Plan Your Technology Refresh

You spend your whole life up to date with every new singer and song. Then, one day, you realize that you don’t recognize anything on the radio, and they don’t make music like they used to. You start to avoid the new stuff only listening to things from your college days. While in your personal life this attitude might work …

When Should I Upgrade My Technology?

When is the worst time to realize you need a new car? When you’re on the side of the road in your old, broken down clunker that just won’t run anymore. Hopefully, you’ve never been there before. Unfortunately, businesses often find themselves in that exact situation when it comes to their computer systems. As businesses are increasingly dependent on technology, …

Hackers are After Healthcare Information

When you think of a hacker frantically tapping away in a dark room, who do you think he’s targeting? Banks? The government? Try healthcare information. 2018 saw three times as many healthcare-related cyberattacks as the year prior, and 2019 is holding onto that momentum. Healthcare breaches are much larger in scope than we imagine. While you might think this affects …

5 Backup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The 5 Biggest Data Backup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Being in the tech industry for 13 years, I have seen the good and bad of data backup. One of the most vital things a company should be doing is protecting their proprietary data. Below I’ve compiled a list, from my experience, of the biggest data mistakes a company could make and how to avoid them. 1. They don’t test …

What are Managed IT Services & Why Do I Need Them?

Managed IT Services is a term that makes absolutely no sense—unless you’re in the IT industry. So for those of us who don’t know what it means or why it’s important, let’s get right to it. Managed services is fully outsourced IT that takes care of all the headaches you normally associate with technology. Basically, if it’s IT-related, managed services …

How to Make a Safe Password

Make sure that your passwords are strong and unique.
Don’t use your birth date, phone number, social security number, family members name or your pet’s name – these can be easily guessed by a cyber-crook usually just by looking over your social profiles.

How to Keep Yourself Safe on Public Wi-Fi

Have you ever used a public Wi-Fi signal somewhere? Of course you have, right? Who hasn’t! We are a culture on the move and we are becoming more and more mobile every day. Whether you’re at a coffee shop, 32,000 feet in the air over the Pacific Ocean or even simply within some cities jurisdictions, you have Wi-Fi options to …

4 Ways to Promote Your Company on Social Media

Many business owners struggle with the concept of social media. It isn’t a quick sale—therefore, they see it as a waste of time and energy. Why spend time writing posts and creating a following when it doesn’t directly affect your operations, cash flow, or productivity? And often, most people who have this mindset view marketing the same way… as a …