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Data Management in Boston: How to Prevent Data Black Holes

Feb 10, 2020

Most modern businesses rely heavily on data to function effectively and stay competitive. Data is used to evaluate the effectiveness of a product, marketing program, or system; it is used to collect valuable information about customers and clients to take a business to new heights, and it is used to maintain the services that a…

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Boston Security Solutions: Coronavirus Phishing Emails Found

Feb 10, 2020

How low will they go? Hackers and cybercriminals prey on human vulnerabilities to spread malware and steal essential data. So we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that they are using the coronavirus outbreak to attack businesses and individuals. When the outbreak first made global headlines in January 2020, after starting in Wuhan, China, hackers were…

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Windows 7 a Problem for Many: Networking Security in Boston

Jan 29, 2020

The latest data reveals that a high percentage of small, mid-size, and large companies still have Windows 7 operating system PCs in their network environment. Microsoft officially ended its extended support offering for the outdated operating system on January 14, 2020. No more support means that any remaining users will not be getting any more…

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Faster Speeds and Increased Security Risks for 5G in Boston

Jan 29, 2020

With great power comes great responsibility. It seems as though every advancement and advantage that comes to the world of technology also arrives with a caveat in tow. While many are excited about the opportunity to experience increased performance for business models of all types with the proliferation of 5G into urban, suburban, and rural…

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Cyberattacks Increase: What’s Your Security Strategy in 2020?

Jan 29, 2020

All of the reports show that cyberattacks continue to grow, evolve, and become more severe. Companies that rely on computers and the internet to do business must learn how to adapt and increase their security strategy in 2020. Cloud-based disaster recovery, comprehensive data back-up, and other Boston cybersecurity solutions are necessary to protect the future…

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Expanding Tech Trends: Boston Cloud Computing for Business

Jan 29, 2020

Cloud computing for business has grown considerably in recent years. More and more of our clients come to us, asking for assistance with cloud managed networks in Boston and the surrounding area. We offer a wide range of solutions and opportunities, including private cloud computing, Veeam Cloud Connect, cloud security, and cloud-based IT operations. There…

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The Clock is Ticking: Windows 7 End of Support is Drawing Near

Dec 18, 2019

If your business is still using Windows 7, it’s time to upgrade your operating system. There are just a few weeks left until the final Windows 7 end of support date on January 14, 2020. Greater Boston small business support will no longer be available in the form of free security updates and bug fixes…

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Reasons to Avoid Public Wi-Fi and Charging Stations in Boston

Dec 18, 2019

Cybercrime in Boston is just as prevalent as it is anywhere else in the country, so the truth is that you should avoid public Wi-Fi and charging stations wherever you go. This is a risk that is not just worth the free charge or high-speed log-in to check your email on the go. Coffee shops,…

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State of Emergency: Disruptive Phishing Attacks in New Orleans

Dec 18, 2019

While it might sound like an episode of a popular drama series that takes place in New Orleans, the city was under attack by hackers recently, forcing the mayor to declare a state of emergency. Phishing attempts, ransomware, and suspicious activity were all detected on the city’s network in December at approximately five o’clock in…

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