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Ready or Not, HIPAA Enforcement is Here

On October 4th, 2017, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Ready or Not, HIPAA Enforcement is Here

To say HIPAA enforcement is on the rise is an understatement. In 2016, we saw a substantial increase in HIPAA enforcement resolution agreements and penalties to the tune of $23 million dollars in fines, a 300% increase in total collected fines over the previous annual record in 2014 of $7.4 million. At the start of..

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Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Data Safe

On September 12th, 2017, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Data Safe

As a small business owner or manager, you’re faced with many challenges. With narrow margins and competitors at your heels, you need to move faster, work smarter, and serve your customers better to maintain your position in the marketplace. But quite often, small businesses are so focused on developing the business that they neglect one..

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Back to School Cyber Security Tips for Kids of All Ages

On September 7th, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Back to School Cyber Security Tips for Kids of All Ages

As children of all ages go back to school, in today’s modern world, cyber security is one of many looming threats they’re faced with. We live in an age where toddlers carry around iPads and if you want to call your middle schooler, you can reach them on their iPhone. It’s critical, now more than..

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How to Budget for Cyber Security

On September 7th, 2017, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on How to Budget for Cyber Security

Cyber security is a moving target, not a “set it and forget it” part of your IT infrastructure. For this reason, budgeting for cyber security isn’t as simple as budgeting for new technology, such as a new server, phone system or wireless network. Security is a process, not a project. As these variables change, they..

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Skype for Business: 7 Reasons to Start Using It Now

On August 19th, 2017, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Skype for Business: 7 Reasons to Start Using It Now

Skype has long been a mainstay of personal communication, offering an inexpensive way for people to connect with others across the globe. While you might be familiar with Skype, what you might not know, is that Skype can be a powerful tool for business communication as well. Skype for Business provides an easy, secure way..

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5 Cyber Security Tips for Summer Travel

On August 3rd, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Security Tips for Summer Travel

When you went on vacation back in the 90’s, your only means of getting online was pretty much Internet cafes. Today, travelers have the convenience of using their own devices to connect to Wi-Fi hot spots throughout the world. On the plus side, this is much more secure than browsing on a public computer. Side..

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Boost Your Network Security with these 5 Managed Services

On August 3rd, 2017, posted in: Managed it by Comments Off on Boost Your Network Security with these 5 Managed Services

When you think of managed services, a few things might come to mind. A means to effectively budget for fluctuating IT expenses An IT solution that minimizes technical issues through ongoing network management A great way to secure your network – wait…what? For many people, managed services are not synonymous with security, but the truth..

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Spam Once and For All: Declare Your Independence from Spam

On July 6th, 2017, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on 5 Ways to Get Rid of Spam Once and For All: Declare Your Independence from Spam

July is the time of the year we celebrate freedom and independence with barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings. It’s one of the few months we actually try to work a little less, get some rest, kick back and enjoy the beautiful weather. But do you know who doesn’t rest? Spammers. That’s right. Spammers don’t take..

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7 Password Do’s and Don’ts: The Worst Password Mistakes and How to Fix Them

On July 6th, 2017, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on 7 Password Do’s and Don’ts: The Worst Password Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for businesses of all sizes and it’s no wonder – cybercrime is big business. In fact, Cybersecurity Ventures predicts global annual cybercrime costs are expected to grow from $3 trillion in 2015 to $6 trillion annually by 2021! In Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), they found that 63%..

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The Top 3 Ways to Use SharePoint Online in the Workplace

On June 29th, 2017, posted in: Cloud Computing by Comments Off on The Top 3 Ways to Use SharePoint Online in the Workplace

A recent report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) revealed that by 2020, mobile workers will account for nearly 72.3% of America’s workforce. With this in mind, it becomes increasingly clear that in today’s modern day workforce, (and that of the future), a simple way to share files and trade ideas will be critical to..

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