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  • protect your information How to protect your information online

    [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Need help on how to protect your information? Contact us![/caption] "A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila."  —  Mitch Ratcliffe Every mistake you've ever made online will not only be available to your internet service ...

  • Cybersecurity Training for your Kids

    [caption id="attachment_590" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Make sure you educate your kids about being online.[/caption] Christmas is this Sunday.  Already.  Wasn't it just January?!  That being said, our kids are more attached to the internet than we think.  I only know this because the first thing out of the kids mouths, anywhere we go ...

  • What is Two-Factor Authentication?

    [caption id="attachment_587" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Keep your online accounts secure with Two-Factor Authentication[/caption] Last week we talked about some Email Security Tips.  Another security tip is enabling Two-Factor Authentication to keep your account extra secure. You may not know it, but you probably already use two-factor authentication in the physical world. This explanation ...

  • email security Email Security Tips

    I just passed the CompTIA Security+ exam and let me tell you, it was an eye opening experience!  So many computer and security terms that I cannot possibly remember, but will now know how certain things work and how to implement its uses and practices. [caption id="attachment_580" align="aligncenter" width="518"] Email security ...

6 Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping

Black Friday is only one day away!  That means the holiday season is upon us!  Many of us will be buying gifts for family, friends, and loved one, and many of us will be doing it online.  Why?  It’s convenient, less hassle, you don’t have to fight the crowd, and there are some great deals to be found online! Well, scammers do not take the holidays off.  Unfortunately, they’re especially  [ Read More ]

Quick Helpful Internet Safety Tips

Here are a couple of bullet points to keep you safe on the internet!  We want you to enjoy the internet with greater confidence, knowing that you’ve taken the right steps to safeguard yourself and your computer.  Check out the list below: Stop. Think. Connect.  Before you use the internet , take time to understand the risks and learn how to spot potential problems. Don’t store sensitive unencrypted information on  [ Read More ]

What is Bloatware, because chances are, you have it installed on your machine.  Bloatware is software whose usefulness is reduced because of the excessive disk space and memory it requires. It is also unwanted software included on a new computer or mobile device by the manufacturer.  So when you buy that new Windows PC, you expect is to be blazing fast, right out of the box, right?! Unfortunately, your computer  [ Read More ]

Why does a reboot fix so many problems?

Sometimes in the tech world we want to answer the help desk phone with, “Help desk, have you restarted your computer yet?”  But with great customer service, we refrain, even though after five minutes into the conversation, rebooting a computer can actually solve many of your problems. So what’s going on here? Why does resetting a device or restarting a program fix so many problems? And why don’t geeks try  [ Read More ]

Do you have a backup plan?

If your computer was to crash the second after you read this article, would you be confident that you could recover all your data from the hard drive?  Would you be able to restore Windows back to normal within a few hours instead of a few days?  If the answer is no, then you need a Computer Backup plan.  Having no backup of your data is like driving with no seat  [ Read More ]

Tech Tip: Passwords

Passwords.  We all have them.  Lots of them!  Passwords for this, passwords for that.  Email, Facebook, Twitter, your bank account, work, the list is endless!  The majority of help desk calls I receive is for password help!  So what is the deal with passwords? Back in 2011 my credit card information was stolen and I can trace it back to when the Sony PlayStation Network was breached.  At the time  [ Read More ]

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Cybersecurity Traini

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What is Two-Factor A

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Email Security Tips

I just passed the CompTIA Security+ exam and let me ...

What is Phishing and

What is phishing? Phishing scams are typically fraudulent email messages appearing ...

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