out captivating visuals that engage our audience.
  • Empowering Every Team Member: At TenisiTech, everyone can be a designer, thanks to Canva’s user-friendly interface. Even without formal design training, our team members find it straightforward to craft compelling visuals. However, the idea of hosting an in-house training session is an intriguing one. It could help us unlock even more of Canva’s potential!
  • Future Integrations: While we currently leverage Canva as a standalone tool, we’re always looking to enhance our workflows. Integrating Canva with other software tools might be our next step to further optimize our design processes.

In essence, Canva isn’t just a design tool for us—it’s a productivity powerhouse. As we continue to navigate the digital realm of IT, tools like Canva ensure that we remain agile, consistent, and ahead of the curve.


Why They Love IT

by Cecilia Leon
Senior Client Lead

8 years at TenisiTech! MS-900 Certified!

“With over nine years of experience in IT management and operations, I find immense satisfaction in leveraging technology to solve real-world challenges for our clients, which range from SMBs to large enterprises.

My mission has always been clear: to align digital transformation initiatives with our client’s unique business goals and challenges. It’s not just about rolling out new technology; it’s about constructing comprehensive IT roadmaps, enforcing compliance standards, and putting robust security measures in place.

Most importantly, I pride myself on offering exceptional customer service to optimize client productivity, security, and overall satisfaction. Whether it’s overseeing divestiture and acquisition projects or leading productivity suite migrations, I’m committed to pushing the envelope in IT innovation.”

– Cecilia Leon