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Employee Burnout is real! Part 3

Employee Burnout is real! Part 3

Taking a step to move IT systems into a more flexible cloud environment gives greater security, which is more important than ever. Cybersecurity in the workplace has been and will continue to be addressed with new-fangled ways of working from anywhere at any time....

Employee burnout is real! Part 2 tech trends

Employee burnout is real! Part 2 tech trends

The reality of this burnout and stress gave our team pause. Instead of talking New Year tech trends and piling on ideas to do more, we want to help find ways to create a more flexible and happier work environment. Start by reflecting on how it’s gone the last two...

Employee burnout is real, part 1! Use cloud-based tools

Employee burnout is real, part 1! Use cloud-based tools

Employees are burned out: Give them cloud-based tools to be more flexible Without a doubt, it has been a challenging two years. Traditionally, IT professionals, such as our team, look forward to a new calendar year to strategically identify and recommend trends...

Cyber Attacks: Tips to avoid becoming the next victim, Part 3

Cyber Attacks: Tips to avoid becoming the next victim, Part 3

Think before that mouse clickThe most common cyberattacks relate to phishing schemes. We’ve all gotten the emails that look somewhat legit, but maybe not really. These scammers rely on social networking data to try to get users to click through. Chances are you’ve...

How to avoid becoming the next cyber attack victim, Part 2

How to avoid becoming the next cyber attack victim, Part 2

Hackers look for the venerable According to statistics from a CompTIA study cited by shrm.org, “Human error accounts for 52 percent of the root causes of security breaches.” There are typically two factors at play: insecure infrastructure and weak passwords.  In...

Inside Indiana Business: Cybersecurity for Indiana’s Cities and Towns

Inside Indiana Business: Cybersecurity for Indiana’s Cities and Towns

In March, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law. It includes approximately $350 billion in direct aid to state and local governments with funding for cybersecurity and privacy technology investments. Funds must be spent by Dec. 31. What...

Cyber Attacks: Tips to avoid becoming the next victim, Part 1

Cyber Attacks: Tips to avoid becoming the next victim, Part 1

Data breaches at Eskenazi Health and the Indiana Department of Public Health in August made headlines and impacted thousands of Hoosiers. These incidents reveal the venerability of organization’s data. As hackers work to stay a step ahead of security systems, what can...

Managed Services Explained

Managed Services Explained

We often get questions from folks that “know” what IT services are.  Truthfully, it’s a loose term that could mean a lot of things.  We like to take a simple approach to a complicated subject, and make it even simpler.  The fact is, if we lose you at...

I’m Starman!

I’m Starman!

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Boeing production plant hit with WannaCry ransomware attack

Boeing production plant hit with WannaCry ransomware attack

The widespread and devastating cyberattack reportedly from North Korea has hit a Boeing plant in CharlestonA Boeing production plant in Charleston, South Carolina was hit by the WannaCry ransomwear cyberattack on Wednesday, according to a report from...

Atlanta Working ‘Around The Clock’ To Fight Off Ransomware Attack

Atlanta Working ‘Around The Clock’ To Fight Off Ransomware Attack

Officials in Atlanta say the city's computer systems are not yet fully operational after a ransomware attack hit the city last week and locked some city data behind our Newscast unit that cyber-security experts are working around the clock to restore access to the...

Is your data ready for a tornado?

Is your data ready for a tornado?

How do you storm-proof your data against increasingly fierce tornadoes, fires, and hurricanes? It's a front-of-mind issue for the industry as we prepare for tornado season for 2018 in the Mid-West. With Tornadoes, comes complete destruction, fires and flooding, all of...

Is Your Business Network Healthy, Updated and SECURE?

Is Your Business Network Healthy, Updated and SECURE?

One of the most challenging aspects of having a traditional Managed Services Provider (MSP) is troubleshooting issues when your system is down and you are located across town (or maybe even across the country!).  Having on-site IT personnel 24/7 at even small...

FALCON HEAVY TEST FLIGHT

FALCON HEAVY TEST FLIGHT

http://www.spacex.com/webcast This should be a BLAST.. check it out.  #teslainspace  #teslainorbit  #elonmuskeffect FALCON HEAVYWhen Falcon Heavy lifts off in 2018, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor...

Hardware Is Expensive, but it doesn’t have to be…

Hardware Is Expensive, but it doesn’t have to be…

It never seems to stop, whether it's cube envy, or a clever piece of marketing, users are always angling for nicer, newer, more expensive equipment. Traditionally, managed service providers have been replacing machines in as few as three years, but most have...

Is your Business protected from ransomware?

Is your Business protected from ransomware?

42% of all ransomware attacks in 2017 were on Businesses – Protect yours before it happens to you Do you know a business that was directly affected by a ransomware attack?  Chances are, your answer is yes if you are fortunate.  You are less fortunate if you...

Disaster Recovery Plan – Are You Prepared?

Disaster Recovery Plan – Are You Prepared?

Today we Ask…How Do Natural Disasters Impact my Business?Many of us have heard about these Natural Disasters and often think, “It can’t happen to me”Am I right?... or am I right? Let’s pause for a second and think about the events that have happened in the past...

Security, Recovery Made Simple by Cloud Office

Security, Recovery Made Simple by Cloud Office

How do you secure something that is always moving? Hmm, trust me these days that keeps IT folks like me up at night.  The truth is, it is seriously tough.  Think about it, your employee these days are carrying around so much information from phones,...

Virtual Desktops what’s that..?

Virtual Desktops what’s that..?

Virtual Desktops what's that?  Well simply put, its a set of computer resources contained in a remote data center or remote location.  These resources are configured to be used exactly as any Windows based computer, like the one you have at work or...