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What is HTTPS and Why Should You Care?

What is HTTPS and Why Should You Care?

It’s known as many things – HTTPS, the lock icon in the address bar, an encrypted website connection.  Although it was once reserved primarily for passwords and other sensitive data, the entire web is gradually leaving HTTP behind and switching to HTTPS. So what does it mean?

6 Tips to Add Hours to Your Day

6 Tips to Add Hours to Your Day

Do you ever look around at your co-workers and/or friends and wonder how some people are so much more productive during the week? You notice they always respond to emails and finish projects on time. They usually are not working 80 hours a week.  They’re so productive because they are a master of time management. Here are 6 tips to add hours to your day…

5 Steps to Speed-Up Google Chrome

5 Steps to Speed-Up Google Chrome

Being the most-used browser, Google Chrome is usually reliable and quick but like anything else, it can slow down over time.  When this happens, it can be frustrating and limits your productivity.  Here are 6 simple steps you can take to boost the speed and make your internet browsing experiences pleasant again.

5 Mobile Device Security Tips for Your Business

5 Mobile Device Security Tips for Your Business

Don't forget to download our {FREE} mobile device security policy at the bottom of this blog...

Managing the security of your mobile devices is about overseeing the way users on all devices – from laptops to internet connected printers – view, share and store sensitive information.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your IT Budget in 2019

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your IT Budget in 2019

Don't forget to download our {FREE] basic IT budget template at the bottom of this blog

Technology occupies a large place in our lives and businesses now but the demand grows with each passing year.  Annual advancements in computers, phones, tablets, POS systems, cloud storage, data backup, software and much more creates an ever-changing list of IT possibilities.

Is Your Small Business Overpaying Uncle Sam? Everything You Need To Know About Section 179

Is Your Small Business Overpaying Uncle Sam? Everything You Need To Know About Section 179

This tax deduction expands to a deduction limit of $1,000,000 level and is permanently  at this level until further notice.  This tax break for small businesses is intended to make it more affordable for small companies to buy business equipment

6 Steps to Prepare for a Cyber Attack

6 Steps to Prepare for a Cyber Attack

Many companies have an incident response plan that may look great on paper but they have not tested the execution. Key stakeholders must agree on the strategy, evolve it over time and be able to implement it confidently during an incident.

Local Alabama Hospital Wants to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

Local Alabama Hospital Wants to Settle Data Breach Lawsuit

The data breach at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama finally nears the end after a four-year long nightmare. While there has been no final court approval, the hospital has decided to settle with the 1,200 victims whose information was breached. Each person will receive roughly $5,000 and Flowers Hospital has said payments won't total more than $150,000.
What Happened?

A lab technician at Flower Hospital stole PHI records to use in a tax fraud and identity theft scheme.

Microsoft End of Life 2020 Explained

Microsoft End of Life 2020 Explained

As with all of Microsoft’s operating systems, Mainstream and Extended Support is by Microsoft for a period of time. Microsoft calls its products “End of Life” when the Extended Support period comes to an end.