You Have Mail! But is it POP3, IMAP or Exchange?

You Have Mail! But is it POP3, IMAP or Exchange?

During college in the early 90’s, email was just becoming popular as a form of communications. Now, I get roughly 100 new messages a day. We get our coupons, store specials, family updates, and work information via email. We can even get a daily subscription to the...
Firewalls 101 – The Hows & Whys

Firewalls 101 – The Hows & Whys

As we write these blogs and get a good collection, we often get questions back. We love that our blogs are opening communication. We especially like it when the questions have nothing to do with the blog they are reading. Recently, a reader asked about Firewalls.  ...
Flashback to 2010

Flashback to 2010

Volcanic ash disrupted travel in Europe from Iceland Volcano.  The BP Oil spill in the gulf.  Lady Gaga Showed up at the VMA’s in a Meat dress (Yeah, I’m not ready to relive that either!). The Colts lost their last appearance in a Super Bowl. But it wasn’t all bad;...
The Debate Between Work at Home vs Office

The Debate Between Work at Home vs Office

In 2019, only 5 million people worked from home full-time in the United States, which is roughly 3.4% of the overall US workforce, as reported by Fundera.com. Even worldwide, only 1 in 5 full-time workers work from home frequently, with only 10% of those doing so...
New Business – where do I start?

New Business – where do I start?

“What do I really need IT-wise to start my new business?” That is the question I was asked recently. It can be a big question, with a lot of opinions, but I thought I would give you my two cents as a small IT business owner. First, you should know what kind of...

The Top 10 Ways Hackers Get Around Your Firewall And Anti-Virus To Rob You Blind

Cybercrime is at an all-time high, and hackers are setting their sights on small and medium businesses who are “low hanging fruit.” Don’t be their next victim! This report reveals the most common ways that hackers get in and how to protect yourself today.

 

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“Don’t Open Any Emails From Me!” Ugh!

“Don’t Open Any Emails From Me!” Ugh!

Just the other day one of our readers saw a friend post on social media, “Don’t open any emails from me, I have been hacked.” They had received a strange email from their friend so now they are questioning their own system. We love that the reader reached out to us...

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Cloud-based Storage Options

Cloud-based Storage Options

When I started in IT, we stored our files on shared network drives, which existed in the same building and network. If you needed to reach a network drive outside that network, you had to have access to remote into that different network. Those documents were stored...

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Ugh! The Internet dropped again! Do-It-Yourself Tips

Ugh! The Internet dropped again! Do-It-Yourself Tips

The Zoom screen suddenly freezes in the middle of your meeting and you no longer hear the meeting you’re in.  Then from the other room, “Mom! The Internet dropped again!  I was in a group discussion for English class.” Unfortunately, this is the story around...

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