Watch Out for Tax Scams! It’s that time of year again: tax filing season. It can be really stressful! Unfortunately, there is usually a large jump in the number of tax scams at this time of the year. Cyber security experts have warned about the specific ways that cyber criminals steal sensitive, private information. A … Continue reading 5 Ways to Protect Yourself and Your Business Against Tax Scams
Microsoft Office 365: What Exactly Is It? When some clients would ask us what is Office 365, we would watch as their eyes glazed over during our detailed description. We learned quickly to keep our explanation as short and clear as possible. We will do that here. Office 365 is a bundle of software and … Continue reading Should I Use Microsoft Office 365?
Unless you live in a cave, you have probably heard that Apple recently introduced two new iPhone models (iPhone X and 8). While the iPhone 8 (and 8+) is available at retail stores, the iPhone X may not be available until mid November. Because the holiday season is rapidly approaching and many people may be … Continue reading iPhone X and 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 – Is there a Clear Winner?
Email Scams By now, you have probably heard about the different email phishing scams going around, especially if you listen to the news. We decided to review some of the most popular ones, so that you could be better prepared. Phishing is defined as “the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and … Continue reading Top 5 Email Scams of 2017
Smartphone Hacking on the Rise Do you know that there are about 230 million US smartphone users and over 2 billion worldwide? Do you know that U.S. smartphone users spend about an hour and half each day on their phone? For many of us, smartphones have become integral part of our daily lives. Besides using … Continue reading Smartphone – Five Ways to Protect Your Device
It’s nearly impossible for a small business today to survive without the use of technology. How many small businesses are left that don’t at least use email? The catch is that even if only a small amount of technology is used by a business, it becomes dependent on that technology and can’t properly function without … Continue reading The Hidden Cost Of Computer Downtime And What To Do About It
Cyber Crime’s Rapid Growth Did you know that cyber crime costs are projected to grow to $2 Trillion in 2019?1 That is almost four times the estimated costs of breaches in 2015. According to a new report by Hewlett Packard and the U.S-based Ponemon, hackers cost the average U.S. business $15.4 million per … Continue reading Ten Ways to Protect Your Important Business Data
Do you find it takes too long to get things done when multiple people are involved? Is there too much back and forth with emails? Do you email documents to co-workers for them to edit and then have difficulty managing file versions? Are you sometimes unable to access current files from wherever you are? If you … Continue reading How Can I Use Technology To Collaborate Better with Others?
A lot of you have probably seen a pop up on the bottom right hand side of the computer screen saying “Get Windows 10.” You are probably wondering what this is about and what it means. In this blog, we provide useful information you will need to know about upgrading to Windows 10. We answer … Continue reading Should I Upgrade to Windows 10?
Clients ask us a lot if they should upgrade their computer to make it faster or boost performance. In the past, we would have answered “yes” almost all of the time. Things have changed though. New computers have become cheaper and quicker, so it doesn’t always make sense to just add some hardware to a … Continue reading Should I Upgrade My Computer or Replace it?