Suffering from antiquated Category 5 cabling?

Does your business suffer from antiquated Category 5 cabling? New bandwidth-intensive applications are calling for speeds greater than 100 and 1000 Mbps, and the demand is only going to increase. There’s also an increasing amount of wireless devices, an influx of transferring of high-res images, streaming, and surveillance footage that are all part of a…

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Ten IT questions to keep your business safe

It can be tough to narrow down all the security risks on a network. So we’ve complied a list of our favorite questions to gauge a networks stability and security level. What do you currently use for backup and disaster recovery. What is the password complexity, how often is it changed, and lockout policy on…

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Best Defense is a Knowledgeable Offense

A new report out has discovered that Cryptowall  has become the most financially successful piece of malware in history. Maybe your business hasn’t been hit and you think “I have a firewall or Antivirus this couldn’t happen to me”.  But it does happen to reputable businesses with many precautions put in place on a daily…

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Network Security

You likely turn on your alarm system and lock up before you leave your office. But do you have the same security in place to protect your computer network? Having the proper network technology in place guards against viruses and the theft of data. You are at risk for unauthorized intrusions, noncompliance, downtime and even…

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Windows Server 2003 End of Support

In 2014, Microsoft ended support for Windows XP and this year they will end support for Windows Server 2003. Microsoft plans to end their support on July 14, 2015 . This means that fixes, updates, and technical support will no longer provided by Microsoft. Many business may not be aware that they are running Windows…

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Cyber Attack Protection

With each hacking breach, it becomes more apparent how important cyber attack protection is. The most recent being, one of the largest bank breaches known, with up to $1 billion stolen. A security company, Kaspersky Lab, discovered the spying program that gives the hacker group means to eavesdrop on a bulk of the world’s computers.…

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Microsoft’s Hacker Vulnerability Patch

Microsoft’s hacker vulnerability patch was released for a flaw found in Windows Server 2003 to 2012, Windows 7 and 8. This patch mends the bug which allowed hackers to take complete control of devices that connect to an Active Directory domain. The bug allows hackers to be able to install applications and create new user…

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