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Simple 5-point Security Checklist

What are the 5 simple things that you need in order secure your computers? Here’s the checklist, with some explanation for each item. Business-class firewall.   Small cheap home-user grade routers don’t count.  This is your main “wall” between the Internet and your business.  This needs to be commercial grade. Malware protection software on every workstation.  […]

Alert! Alert! Ransomware can be stopped!

What’s the number one data threat to small businesses?  Ransomware.  No question about it. If you’re not familiar with that term, ransomware is a kind of virus or malware that does some pretty nasty things. The main thing that it does is it gets into all of your documents and locks you out of them. […]

Have you read my book?

Have you read my book?  I want to help as many small businesses and clinics as possible, so I’m spreading the word of how to do I.T. right. You might notice it’s targeted to health and wellness businesses, which is our “sweet spot”.  But any small business can benefit from the best practices and checklists […]

What to do if your computer is infected

There’s a right way and a wrong way to handle a virus infection on your computer. A few years ago, I was working with a client, a mid-sized company; we were in the process of switching to one anti-virus product to another, so things were in a state of transition.  One person in the company […]

Are Your Backups Future Proof?

‘Technology has come a long way’, I thought to myself as I stared at the large pile of cassette tapes that collected dust in the corner of my basement. I can still hear the faint screeching as the tape rewound over and over again, listening to the heavenly music that came out through my ‘90’s […]