IT Consulting for Small and Medium Business

15 Tips to Make Sure Your WiFi Doesn’t Let You Down

15 Tips to Make Sure Your WiFi Doesn’t Let You Down

Is it time to upgrade your WiFi?  How to save time, money, and ensure a great WiFi experience. 1. Research your current WiFi conditions Gather feedback from ALL employees and customers about their WiFi and network experience. As the business owner, you likely know how the systems are working for you and the employees you …

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Increasing risk of CEO Fraud Emails – What to Know and How to Protect Yourself

Your phone dings or your email client puts up an alert – a message from the CEO. This must be important. You open it, scan it quickly, and there is a note asking to transfer a sum of money. The next decision you make could potentially be costly. What is a CEO fraud email? A …

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Small Business Networks: 5 scariest things to worry about

While spam, pop-ups, negligent employees, and cybercriminals are a real threat to any small business network, there are 5 security measures that you should be focusing on FIRST before you do anything else… 1. Email Attachments Viruses and worms are malicious programs that are spread primarily through cleverly disguised attachments to messages that trick you …

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Can Outlook E-Mail Disclaimer Protect You From Legal Liability?

Would you like to include legal disclaimers to help protect you and your company? While some argue that they may not be legally binding, many believe that pre-existing EULA may have already covered the disclaimer portion, while others assert it’s always better to have redundancy when it comes to claims of confidentiality, privilege, and non-liability. …

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How to radically minimize the risk of corporate theft in your organization

The cybersecurity experts warn – don’t become ignorant or lax about security, thinking that a disastrous cyber breach can’t happen to your business. This is an enormous mistake – and something the criminals count on – that we’re an easy target, whether as unwitting individuals or an entire corporate culture in denial. Minimizing the Risk …

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October is a National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Is Your Business Prepared for Cyber Threats?

In today’s fast-paced world, we spend extra time online than ever before, whether or not we’re buying, planning holidays, utilizing social media, or staying in contact by way of electronic mail with our customers and colleagues. The truth is, our private info, together with financial and healthcare data, is commonly corresponded online via electronic mail or uploads, through …

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How to reduce the damage done by a CryptoLocker ransomware infection

CryptoLocker is a ransomware that is one of the most recent and most disruptive forms of malware. It encrypts the files on victim’s computer.  The attacker gives the personal decryption key to those who pay the ransom charge before the specified deadline. Those who did not pay end up with having any access to their …

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Preventative Measures Could Have Avoided a Major Verizon/AWS Breach

It was recently reported that 6 million Verizon customers were exposed to a data leak on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It was determined that Amazon was not at fault.  Instead, users and contractors failed to properly configure and secure their Cloud accounts with AWS.  This event highlights lessons learned for Small/Medium Businesses (SMBs) – especially, …

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How do small businesses use IT solutions today

Businesses are using IT solutions in various ways, and many undergo a process of transition to managed services. Access to highly skilled IT personnel is a significant factor in the business world today. CompTIA studied the current state of IT trends in its 4th Annual Trends in Managed Services survey. [visualizer id=”7192″]  The vast majority …

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For Small Businesses in New Jersey disaster preparedness is vital

As part of its year-long project, “The State of Small Business,” Business News Daily talked to New Jersey’s small businesses, who represents half of New Jersey’s private sector employment, about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in our state of New Jersey. Running a small business in the most tightly populated state in the …

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