Do We Actually Need to Care About Net Neutrality?

You’ve probably been hearing “net neutrality” pop up in the news, just like it did a couple years back. You’re probably hearing a lot of outrage right along with it, too.
So what’s all the fuss about this time?…

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Do You Need a VPN to Keep Your Personal Information Safe?



I’ve dedicated a lot of articles to the dangers of the World Wide Web.
Our personal information – credit card numbers, bank account information, social security number – will sell for a pretty penny online, and hackers are …

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Does Your Business Need Cyber Liability Insurance?


We’ve all heard about the various security measures our businesses should have in place to defend against cyberattack. We know this is something we need to invest both time and money into if we want to remain safe.
We …

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Will Your Remote Workers Cost You Thousands in Overtime?


There’s some trouble lurking beneath all this remote access technology.
Thanks to advancements in cloud computing and solutions like virtual desktops, it’s increasingly easy for us to “work anywhere.” This level of mobility has serious appeal across industries – …

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Virtual Offices: Is it Time for Your Company to Forego Office Space?


For many of us, our two biggest business expenses are, far and away: (1) our people, and (2) our rent. Would be nice to eliminate one of the two, right?
No, I’m not here to talk a robot takeover …

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How (and Why) to Shush All Those Phone Notifications


Think of your last meeting. Was everyone checking their phone before it started? Then, once it began, did they leave their phone on the table and throw it a furtive glance every now and then? Did they snatch it up …

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3 Reasons to Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2016


In late 2015 – to much fanfare – Microsoft released the latest version of their productivity suite: Office 2016.
Most of us were not compelled to rush into a relationship with this new platform; we were content and comfortable …

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Top 10 Lessons in Running Your IT Right

After 25 years in the IT industry… I’ve seen some stuff.
While there is certainly nothing cookie-cutter about technology solutions, there are some tried-and-true lessons about technology management that will help get (and keep) your business on the right …

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5 Secrets to Connecting Your Remote Employees


As originally published in the American City Business Journals.
As more and more businesses incorporate remote workers into their team, the question we’re forced to answer is how we can best keep these employees connected.…

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Spear-Phishing and W-2 Scams: How to Stay Protected


As originally published in the American City Business Journals.

“The most devastating attacks by the most sophisticated attackers almost always begins with the simple act of spear-phishing.”
– Jeh Johnson, former Secretary of Homeland Security…

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