Technology Management

Think twice before getting caught up in the latest email phishing scam

Think twice before getting caught up in the latest email phishing scam by Stefani Laszko On February 2, 2017 the IRS issued an urgent alert regarding a new email phishing scam involving W-2s. According to Forbes online, this scam has already claimed 29,000 victims across multiples sectors. This particular scam is even more evolved; phishing…

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Is software patching that big of a deal?

A software patch is quite literally a patch to fix a hole in software applications. Most people understand the necessity of patching their anti-virus software but patching your other application software is just as important. While many patches are performance related they often contain fixes for security and stability issues that have been discovered. When…

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3 Signs You Need Managed Services

reprinted with permission of HTS If you’ve researched methods of taking care of your IT needs, you’ve probably come across “managed services” or “managed IT services”. What is it—and do you need it? “Managed services” can be generally defined as “outsourcing day-to-day management responsibilities […] for improving operations and cutting expenses.”1 When it comes to…

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Network Security Checklist

used with permission from Cisco Many small and medium-sized businesses do not have adequate network security. Here’s how to make sure you do. Now more than ever, you depend on your network for your most important business operations, such as communication, inventory, billing, sales, and trading with partners. Yet up to now, you might have…

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What is Managed Services and is it for Me?

Are your monthly IT costs fluctuating as much as your electricity bills? If so, it may be time to consider hiring a Managed Services Provider (MSP). Managed Services refers to defined IT services that are delivered via 24/7/365 remote monitoring of all your IT assets, including systems, software, devices and virtual resources. A 2008 Gartner study revealed…

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