HIPAA Compliance? No problem!

HIPAA, otherwise known as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is the standard to which patient data is kept protected. If you are an organization that deals with protected health data then it may require for physical, network and process security measures to be established. Covered entities and business associates, which consist of health plans,…

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Password Storage? Keep your Credentials Safe!

Are you someone who places sticky notes as a reminder of your login information? Doing so can be a huge security breach. In this guide we will explore the different options to password storage and how you can effectively manage your device’s private information. Write down your passwords and store in a private location: The…

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Traveling for Work? Setup a VPN for Remote-Access!

Are you working from home but need access to your company files located on a network? A remote-access VPN connection allows a user to connect with a remote computer network. This allows a user to securely access the network from a separate computer without having to be at the location. The VPN, otherwise known as…

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Fraudulent emails? Beware of Phishing Attacks!

Have you received an email that has a questionable origin? Suspicious emails that are fraudulent use phishing techniques in order to gain access to confidential information or install malicious software. How do you prevent a phishing attack from infecting your computer? An email from a friend or colleague may come from a hacked account. If…

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Ransomware Attack Prevention: Backup Your Data!

  What is your companies backup plan in case of a disaster? In recent events, reports have emerged that a type of malware, otherwise known as Ransomware, limits users from accessing their system or personal files. Ransomware typically spreads through phishing emails and spreads onto the network affecting multiple computers. Such a disaster can render…

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Static IP vs Dynamic IP

An IP address is uniquely assigned to each device on the network. Much like a street address is used in order to determine where a package is going, an IP address determines where a packet is sent. So how does an IP address work with a static and dynamic IP and how do they differ?…

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SSL for Secure Web Browsing

Phishing is one of the fastest growing threats on the internet and has become popular among hackers due to its effective method to get access to confidential user information. SSL, which stands for Secure Sockets Layer, is the standard base for implementing a secure and encrypted link between devices. The importance of SSL is that…

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Spotting a Suspicious Email

A cyber criminal can send fake emails that appear to be coming from someone you know. These suspicious emails that may look like they are from a valid sender are known as phishing expedition attacks. Victims from these so called “phishing expedition” attacks are tricked into giving out personal information or accessing malicious websites that…

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How to Repair Microsoft Office

  Is your Microsoft Office program giving you trouble? Whenever a faulty driver, incompatible software or corrupted file occurs within a Microsoft Office program it causes the application to shut down or crash until you resolve the root cause of the issue. In which case, an Office 365 application is corrupt or missing you can…

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5 Tips for Computer Cleanup

Is your computer running slow, out of space, or cluttered with apps and junk files you don’t use? It might be time for a computer cleanup. A digital cleanup can assist you computer in performance and responsiveness. Some tips to increase performance and enhance your computer include: 1. Remove Old Files & Programs As your…

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