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9 Tips to Improve Your Password Security

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​ The digital world can be a scary place, with hackers waiting to pounce on every screen. Although there have been recent advances in password authentication technologies, sometimes users still must utilize traditional passwords in order to log into their accounts. So, how can you make sure your passwords are the best they can be to ensure your pri...
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5 Reasons You Should Use the Cloud

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Did you pick up your cellphone or check your email today? Each time, you used  the cloud . It's such a common occurrence you don't even think about it! Many organizations are moving toward cloud computing and away from physical servers with the expectation that it will help their business. And it can! There are many benefits to utilizing the c...
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The Importance of Keeping Up with Technology

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It's critical for small businesses to stay ahead of the game when it comes to technology. However, a surprising amount of business owners feel it isn't a topic of concern. A recent survey found that only 35% of almost 700 small business owners stated that being updated on current technology trends was important. Stay Updated, Not Outdated There are...
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3 Christmas Scams to Avoid

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  It's the most wonderful time of year and also the most dangerous when it comes to scams. As online shopping continues to increase, more and more virtual thieves are on the prowl. The Better Business Bureau urges consumers to watch out for scammers looking to steal your money and private information. Don't let pesky scammers steal your holida...
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How to Choose the Right Spam Filter for Your Business

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Spam is defined as irrelevant or inappropriate messages distributed through the Internet to a large number of recipients. Unfortunately, what was once a small-scale nuisance has now evolved into widespread criminal activity. Today's spam can take many forms, from phishing emails disguised as official-looking bank communications to advance-fee scams...
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The Importance of Big Data Analytics

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Businesses are collecting more customer and operational data than ever before, and it will only continue to increase. Big data refers to large sets of information that can be digitally analyzed to discover patterns, correlations, and other valuable insights. Although possessing large amounts of information is essential for company success, it is qu...
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How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

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Phishing is the fraudulent practice of communication with users through seemingly reputable companies to persuade them to reveal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, etc. Phishing attacks are one of the most common security threats to businesses, and hackers are using emails, social media, phone calls, and any other form of...
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5 Benefits of Artificial Intelligence for Business

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  You may hear the words artificial intelligence and automatically think about robots and self-driving cars, but there's much more to it than that. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a system of computers that are capable of performing tasks requiring human-level intelligence. These tasks can include things such as speech recognition, decision-ma...
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3 Ways to Help Prevent Email Attacks

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  Many cyber attacks are propagated through email; it's one of the easiest ways to spread to multiple computers. The majority of these emails tend to be spoofing or phishing attacks when attackers try to steal information such as your name, bank accounts, phone numbers, and other private data. Current scams have become more sophisticated, so m...
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The Power of IT: 3 IT Service Must-Haves

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  Having IT is paramount no matter the size of your business. Today, technology affects almost every aspect of operations, from internal and external communication to security of financial data and other proprietary information. When it comes to your business, you need an IT team with the tools and resources to help prevent problems and monito...
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4 Mac Security Tips All Users Should Know

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  Although Apple has marketed its systems as more secure than others, Mac computers can still be at risk. As our lives become more and more digital, the risk of experiencing data theft and other security issues continues to increase. This should alert users to take the proper steps to ensure their Mac security is top-notch. Here are four thing...
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Maintain Security With Password Management

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Keeping personal and business data secure can be a daunting task, especially when one person could have 50-200 passwords just for business. Combine that with the number of personal passwords, and it can feel overwhelming. As a result, users often practice insecure methods to keep their passwords straight. This could be using the same password acros...
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The Top 7 Benefits of Outsourced IT

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​The rapid and continuous evolvement of technology has caused many businesses to question the best way to meet their IT needs. Outsourced IT is a viable option when it comes to selecting your company's IT services. Outsourced IT is the process of hiring workers outside of the organization for all or part of an IT job, rather than conducting all ope...
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6 Tips to Increase Your PC Speed: What The Experts Have To Say

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It's frustrating when you're in the middle of something, and your computer is running slowly. Before you start pulling your hair out, check out these quick computer tips that can give your PC speed a boost: Delete all the programs and files you don't use. Did you install programs like Skype or Dropbox and then lose the need for them after a while? ...
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IT Trends: The Internet of Things and 3 Things You Need to Know in 2018

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The Internet of Things, also known as "IoT," is the connection of devices to the Internet and/or to each other, and it's set to be one of the biggest trends of 2018. The IoT can include a variety of things such as smart watches, coffee makers, and any other electrical devices with the ability to connect to the Internet. However, it mainly refers to...
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The Cost of Information Technology Management

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  As technology evolves, IT services are becoming a necessity for businesses big and small. With information technology management, you get a dedicated team of professionals who solve your problems quickly and efficiently. You may understand all the benefits of managed IT support, but what about the cost? Costs of managed IT services vary base...
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The Equifax Data Breach: 3 Crucial Things to Do Now

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In late spring of 2017, hackers gained access to sensitive data from Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies in the U.S. This left approximately 143 million Americans' social security numbers, birth dates, and other personal information exposed. If you have a credit report, you have a higher risk of being among those affe...
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The Importance of Network Security Management at Work

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As the number of hackers continues to rise, so does the risk of encountering security threats in your business's network. Network Security is the process of protecting and monitoring a network's usability, data, and integrity from unauthorized use. Keeping your network safe is more complicated than you'd think, involving a complex combination of ha...
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The Cloud: What is it?

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Ever heard an IT person mention the cloud and wondered what they were talking about? We're here to clear things up. The cloud is a term referring to a collection of network servers that each have a different job. Some allow you to store and access information, while others provide online services. The truth is you're already utilizing the cloud if ...
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Risks of Using Public Wifi

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So, you're enjoying some coffee at your local coffee shop casually using the free Wi-Fi to check your bank account. Sounds safe enough, right? Wrong. Although this paints a typical scene for most of us, many are unaware of the dangers lurking in the background of public signals. Because these hotspots are so frequently used, people often connect to...
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