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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

Security Measures All Small Businesses Need

Posted by Scott Breitman on June 14, 2019

Most small business owners think they have their digital security under control because they have a firewall or because they use a spam filter on their email. But the reality is, you’re more likely than not nowhere close to covering everything. In fact, Read More

Topics: computer security

My Computer’s Been Infected! What Do I Do?

Posted by Mike Hurt on May 31, 2019

We all risk accidentally downloading dangerous malware while browsing the internet. Malicious software can slow our computers, leak sensitive information, and even lead to heavy financial losses. While a few simple techniques can remove many viruses, malicious software is growing more sophisticated, and ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, computer security, IT questions

How Do I Ensure My Cloud Data Is Secure?

Posted by Scott Breitman on March 11, 2019

Cloud storage can refer to both large public cloud storage options run by companies like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, as well as smaller private clouds run by individual businesses. Large public clouds like those run by Google have been popular because of their convenience and almost ubiquitous presence. ... Read More

Topics: computer security, data backup, cloud data

Computer Security Tips for Students

Posted by Mike Hurt on March 1, 2019

A malfunctioning or virus-ridden computer is a nightmare for any student who's trying to research online or save their work after spending hours writing a paper. Before you fall victim to a computer that is lacking in security, use these tips to protect your device and your data. 

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Topics: computer security

Are Your Online Activities Safe & Secure?

Posted by Scott Breitman on February 13, 2019

Before business operations were transferred to networked cloud storage, the primary security challenge facing businesses was virus protection. Malware slowed down and often disabled devices, costing companies valuable time and resources. However, as more businesses conduct their business online or on cloud ... Read More

Topics: computer security

Are Your Employees Using Their Work Email Safely?

Posted by Scott Breitman on November 14, 2018

Running a small business has changed dramatically over just the past few of decades. While you can reach customers all over the world almost instantly, opening countless business opportunities, you must also face significant cyber security risks. Read More

Topics: computer security

No, Your Phone Isn’t Listening to You

Posted by Mike Hurt on September 12, 2018

You’re out with friends chatting about a co-worker’s baby shower on Saturday afternoon. By the time you get home, your Facebook feed is showing you ads for diapers. Obviously, your phone is listening to you and showing you targeted advertisements…right?

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Topics: computer security

How to Keep Your Social Security Number Secure

Posted by Mike Hurt on May 29, 2018

Your Social Security Number (SSN) enables government agencies to identify individuals in their records and businesses to track each individual's financial information. It was originally created to track the ... Read More

Topics: managed IT services, computer security

My Computer Is SO Slow. How Can I Speed It Up?

Posted by Mike Hurt on May 16, 2018

Even if you have the patience of a saint, waiting for your computer to load can be some of the most maddening moments of your day. Those seconds (or minutes) that you wait for programs or web pages to load can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately, most of the time you can get rid of those delays without too ... Read More

Topics: computer security, computer maintenance