Develop an Effective Financial IT Strategy for Your Business

By James Dahl / June 1, 2022 /

Maintaining an effective financial IT strategy is essential for businesses of all sizes. By taking the time to develop a plan that fits your specific needs, you can streamline operations, reduce costs, and improve decision-making. In this article, we will discuss the importance of financial IT and outline key considerations when creating your strategy. Let’s…

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What is the Difference Between Data Backup and Mirroring?

By James Dahl / May 1, 2022 /

When it comes to data backup and data mirroring, there is a lot of confusion about the two terms. Some people think they are the same thing, while others believe they are completely different. In this blog post, we will clear up the confusion and explain the difference between backup and mirror. We will also…

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Should You Always Update Your Network to the Latest Version?

By James Dahl / April 1, 2022 /

There are many important decisions that business owners have to make when it comes to their network. One of the most common questions we get asked is whether or not businesses should update their network to the latest version. The answer, as with most things in life, is it depends. In this blog post, we…

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The Best Way to Protect Your Internet Connection in Public

By James Dahl / March 1, 2022 /

Protect Your WiFI Connection If you’re like most people, you probably use the internet in public places quite often. Whether you’re at a Starbucks or other coffee shop, even in a library it’s easy to access the web on your laptop or phone. However, did you know that using the internet in public can be…

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Tips to Protect Yourself Online

By James Dahl / February 1, 2022 /

As technology advances, so does the way criminals can exploit us. Here are some tips to help protect yourself online.    Don’t open mail from strangers In some cases, malware can be installed on your hard drive without even having to download any attachments. These ‘drive by downloads’ may disguise themselves so that even the…

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Cyber Security and Identity Theft

By James Dahl / January 1, 2022 /

Today’s biggest cyber security concern is Identity Theft. Cyber thieves use all kinds of methods (hacking, use of spyware for intercepting information, etc.) in stealing personal or financial information from their victims, mostly from the computers.  The latest of these nefarious activities even sports a name: phishing (pronounced like (fishing). The thief sends a simple…

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Tips For Creating Secure Passwords That Are Easy to Remember

By James Dahl / December 1, 2021 /

Passwords are key to accessing all of your personal business information. It’s important to create not only a strong password, but also a memorable one so that hijackers can’t take sensitive data.  3 rules to creating a strong password include: Make your password more than 8 characters long Include a mix of numbers, symbols, and…

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The Advantages of Using a Cloud Storage System in Your Office

By James Dahl / November 1, 2021 /

Seamless Productivity With online cloud-based storage, work is no longer confined to the office. Employees can easily share files and sync data from anywhere, making collaboration easy. Your business doesn’t have to worry about emailing attachments that are too large, losing important data, or creating static with sharing.  Wireless Network Management You can manage your…

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Why Medical Records Are Valuable to Hackers

By James Dahl / October 1, 2021 /

Medical records are the new frontier for hackers. When you’re in need of medical attention, your records can be used against you. The more information that is leaked about you, the easier it will be to steal your identity and take advantage of you financially or physically.  Protected Health Information (PHI) The HIPAA privacy rule…

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You Should Never Call Back an Unknown Number

By James Dahl / July 18, 2019 /

This is one the newest scams and we’ve all had it happen: You look at your phone and notice a missed call from a familiar-looking number that isn’t in your contacts. Scammers are purposely calling numbers, hanging up, and hoping your first instinct might be to call back and see who it was, but that’s…

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