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6 Ways to Stay Safe on the Internet When Traveling

By: Barry Utesch

Staying safe on the Internet is essential every day, but when traveling, there are additional concerns that users need to keep in mind. With Internet threats increasing, it is imperative to remain cautious when connecting to WIFI networks when away from the office. One wrong click could result in every file on a device becoming compromised. These six ways will help keep private information secure.

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Three Simple Tips to Keep Devices Secure While Traveling

By: Alec Hider

 

Today, the workplace is no longer chained to cables in an office, making mobile equipment a requirement. Data that is paramount to a company’s operations is frequently transported with those machines. If the proper precautions are not taken to ensure such data remains safe, it could fall into the wrong hands within the blink of an eye. Follow these helpful tips to keep devices secure while traveling to prevent breaches while away from the office. 

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How Non-Profit Organizations Can Stay Secure Against Cyber Attacks

By: Brayden McMillan

We always hear of large corporations being targeted by malicious cyber-attacks. They have big budgets and very developed security response initiative in place. This, however, may not be the case for non-profit organizations. With a lower budget scale, non-profit organizations may be suffering from a lack of cybersecurity. Here are a few quick tips on how organiztions can stay secure against cyber attacks while maintaining a cost-effective budget. 

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Six Noteworthy Tips on Protecting Your Business from Cyber Criminals

By: Alec Hider

As reliance on the Internet and its functions increases, the amount of breaches and hacks plaguing computers, databases, and businesses will continue to grow exponentially. No step is too small for keeping confidential information where it belongs, safely hidden in a secure network. The panel discussion, Cyber Risks and How to Protect Your Business, led by Barry Utesch, President,Total Computer Solutions, Karen McKeithen Schaede, Attorney, Connors Morgan, PLLC, and Greg Brown, Sales Manager,

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Updating Software? A Brilliant and Effortless Way to Optimize Hardware

By: Alec Hider

Believe updating software on electronic devices does not do anything to increase the productivity of the machine? Think again. Those annoying, constant reminders that plague welcome screens everywhere can serve a multitude of purposes. Examples include bug fixes, providing critical upgrades to the device, preventing the device from crashing, and much more.

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What is National Cyber Security Awareness Month?

By: Brayden McMillan

October has been known as the National Cyber Security Awareness Month for many years now. Each week of October, the Department of Homeland Security along with its partners, release a new theme regarding different cybersecurity topics. This is an annual campaign that was started to raise awareness of the dangers hidden throughout the internet. Whether you realize it or not, anything that connects to the internet can become a potential security risk. The Internet of Things touches almost every.

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How to keep Patients Secure with  HIPAA Compliance

By: Brayden McMillan

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) changed the way confidential patient information was handled after 1996. If your company has access to patient information that is stored electronically on a network, then you are required by law to be HIPAA compliant. 

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Two-Factor Authentication, Keeping You Secure

By: Brayden McMillan

What is two-factor authentication and how can it help your business stay secure? You may not realize it, but you probably use or have used two-factor authentication in the recent past. So, what is it exactly? Two-factor authentication is a method of controlled access that enables a second method of authenticating a user alongside the usual username and password. Google, Twitter, and Apple are typical examples of parties that allow two-factor.

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Phishing for Relief Efforts, Hurricane Harvey & Irma

By: Brayden McMillan

Hurricane Harvey as well as Hurricane Irma have devastated much of Texas, Florida, and the surrounding areas with massive amounts of flooding. Many people are headed to the area to salvage anything possible and rescue anyone stuck in the wake of the recent paths of destruction. Charities, as well as many independent sources, are taking donations to help with the relief effort. These natural disasters have been publicized on almost every major news station across the country because of their.

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How to Stay Connected Using Readily Available Forms of Technology

By: Brayden McMillan

The fall semester of 2017 is here, and students across the globe are headed back to school. Many parents worry about keeping in touch with their children, as many move away from home and begin to adjust to college life. One of the best ways to connect with each other is by using readily available forms of technology. Most teens leaving for college have cell phones, computers and tablets. On each of these devices, many teens and adults alike have social media accounts, which opens a plethora.

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