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7 Ways to Improve Your Online Security

Good online security habits are no joke. Every day there are data breaches of major financial institutions and retailers. Every app you download and most of the sites you visit initiate a series of online tracking of your activity and

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Still Using Windows 7? Now’s the Time to Update to Windows 10!

Windows 7 is predicted to be running on hundreds of millions of computers, but after January 14, 2020, Windows 7 users will no longer have any technical support, software updates, security updates, or fixes, making any user of Windows versions

Posted in Business IT, Cloud Services, IT Services, Managed IT Services, Security, Software Updates

Why Your Business Needs Managed IT Services

Even the smallest of businesses run on a computer network – desktop computers in the office, tablets and mobile devices in the field, and essential business applications running off cloud services. These business tools are depended on every day to

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Wireless Networks: The Basics of a Good WiFi Network

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A business’ WiFi network is essential to ensure you can be responsive in today’s digital world. Employees require wireless options while traveling or working off-site, the layout of your physical plant may require wireless for online access, and your guests

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The ONE Thing You Need to Do to Stop Hackers

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Recently, I’ve had three clients who have had their email hacked, and, consequently, their personal information compromised. Even with iron-clad passwords and good security firewalls and server protection, our emails are at risk every day. One mistaken click and a

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Moving Your Business? Don’t Forget Your Virtual Business Needs!

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Anyone who has moved offices knows it’s a challenging project! Good preparation and organization is key, along with finding the right people to help you and being realistic about the time and energy it will require. When we move our

Posted in IT Services, Security, System Backup

Back to School – a Lesson in Cybersecurity 101

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It’s hard to believe that it is back to school season! This means more devices, new accounts, and increased screen time for our young learners. Whether your kids are headed to grade school, college, or maybe you could just use

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Protecting Your Personal Information Online

Google is taking a strong stand on internet security. Beginning in July 2018, Google Chrome will begin to flag all websites not operating with an updated SSL (security) certificate as “not secure” because the encryption of data between your computer

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3 Keys to Keeping Computers Working Properly

Your business success begins with the right IT plan. If you walked into your office tomorrow and all the computers were gone – would it impact your ability to conduct business? Most likely! Now, imagine yourself going into your dentist’s

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Computer Security, Part 2: Simple Security Measures

In our last Blog we talked about some easy ways to manage your computer passwords to prevent hackers from accessing your information. After making that smart first-step, it then makes sense to consider measures to protect your overall computer system

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