Ransomware: Are you ready?
by Robert Stephenson The most stressful question when a ransomware event occurs…. Can you recover without paying? Today’s technological environment presents many opportunities for companies…small and large, and individuals, to fall into the trap. Many think they have reliable backups … Continue reading
Firewalls: Technology Progress
By Robert Stephenson Recently, an IT client questioned why he should purchase a “new” firewall. His old firewall (purchased about 6 years ago), to his knowledge, was working and he’d experienced no “known” issues within his information systems. The answer … Continue reading
Signs Your Server Needs Upgrading
Found this great article on 8 signs you need to upgrade your server. 8 signs you need to upgrade your server By Christopher Elliott Your server hardware is a ticking time bomb. Don’t be alarmed. It may never actually … Continue reading
WIFI CAN GO FASTER!
WIRELESS data transmission……in the LAN….is about to get a big boost….. How about three times current transmission speeds. Qualcomm’s recent announcement of their MU-MIMO (multi-user, multiple input, multiple output) is the next evolution in wireless standards. The phenomenal explosive growth … Continue reading
Does Your Disaster Recovery Plan Avoid These Mistakes?
If your business understands the importance of data backup and web security, you most likely have a disaster recovery plan. Recovery plans are designed to help business continuity in the event of a disaster by providing a guide for businesses … Continue reading
Higher Internet Speed Will Put Students on the Fast Track to Higher Education
This year President Obama renewed his commitment to improving education through enhanced technology with the announcement of ConnectEd, a 5 year program whose objective will be to increase the Internet speeds being delivered to 99% of America’s students, with a … Continue reading
Why Wiring is Important in IT
Wireless networks have been a great convenience in the consumer market, but business IT and data centers must deal with large amounts of physical wiring. While wireless is adequate, affordable and reliable enough for the performance needs of home and … Continue reading
How Cloud Storage Gives Employees More Flexibility and Time to Work
One of the main benefits of cloud storage is that the stored data can be accessed from any device with Internet capabilities, as long as the user has permission to access the files. If a company has cloud storage, employees … Continue reading
Protecting Data from Employee Data Theft
Businesses typically improve their web security to defend their data from hackers and therefore often forget to consider protecting data from employees. While most companies have a reason to trust their employees, there is a considerable risk of data theft, … Continue reading
Common Threats to PC Security
Because of the growing popularity of cloud storage, many businesses have shifted their focus to their network security because they do not want to put their data at risk. Network security is essential for small businesses that store data on … Continue reading