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Have you received a ransom email?

Have you received an email from a hacker trying to blackmail you in exchange for ransom? And did it include a real password you’ve used in the past (or still use)? You’re not alone, and the only thing you should do about it is change any compromised passwords. These extortion email scams have been going […]

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How we connect

In our last post we covered the access you need for your company to communicate best. Now we’re reviewing the tools we can use to connect with each other electronically, and personally. CONNECTING ELECTRONICALLY Our favorite way to communicate at work is electronic. Email and instant messaging are the first tools we use to share […]

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Lose something?

Data Backup and Recovery is an important topic because, well, people lose things. Humans delete files by accident. Servers fail. Storms damage offices. All we can do is create a plan to recover quickly and get back to business. Read on about what losses you should consider. And check out this visual snapshot to help […]

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Don’t let an end user ruin your day

You’ve set up your organization’s cybersecurity—considering firewall, anti-virus, DNS and web filtering, your wireless network… and on and on. You’ve made all the difficult IT security decisions to protect your business, but just one well-meaning end user that clicks one malicious link in one little email can open the door for a hacker to defeat […]

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Pssst: Our Password Protocol Advice

Let’s start by clearing the air: It’s normal to have a love-hate relationship with passwords. It’s hard not to love the very things that keep your information safe, ensure private conversations are kept private, and give you peace of mind to go about your business. But passwords also come with their fair share of headaches. […]

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Patching the Spectre & Meltdown security vulnerabilities

You may have heard about the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities recently. While there’s no evidence of anyone exploiting the security flaw, we want to make sure our clients are aware of how it’s being resolved. Microsoft has developed a security update patch that repairs the vulnerability. However, testing revealed that this patch can cause incompatibilities with antivirus programs. These […]

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