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Are you at risk from ransomware

Large organizations have been crippled by ransomware, but is your business at risk?
Clients subscribed to our managed services have options for layers of protection against threats like WannaCry which has hit Europe and much of the world like wildfire. I…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/are-you-risk-ransomware

Think you are too small to be targeted by a cybercriminal? Think again.

Do you have a false sense of security? Small businesses actually make fairly lucrative targets and impacts on the small business can be more harmful than for larger ones.
When I meet with clients, especially SMBs, I often hear them say that they feel their business is too insignificant to be a target of cyber-criminals. Why would someone go after …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/think-you-are-too-small-be-targeted-cybercriminal-think-again

Run your Business, not an IT Company

You went into business because you have an interest and expertise in some particular product or service. You began the firm to offer that product or service, but a dirty little problem came along with that new company: IT requirements. You need equipment,…
You went into business because you have an interest and expertise in some particular product or service. You began the firm to offer that product or service, but a dirty little…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/run-your-business-not-it-company

Outsourcing? Really. It's OK: How it can save time and money

Small businesses don't have the resources to fully support all of their IT infrastructure needs. Those who start their own companies like the control and autonomy it provides them. Unfortunately, that preference for control and autonomy may have some bad …
Almost by definition, small business owners and entrepreneurs cringe at the concept of outsourcing. Those who start their own companies like the control and autonomy it provides …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/outsourcing-really-its-ok-how-it-can-save-time-and-money

Why Small Businesses Shouldn't Avoid Making Disaster Recovery Plans

Entrepreneurs and small businesses often don't think about making plans to recover in case of a disaster. However, it is the smallest business that most likely has the fewest resources to fall back on in case of disaster. How have you prepared?
Entrepreneurs and small businesses, especially ones that are fairly new, often don't think about making plans to recover in case of a disaster. However, it is the smallest …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/why-small-businesses-shouldnt-avoid-making-disaster-recovery-plans

VoIP: A New Dimension in Communication for SMBs

VoIP is about a decade old technology that is gaining popularity among individual subscribers and businesses. Advances in VoIP technology allow making calls from typical hardware, but also computers and mobile devices that look like they are using traditi…
Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP is about a decade old technology that is gaining popularity among individual subscribers and businesses. In conventional systems, phone cal…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/voip-new-dimension-communication-smbs

WFH: How we got here

If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, you remember what life in the office was like a few decades ago. The uniformity of the structure was pretty much the same. Now WFH and BYOD is the norm. Are you prepared?
If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, you remember what life in the office was like a few decades ago. The uniformity of the structure was pretty much the same, no…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/wfh-how-we-got-here

SMBs: It is Hackers v. You - Don't Let Them Score

Small to mid-sized businesses can be easy and lucrative targets for cybercriminals because they are typically less protected than large corporations and often have valuable information such as credit card information, Social Security numbers, addresses, d…
Selling stolen IDs and other personal data is a lucrative trade for hackers. They are always looking for sources where vital information is stored. As a small to midsize busine…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/smbs-it-hackers-v-you-dont-let-them-score

Bringing More Than Your Laptop Back to the Office

Working from home. It was fun while it lasted for many of us. Some people are scrambling to get back to the office to escape makeshift dining room desks that compete with family life and chaos, or just crave the social interaction and other structure that…
Working from home. It was fun while it lasted for many of us. Some people are scrambling to get back to the office to escape makeshift dining room desks that compete with famil…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/bringing-more-your-laptop-back-office

How to manage cookies effectively so they are not a threat to your data

Cookies make your browsing better in many ways, but there are risks that accompany convenience. With a some knowledge and basic tools, you can browse efficiently and safely.
Cookies make your browsing better in many ways, but there are risks that accompany convenience. With a some knowledge and basic tools, you can browse efficiently and safely. …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/how-manage-cookies-effectively-so-they-are-not-threat-your-data