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The time to worry about ransomware is BEFORE it hits your company.

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2017 8:47:00 AM / by mike

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Honestly, once you are hit with ransomware and you are unprepared...better learn how to use Bitcoin to pay the ransom.  

Or, you could do what a lot of East Texas businesses are doing...put in a BDR or Backup and Disaster Recovery Appliance

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Protect your business from ransomware with a BDR

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2017 12:16:00 PM / by mike posted in Business Continuity, East Texas Backup, BDR, Backup and Disaster Recovery

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What's a BDR?  

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Backup and Disaster Recovery is a must for your business

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2017 8:47:00 AM / by mike posted in Cloud Backup, BDR, Backup and Disaster Recovery

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Disasters, outages, failures can come from all manner of sources.  Weather, fire, or man-made disasters such as vandalism, theft or just plain human error, you name it.  
According to this article from ZDNET.com, a loud noise caused a 10 hour outage for a Romanian bank, and also caused "...serious and irrevocable damage" to some hard drives.  

What? A loud noise?  Yes, you heard that right...they were doing some testing of a fire suppression system and it caused a very loud noise, which created some serious vibrations that caused the damage. 

Read more here: LOUD NOISE BRINGS DOWN DATACENTER 

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What is a BDR?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2017 3:23:05 PM / by mike posted in BDR, Backup and Disaster Recovery

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What is a BDR? 

 

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Stop what you are doing and check your backups NOW

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by mike posted in BDR

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Hard drives are pretty amazing, but they do fail. 

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Four Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Ransomware

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by mike posted in Backup and Disaster Recovery

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Ransomware.  Yes, it’s as bad as you think it is.  Cryptolocker started it, but there are some really nasty exploits out there that can be bad for your business. Really bad if you are not prepared for it.

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Protect your systems from Cryptolocker

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2016 10:44:00 AM / by mike

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Tired of spam, malware and viruses on your computers? 

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Have you been spear-phished?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2016 11:24:00 AM / by mike posted in computer monitoring

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According to researchers, half of us will click on links no matter what they are.  

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FIVE Essential Computer Support Services for your Small Biz-Part 5

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by mike posted in Computer support

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This is part 5 of a 5 part series where we reveal what we think are essential computer support services for your small business.  

 

Part 5 - Documentation


Is your network well-documented?  

Did you have a company or a computer guy set up your computer network years ago and now you have to contact them every time you need a particular piece of information related to your network setup?

 

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FIVE Essential Computer Support Services for your Small Biz-Part 4

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM / by mike

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This is part 4 of a 5 part series where we reveal what we think are essential computer support services for your small business.  

 

Part 4 - Virus/Malware/Patch Management

Your systems and software are what make your business go.  If they are unavailable, or not acting right because of virus or malware activity, that makes for a bad day.

To help you avoid problems from threats that may make it into your network, a necessary strategy is a strong antivirus/malware and patch management solution.

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