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Outsourcing? Not Only OK – It Can Save Time and Money!

Posted by on January 10, 2020 in Technical

Outsourcing? Not Only OK – It Can Save Time and Money!

Almost by definition, small business owners and entrepreneurs cringe at the concept of outsourcing. Those who start their own companies like the control and autonomy it provides them. Unfortunately, that preference for control and autonomy may have some bad side effects when it comes to managing the IT infrastructure of their business. Small business don’t always have the resources to fully support all of their IT infrastructure needs. The present in-house staff is most likely very busy putting out day-to-day fires. One statistic...

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Understanding Managed Services and Their Benefit to SMBs

Posted by on December 17, 2019 in Technical

Understanding Managed Services and Their Benefit to SMBs

Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) receive a lot of calls each day from slick sales people peddling the next technology trend that’s going to save them money and revolutionize how they do business. They’re all too quick to caution that if you don’t listen to them, you’ll fall behind the times, and eventually be swimming in a sea of debt and out of business. No doubt you’ve heard, or you’ve at least read about, the benefits of managed services. Managed services refer to clearly defined outsourced IT...

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Five Tips to Deflect a Ransomware Attack

Posted by on October 21, 2019 in Security

Five Tips to Deflect a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware is malicious software designed to lock computers or data storage until a ransom is paid – keyword malicious. The cyber-criminals who write the code for these attacks mean business, to the tune of millions of dollars lost annually. Here are five tips that could help deflect a ransomware attack on your small to medium sized business.

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Three Important Steps to Stronger HIPAA Compliance

Posted by on August 23, 2019 in Healthcare

Three Important Steps to Stronger HIPAA Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) can be a challenge for healthcare providers of all sizes, especially small and midsize ones that lack the in-house resources to dedicate to enforcing consistent HIPAA compliance.

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5 Tips to Spot a Phishing Email

Posted by on July 24, 2019 in Security

5 Tips to Spot a Phishing Email

Phishing emails are an attempt to obtain sensitive or personal information such as usernames, passwords, financial or personal details by scammers who have disguised themselves as a legitimate business or person. The intent is to use this information for illegal purposes. While the hacking world is constantly changing and evolving its methods to fool the end user, below are 5 things to look for that are immediate red flags an email is a phish.

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