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What Are the 4 Main Types of Ransomware, and Why Are They Dangerous?

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In today’s modern age, new types of ransomware arrive daily. Ransomware works by cutting off access to vital data within a computer system or network. Criminals withhold data until the victim pays a ransom.  Modern variants work by encrypting files on infected computer systems and restricting access. Targets then have to pay massive amounts to […]

How Managed IT Services Can Be a Key Element in Helping Your Business Scale

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When you need your business to scale up or down, it’s critical that your IT follows suit. Depending on your arrangement, IT can either help or hinder your goal to quickly scale as needed.  IT scalability is key to business scalability, whether you require tech that can keep up with your clients’ growing demands or […]

How Does Dental IT Support Work?

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If you run a dental practice, you have to think about the many aspects of conducting a customer-facing business. Patient care is your top priority and where you spend most of your time, but dental IT support and administrative functions are equally important to overall efficiency. Your practice can only run smoothly if you have […]

How Much Should Managed IT Services Cost?

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Most successful companies today rely on an experienced IT support team to keep business operations running smoothly. Whether you’re a small startup or a long-established industry leader, partnering with a reputable managed service provider is the best way to keep your critical network infrastructure protected and up-to-date.  Although it’s challenging to calculate the exact cost […]

5 Characteristics of Exceptional IT Companies

When your Pasadena business needs IT services, you want to hire a company that stands out from the competition. IT companies need to be reliable and experienced, of course. But what really makes an IT company exceptional? These are five characteristics IT companies need to employ to become truly outstanding. 1. Understanding Your Needs Not […]

Is Your IT Compliant? 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid

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Data governance is just as important as cybersecurity. With legislations such as HIPAA, GDPR, and here in California, CCPA, there are expensive penalties for non-compliance. The message is crystal-clear: if you collect, process, store, or share customer data, you need to abide by the law. Here are some common mistakes businesses make with IT compliance.  […]

4 Cybersecurity Tips Often Overlooked

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Despite the incredible rise in cyber threats, the average C-level executive’s cybersecurity strategy comprises little more than turning on a firewall, and downloading the most recent Windows update. This strategy is not adequate for anyone on your team.  Overlooking cybersecurity significantly increases the chances of a data security breach, which could damage your reputation and […]

Tips for Making the Most of Your Small Business Technology

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As most businesses operate regardless of the size, you likely rely on some type of technology every day, and with the speed of technical progress, there are many new ways to use technology even more proficiently to improve employee productivity and overall happiness in the office. From cloud computing to managed IT services, here are […]

Why Over Half of Businesses Experienced a Cyber Attack Over the Past Year

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The rise in these attacks is not surprising when we consider how quickly technology is changing and evolving. If a business does not update and upgrade its security measures often, it easily becomes vulnerable to a cyber attack.  Cyber criminals develop and adapt as quickly as technology does, which means they’re hard to defend against. […]

What Law Firms Should Look for in Managed Technology Services

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Managed Service Providers is a competent IT team that can provide services such as facilitating technology, overseeing backup solutions, protecting data, and providing consultations for the business’ long-term vision.  Your Law Firm Requirements  Whether you are a small attorney office, a network with connections across regions, or a large firm dealing with corporate or criminal […]