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Use a Commercial Grade Router Working from Home

Many small businesses start out with a consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to run their office networks.  The only action most small business owners use to protect their business network is to periodically change their router access login,...

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Phishing Scam Prevention 101

According to Verizon, 30% of phishing messages get opened by targeted users.  In 2018, experts predicted phishing scams would cause damages exceeding $9 billion. This is a huge increase from the $5.3 billion in damages that occurred in...

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70 State & Local Governments Hit by Ransomware in 2019

  Over the last couple of years, I have reported in my blog about ransomware attacks and offered solutions to prevent them.  In one blog I highlighted a local health care provider in the Elk River, MN (read blog) that fell victim to...

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Office 365 “Cloud” is ideal for working remotely…

…and if you don’t have an IT department. What is Office 365 Cloud? The cloud is a metaphor for the Internet.  In very simplistic terms, cloud computing means that your Microsoft Office 365 applications or software, data, and...

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Checklist for Employees to Help Prevent a Hack

Phishing scams are constantly evolving to adopt new forms and techniques.  Businesses of all sizes need to take steps to protect themselves.  The average 10,000-employee company spends $3.7 million a year dealing with phishing attacks...

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4 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life

Sometimes you get caught needing to work without an outlet nearby.   Here's how to make your laptop battery last longer. Much like a missed opportunity for romance, once you lose it, you cannot get your laptop battery's lifespan back. You...

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Do Yourself a Solid: 5 Benefits of a Solid State Drive

Solid-state drive (SSD) installation has grown more popular in the "Want It Now" age.  The super-portable form factor has revolutionized expandable storage. It also makes it easier for users to boot up without having to wait a century...

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Checklist for Employees to Help Prevent a Hack

Phishing scams are constantly evolving to adopt new forms and techniques.  Businesses of all sizes need to take steps to protect themselves.  The average 10,000-employee company spends $3.7 million a year dealing with phishing attacks...

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