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COVID-19 Resources

#OpenWeStand with COVID-19 resources to help you work through the Coronavirus pandemic. Information and tools for businesses and remote workers unaccustomed to working from outside the office.Computer Service, Network Support, Consulting, Sanford, Maine
This page is dedicated to providing links to what is hoped to be helpful information for the community as we adapt to the Coronavirus pandemic. Cybercriminals take advantage in ti…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/covid-19-resources

Keep holiday travel safe

Whether you use your tech for business or personal use when you travel, a few good habits will prevent nasty surprises.
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the ads for Christmas deals have already been playing for weeks. Inboxes are full of email with more of the same, notices from accounts,…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/keep-holiday-travel-safe

Making Working from Home Work

Working from home can be a perk and a productivity boost. Make the most of your tools and space while maintaining privacy and security of corporate data.
Maybe you are a seasoned road warrior and accustomed to remote work, or maybe working from home is all new. Fortunately, technology makes it quite feasible. Here are some guideline…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/making-working-home-work

Mobile Devices: Convenient and Useful, but Present Special Risks

Most of us use smart phones for business and our personal lives, and uses are growing. However, due to their size, rendering of content often obscures information that would more readily identify malicious content. Here are tips to make your use less pron…
Who doesn't have a smartphone? We conduct business from them, run our homes, shop, bank and track our health from them. How many have given up landline phones and only use thei…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/mobile-devices-convenient-and-useful-present-special-risks

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

Ransomware emails: How to identify and steer clear of them

Ransomware attacks have suddenly become more prevalent. Each year sees more of them. Hospitals, NPOs, shipping giants, etc., have all been victims of ransomware attacks. Your business could be too! Did you know that emails are one of the most common gatew…
Ransomware attacks have suddenly become more prevalent. Each year sees more of them. Hospitals, NPOs, shipping giants, etc., have all been victims of ransomware attacks. Your b…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/ransomware-emails-how-identify-and-steer-clear-them

Remote Workforce - Tips for Employers

Enabling employees to work remotely can be offered as a perk, be a contingency plan or a bit of both. Technology provides many tools that simplify remote work, but plan your implementation to protect your business and maintain a sense of team.
The current Coronavirus pandemic is making it necessary for most to consider remote-enabling their workforce. Fortunately, technology makes this easier than ever, but that ease…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/remote-workforce-tips-employers

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

Your small business: target for a breach? No...

Small businesses make easy, lucrative targets for ransomware and malware that harvests Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Employee, customer and vendor data can provide cybercriminals with enough information for fraudulent activities, but there ar…
Maybe you think that as a small business, your risk of a data breach is low because larger companies are bigger targets and therefore more desirable to cybercriminals. Think ag…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/your-small-business-breach-target