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Home Network Security & Remote Users

Home Network Security & Remote Users

As much of America continues to work from home, cybersecurity remains a top concern for businesses. In a perfect world, we recommend that businesses provide all remote employees with company-issued laptops. These would come loaded with anti-virus protection, a...

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Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

Don’t have an SSL Certificate? Google is going to flag your website as not safe. We turn to the internet for everything. From selling to buying, With this dominating trend, online security has become a necessity. Undoubtedly, Google loves its users and therefore, is...

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Cloud Protection Against Malware & Ransomware

Cloud Protection Against Malware & Ransomware

In today’s day and age, malware is a common sight to see in our devices. These infections can cause thousands or even millions of dollars worth in damages and extortions that it's worth investing in a great antivirus. But what happens when you upload your documents to...

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Is your website working for you?

Is your website working for you?

Website traffic is a key advantage of any business wanting to compete on the internet. On the internet, you need to take advantage of every opportunity. With thousands of other companies competing with your business website, you can expect to be left behind if you...

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Don’t fall for the “Microsoft Support” scam

Don’t fall for the “Microsoft Support” scam

We receive many calls from customers inquiring about a strange pop-up that locks their screen and instructs them that their computer has been compromised. The pop-up gives instructions to call a toll-free number immediately. These warnings might appear to be part of...

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Top 10 ways to save your phones battery life

Top 10 ways to save your phones battery life

1. Turn off background apps Many applications continue to run in the background long after you think you've closed them. For example, GPS-based services such as a map app like Waze or a game such as Pokémon GO! that track your location place a heavy strain on battery...

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New Ransomware Threat – Sodinokibi

New Ransomware Threat – Sodinokibi

Sodinokibi ransomware, also known as Sodin and REvil, is almost three months old, yet it has quickly become a topic of discussion among cybersecurity professionals & MSP's alike because of its apparent connection with the infamous-but-now-defunct GandCrab...

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Windows 7 Notice – End of Life January 2020

Windows 7 Notice – End of Life January 2020

We just wanted to make you aware that one year from now Microsoft will be end of life on all support for Windows 7 (all editions). This basically means there will be no more support/security updates so the OS will quickly become a security risk in your environment....

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What is Cloud Technology?

What is Cloud Technology?

Everybody now talks about using cloud technology and it seems this is now a trend nowadays. Most of the IT services now offer cloud technology and is very common term coined to the use of internet like for example saving files "in the cloud". In its basic term, cloud...

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