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Trojans, Viruses, and Worms – They Are Not Our Friends!

Malware. The mere mention strikes fear in the heart of every business owner on the planet – and for good reason seeing that these malicious attacks, in the form of trojans, viruses and worms are pure and simply trouble with a capital T! So, what exactly is malware? In short, it’s malicious code created by…

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Don’t Go On Any Phishing Expeditions!

There’s a sentiment among many small business owners that they’re not large enough to attract the attention of cyber criminals. But just because you’re a small fish in a big pond doesn’t mean you’re invulnerable to so-called phishing attacks. Remember – if you’re on the Internet, it’s open game for hacker hunters. In fact, it…

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A True Blue Breakthrough

We’re not typically much for hyperbole, but we have to say that the new Epson ink technology is definitely cutting-edge and could be a real game-changer in the print management industry. What makes this technology different is that it doesn’t require heat to print, and this results in vastly superior color, longer life span for…

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Why Do We Continue to Use Substandard Passwords?

In a previous article, we addressed the importance of strong passwords and listed the most common ones used in recent years. Now, let’s talk a little about the “psychology of passwords” and find out what’s behind the choices we make. We’re all aware that a password with strength should include upper and lower case letters,…

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Breakthrough in Scanning Devices in the Age of the Novel Coronavirus

Amazing, this day and age of technology we live in! Just a mere couple decades ago, who would have thought we could control the temperature in our homes from long distance, never mind store pretty much all our information on a cell phone. And since technology never rests on it laurels, now there’s a “new…

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Conservation: Less CAN Be More!

The so-called “paperless society” that seemed nothing more than fantasy a mere decade or so ago has become reality for many businesses, thanks to software and technology. But a lot of companies and organizations still spend far more on paper and energy to create documents than they need to; in fact, an estimated 1% to…

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Best Practices to Protect Against Dark Web Breaches

While it is impossible to protect confidential information 100% of the time, regular risk assessments and real-time monitoring can go a long way toward ensuring your business does not suffer from breaches via the dark web – a segment of the Internet that isn’t indexed by search engines and that is the bane of existence…

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Business Owners: Pay Attention to the Dark Web

Last time around we talked about the Internet’s “dark web,” which in short cannot be accessed on a standard web browser but instead requires a special network to keep all activity completely untraceable and anonymous. Sounds pretty nefarious? That’s because it can be and although research conducted via the dark web by journalists, law enforcement…

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Beware of the Dark Web

The Internet – what would we do without it? From work-related research, to online shopping and a whole lot in between, “logging on” is a daily routine for most of us…and for a lot of us, online activity is productive and innocent. For the criminally intent, use of the Internet is also productive, but definitely…

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Working from Home: Some Considerations as the Remote Office Environment Expands

Working from home is increasingly commonplace as many companies in response to COVID-19 restrictions have had large numbers of their employees working remotely. Regarding a home office: it’s important to have the proper protocols set up for IT and Managed Network; that’s a topic that we will address in greater detail in other blogs. As…

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