For those in the healthcare field, or companies that work with Protected Health Information (PHI), here is a great article on IT and the lack of attention it’s being given. With the implementation of HITECH last year, and healthcare audits now on the rise, every company who works with PHI needs to ensure they are
Our Ebensburg office just received notification from Comcast that they’ll be preforming planned maintenance tonight, between midnight and 5am. If you’re a Comcast subscriber in the Ebensburg area, this may affect yours as well.
Today @ 3:45PM EST we received multiple reports of servers being offline. After further investigation, it appears there is an Internet backbone provider network routing issue affecting access to our servers, even though our data center utilizes redundant providers (Level3, Verizon, Global Crossing, etc.). We’ve discussed this outage with our data center Network Engineers, who
While Windows 8 has reached it’s first service pack, we’re still recommending Windows 7 for our Business Clients, unless they have a specific reason for Windows 8 (eg. touch enabled tablet). Here is a recent article regarding the security of Windows 8, primarily a concern due to the integration of Adobe Flash, into Internet Explorer
PrecisionBS recommends Sonicwall business-class routers for our Clients. Additionally, we perform regular maintenance on our Clients’ routers to ensure not only that the firmware is current but that Security Services are enabled and properly configured. Give us a call to learn more about Sonicwall firewalls and how they can help secure your network. Read More
Target used a free anti-virus program to protect their systems. We see how well that worked out. Precision Business Solutions utilize and recommend AVG and Malwarebytes Professional, coupled with Sonicwall Gateway Security, to keep our systems protected from viruses and spyware. Computer World Article
We’d like to congratulate Tom Krcha from Bud’s Auto Sale’s, as he’s our January Helpdesk Ticket Survey winner! Tom will receive a $100 Sheetz Gift Card as a Thank You for taking the time to complete our short satisfaction survey. Helpdesk Results: How satisfied were you with the technician’s expertise and knowledge? 4.76 How satisfied
Security is a driving factor in the discontinuation of using Windows XP in a business environment (or @home for that matter). Read the Business News Daily Article