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Cloud Backup: 9 Common Misconceptions You Need to Know

On November 22nd, 2016, posted in: Cloud Computing by Comments Off on Cloud Backup: 9 Common Misconceptions You Need to Know

According to IBM’s 2016 Cost of Data Breach report, the average cost of a data breach is $4 million dollars, up a whopping 29% from 2013. With data breach costs rising and hackers exploiting everything from Internet of Things (IoT) devices to vehicle alarm systems, the number of businesses failing to adequately backup their data..

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Ontech Systems Appears on Fox 6 News

On November 17th, 2016, posted in: Ontech News by Comments Off on Ontech Systems Appears on Fox 6 News

While cybercrime typically takes the form of ransomware or data breaches, for Milwaukee’s own Bradley Foundation, it was political. A hacker group called Anonymous Global allegedly created documents claiming the Bradley Foundation gave millions to the Clinton campaign. The hackers also exposed 30GB of data that they claim belongs to the foundation. Fox 6 News..

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Technical Service & Personnel Manager

On November 4th, 2016, posted in: Ontech News by Comments Off on Technical Service & Personnel Manager

UPDATE: This position has been filled, but please feel free to submit your application to be considered for future positions similar to this. Ontech Systems, Inc., founded in 2004 and located in Menomonee Falls, WI, provides comprehensive technical solutions for small and medium-sized businesses throughout the Greater Milwaukee area. At Ontech Systems, we are driven..

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5 Cyber Monday Scams You Need to Know About

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Monday Scams You Need to Know About

In 2015, Cyber Monday surpassed the projected $3 billion dollar sales forecast. This year, with Cyber Monday just around the corner, you better believe cyber criminals are ready. But don’t worry, if you know what Cyber Monday scams to watch out for, you won’t fall victim to pop-up spam, social engineering scams and malvertising campaigns...

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Never Lose Your Smartphone Again with These 5 Apps

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Never Lose Your Smartphone Again with These 5 Apps

If you’re like most people, your smartphone is much more than just a phone. It’s the one object you keep by your side more than any other. Your precious smartphone is next to you when you fall sleep, it’s by your side when you wake up in the morning, and your phone is at-the-ready when..

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Cyber Security Checklist: Is your Business at Risk?

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on Cyber Security Checklist: Is your Business at Risk?

It happens all too often. Small to mid-sized businesses make the assumption that they’re not a target – that cyber criminals aren’t interested in their data. But the truth is, cyber criminals ARE interested in customer/employee financial and identity related information from businesses of all sizes. So why are small to mid-sized businesses at greater..

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Cloud Computing vs. On-site Server: Which is better for Business?

On October 23rd, 2016, posted in: Cloud Computing by Comments Off on Cloud Computing vs. On-site Server: Which is better for Business?

Today we’re a launching a new series on our blog to answer commonly asked questions and give businesses an inside look at the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform. In this upcoming series, we’ll be spotlighting the following topics: On-site Servers vs. Cloud Computing Cloud Backup: 9 Common Misconceptions You Need to Know 3 Microsoft Azure..

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Thank You Troops!

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Ontech News by Comments Off on Thank You Troops!

Andrew Streske, a technician at Ontech Systems got called into duty for his second tour in the middle east while serving in the US Army Reserve. Ontech proudly supports Andy and his team in the 863rd Engineer Battalion and all of the brave men and women who serve and protect our country. We look forward to the..

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Transform Your Home into a Horror Movie with this Augmented Reality App

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Transform Your Home into a Horror Movie with this Augmented Reality App

This Halloween, forget haunted houses – that’s child’s play. For iPhone users, the REAL thriller this year will be in their very own home. Often described as a “new breed” of immersive entertainment, the new iPhone app “Night Terrors: The Beginning” is the equivalent of Pokémon GO for horror lovers. But while Pokémon GO is enhancing gameplay..

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5 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2016

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Cloud Computing by Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2016

It’s October 2016. If you’re still using Windows 2003, you should be afraid…VERY afraid. In fact, it might come as a surprise that your business has a very…big…skeleton in your closet. Windows Server 2003 is no longer supported as of this past July.  As each month passes, it becomes increasingly more dangerous to run your..

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