Update Your Windows PC to Avoid a Serious Wi-Fi Vulnerability

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Last month, Microsoft addressed a critical vulnerability in both Windows 11 and Windows 10, which could potentially allow hackers to gain unauthorized access to your PC when you’re connected to public Wi-Fi networks. This vulnerability was highlighted by The Register and serves as a wake-up call for all Windows users to keep their systems updated.

Understanding The Help Desk

IT outsourcing accounts for more than 70% of the global outsourcing market, and that number is expected to continue to increase. A recent study by Computer Economics showed that 49.6% of companies surveyed plan to increase their IT outsourcing in 2024.

Adventures in Dataford: Mark learns about secure passwords

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A true Dataford local with some serious skills in tech, Mark’s love for everything digital has made him a top expert in computers. He’s always up to date with the latest tech, giving him a sense of being invincible in the digital space. Unfortunately, this confidence led him to an experience that ended up teaching him a big lesson.

Lock It Up: Simple Steps to a Hack-Proof Password

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It seems like everything these days requires a password. From social media accounts to online banking, we are constantly creating and entering passwords to protect our personal information.  In fact, Dashlane.com stated in 2022 that the average internet user in has 240 online accounts that require a password. A strong password serves as a critical […]

8 key components of a secure business network

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In today’s digital age, businesses are heavily reliant on a secure business network to interconnected networks to manage their operations, store sensitive data, and facilitate communication. However, with the ever-growing threat of cyberattacks, ensuring the security of a business network has become paramount. A single breach could have severe consequences, ranging from data leaks to […]

What is a virtual private network or VPN?

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Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are becoming increasingly popular as people look for ways to protect their online security and privacy. Whether you’re a business professional or an individual, there are many reasons to consider using a VPN.  Before you dive in to using one, it’s best to understand the benefits and dangers of using a […]

3 Ways to Secure Your Personal Information

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With the prevalence of online banking, credit card fraud, and identity theft in today’s digital world, our personal information is more valuable than ever. In fact, according to a recent survey, 92% of Americans are concerned about their privacy when using the Internet. It’s important to stay aware of how to protect yourself and secure […]

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs for Your Business

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Energy costs are on the rise. As a managed services provider, we see that cutting energy costs is a great way to cut overall expenses. Business leaders feel like energy costs are through the roof, but don’t know what to do about it. Electricity costs can quickly add up and take a big chunk out […]