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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Wessel and Associates is hosting their annual Manufacturers Series, October 10th, from 3PM-5PM at the Holiday Inn in Downtown Johnstown.  Topics include: Manufacturing Industry Updates & Strategies- Presented By: Jared Mishler, CPA Sales & Use Tax for Manufacturers- Presented By: Joe Markum, CPA Cyber Security Risks- Presented By: Brian Shrift Please see the brochure below,

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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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We’ve begun decommissioning an email encryption server we built, used to force emails to be delivered via an encrypted connection (TLS).  As all major hosting providers, and even minor hosting providers, now support TLS, we felt this was an unneeded server (as this server does not “guarantee” email encryption, only transmission). For clients who need

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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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With the recent release of Apple’s iOS 11, both Microsoft and Apple have released statements acknowledging a known issue with the new mobile OS. Individuals using iOS 11 and Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online, or Exchange 2016 running on Windows Server 2016, may experience issues. Outlook.com accounts are also affected. When trying to send an

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