What is “Shadow IT”, and how is it risky to your business?

We all know that using information technology — programs, apps, or internet browsing — carries a certain amount of risk. Nobody wants to have their secure data compromised, but technology brings enough benefits that the risk is worth it. So you vet certain systems, you establish protocols, you update and patch your software, and you […]

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4 Ways to Stay Safe on Public Networks

Just about anywhere you go these days there seems to be plenty of available public Wi-Fi. And while this is massively convenient if you’re away from your home or office, there can be harmful security risks lurking on the other side of the access form. Make sure you’re prepared the next time you need to […]

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Stay protected against the WannaCry ransomware virus

You may have heard by now, ransomware is in the news again. This strain, known as the “WannaCry” or “WannaCrypt” ransomware virus, claimed over 200,000 victims in 150 countries, including factories, hospitals, small businesses and schools. Organizations in Europe and Asia were seriously affected, but according to The Guardian, an anonymous “accidental hero” halted the […]

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4 E-mails you should never open

No matter how secure we make your network, you and your employees can still invite a hacker in if you click on a link or open an attachment in an e-mail sent by a cybercriminal. Some spam is obvious, but others are VERY cleverly designed to sneak past all the filters and trick the recipient […]

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Holiday Inn Hacked!

Another company is added to the list of data breaches for 2017. News of the breach was released last Friday by Holiday Inns parent company IHG. Holiday Inn Express locations in Keene, North Conway and Durham were identified in an April 14 consumer alert. Here you will find a full list of properties effected. According to […]

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Infographic on UPS Maintenance

Your car and your UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) are a lot alike! Just like your car, you should be performing routine maintenance. We’ve put together this infographic to explain UPS best practices, and to speck out a maintenance schedule so you can get the most for your UPS investment.

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Skype For Business

How to use Skype for Business to effectively communicate with remote employees. Today’s modern workforce is global, mobile, and spread out. Whether your team members are in different office buildings or totally different countries, they have to be able to communicate with each other effectively. Having a mobile workforce can be challenging for businesses, especially […]

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Your #1 Must Do Resolution for 2017

With every New Year comes the chance to reset priorities. Unfortunately, when the topic of implementing a data recovery plan comes up, the comment we most often hear is “I know I should, but I haven’t gotten around to it yet…” So…what if the pilot on the next flight you’re on announces right after take […]

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