What You Need to Know About Heartbleed

Heartbleed FAQ

By now, you have probably read the term or heard someone say something about ‘Heartbleed.’ Recently, it was discovered that there is a small bug that in software that is designed to keep your password and other login information safe. There isn’t a need to panic, but learning about Heartbleed can help keep you protected now and in the future.

What is Heartbleed?

In simple terms, Heartbleed is a software bug that allows hackers to access and steal your personal information like passwords. And if someone can access your passwords, they can access just about anything.
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Urgent Security Warning for Businesses Running Windows XP or Office 2003

If your organization is currently running  Windows XP or Office 2003 on one or more computers in your office, or your network email is on Exchange 2003, you need to know about a dangerous security threat to your organization that must be addressed within the next 3 months. Please take a moment to read this important announcement. Read more

4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Technology Investment

Touching TechnologyHow many times have you purchased new software or hardware, and avoided the help menu or user manual? Experts reason that about 90 percent of all features included with software go unused! Much of this comes down to lack of training for individuals using the technology – they use what they know and need most, and avoid anything that would require study or practice to implement. It’s human nature to take the path of least resistance, but with a little motivation you could better benefit from the money spent on technology for your business. Read more

How to Choose an IT Consultant or Managed Services Provider

ITconsultanthandshake1Automotive repair shops, electricians, plumbers, lawyers, realtors, dentists, doctors, accountants, etc. are heavily regulated to protect the consumer from receiving substandard work or getting ripped off. However, the computer industry is still highly unregulated and there aren’t any laws in existence to protect the consumer. Here are a few tips to keep from getting taken to the cleaners when choosing a managed services provider or IT consultant. Read more