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Lazy Passwords Are Putting Your Business at Risk

No one enjoys trying to remember login credentials for upwards of 100 unique sites and services. More to the point, no one can remember 100+ unique sets of credentials, which leads to all sorts of other awful security problems...

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Cybersecurity for Dealerships: Protecting your Business (and Future!)

Car dealerships are increasingly reliant on technology for everything from inventory management to customer relations. However, this means that they face the same, significant challenge that businesses struggle with: cybersecurity.

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Understanding Cybersecurity: A Beginner’s Guide

In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is a term we hear almost daily. But what does it really mean, especially for those of us who aren’t tech wizards?

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What to Do if You Have a Compromised Microsoft 365 Account

Recognizing a compromised Microsoft 365 account is crucial for safeguarding sensitive information. One key indicator is unusual activity, such as sudden changes in login patterns.

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A Quick and Easy Overview of Cybersecurity Insurance For Your Business

In the digital era, cyber insurance has become a critical component of business risk management. As cyber threats evolve, so do the requirements for cyber insurance coverage.

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Change Is Coming: Your Windows Server 2012 End-of-Life Options

We knew it was coming, and the official announcement is finally here.

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Why No One At Your Accounting Firm Should Have a Single Monitor

With such a simple title, you may be asking yourself, You really wanted to write an entire blog on this simple topic?

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5 Actionable Technology Tips to Elevate Your Accounting Firm Immediately

The accounting landscape is ever evolving, with technology driving many of these changes.

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Technology Housekeeping Makes Mergers and Acquisitions Easier for Your Accounting Firm

When thinking about selling or acquiring another accounting firm, the role of technology cannot be overstated: it’s the digital backbone of the operation!

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Understanding the FTC Safeguards Rule and its Impact on Accountants

The digital age has brought unparalleled opportunities for businesses, but it has also introduced challenges in safeguarding customer data.

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Microsoft 365 versus Google Workspace – a complete guide

No matter what your business does, some portion of your workforce needs a productivity and collaboration suite to get work done. This key suite of tools used to be called an office suite (with Microsoft Office as the undisputed king of the market.

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A nontechnical guide to Intune and how to use it to improve your business

As a busy business owner, you’ve got plenty on your plate. Keeping your business efficient and on-target is crucial, but let’s face it: you don’t have time to dive deep into the technical details of every new software tool that comes along.

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Moving to SharePoint: A User-Friendly Guide

On-premise servers had their advantages in the past, but for most businesses, everything and more can be done in a Microsoft 365 SharePoint environment. This guide will help you identify whether you are ready to take the leap.

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5 Top Cybersecurity Threats: An Executives Guide

Business Cybersecurity is serious; an ever-present threat that executives are right to worry about.

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Why Multi-Factor Authentication is so important for your Microsoft 365 Account

Cybersecurity can seem overwhelming at times. Your IT Provider handles this so why do you have to know so much about it?

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Three Essential Cybersecurity Solutions for Small Businesses: Important Considerations

Most organizations make cybersecurity overly complicated because “you should do it either way.” This is not a valid argument.

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Common Sense Cybersecurity

It’s true: even businesses that have impressive cybersecurity practices in place get breached.

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Battle of the Browsers: Which Is Best for Your Business?

Battle of the Browsers: Which Is Best for Your Business?

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Future Proof Your Business: Expert Tips for Handling Hardware and Software End of Life

Comparing Windows editions and why we recommend Pro for business.

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Windows Pro vs Home Edition: Why We Encourage Windows Pro for Businesses

Comparing Windows editions and why we recommend Pro for business.

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Top 5 IT Things Startup Business Owners Should Know

Building a new startup company from the ground up isn’t an easy task.

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Should My Business Switch to VoIP?

A look into VoIP phone systems and how they benefit business.

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My Business needs IT Help. Should I Hire an Internal Employee or Outsource?

Understanding the key differences between internal and external IT support

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Top 3 Things You Can Do RIGHT Now to Reduce the Cybersecurity Risks In Your Business

Even with a top-notch cyber security plan, businesses are still vulnerable to some of the most common forms of attacks.

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Does Your Business Need A Server?

So, the question of the day: Does your business need a server on-site? Short answer is probably not. There are specific use cases where a server on site makes sense for a business. This article is about the cases where a server may not be necessary.

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IT Problems Your Managed Service Provider Can Solve

Unlike quick-fix IT relationships, a managed service provider isn’t there just to solve short-term problems and leave. Your managed service provider is your IT’s mountain Sherpa, there to guide your business through the ever-changing technology landscape.

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Cloud Storage Or Local Server – The Best Of Both

Cloud computing is the biggest buzzword in business today, and for good reason too. The cloud provides many a new-found freedom to do and achieve more than ever before. Greater collaboration, unlocking work possibilities in new locations and often reducing costs provides a healthy boost for many companies.

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Keeping Control of Your Business With Office 365

Office 365 represents a complete shift in the way we interact with modern business computing. If you haven’t been introduced to it yet, now could be the time. Similar to the Microsoft Office desktop package that businesses have relied on for decades; Office 365 does even more to provide the critical tools you need to modernize your business environment and take control of your business.

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Protecting Your Customers And Your Business Too

Security and privacy are at the very top of our priorities when considering business IT. Major data leaks are in mainstream news on a near-daily basis and hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of customers are impacted every time they happen. Our number one goal is to make sure our businesses are kept out of danger.

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Remote IT Will Create Tech That Works For You

There are few things as frustrating as IT issues getting in the way of your work. Even the simplest of problems can break your flow, ruin your productivity, and waste your time. IT should be working to boost your day instead of slowing you down.

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Is There A Safe Way To Use The Cloud?

Cloud technology has grown to new heights in recent years. Ten years ago ‘the cloud’ was jargon almost nobody was aware of, today it is a phrase used almost daily in offices worldwide. More and more businesses today are taking advantage of the huge benefits cloud services have to offer.

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What Can An MSP Do To Kickstart Your Business

Business today relies on technology in a way which we have never seen before. It makes up the core of almost every firm currently in existence. Today going digital impacts small companies more than large ones; it can make new opportunities possible and accelerate your path to success.

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Has Your Email Been Hikacked?

A common complaint by many users in recent months has been spam emails appearing to come from their own accounts. Despite not knowing why, reports of friends, family, and contacts receiving spam email that appears to come from them has worried many people.

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Why Managed IT Services?

We proactively monitor and manage all of the servers, computers, and other devices at your business. The purpose of this is to keep them running effectively, while minimizing downtime.

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