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What is Data Leakage And Why It Should Matter to You

Dec 09, 2019

Data leakage, simply put, is the unauthorized transfer of information from a computer inside of your organization to somewhere (or someone) outside of your organization. The key word here is "unauthorized."  As a business professional, your ...

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5 Mistakes Los Angeles CPAs Make with Bad Technology

Dec 06, 2019

Technology can have a make or break impact on business. Great technology can lead to more streamlined processes, more efficient output, and faster execution. Bad technology can be can lead to frustration, poor performance, and greater consequences ...

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The Top 5 IT Mistakes LA Investment Advisors Can’t Afford to Make

Dec 05, 2019

It's an unfortunate fact of life that we all make mistakes. Sometimes they can’t be helped and sometimes the fallout can be contained with relatively little impact. What happens, however, when a mistake is made that could cost you and your ...

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How Windows 7 End of Life Will Affect You

Nov 21, 2019

Well, it's almost here! While Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 13, 2015, "extended support" is now officially scheduled to end January 14, 2020.  So, what does this mean to all the faithful Windows 7 users out there? If ...

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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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