Here is a great example of how easy it is to target a small business, in this case, a CPA firm (after all, it is tax season).   Please remember, CPA firms aren’t the only ones at risk.  Organizations of all sizes must invest in IT security. If an organization collects and stores their client’s

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The end of life for Windows 7 and Server 2008R2 is January 14, 2020. This means those operating systems will no longer be supported or patched by Microsoft. While you could read 2020 and think we have plenty of time, it’s going to be here in no time.  Over the next 22 months, we need

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I am asked to write articles, several times a year, for Healthcare Business Monthly. We preach the importance of IT Security to all of our clients and I’ve been hit with this question time and time again, “What are the first and most important steps we should take?” Click the article below to find out

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As technology changes daily, continuing education has always been important to us.  Last year, we had several accomplishments throughout the office: Walt Hutsky Certified Information Security Manager Certified Information Systems Security Professional Dr. Kevin Slonka Offensive Security Certified Professional (a certified hacker) Myself Certified in Risk and Information System Controls U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Leadership

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After four years of serving websites, Vinewire Content Management System (CMS) will be decommissioned on December 31st, 2017. Our marketing department has been designing websites using leading content management system, WordPress, for the past several years. Any clients remaining on the Vinewire platform can take advantage of a new web design discount, or have the

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When you call our offices, you may notice it doesn’t automatically ring anymore.  Instead, you’re greeted by an auto attendant (with a familiar voice), and offered a department you’d like to speak with: Technical Support Marketing Sales Accounting While we always liked a person answering the phone, we had to weigh that against the increased

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A very popular computer cleanup utility, CCleaner, has been compromised with malware (https://www.wired.com/story/ccleaner-malware-targeted-tech-firms/).  We also use this software during computer cleanups, and wanted to provide an update on how we’re managing this threat: Webroot, the computer security endpoint protection we use and recommend, detects and stops this malware (as we’ve been seeing more alerts recently)

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Data Backup & Disaster Recovery Planning is critical to organizations of any size, and is one of the services we always focus on, when discussing the IT needs of our clients.  Our first secure online backup service, Ahsay, is now being replaced.   We’ve completed a data center upgrade and are rolling out Veeam Cloud Backup,

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