Why You Need a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Do you have a plan in place at your business for when things go wrong? If you suffered a hack or data loss, how would you continue? If you have a disaster recovery plan, you know that you’d recover in these scenarios. Here are some reasons why you need to get regular data backups set up as part of…

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When to Redesign Your Website

If your website was made a while ago, it’s probably time to start thinking about refreshing it. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most common reasons you should give your site an upgrade:  1) Your Design is Dated  Website design trends change fast. If your website was made a long time ago… chances are it doesn’t look great when compared…

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What You Can Learn from the SolarWinds Hack

It seems like we’re hearing about large, devastating data breachers increasingly often. A recent cyberattack on IT vendor SolarWinds was one of the biggest attacks of recent memory – here’s the basics you should know.   What is SolarWinds?  SolarWinds makes network management software. Basically, it keeps things running smoothly in a work environment with multiple computers. Their specific product that got hacked is called Orion,…

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Getting rid of an old PC? Do this first

Do you have any old computers that you need to get rid of? Before you donate or recycle them, you must make sure that the data on them has been properly wiped.    Why is it important?   If the data isn’t wiped properly, someone with malicious intentions could get you or your clients’ personal information off an old, discarded drive. To…

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New Year’s Security Resolutions

The new year is finally upon us, so it’s time to make your New Year’s Resolutions! 2020 had all of us working from home more often. As a result of this, we’ve seen a great increase in cyber-attacks this year. Now is the perfect time to commit to forming better security habits as you navigate using technology…

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Why You Need to Prepare Your Office for Power Outages

It’s stormy season in the pacific northwest again and we all know what that means: power outages. Power outages are a normal part of everyday life for us Washingtonians and we’re all more or less prepared for losing power for long periods of time. But one thing always scratches at the back of our minds when we lose power…

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My Email Was Hacked – Now What?

If you get a call from your coworker asking about a weird email that you’ve sent – and you definitely did NOT send them anything – it’s likely you’ve been hacked. Don’t panic! There are a few basic steps you need to take, but it doesn’t have to be a disaster.   Contain the Breach Before anything, change your…

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Quick Ways to Speed Up Your Old Computer

If you can speed up your computer, that often means improving your overall work performance as well. As your computer ages and as you use it more, it’s natural for it to seem slower than it did when you first bought it. Before committing to buying a new computer outright, though, there’s some things you…

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Coronavirus Phishing – Don’t Be Fooled by New Online Scams

COVID-19 has cyber-attacks on the rise: Email phishing attacks have spiked over 600% since March 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic. Hackers will routinely take advantage of current world events, and the coronavirus is no exception. Last year, the median small business received 94% of its detected malware by email. [1] Now more than ever, you need to be on your toes when checking unsolicited emails.  Coronavirus-themed phishing has come…

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Get down to Business by Getting your Website UP

With businesses starting to slowly reopen in Kitsap and Clallam County, everyone is scrambling to market and get their business back up off the ground. Now more than ever, YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE MATTERS.  Consumers are asking a number of questions before deciding who to bring their business to. Questions like:  Are they open?  Is their office…

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