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How to Roll a “Lucky-7”: Play and Win the IT Outsourcing Game

2019-01-09T20:14:37+00:00

These are the Top 7 reasons (not in any particular order) why companies outsource their critical applications and infrastructure to a proven managed service provider (MSP): Cost reduction – By leveraging the economies of scale of the MSP’s technical support team, companies can reduce their internal staffing budgets and shift current IT [...]

How to Roll a “Lucky-7”: Play and Win the IT Outsourcing Game 2019-01-09T20:14:37+00:00

Ransomware: Healthcare is in the cybercriminals’ cross-hairs

2019-01-09T20:23:35+00:00

We all receive numerous emails warning us of the dangers associated with clicking on links within emails from parties we are not familiar with. Unfortunately, many of those links are shrouded within advertisements or other seemingly beneficial statements which entice us to view that great promotional offer or track that Amazon [...]

Ransomware: Healthcare is in the cybercriminals’ cross-hairs 2019-01-09T20:23:35+00:00

New York State Cybersecurity Regulations

2019-01-09T20:25:46+00:00

NYS DFS 23 NYCRR 500 Regulations (Effective March 1, 2017) New York State Department of Financial Services, Governor Cuomo Announces Proposal of First-in-the-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation to Protect Consumers and Financial Institutions. Insurance companies and other organizations regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS),effective March 1, 2017, [...]

New York State Cybersecurity Regulations 2019-01-09T20:25:46+00:00

Should You Hire or Outsource to an External IT Service Provider?

2019-01-09T20:29:37+00:00

Most small business owners handle all aspects of their businesses, including acting as the Information Technology department. This will work for as long as you remain a small business without employees. When you grow and start hiring staff, will it make more sense to use your business-building time on handling [...]

Should You Hire or Outsource to an External IT Service Provider? 2019-01-09T20:29:37+00:00

Proactive, Managed IT Services Save Small and Medium Businesses Thousands of Dollars Yearly

2019-01-09T20:34:31+00:00

Every dollar a small business spends needs to have an immediate and quantifiable return. This is especially true for critical services such as I.T. support. If you are one of the millions of small businesses that depend upon your technology to keep your business running, proactive Managed IT Services will [...]

Proactive, Managed IT Services Save Small and Medium Businesses Thousands of Dollars Yearly 2019-01-09T20:34:31+00:00

Password Strength is Key in Business and Personal Information Security

2019-01-09T20:37:56+00:00

In today's technologically driven business marketplace one of most often overlooked points of vulnerability to your business and personal information security is the strength or weakness of the passwords that you define for usage when logging into: your computer network, email provider, online banking, accounting or payroll applications. To underestimate [...]

Password Strength is Key in Business and Personal Information Security 2019-01-09T20:37:56+00:00

Small Office or Home Network Connectivity Troubleshooting – Part Two

2019-01-09T20:45:30+00:00

This is part two in our series for network connectivity troubleshooting. Confirming the connectivity with the Internet was the focus of the first four steps in our process. We now continue with the remaining steps to help you discover what the problem with your Internet connection might be. 5. Check [...]

Small Office or Home Network Connectivity Troubleshooting – Part Two 2019-01-09T20:45:30+00:00

Small Office or Home Network Connectivity Troubleshooting – Part One

2019-01-09T20:48:56+00:00

To most computer support persons, having problems connecting to the Internet via a router and a high-speed connection is not a major issue. However, for those who do not understand some basic technology concepts, solving connectivity problems will be a struggle. The following will give you some tips of where [...]

Small Office or Home Network Connectivity Troubleshooting – Part One 2019-01-09T20:48:56+00:00

Maintaining HIPAA Compliance with Online Data Storage

2019-01-09T20:56:45+00:00

Keeping patient records secure and private is the concern of every hospital and health care provider, yet most organizations are often overwhelmed with years and years of patient information and the lack of adequate network or file server storage space. Destroying these health records in order to make room for [...]

Maintaining HIPAA Compliance with Online Data Storage 2019-01-09T20:56:45+00:00

Computer Backup Solutions – Are All Systems a Go?

2019-01-09T20:59:59+00:00

The subject of computer backup solutions has always been a topic of importance when it comes to preserving critical data on your workstations and server computers. These days there are more options available to you in this arena, which can be both a help and a hindrance. On one hand, [...]

Computer Backup Solutions – Are All Systems a Go? 2019-01-09T20:59:59+00:00