Don’t Take a Pass on Secure Password Guidelines

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Today almost everything you do—and almost all information about you—is on a computer or a website connected to the internet. And nearly all businesses, from your doctor’s office to your mechanic, rely on computers and digital information to serve you and their other clients. So protecting this sensitive information with solid password guidelines should be…

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Reviving a Network Ravaged by Ransomware: A Case Study

With ransomware on the rise, it’s critical to have an experienced, knowledgeable provider that keeps up with the latest on this ever-increasing threat. Check out this recent case study to see how James Moore’s Technology Solutions Consulting Team is in your corner in the fight against ransomware. A large company was hit with a severe…

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Five Ways to Mitigate Ransomware Damage

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Lost files, denied access, ransom payments in the $100,000 range or higher… With the impact that hackers can have on your network and your business, we have always stressed the importance of a solid ransomware protection plan. By anticipating these attacks, you can prevent serious damage to your company’s financial picture and trustworthy reputation. However,…

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Leverage Your Technology Budget Surplus

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As the end of the fiscal year approaches for many businesses and organizations, managers often comb through their budgets in search of unused funds. Your technology budget should no exception. Electronic equipment and IT network needs can easily be neglected until something forces you to spend money on them—for example, waiting until a computer fails…

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Protect Your Tech! Start Your Disaster Preparation Now

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Many businesses were impacted by the hurricanes of recent years. Those that ultimately recovered had one thing in common—they were prepared ahead of time. While we can’t prevent or anticipate all disasters or threats to our businesses, preparation plays a huge role in emerging from of such a situationintact. There are several aspects of your…

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4 Emails You Should NEVER Open

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No matter how “bomb-proof” we make your network, you and your employees can still invite a hacker in if you click on a link or open an attachment in an email sent by a cybercriminal. While some spam is obvious (can you say, “Viagra at a discount”?), others are cleverly designed to sneak past the…

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The 4 Hidden Dangers of Electricity on Your IT Network

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Is your computer plugged in? Do you use a power strip with a surge protector? If so, you are a heartbeat away from disaster and don’t even realize it. Believe it or not, the same electricity you depend on to run your computer and network is also one of the biggest threats to your equipment,…

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Think Your Business is Too Small to be Hacked? Think Again.

Despite high-profile digital security breaches showing up in the news nearly every week, most people assume they’re safe from attack. The thinking goes that while Fortune 500 corporations like J.P. Morgan, Sony, Tesco Bank and Target have lost millions of dollars in data breaches in recent years, my business is far too small to justify…

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