Newsletters

August 2017 Newsletters: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Secret To Avoiding Email Overwhelm


Do you look at your inbox and want to cry? If so, you’re not alone. According to widely cited Radicati Group research, the average person gets 120 business emails every day. If you don’t manage your emails, you could end up in another statistical majority.

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June 2017 Newsletters: How To Keep Your Employees From Leaking Confidential Information


Back in 2014, Code Spaces wasmurdered. The company offered tools for source code management, but they didn’t have solid control over sensitive information — including their backups. One cyberattack later, and Code Spaces was out of business.

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April 2017 Newsletters: 7 Ways To Dodge A Data Disaster


You stride into the office early one Monday morning. you grab a cup of coffee, flip on your computer and start checking email... A note pops up that rivets your attention: “Your files have been encrypted. Send $5,000 within five days or they will all be destroyed.”

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February 2017 Newsletters: That Fake App Just Stole Your ID


Ryan loved tweaking photos on his Android phone. He’d heard rave reviews from his friends with iPhones about Prisma, a new iOS app for image editing. So when he heard Prisma would soon be released for Android, he logged in to the Google Play Store to see if it was there yet.

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October 2016 Newsletters: Go Mobile - Without Killing Your Data


What if you could tap into the top talent in your industry, no matter where in the world they are? With the power of the mobile web, your all-star team is now "literally" at your fingertips.

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December 2015 Newsletters: The Reality of an Entrepenuer and Their Pursuit of Freedom


I recently had the privilege of meeting with Mr. Wonderful, Kevin O’Leary, from Shark Tank. Shark Tank is the #1 show in America. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the show, it’s where entrepreneurs come to pitch their business to a panel of investors to take them to the next level.

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October 2015 Newsletters: 3 Big Lies VoIP Salespeople Will Tell You To Get Your Money


Considering a VoIP system for your business?

Beware: The truth you need to make a good decision can be hard to come by. Here are a few “gotchas” to watch for when talking to VoIP system sales reps:

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September 2015 Newsletters: Cybercriminals Now Have A Bull’s-Eye On Small Business... Is Your Company’s Data At Risk?


In a December 2014 survey by the National Small Business Association, 61% of small businesses reported being victims of a cybercrime within the past 12 months.

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August 2015 Newsletters: Do You Keep Your Server In A Closet?


Confusion. Dizziness. Fatigue. Muscle cramps. These are some of the first signs of heat exhaustion in humans. But did you know that your SERVER can also suffer from heat exhaustion and “meltdown,” causing slowness, blue screens, random reboots and complete meltdowns? If you keep your server in a closed closet or other small, confined space, here are three things you need to address during hot summer months to avoid premature loss of your equipment and data.

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July 2015 Newsletters: The 5 Most Dangerous Pieces Of Information To Give In An E-mail


In the book Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs revealed the single most effective (and relied upon) way cybercrime rings gain access to your bank account, credit cards and identity. Ready for it? E-mail.

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March 2015 Newsletters: Is Your Old, Outdated Phone System Causing You More Problems Than It’s Worth?


If you think you have outgrown your current phone system and are tired of constant downtime, dropped calls, repairs and maintenance, it might be time for you to consider a VoIP system for your office.

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February 2015 Newsletters: Broken Hearts and Stolen Data


While many people buy their significant other a box of decadent chocolates, a dozen red roses or an oversize teddy bear for Valentine’s Day, there are a few people who are going to go home with a broken heart as their personal information is stolen right from under them. It’s a harsh reality, but both individuals and businesses are constantly targeted by fraudsters and hackers who want to steal any bit of data that will make them money.

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January 2015 Newsletters: Is Your Old, Outdated Phone System Causing You More Problems Than It’s Worth?


If you think you have outgrown your current phone system and are tired of constant downtime, dropped calls, repairs and maintenance, it might be time for you to consider a VoIP system for your office.

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December Newsletters: Your Company’s Hidden Security Weakness: Your Home Wireless Network


As a business owner who also spends time working from home, do you make assumptions about your home’s wireless network security? Between your home and business, chances are your home wireless security is lacking. This can prove to be a serious liability.

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October Newsletters: This Halloween…Who’s Keeping An Eye On Your Computer Network?


Many business owners and managers we work with wait FAR too long to have us check and update their computer network’s health and security. Unless we are actively performing regular daily/weekly/monthly maintenance, a nasty virus, malicious hacker, unexpected software corruption, hardware failure or dozens of other problems could catch you off guard and result in extensive downtime, data loss and expensive data recovery efforts.

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August Newsletter: The DC Metro Area Business Owners’ Guide To IT Support Services And Fees


With the “dog days” of summer upon us, most business owners are looking for ways to keep their company’s sales and profits HOT, while keeping their IT expenses COOL. But if proper attention is not given to your server and network equipment during the summer, all that heat outside can actually bring your company’s growth to a grinding halt and increase your IT expenses significantly.

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July Newsletter: If You Are Considering Cloud Computing For Your Company – Don’t, Until You Read This...


Do you have mountains of information stored on your server that you’ll never use, but feel like you should keep? You are not alone. Given expanding regulatory rules, some businesses save every bit of data they have, just to be safe.

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June Newsletter: 7 Ways To Keep Your Tablet Secure


This is probably one of the biggest and most costly misconceptions that many business owners have. Usually this is because they’ve been fortunate enough to never have encountered a major computer-related disaster, but that’s similar to someone thinking they don’t need to wear a seat belt when driving a car because they’ve never had an accident.

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