Category: Business advice

One third of businesses risk security by still using Windows XP Unpatched operating systems can cause significant security headaches in the future, but even with the threat of malware or ransomware, it’s been found that approximately one third of all businesses are still using Windows XP. According to SpiceWorks’ Future of Network and Endpoint Security’s […]

Thousands of 2015 15” MacBook Pros have been recalled due to batteries overheating   Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program for older generation 15-inc MacBook Pro units with Retina Displaying due to a fire safety risk. The unit’s battery may overheat and catch on fire. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 […]

Microsoft recommends securing networks by having a separate device for admin tasks Microsoft’s Security Team has some insightful advice on how companies can reduce the risk of security breaches. Their recommendation is in regards to how companies should deal with administrator accounts. They recommend that employees with administrative access should be using a separate device […]

We would like to wish you a very happy and productive 2019! We look forward to taking care of your technology needs throughout the new year!

There is hot debate over the necessity of ejecting USB devices before removing them. Which side are you on?   Popular Science decided to heat up the summer by stirring the pot. They published an article titled Do you really need to properly eject a USB drive before yanking it out? This led to fierce […]

Printers, IP phones and IP cameras among devices vulnerable to attack   A 10-year-old security flaw has left nearly a half-billion Internet of Things devices vulnerable to cyberattacks at businesses worldwide. The web exploit causing all of the trouble is called DNS rebinding.  It’s an attack first disclosed at the RSA Conference in 2008. It’s […]

Does your business have a ‘no internet’ backup plan?   It is vital for every business to strategically and proactively prepare for network failure. When internet connectivity goes down, productivity, business operations, profits, POS systems and customer satisfaction can suffer irreparable loses. Having a backup system, also called a network failover, will save you time […]

Regular maintenance helps your computer perform at its best.   Just like a car, regular maintenance is necessary in order to keep your computer functioning at its very best. While basic computer maintenance isn’t difficult, it’s often overlooked. 1.) Dust Removal. The easiest and most vital maintenance a computer needs performed is a thorough cleaning. […]

Thousands of businesses have been negatively affected by Comcast’s outage   Thousands of businesses across the nation have had their operations put on hold as Comcast’s Xfinity phone service suffered a massive outage. Along with affecting the thousands of companies that largely rely on landline access, the service interruption also affected some 911 services. The […]

Why we recommend and support VoIP   As a business owner, one of the last things you want to worry about is your phone system. For that reason, many businesses continue to use whatever phone system they have always used, even as costs go up and it no longer meets their needs.  You no longer […]