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5 Red Flags Of Phishing Emails: Think Before You Click

A single click can be the difference between maintaining data security and suffering massive financial losses. From the moment just one employee takes the bait in a phishing email, your business is vulnerable to data breaches and extensive downtime. Quickly spot the red flags and put phishing emails where they belong! Discuss securing your business […]

Could Your Backups Survive A Ransomware Attack?

More and more businesses and organizations are getting stung by ransomware demands. Hospitals, schools, social networks . . some days it seems like an epidemic that leaps around arbitrarily, and hackers are raking in millions. Tallied across the world . . . billions. Ransomware attacks are devious in their simplicity. A user in the target […]

10 Reasons To Upgrade To Microsoft 365 Today

With an upgrade to Microsoft 365, businesses are finally getting the changes they actually want! It’s still Office, and your staff will still know exactly how to use it, but they’ll get so much more done. 1. The Mac / Windows Drama Is Over Microsoft 365 brings with it a stack of benefits, but perhaps […]

Businesses: Replace Copper POTS Communications Lines Now

A shift in telephony years in the making is nearly here: Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS) are shutting down in August. Copper telephone lines, which mostly serve businesses fax machines, fire alarms, security alarms, emergency phone systems, and other legacy systems, will need to be updated or replaced by August 2, 2022, according to FCC […]

3 Types Of Cyberattackers Putting Business at Risk

Cyberattacks and data breaches happen worldwide, and no one is immune. Your business needs to protect its networks and systems, and secure sensitive data. But how much do you know about the types of cybercriminal out there? This roundup discusses the biggest threats and what they’re after. 1. Cybercrime Gangs Online crime is a lucrative […]

​4 Advantages of Managed IT over In-House IT

It’s tempting to hire an in-house IT technician to take care of your network and set them up with a cozy office just down the hall, but is it the right decision for your business? If you’re like most businesses, you’re always on the lookout for ways to save money while improving results. Sometimes this […]

Avoiding Growing Pains — Tech Tips for a Thriving Business

Maybe you started your business in a basement or home office. It was just you at the beginning. Then, your service or product gained traction. The number of staff grew, and you moved into an office. It’s amazing how far you’ve come. Better still, your business continues to grow. It may be time to consider […]

Is A Slow Network Getting In The Way Of Your Business?

Very few things in life are as intensely frustrating as slow network speeds. Whether accessing a shared database, sharing files between computers, or sending a file to print; waiting for transfers can seem to take an eternity. Worse still, these business breaks can keep both clients and staff waiting and get in the way of […]

How to Stop Social Engineering Attacks On Your Business

You can have top-notch IT security in place, but there is still one danger: social engineering. It’s the old kid on the block, but most of us have never heard of it. Perhaps the more familiar term is ‘con’: the art of manipulating people to take certain actions or divulge private information. Social engineers are […]