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Should your company upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016?

By | November 1st, 2016|Cloud computing, Desktop Computer, Laptops, Network, Servers|

Microsoft Office 2016 is evolutionary and not revolutionary like Office 2013 was. As software becomes more advanced and ends up doing so much already, it becomes harder to make revolutionary apps. However, a few upgrades and minor tweaks sometimes justify the cost of an upgrade. Since upgrading your main office program can affect your business [...]

What is the cloud and should my company be using it?

By | October 20th, 2016|Backup and Disaster Recovery, Cloud computing, Information Security, Network, Remote Desktop Connection, Servers|

The “cloud” is a popular term and you hear about it everywhere. But what is the cloud and what is cloud computing? The term “cloud” comes from the drawing of a cloud (used in project management) that surrounds all technology items that are supposed to work together to share data (see the picture attached to [...]

Why hackers concentrate on small businesses

By | October 7th, 2016|Backup and Disaster Recovery, Cloud computing, Information Security, Network, Uncategorized|

It’s all over the news on a regular basis — a large company gets hacked into and sensitive customer and employee data is stolen and then sold on the digital black market. Although the large companies (Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, Target, etc.) get all the attention in the press, it is actually companies with fewer [...]

How does your business become HIPAA compliant?

By | September 20th, 2016|Backup and Disaster Recovery, Cloud computing, Information Security, Network, Servers|

Becoming and staying HIPAA compliant has become a daunting task and affects more than just medical offices and healthcare providers. Vendors of those healthcare companies must learn and implement policies when dealing with any aspect of patient or pharmaceutical data. HIPAA compliance has become more focused on the technology component as so much of what [...]

The danger of one password for all your accounts

By | September 13th, 2016|Backup and Disaster Recovery, Cloud computing, Information Security, Servers|

"It is so much easier to have one, hard to guess password for all my accounts" said a good friend to me a few weeks back. I agreed with him that a single password is easier for managing all the websites you visit on a weekly basis. At last count, I had 32 different websites [...]

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