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Archive for the ‘Information Security’ Category
The global research firm Forrester recently projected that by 2016 there will be over 200 million employees using their own smartphone for work. That’s right, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement is upon us. While BYOD has undoubtedly enabled businesses to better accommodate an increasingly mobile and dispersed work force, how secure is sensitive… Read More
Managed Service Providers can decrease the overall IT support costs of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) by as much as 30% to 50%. While a managed service provider can most assuredly assume full responsibility for IT operations, and operate as a remote IT department if desired, they can also be a valuable asset to… Read More
With the rate of technology ever increasing and the importance it has on becoming a successful business, Michael is increasing his number of speaking engagements as a value add activity to surrounding communities. He can easily adapt his talk to the audience or topic and speaks on all things technology and how to maximize it… Read More
With yesterday’s real world tornado examples in the DFW area, we give thought to our families, friends and folks in general. We hope you are all well and were unaffected by the storm. This is, of course is the most important of considerations. At some point your thoughts as a business owner, partner or… Read More
Here’s a good article by Microsoft on Windows Backup and Restore. This is specific to Windows 7 and it’s features with Windows Backup Restore capabilities. Check it out. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/backup-and-restore Backup and Restore—improved for Windows 7—creates safety copies of your most important personal files, so you’re always prepared for the worst. Let Windows choose what to back up,… Read More
We often get asked about virus removal. Here’s a great article from Microsoft to get you on the right path… http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/How-do-I-remove-a-computer-virus How do I remove a computer virus? If your computer is infected with a virus, you’ll want to remove it as quickly as possible. A fast way to check for viruses is to use… Read More
Network Security tools and antivirus products do not provide complete protection from the Viruses and Malware that threaten businesses on a regular basis. Common sense and intuition can help fill the gaps where network security tools leave off. A recent example comes from a client who correctly DID NOT open the attachment and referred the email… Read More
A recent study released by Symantec Corporation reveals that many small and mid-sized organizations are recognizing the importance of information security. On average, SMBs are now spending approximately $51,000 per year to protect their company information. This is a substantial increase from last year when one-third of SMBs didn’t even have antivirus protection in place. SMBs risk cyber attacks and loss of confidential data and devices. In today’s hyper-wired world that could mean the difference between success and having to shut down.