The Ins and Outs of Password Management

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When you think about data and account security, the first thing that usually comes to mind is passwords. In a culture with data-mining and account hacking, it’s now more important than ever to create a company-wide password management process to counteract these threats. In 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) changed its… Read more »

Robocall Blocking: Everything You Should Know


Have you or your employees been receiving unknown or spammy phone calls? You are not alone! These robocalls are more common than you think and are affecting people nationwide. In 2017, the FCC passed regulations that allow phone companies (like us) to proactively block illegal Robocalls. The Robocall Blocking Service from Gage Cloud Voice works… Read more »

Business Continuity Tips During Hurricane Season

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While safety is everyone’s #1 concern during a hurricane, we also understand the importance of business continuity before, during and after the storm. Business down time can be devastating to Small- or Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs). Here are some tips to make sure you are prepared to get your business operations back up and running in… Read more »

Communication Tips Every Small Business Should Know


Here at Gage we understand the importance of communication within your business. Great communication can increase productivity, create a healthy culture and increase accountability, while poor communication can have the opposite effect. Here are a few tips every small business leader can implement to create a strong foundation for communication in their organization. Document Processes… Read more »

The Top IT Threats to Small Businesses and How to Deal With Them


Regardless of your industry, small businesses around the world are dealing with very similar IT problems. There are many obstacles and challenges business owners must overcome in order to remain operational, secure and successful. In smaller organizations, we know that you may not have an in-house IT specialist, and that can present unique challenges. We’re… Read more »

Stay Better Connected With GAGE

Since 1980, GAGE has designed, implemented and serviced business communication systems ranging in size from a few phones to hundreds of interconnected devices. Through the years, our service lines have also grown to include managed IT, cabling, and standby backup power. As a family-owned business, our diversified culture and connection to each other have laid… Read more »

The 3 Best Practices for Email Phishing Attacks


  Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. According to PhishMe research, “91% of the time, phishing emails are behind successful cyber attacks.” The overwhelming majority of security breaches caused by phishing… Read more »