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Why an MSP Matters for Your Business

October 17th, 2018|Managed IT, Tech Tips|

Technology is an integral part of any business today, and that includes the small or medium-sized business. Managing all of your business technology can become overwhelming and quite near impossible, which is why technology as a service is a necessity [...]

What is HTTPS and Why Do I Need to Know?

August 2nd, 2018|Tech Tips|

Last week, there was a lot of coverage on Chrome's decision to use an alert warning of "not secure" to users on sights that are http, not https. What is https, and how does it differ from http? Https is [...]

7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Technology

May 8th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Spring cleaning your technology should be on your checklist for both security and efficiency. Just as we clean and organize other areas of our lives, our technology needs attention, too. Here are 7 helpful tips for your technology clean-up. Clean [...]

How Safe are you and your Data on Facebook?

April 16th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Facebook has been in the news a lot lately regarding cyber security and how safe your data is. A whistleblower revealed that the political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, harvested 87 million Facebook profiles to understand voter behavior in the 2016 [...]

Microsoft Teams vs Skype – A Few Facts

April 9th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Many of our customers ask us about Microsoft Teams, since Microsoft announced last September that it was phasing out using Skype for business in favor of a full integration of Teams as its core communications platform for the enterprise. Since [...]

The Future of Ransomware and Bitcoin

February 5th, 2018|Tech Tips|

Bitcoin, the currency used in ransomware attacks, has been in the news a lot lately, fluctuating in its value and increasing in its popularity. This is part of the reason why hackers are starting to move on to other means [...]

The State of Ransomware and Cybersecurity in Small to Medium-sized Businesses

December 5th, 2017|Tech Tips|

The end of the year is a good time to review the state of your business' cyber security. 2017 has been a tough year for companies inundated with ransomware attacks. Malwarebytes sponsored a report conducted by Osterman Research in June [...]

Holiday Tech Gifts 2017

December 5th, 2017|Tech Tips, Uncategorized|

Every year, we bring you some of the newest and best tech gifts for everyone on your list. Some are newer versions of products we have written about in previous years. Enjoy them all and happy shopping  There are a [...]

6 Tips for Holiday Cyber Shopping

December 4th, 2017|Tech Tips|

This holiday season is the most vulnerable time for cyber crimes to occur, especially when cyber shopping or shopping online. Here are some tips to ensure that you remain safe from cyber attacks. Many phishing emails will look like shopping [...]

Locky Ransomware Just Won’t Go Away

October 26th, 2017|Tech Tips|

We have written blog posts in the last year or so on the Locky ransomware that devastated many businesses. We, too, saw the devastation that this malware could cause when clients approached us to help retrieve crucial files and get [...]

7 Steps to Avoid a Botnet and Ensure Your Cyber Security

October 5th, 2017|Tech Tips|

Do you know the difference between a botnet and ransomware, malware or other cyber crimes? October is cyber security awareness month, and there is no better time to review your cyber security policies and stay informed on the latest trends. [...]

Your IT in Hurricane Season and Other Disasters

September 21st, 2017|Tech Tips|

  This year's very active hurricane season is a good reminder to revisit the Backup Disaster Recovery Plan you have in place for your business and to consult with your IT Managed Services Provider or IT consultant to confirm that [...]

Summer Travel Tech Tips

July 27th, 2017|Tech Tips|

It's that time of year again when many people are traveling, and usually their tech devices are traveling with them. Here is a list of good advice to remember when you are traveling with your laptops and mobile devices this [...]