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Memorable Passwords, Phishing, and Troubleshooting

Memorable Passwords, Phishing, and Troubleshooting When Troubleshooting, Don’t Overthink It If your computer is acting erratically, try basic troubleshooting first. This could include powering the machine down, then back up, closing windows and quitting programs. Also, don’t forget about external devices, as sometimes disconnecting these can resolve the issue. Try disconnecting the keyboard, mouse, track pad, etc. to see if …

Important Security Update – Petya Cyberattack

What is Petya? This ransomware is a variant of an older attack, dubbed “Petya,” except this time the attack uses EternalBlue to target Windows systems—the same exploit behind the infamous WannaCry attack. While this variant appears to be an upgraded version of Petya, there is no confirmation that this attack is from the same author. It differs from typical ransomware …

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How To Keep Your Browsing Data Private

How To Keep Your Browsing Data Private The government has recently moved to deregulate internet privacy laws so that Americans’ browsing data could be up for grabs to the highest bidder. Internet service providers want to collect as much data as possible to track people’s browsing habits, so they can better market and sell their products to consumers. In an age …

Cisco Umbrella – An Exciting Addition To Your Managed Service Package

We’ve added Cisco Umbrella to your managed service package…read on to find out how this benefits you! As your managed services provider, we’re always looking for ways to upgrade and improve our offerings. That’s why we’ve recently added a full suite of security services powered by Cisco Umbrella to our existing security line-up. The best part is, this is at no …

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Worried About Security? Let Us Manage It Automatically With Patch Management

As your managed services provider, your security is always our top priority. That’s why we offer an automatic, hassle-free patch management schedule to our clients. It’s important to keep your systems up-to-date with the most current security patches available, and by implementing a patch management schedule, we can do this with no interruption to your work day. Here’s what we …

Security Update to the Customer Portal

Your security is a top priority to us! That’s why we are updating the security settings of our Customer Portal, and wanted to let you know how this will impact you. The update includes new password requirements, and may require you to change your password to access your account. To change your Customer Portal password, click “Forgot Your Password” in …

Password Managers: Protecting Yourself in the Age of Hackers

Whether it’s warnings about Heartbleed, the “largest data breach” ever, or Internet browser vulnerabilities, new online security threats are popping up every day. In the age of hackers, what is the number one way to safeguard your data? Use a Password Manager Password managers like LastPass, Dashlane, 1Password and True Key, are highly recommended by security experts as the strongest defense against online vulnerabilities. A password manager will help you …