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11 IT Buzzwords You Should Be Aware Of

Nov 07, 2019

More and more, IT is becoming buzzword after buzzword and (no pun intended, my apologies to Google's parent company) the alphabet soup of acronyms. While it's unreasonable for any of us in the industry to expect that those not in the industry to use ...

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A Blackout Leads to Better Disaster Preparedness

Oct 10, 2019

This past weekend, the weirdest thing happened - our neighborhood was hit with a blackout.  In my area, this hardly ever happens.  Short of earthquakes (knock wood) and fires (knock more wood!), we're pretty devoid of the sort of ongoing threats the ...

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Security? But No One Wants Our Data.

Sep 26, 2019

“No one wants our data." In poker, there's this thing known as a "tell."  It's a mannerism or habit that indicates or "tells" your competitor something about  you - usually it's something that says either you have a great hand or you're bluffing.  ...

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8 Ways to Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Aug 29, 2019

Ransomware.  The word should send a shiver down any responsible IT support person's spine.  There's nothing worse than being told not only that you've been infected by a virus preventing you from getting to any of your data on your network, but on ...

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What to Look for in a Cloud Provider

Aug 15, 2019

Are you considering moving "to the cloud"? While there are a number of benefits to doing this - lower initial capital outlay, consistent monthly cost, accessibility from anywhere, built in business continuity, etc. - there are still a number of ...

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5 Ways to Leverage Microsoft OneNote to Organize Your Life

Aug 01, 2019

For most who know me well, I'm all too often spouting off on how I go about organizing my life. Being the CEO of a technology business, I find that I wear many hats and this means I have a ton of things to do.  Not only this, but I have a ton of ...

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Four Cybersecurity Essentials Your Executive Leadership Team Wants to Know

Jul 18, 2019

Leadership teams run their organizations with constantly shifting priorities.  Often these priorities can run the gamut from managing A/R and increasing sales to improving culture and increasing staff retention. All too often, technology ends up ...

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The Cost of Doing Nothing – Why Your Old Hardware is Costing You

Jul 05, 2019

We know that the cost of technology for your organization can quickly add up. In addition to your initial technology investment, you have the ongoing costs related to IT services like monitoring,  maintenance, support, backup, and cybersecurity ...

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CISA Urging Users to Patch BlueKeep Vulnerability

Jun 19, 2019

T he United States Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a warning to Microsoft Windows users regarding a critical security vulnerability. By issuing the "update now" warning, CISA has ...

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Why Cybersecurity Must Be a Top Priority for Small & Midsize Businesses

Jun 06, 2019

The big companies may be grabbing all of the headlines and attention when it comes to cybersecurity breaches, but did you know that SMBs have the most to lose in the aftermath of a data breach? From Target to Yahoo to LinkedIn to Equifax, it seems ...

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Getting Ready for Teams to Replace Skype for Business!

May 23, 2019

Did you know that Skype for Business Online is going away?  If you’re on Office 365, you may have already received an email from Microsoft notifying you of your impending upgrade to “Teams”.  Don’t fret.  It’s fairly painless.  And Teams adds a ...

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