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  • Cybersecurity: Information Technology Asset Management

    Given how fast data and information theft are evolving, it’s vital that a company’s cybersecurity system is able to keep up. Measures must be in place to deal with event-based activities that often remain undetected by traditional security protocols. A significant part of your threat mitigation strategy should involve Information Technology Asset Management, or ITAM. What is ITAM? Information […]

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  • 5 Common Reasons For Backup Recovery Failure

    Everybody knows that backing up your data is a good idea, and a lot of people do it. So how come we still hear about businesses failing due to lost data? The short answer is that backup systems vary greatly in reliability from one option to the next, and data backup recovery depends on heavily […]

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  • Virtual Servers: Their Uses and Benefits

    In our ongoing effort to make IT understandable and accessible to everyone, we’re going to give a brief but thorough rundown of virtual servers. What they are, how they work, and why virtualization is beneficial. Ready to get started? Let’s jump right in. What is a virtual server? Whereas traditional servers were physical machines that […]

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  • File-level vs. Image-level Backups What’s The Difference?

    When searching for a backup solution, you’ll find that there are two main types of backups: “file-level backup” and “image-level backup.” Yes, both types of backup will save your documents. But image-level backup goes one step further. File-Level Backup File-level backups are the most common type of backup. This method has been around for a long […]

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  • Should You Worry About Hacking?

    Cyberattacks used to be a dilemma only large corporations were burdened with. This made smaller businesses feel safe, thinking that hackers wouldn’t bother with them. Unfortunately, things have changed. And the worst part is, the criminals have set their sights on different prey. Small and Medium Businesses are in Danger Large organizations have the luxury […]

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  • 3 Ways Cloud Computing Increases Small Business Productivity

    Cloud computing is increasing small business productivity like never before, making it possible for businesses to do more with less — and for less money. How can your small business enjoy increased efficiency, productivity and functionality using the cloud? What IS the cloud? Buddy, you’re in the right place. “The Cloud” – what is it? Simply […]

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  • 10 Simple Steps For Creating Strong Passwords

    Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often overlook internal threats, which remain the leading cause of data breaches. But if you coach your staff well in proper password management (and use good access protocols), you can help prevent data leaks and keep sensitive files safe. How to Create a Strong Password If you’re using good Identity Access Management techniques, your […]

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  • WannaCry Ransomware Virus Returns to Attack Boeing

    The Seattle Times reported that WannaCry is back, this time infecting a Boeing assembly plant in North Charleston. You may recall the WannaCry ransomware virus from its rampage in 2017, during which it vaporized data on servers around the globe. Initially, hospitals in the UK took the brunt of the attack, before it spread to […]

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  • What to know, and more importantly do, about Meltdown and Spectre.

    What you need to know. Researchers recently discovered how to exploit two design flaws in the processors used in most modern computers—Windows, Mac, and Linux machines, as well as many Android and iOS devices. This hardware flaw is present on Intel, AMD, and ARM processors manufactured over the past 10+ years, meaning that every computer […]

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  • Beware of Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

    Why are there horrible people in this world? We don’t know. What we do know is that they’re out there: People so malicious and amoral that they would use a devastating hurricane, and the kind intentions of others, to score a quick buck for themselves. Andrew, Katrina, Matthew: Every time a hurricane hits a city, […]

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