Managed IT Services in Northeast Ohio
29 Aug 2019
Manage Your Passwords

How to Manage Your Clever Passwords

Managing passwords can be challenging.  We’re strongly encouraged (and often forced) to “create a strong password” when establishing online accounts.  Having an “easy to guess” password could lead to being hacked.  We’re also cautioned to avoid using the same password for each account.  Follow these steps to manage your passwords and help protect yourself from security breaches which, unfortunately, have become all too common.

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19 Jul 2019
phishing emails

Why We STILL Fall for Phishing Emails

You grab a quick sip of coffee and flip on the computer.  You’re headed to a meeting in 5 minutes, but you decide to run through your email.  An easy deletion here, a tag there, but wait – here’s one that seems to be truly urgent.  It says click on this link and all will be well.  You click and nothing happens.  Oh well, off you go to your meeting. READ MORE
25 Apr 2019
gift card scams

How to Avoid Gift Card Scams at Work

It’s safe to say that most of us have purchased a gift card or two.  They’re convenient and give the recipient the choice to use as they wish.  They also provide a handy way for cybercriminals to steal money, which is why gift card scams are so common.

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28 Feb 2019
Off-Site Data Backup

The Importance of Off-Site Data Backup

What do a fire, a bad actor, and a crashed server have in common?  They can all affect data stored on your computer.  Losing your data is a terrible thought, and while you can’t predict a disaster, you can certainly prepare for one.  Here’s what you need to know about protecting your company’s information with off-site data backup.READ MORE
07 Feb 2019
protect your smartphone

10 Ways to Effectively Protect Your Smartphone

Your cell phone is the one thing that never leaves your side.  In a nutshell, it’s your whole world packed into a mobile CPU, and your goal is to keep it safe.  But safety goes beyond cases and screen protectors.  Here’s the real question: is your smartphone secure?  Protect your smartphone from bad actors, malicious software, lost data and more using these ten effective tips.

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24 Jan 2019
Clean Up Your Computer

Clean up Your Computer in the New Year

Still getting organized in the new year?  Don’t forget to clean up your computer!  January is Clean Up Your Computer Month and the second Monday of February is Clean Out Your Computer Day (so there’s still time).  Make a resolution to keep the grime off your computer and be safer online. READ MORE