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Online Extortion: How Much Can Ransomware Cost Your Company?

You insure your company against loss. You license your company so as to protect your personal assets. You even pay into a system that protects your workers. Yet if you’re not protecting your company and educating your employees about the dangers of ransomware, you could be placing its very existence at risk. It’s estimated that…Continue Reading

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5 Ways Outsourcing Your Managed IT Services Saves Money

Why do your clients hire you? It’s probably because you can do something for them they can’t do for themselves or you do it better than they can do it. Your goods or services are a greater value to them than having to invest in creating it themselves. A quality Managed Service Provider the same…Continue Reading

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6 Signs You’re A Victim Of Ransomware

One of the most disturbing things about viruses and malware (aside from getting them) is that often they are working behind the scenes, infecting and extracting data before you even realize something’s wrong. While that may be true initially of ransomware as it encrypts your files, the point of ransomware is to extort money from…Continue Reading

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Top 4 Antivirus And Malware Software Your Company Can’t Do Without

Most Internet providers offer virus protection. But is it enough? Chances are your business is not adequately protected. The good news is it doesn’t take thousands of dollars to make sure your data isn’t at risk. It just takes some good, reliable virus and malware protection. Before we get into the details of what makes…Continue Reading

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3 Business Catastrophes That Can Strike When You Don’t Update Software

It’s so tempting when you see those annoying messages pop-up about installing software and running updates and the inevitable restart that follows, to ignore them and “X” out of them. Who wants to spend five or more minutes waiting for everything to come back up? No one. But those five or more minutes can be…Continue Reading


A Managed IT Solution For Small Business

There comes a point in every businesses life when they need a computer guy. An IT specialist to set up a network, maintain computers or install programs for the staff. If they can get away with it, they will add the IT duties on to a current employee and expect them to take on those…Continue Reading

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What Is Ransomware And How Can It Affect Your Company?

In August, a new version of ransomware hit the Internet. Discovered by Jakub Kroustek at AVG Technologies, this one is exceptionally worrisome as it masquerades as a Windows update. It even sports a phoney Microsoft 2016 copyright. When you install it, instead of installing Microsoft files as it claims, it encrypts all of your files,…Continue Reading


Is Your Firewall Protection Doing Its Job?

A firewall is a very important element of network security, but mismanaged implementation can lead to a slow system that’s nearly impossible to update and debug. To make sure that your company’s own firewall is doing its job, consider these tips, tricks, and reminders. What Is a Firewall? Every online network needs security to keep…Continue Reading


Financial Institutions Need This Hybrid Cloud Solution

If you finally thought you understand how cloud computing works, don’t let the term “hybrid” throw you off track. Hybrid cloud computing is the newest tech solution for companies looking to efficiently meet a variety of customer needs, which means it could very well be the cloud platform that your own business needs. An Introduction…Continue Reading


Cloud Computing: The Platform Of Innovation

Cloud computing has revolutionized the IT infrastructure of countless businesses around America and the world, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. As a quick reminder, cloud computing is the process of using a network of remote servers, like the ones provided by Google, instead of a local server or personal computer, to…Continue Reading

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