Staying Safe Online

All the antivirus software in the world can’t protect against human error… and cybercriminals know this! It’s why we’ve seen such a rise in phishing scams and ransomware in recent years. These types of attacks rely less on brute force and more on exploiting users… and social media is a powerful tool for those looking to prey on the unsuspecting. …

HIPAA Compliance

We are pleased to announce that SimplicIT Technical Solutions has completed all of its required HIPAA annual audits for the year 2022.   Compliancy Group has issued its Seal of Compliance, verifying and validating that SimplicIT Technical Solutions has taken the necessary steps to demonstrate its good faith efforts to achieve compliance with HIPAA regulations.   To earn the Seal, …

Business Disaster Recovery Planning

If you’re a business owner or a manager, then you’re probably familiar with the term “Business Continuity.” A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is an outline or a document that details the steps to keep a business running in the event of a service disruption. Simply put, it’s a broad-perspective overview of how to continue doing business! You may be less …

COVID-19 Update

For SimplicIT, safety and security are the utmost priority. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be working remotely from home. However, be assured that we are still providing support for our clients and can be reached by phone or email. We will be monitoring this situation closely and watching for updates at: coronavirus.idaho.gov Please do not hesitate to …

No Business as Usual

Currently, there is no such thing as Business as Usual. Every day, small and medium businesses are re-inventing how they function. The most unfortunate side-effect of this COVID-19 crisis is that many small businesses have closed, and many of those will not re-open. The economic repercussions from this event will ripple throughout the landscape for decades. Only the strong will …

Surviving the New Workplace

With the ongoing situation in the world, there are many people who are either furloughed or have been outright laid off from their jobs. Those of us who can work from home are very fortunate to be able to keep working through all of this, even as business slows down. Although some companies have been hesitant to let their employees …

The Most Important Thing You Need to Do When Video Conferencing During COVID-19

Just as people were starting to get in front of stay-at-home recommendations with robust video conferencing and on-line learning options, “zoombombing” was born, proving yet again that evil knows no bounds. Zoombombing occurs when hackers break into Zoom meetings and wreak havoc by sharing inappropriate video or drawings, screaming obscenities, or posting hate speech. They attack open meetings, those that …

3 Ways Technology Will Help Pull Us Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many businesses and people are struggling as the COVID-19 Pandemic. Closures of restaurants and bars, canceled events, and other restrictions force our society to practice social-distancing. In this time of need, we, as a group, are more prepared than most other industries to help our clients maintain their businesses through this crisis. As an MSP, we brand ourselves as partners …

5 Tips for Successfully Working from Home

COVID-19 has forced event cancellations, school closures, and a consideration for remote work where possible. As more companies are sending their employees home to work, we compiled this list of tips to be successful away from the office. Reliable Internet: Nothing is more frustrating than having spotty Internet, especially when you’re trying to work on a big project through a …

7 Necessities before Sending Your Workforce Remote

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies are considering work-from-home options to facilitate social-distancing and to keep their workforce healthy. However, it’s not as simple as sending your employees home, firing up personal laptops, and getting to work. Here are seven things you need to have lined up in order to successfully deploy your remote workforce.   Secure Remote Access: Employees …