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HIPAA Compliance: What You Need to Know

Posted by Scott Breitman on January 22, 2020

While all customer data is important to keep secure, electronic protected health information (ePHI) is even more sensitive. If your business does not comply with HIPAA regulations and a breach in private information happens, you can be fined, criminally charged, or have civil action lawsuits brought against your ... Read More

Topics: business information, computer security

9 Tips to Help Small Businesses Balance Their IT Budget

Posted by Scott Breitman on October 22, 2019

One of the basics of running a successful business is to make and stick to a budget. We all know that is much easier said than done, but this vital tool can allow you to see the complete picture of what your small business is spending on IT services. Analyzing spending, profits, and cash flow enables you to ... Read More

Topics: managed IT services, business information, IT questions

Make Sure Your Technology Is HIPAA Compliant

Posted by Scott Breitman on September 23, 2019

HIPAA was designed to protect electronic health information, so making sure that your healthcare business technology meets HIPAA compliance is of utmost importance. Healthcare providers that are transparent with their HIPAA compliance instill more confidence in their patients, since they can rest assured that ... Read More

Topics: business information

Need to Be HIPAA-Compliant? Don’t Get a Mac.

Posted by Scott Breitman on August 14, 2018

As more and more business management and operational tasks are handled by computers and other devices, it is necessary to update your computer equipment every few years. If your business handles protected health information (PHI), you should think twice before purchasing Mac products. Although many people love ... Read More

Topics: business information

What Equipment Should I Choose for My New Home Office? (Part 1/2)

Posted by Mike Hurt on November 1, 2017

If you're planning to set up an office in your home, you should take some time to figure out exactly what you need. Setting up a home office can be more complex than you might assume. You'll need more than simply a computer and monitor. A home office that empowers you to work as effectively as possible requires ... Read More

Topics: business information

Why You Should NOT Be Running a Windows “Admin” Account

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 31, 2017

 

Both home users and business users alike can avoid up to 94% of Windows exploits and malware infections by one simple change: using a “non-Admin” User Account.[1] In this blog ... Read More

Topics: business information, computer security, computer maintenance

How Often Should I Update My Computer Software?

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 7, 2017

 

Nothing lasts forever, and in the world of computers and electronics, lifespans seem to be getting shorter and shorter. New versions of devices and programs come out so frequently that it’s almost impossible to keep everything completely up-to-date. But there’s good news: you ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, business information, computer maintenance

Why Do I Get So Much Junk Email and Spam?

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 1, 2017


Spam is an insidious problem for anyone who’s ever used email. Everyone gets occasional unwanted email, but what do you do when you start to get an abnormally high amount of these emails? And what if they are not just unwanted advertising, but something more malicious—like Read More

Topics: business information

Don't Buy a Business Phone System Until You Read This

Posted by Scott Breitman on January 24, 2017

Reliable business communications systems are vital to your company’s operations and growth. Being able to connect with customers is one of your most basic needs! But today’s business phone system options are anything but basic. If you’re still using a premises-based hard line phone system, you probably also have ... Read More

Topics: buying guides, business information, business phone

What You Need to Know About Windows 10 Licensing

Posted by William Stasak on January 10, 2017

 

Windows 10 was an update to the operating systems of most non-Apple/Macintosh computers that Microsoft released in 2015. It had significant issues and caused a lot of confusion. One particular area that was especially problematic was how to upgrade a computer running a genuine copy of Windows 7 ... Read More

Topics: business information, IT questions