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Is It Time To Get A Real Office? Pros and Cons of Working From Home

By: Total Computer Solutions

If you have been running a home-based business for a while, you might start to think about whether it is a good idea. As your business grows, it may or may not make sense to move into a "real" office. Here are some of the pros and cons of working from home to help you make that decision.

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You Have a Virus, Now What? Protect Your Network

By: Total Computer Solutions

When your computer picks up a virus, you are often left scrambling. What are you supposed to do next? How do you keep the rest of your system safe? If you have been hit with a virus, make sure you are following these steps to keep your confidential data as safe as possible. 

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National Cyber Security Month: How to Protect Your Business

By: Total Computer Solutions

It is National Cyber Security Month. Do you know how to provide security for your business? During this important month, you have the opportunity to increase your awareness and understanding of what is necessary to create true security within your business. Make sure you're taking these steps to provide true security to your organization. 

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6 Ways to Improve the Wireless Signal In Your Office

By: Total Computer Solutions

Over the last decade, a strong wifi signal has become a core aspect of any business infrastructure. Whether you run an accounting office, manufacturing plant, retail location and everything in between wifi is crucial for both on-site employees and visiting business partners to access the internet on laptops and mobile devices. Unfortunately, not every business wifi network is strong enough or accessible from every corner of the building. If your business location suffers from a.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Client Data More Secure

By: Total Computer Solutions

In recent times, marketing firms have become a target for malicious hackers because of the wealth of personal information they collect from their customers. Information such as customer names, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, and social security numbers are some of the information routinely collected by these firms. This data is used to generate mailing lists and for targeted marketing.

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Top Tips for Moving Your Business and How to Avoid a Catastrophe

By: Total Computer Solutions

 

Firms are continually changing locations due to growing or shrinking staff needs. However, it is a big headache for operations managers and IT staff. Not only are there plenty of logistics questions, but there are also constant questions from staff members about various IT issues. Importantly, operations professionals have to guard against the risk of catastrophic disaster regarding their infrastructure. This mostly means protecting data and preserving equipment. There are a few important.

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5 Simple Ways to Make Your Patient's Data More Secure

By: Total Computer Solutions

One look at the Breach Portal on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights website shows an incredible quantity of health data breaches in 2018 alone.

Data breaches in healthcare are disturbing for a variety of reasons, not only do they result in malicious individuals access to patients' social security numbers, but they also result in an utter violation of patients' rights to privacy. Surgery details, medical history, lab results: all of this HIPAA-protected.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Firm and Better Secure Client Data

By: Total Computer Solutions

Law firms are susceptible to various types of cyber attacks. From 2016-2017, 2/3 of law firms surveyed reported targeted cyber attacks. Attacks ranged from phishing (3rd parties using trickery to steal usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers) to Bitlocker scams (attacking the Windows optional encryption feature). If you're looking for five easy ways to make your law firm's client data more secure, then you'll want to continue reading below.

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If Your Website Ends in .ORG, You Need to Read This

By: Total Computer Solutions

Do you think your nonprofit business is immune from cyber threats? You might want to think again. According to an article from The Balance Small Business, nonprofits with a website ending in .org are more likely targets for hackers, as they tend to be more highly ranked on search engines such as Google, which makes them more visible online than other small businesses. In addition, nonprofits are often the collectors of sensitive data about donors, including payment card information,.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Client's Personal Data More Secure

By: Total Computer Solutions

Data security should be a top priority for insurance agencies. These firms handle high-value personally identifiable information (PII), such as birthdates, social security numbers, and even health records. Should a hacker steal the data, they might use it to commit identity fraud. Therefore, as a provider, you want to secure your data in compliance with the law, and to maintain customer trust.

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