Five Things You Should Do Right Now to Preserve Your Network and Systems

 1. Backup Files Every Day - As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of...

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Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

 Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal emails,...

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Can You Really Afford Not to Have a Backup Plan?

   According to Symantec SMB, 50% of SMBs admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. 41% of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity...

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Microsoft Office 2007 Is Not Safe

What is the root issue here? On October 10, 2017, Microsoft changed the status of Office 2007 to “End-of-Life”. This means that there are no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content...

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Krack WPA2 – What you need to know

Krack WPA2 – Wireless devices can be hacked There has been a lot of press lately about wireless devices being hackable via the Krack WPA2 attack. Let’s start with what is most important: You don’t need to panic, and you...

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VIRUS ALERT: CryptoWall 3.0

We need to raise everyone’s awareness We have been observing a sophisticated ransomware attack affecting our local community. The ransomware is called CryptoWall 3.0. If one of your computers becomes infected, CryptoWall encrypts your data, both on the infected computer...

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Understanding Philosophy Behind Software

In the deep, florescent-lit bowels of software developer’s offices, people struggle for new ideas. They seek new features and ideas for their users. Some ideas are good and some are bad, but one thing is certain: software companies that...

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Wireless Networks are Changing

The wireless world is changing fast. Many of the wireless networks being installed today will be out of date in just a couple of years. It isn’t surprising. I’ve visited small businesses where the wireless devices outnumber the cabled...

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