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Sometimes It's OK to Say "NO" to the Boss!

The bad guys are getting creative with hybrid giftcard / CEO fraud scams. There is a massive campaign underway where fraudsters are impersonating an executive and urgently asking for gift cards to be bought for customers. The numbers need to be emailed or texted to the boss, after they are physically bought at stores.

Never comply with a request like this and always confirm using a live phone call to make sure it is not a scam. Sometimes it's OK to say "no" to the boss!

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When You're Not Hungry For The Whole Tech Pie

One of the cool things about tech and IT is that it can be digested in bite size chunks.

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Why You Need Tech Telemetry

I was helping out a client the other day and something just wasn’t right.

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What Are The Different Types Of Tech Projects?


Part of maintaining a well run tech environment requires having projects to upkeep and upgrade your IT systems.

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Free Credit Freezes Coming to Florida This Month

Want the best free solution to protect your credit? Thanks to a new federal law, soon you can get free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts. Here’s what to look forward to when the law takes effect on September 21, 2018:

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Tech - Buy Versus Rent

August 08, 2018 tips, Tech Tips, Cloud, Outsourcing, hiring IT

 

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Is Downloading Free Software Safe?

Freeware is software that is available for anyone to download free of charge. One day you’re minding your own business, sipping from your delicious iced coffee while scanning the Internet when all of a sudden you’re looking at a pop-up urgently telling you to download free software to prevent a virus attack on your computer. Instant buzz kill! Now you’re gripped by anxiety and you’ve got no idea if this is a real issue. If you work for a business that has an IT company supporting your enterprise, then you are fortunate. But for everyone else - you may wonder -is this is a serious warning, a marketing hoax or is this something truly bad like a virus or malware in disguise?

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Fraud, Fake or Scam?  How to determine if a website is legitimate!

We’ve been surfing the world-wide-web for almost three decades now and chances are each and every one of us have stumbled upon good, bad and even fraudulent websites at one time or another. But how do you determine if a website is truly 'legit' or not? 

There are certain traits that can indicate a website’s intention to scam you out of money or valuable information.

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How Employees are Unintentionally Putting Their Company and Data at Risk

Security threats don't only come from the outside. The biggest threats are often sitting right in the office. Whether it's adult websites, checking personal email or social media, your employees are accessing content that is putting your business at risk.

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Does My Business Need an IT Audit?

Businesses invest in technology because they recognize the benefits that the technology can bring to their operations and service offerings.

The unfortunate truth of the matter is that quite often, after the initial investment, that new shiny piece of technology equipment can lose its' luster.  Just like cars need oil changes and inspections on a regular basis, the technology in your office needs regular reviews to keep them running smoothly... This is why your South Florida business needs an annual IT Audit!

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