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Post and articles that don’t seem to fit anywhere else. Typically about general technology topics of interest for all businesses in the Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro and Charlotte areas.


The Impact Of Natural Disasters On Your Law Firm

  • December 20, 2018

impact of natural disasters on your firmWhen we think about business risks, we often overlook some of the most destructive factors. There’s so much focus on protecting assets from malicious cyber attacks and human error—especially in law firms—that most fail to prepare for the impact of natural disasters on your firm.

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Part 4: The Manager’s Guide–A Comprehensive IT and Tech Checklist

  • December 18, 2018

managers guide to round up ITIf this year taught us anything about technology, it’s that you should really focus more on protecting and securing your data. No matter how far digital technology has evolved; no matter how advanced today’s tools seem to be—they will remain vulnerable to a lot of different factors. So we thought this IT and tech checklist to achieve just that can help.

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Part 3: The Manager’s Guide to Year-End Taxes

  • December 13, 2018

manager's guide to year-end taxesWe have a few more weeks left before 2018 winds to a close. To some, this simply means parties and celebration. But to business owners and managers, this means a lot of tax planning–and that’s what this manager’s guide to year-end taxes is about.

Year-end planning for taxes can be intimidating and daunting. If 2018 felt like it just flew by, it will feel even faster once you realize how much work you still have to do to prepare for 2019. To that end, approaching this part of the business systematically will help ensure that you get everything done efficiently.

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Outsourced vs. In-House IT Solutions For Law Firms – Which One’s Better?

  • December 6, 2018

IT solutions for law firmsIn house IT or outsourced — which one is better for your law firm? As a law firm, you deal with clients on a daily basis. These clients trust you with their confidential data—data that you have to entrust to a team of experienced employees. These employees juggle multiple tasks—clients and cases, deadlines and documents, managing the law firm and ensuring seamless administrative efficiency. Most importantly, everything has to run with exceptional precision, simultaneously. That’s a lot, even for established companies. And to help them with it, they seek out IT solutions for law firms that can give them a competitive edge.

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PhishPoint: Phishing Scam Attack Of The Week On Office 365 Users

  • August 28, 2018

Our topic today are the sharks in our digital waters this week. The latest Microsoft phishing attack, dubbed “PhishPoint,” demonstrates the lengthy extents in which cyber criminals will go to obtain confidential information.

In the most recent PhishPoint security breach, these hackers were able to use Microsoft’s Online platform to gain this information from users.

Here’s what happened and most importantly, here’s how you can protect this from happening to you, your employees or your clients if you’re an Office 365 User.

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Ransomware Attacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated

  • August 23, 2018

Ransomware

You’ve probably seen articles about a recent cyber attack on LinkedIn or while scrolling through your social media news feed, and think that ransomware is limited to email scams like phishing.

But in this article, we’re going to address different types of ransomware attacks, how they’re growing in complexity and demand, and how you can protect yourself from these increasingly clever and potentially business-ending cyber attacks.

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6 Women Who Are Crushing It In The Tech World Today

  • July 26, 2018

Women And Tech

In honor of the upcoming Women’s Equality Day on August 26 being, we’re recognizing six of the most inspiring women working in Tech today.

With this post, we’re hoping that more girls will take interest in STEM, follow the path paved by these Technology Queens, and – in the words of another queen – run the world.

We salute you!

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7 Ways Your IT Services Provider Should Be Protecting You Against Ransomware

  • June 28, 2018

ransomwareRansomware is, without a doubt, the biggest threat to small businesses today.  One wrong click and a business could be locked out of their critical data and held hostage to hackers.

With the risks to business and the increased focus of international, federal and state lawmakers on data breaches, CEOs can’t afford to look the other way when it comes to cyber security any longer.

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How To Unplug, Turn Off, And Be Present On Your 2018 Summer Vacation

  • June 19, 2018

When it's time to turn off and unplug for summer vacation.

Get ready to leave the world of constant notifications behind and enjoy your tech-free summer vacation with your family?

Here’s a crash course on how to turn off technology and unplug from the office, social media, and other distractions that keep you from being present with your family and friends on your summer vacation.

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