GadellNet Blog

5 Tools to Save CEOs 10 minutes a Day

September 19, 2018

As a CEO, you’re stretched thin. Your time isn’t more valuable than anyone else in your organization, but we understand that it is often in higher demand. That’s why saving 10 minutes for you is a little more tantalizing than for many others in your organization. That’s almost an hour a week, that’s about 43 hours, more than a week’s time, over the course of a year. Here are five tools that have the ability to save you 10 minutes per day: MindMeister Manage your daily tasks thro [...]

Cyber Threat Hunting: Tricks and Tools You Need

September 5, 2018

A lot of cyber security processes are reactive. Indicators of Compromise, for instance, interpret clues that could indicate an attack in process or that data has already been compromised. This and other types of security monitoring are important for a holistic cyber security plan, but threat hunting is a different approach. What is Threat Hunting? In cyber threat hunting, IT professionals proactively look for weaknesses that could allow a cyber attack into a system or network so they can thwar [...]

Indicators of Compromise (IOCs): Definition and Examples

August 9, 2018

Cyber security is an important part of your business strategy; there’s no doubt about that. With so many terms surrounding the ins and outs of cyber security, it can be hard to keep track and stay well informed. Indicators of Compromise: What is an ICO? Indicators of Compromise is a hyper-specific cyber security term. Indicators are activities that lead IT professionals to believe a cyber security threat or breach could be on the way or in progress, aka compromised. More specifically, IOC [...]

Cutting the Cord: Getting Rid of Cable

August 2, 2018

If you're fed up with cable and ready to cut the cord, you're not alone. Compared to last year, there are 1.7 million fewer cable subscribers, and that number just keeps growing. Alternatives to cable give people more control over their experience and ensure you're not just paying for a bunch of channels you never watch. In order to make the switch you'll need to have a few things in place. We've created a checklist for you. Good Internet Connection For almost all cable cutting options, you [...]

Why your sales team needs Business Intelligence

July 26, 2018

As a Sales Leader or Head of Sales, you understand the importance of the numbers. You live and die by them, most likely. When it comes to understanding your products, pricing, customers, and of course your revenue, you have to be on top of the numbers day in and day out. As big data becomes more readily available, the tools to turn that data into knowledge and meaningful insights are invaluable. Without the right tools, all of that data can get buried or misinterpreted. For your sales team, t [...]

GadellNet Partners with Independent Schools of St. Louis

June 22, 2018

St. Louis, MO. GadellNet, a top Managed Services provider in the Midwest, is excited to become a recognized sponsor of the Independent Schools of St. Louis (ISSL) Association.   ISSL is a non-profit association serving over 40 independent schools in the St. Louis area.  ISSL promotes and advocates for the personalized education offered by these independent schools, creates forums for collaboration among them, and offers resources for parents interested in providing an independ [...]

Data Integrity: What It Is + Best Practices for Businesses

June 21, 2018

What is Data Integrity? Data integrity, as a state of data, refers to the accuracy, consistency, and reliability of data stored in databases, data warehouses, data marts, or any of your internal data storage locations, such as a CRM. But what does that really mean? Well, data integrity is all about your data being correct and reliable no matter where its stored and no matter how long you’ve had it. You could think of it as your data quality. Having your data correct means it must be com [...]

We’re Looking for Referrals

June 13, 2018

GadellNet is continually looking for new and awesome people to add to our team (and not because of a high turn over rate, our employee retention is 98%). Just this month, we’ve brought on three new employees, but we still need more. GadellNet prides itself on the culture created by our values. We look for people who will fit in with the rest of the team and be a real go-getter. In return for being a hardworking team member, you get to bask in the open and intentional culture of GadellNet. W [...]

Spear Phishing vs Phishing + How to Avoid Both

June 8, 2018

You receive an email from your bank. They’ve emailed you before, so you’re not suspicious. You open the email and read that you need to take immediate action, so your account isn’t closed. You hastily click the link provided in the email and put your information into the portal, so you can ensure your account isn’t closed. You’ve just been the victim of a phishing attack. If you listen to the news, browse social media, or receive our client newsletters, you know cyber security th [...]

Strategic IT Consultant

May 23, 2018

Something that sets GadellNet apart as a Managed Service Provider is that we offer our clients strategic consulting services. Our strategic consulting services are built around customer needs. We find the technologies and processes that will increase a client’s productivity or output by 20% in 3-5 years; then we implement them. This isn’t just an add-on responsibility of someone else on the team; we have Strategic IT Consultants at GadellNet who are creative, talented, tech-savvy individuals [...]