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There are many reasons why your business can no longer hold on to the aging Windows 7. Putting off the upgrade has become an operating system time bomb for your day-to-day and has many hidden ramifications you may not have noticed.  You can continue to run Windows 7 if you desire; but, it is the IT equivalent to holding your door open to global hackers and handing them a plate of cookies, a glass of milk and a warm hug as...

  A new blog post by Wordfence has highlighted a newly discovered WordPress security vulnerability in the Ad Inserter plugin. This is a popular plugin with over 200,00 installs on websites. The weakness allowed authenticated users (Subscribers and above) to execute arbitrary PHP code on websites using the plugin. Wordfence's threat intelligence team has privately disclose the issue to the plugin's developer, who released a patch the very next day. This is considered a critical security issue, and websites running Ad Inserter 2.4.21 or below should...

  If you’re asking yourself any of the following questions or thinking any of the following statements, then this blog is for you. Does your business have an App? We should have an app for this!   Can we set up an app for that? Is Mobile Marketing worth the extra effort? It would save a lot of time if I could do this online.   How much would it cost to get an app built for that?   App – App – App (sounds like the invaders...

We all think we know what a computer virus is, but many people can not identify the different types of viruses, or how to protect their devices against them. To help bridge this knowledge gap we have created a three part series that covers the types of viruses, how they spread and how you can defend yourself from them. let’s begin with the basics. What Is A Computer Virus? A computer virus is a program or peice of code which is loaded...

  Beyond Cloud Servers Event At our January Executek peer group event, Daniel Charnock, Senior Account Manager, presented the topic "Beyond Cloud Servers."  The attendees were given an in-depth presentation on the advantages and disadvantages of Cloud solutions. This was followed by a discussion about Cloud and which platform would be best for each respective company attending the event. The Agenda           Highlights Of The Presentation Which Cloud Server provider do you support or thinking of supporting? Reach out to our team for more information via...

  As the holiday season quickly approaches, online scams will reach their annual high. With internet wide Black Friday and holiday sales becoming increasingly popular, scam artists are preparing for the holiday season in their own way. How well informed are you about online scams? Do you know how to identify them? To help you stay safe, we are highlighting four common phishing scams prominent during the holiday season. Phishing scams have evolved over the years. They have become more sophisticated,...

  Technology is evolving at an exponential rate. We are living in an age where tech giants have gone from startups to multi-million, if not multi-billion dollar companies in a handful of years. Educating our youth in computer science has become increasingly necessary however, what happens when technology is ranked as a higher priority than ethics? This subject has gained popularity in the online community since recent scandals have been brought to light. From leaked sensitive data, to technology addiction, it...

We understand that investing in CRM software can be a large, up-front expense. That is why we created an infographic that demonstrates just how powerful of an investment it can be when implemented fully and comprehensively. When you invest in CRM software, you are investing in an application that will keep you technologically advanced and give you a solid edge on your competition. Businesses that Use Cloud Based CRM In 2008, a study reported that only 12% of companies with CRM had a...

  It’s no secret that the key to any company’s survival is their customer base. It is also, much easier to keep existing customers than it is to acquire new customers. Therefore it comes at no surprise that customer relation management is at the heart of any successful business There are many benefits a company will see once they have established a CRM system in their team. Read on to learn about 3 benefits that will impact your companies ROI.    Increase your reputation...

  Does your site collect sensitive visitor information such as passwords, credit card information, or personal data? If so, be warned: by the end of January 2017, Google Chrome will begin marking sites without HTTPS as non-secure. Put another way; Chrome will now require HTTPS for sites that collect sensitive information. If you have not done so already, protect your visitors and your site with an SSL certificate and migrate to HTTPS. Reel It Back – What Is HTTPS? HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) and...