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7 Ways to Secure Your Smartphone

Smartphones are so small and portable that it is easy to forget that you have a powerful computer in your pocket or purse. However, they are increasingly becoming the target of theft, ransomware, viruses, and other types of malware. As a result, you need to take steps to protect your device as well as the […]

6 Ways to Make Your IT Security Training More Effective

Cybercriminals like to target the weakest link in companies’ security defenses — and that link is often the employees. But it does not have to be that way. Your employees can provide an important line of defense against cybercrime if you educate them about IT security. For this training to be effective, though, it needs […]

5 IT Security Mistakes That Businesses Often Make

Computing technologies are constantly changing and extremely complex. Securing IT systems in this environment is challenging, especially for small and midsize businesses. They often do not have the time or resources to keep up with technological changes, the latest security threats, and the best ways to mitigate those threats. As a result, they often slip […]

6 Reasons Why Remote Monitoring Should Be a Part of Your IT Management Strategy

If your company is like most businesses, your computer systems play an important role in your daily operations. To make sure those systems are secure and operating at peak efficiency, you can use a remote monitoring service to watch over them and gather information. Not only will you get data about your systems, but you’ll […]

5 Ways Technology Can Save Money for Your Business in 2017

The year 2017 is approaching fast. That means it is time to plan your business strategies and budget for the upcoming year. Besides developing strategies to improve profits, you can look for ways to reduce costs. Here are five ways you can use technology to save money: 1. Upgrade Your Computers and Other IT Assets […]

8 Signs Your Computer Might Be Infected with Malware

Anti-malware software plays an important role in the battle against cybercrime. However, it is not infallible. Cybercriminals are constantly releasing new malware programs or variants of existing ones, and it takes a while for anti-malware software companies to update their products to defend against them. So, even if you use anti-malware software, your computer might […]

The Devastating Effects of Cyberattacks on Small Businesses

Can a cyberattack put your small business out of business? Possibly. Will it cost your company dearly? Most definitely. Many small business leaders think that a cyberattack will never happen to them because their businesses are too small to be noticed by cybercriminals. However, this is a dangerous misconception that can get a business into […]

8 Common Reasons Why Desktop Printers Might Not Print

It always seems to happen at the worst possible time. You need to quickly print a document, so you click the “Print” button, but nothing happens. Many things can go wrong with desktop printers, but fortunately most problems can be found and fixed in short order. Here are eight common reasons why a desktop printer […]

3 IT Areas Your Business May Need Assistance In

Outsourcing operations to IT service providers is common among small and midsize businesses (SMBs), according to a CompTIA survey. More than 70 percent of the 500 SMBs participating in the survey said that they use an outside IT firm at least occasionally. Most often, the SMBs hire the IT service providers to troubleshoot computer and […]

5 Signs That You Might Be Outgrowing Your IT Infrastructure

As your company grows, your IT needs evolve. Your IT infrastructure must keep up with these changes. Updating the infrastructure often requires an upfront investment. However, the costs incurred from staying with your current setup can be more costly in the long run. Here are five signs that indicate you might be outgrowing your IT […]