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What You Need to Know About IT Budgeting

Call Us About Possible Tax Savings in 2014 Depreciation Tax Extenders Big Bonus For Business Owners Time-Sensitive Alert: President Obama signed the tax extenders legislation on December 19th, handing business owners two gifts by extending these tax breaks through December 31, 2014 -- Bonus depreciation and Sec. 179 expensing. The 50% bonus depreciation is back

2014-12-24T10:33:35+00:00December 24th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

The iWorm Malware And the Reasons That Mac Users Need Virus Protection Too

In October 2014, the antivirus software company Dr. Web announced that it had uncovered a new piece of malware. The malicious software, which Dr. Web called "iWorm," had infected over 18,500 computers as of September 29. The majority of these computers were located in the US, Canada, Western Europe, and Australia. iWorm Malware Details Hackers

2014-12-10T14:09:28+00:00December 10th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know About Protecting Their Digital Records

For healthcare professionals, understanding the relevant legislation can be a daunting task. They must learn how to adapt to changes in the world or face stiff fines and other penalties. This is especially true in the field of digital information management. In 1996, then-US President Bill Clinton signed into law the Health Insurance Portability and

2014-12-10T14:07:25+00:00December 10th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

How To Create A Cloud Policy For Your Small Business

As you begin to move your company away from a physical infrastructure and into the cloud, it's important to make sure that proper security policies are in place. While you may have a general information security policy, don't think that absolves your organization from the need for a specific cloud security policy. The dangers that

2014-12-10T13:31:04+00:00December 10th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

4 Benefits of Separate Administrator Accounts

The practice of using separate administrator accounts involves limiting certain privileges to a select group of users. These users are the system administrators, and they keep the system running properly. Administrator privileges include application installation and the ability to work with files that are inaccessible to regular users. Here are a few reasons for restricting

2014-12-08T09:22:35+00:00December 8th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

Top 5 IT Security Best Practices

The medical, legal, and accounting industries are well known for taking the privacy of their clients seriously. However, this issue is important for nearly every type of business. In light of several recent cyber attacks, IT security has been highlighted as a vital component of any successful organization. With that in mind, here are several

2014-12-05T09:19:16+00:00December 5th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Computer Running Smoothly

They say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is especially true when it comes to computer maintenance. Here are five simple ways to keep your system running smoothly: 1. Use Antivirus Protection To keep your computer safe, you need protection against malicious software. You should use both antivirus and

2014-11-27T09:14:58+00:00November 27th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

5 Ways to Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

Working with computers for most of your day can be pretty straining on the eyes. Those who stare at their screens for an extended period of time can develop a temporary condition known as computer vision syndrome. People who are affected by computer vision syndrome can experience eye strain, dry eyes, vertigo, double vision, and

2014-11-24T07:48:00+00:00November 24th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

What to Look for in an Antivirus Program

There are several antivirus programs out there on the market. Figuring out which one is right for your company can be difficult. Here are a few things to take into consideration when shopping for antivirus protection. Price Many free antivirus services have only the most basic level of security. Paid antivirus programs may provide more

2014-11-12T08:38:19+00:00November 12th, 2014|Thought Leadership|

Microsoft Unveils Free Versions of Office for Mobile Devices

On November 6, 2014, Microsoft Corp. announced that it is offering free versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to iPhone and iPad users, as well as a preview version for Android tablet users. The main release for the Android version is scheduled for early 2015. Features In March 2014, Microsoft debuted its Office apps on

2014-11-12T08:28:41+00:00November 12th, 2014|Thought Leadership|
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