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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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Dual Factor Authentication Really is a Must Have

May 09, 2019

After last year’s record-setting rate of cybercrime and data breaches, login security is becoming more and more critical for every business. However, not many business owners or key decision makers know the difference between using a single-sign on ...

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5 Key Mistakes LA Businesses Make with their Technology

Apr 25, 2019

I think we'd all agree that technology can have a make or break impact on a business. Great technology can lead to more streamlined processes, more efficient output, and faster execution - which only leads to increased profitability.  At the same ...

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What To Do If Someone Hacks Your Email Account

Apr 11, 2019

Oh no!  You think your email's been hacked.  What do you do?  Before we jump into what to do, we first need to start with how do you know for sure? What I mean by this is - how do you know for sure if your email account has been hacked?  Finding out ...

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How Windows 7 End of Life Will Affect You

Mar 28, 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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