Office IT Tips: DIY Simple Internet and Router Troubleshooting

Simple Internet and Router Troubleshooting: DIY Tips for the Office

Modern information technology is a wonderful thing – that is, as long as it’s working. When it fails to do so, the results can range from a bad case of nerves to lost revenue for frustrated business owners.

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Fortunately, many computer-related maladies are fairly easy to fix. With that…

6 Ways Professional IT Support Helps Your Business Succeed

6 Benefits of Outsourcing IT Services

Modern information technology (IT) is both amazingly useful and annoyingly imperfect. Computers freeze, connections go down and viruses infect. When these problems occur, having the right IT professionals can make the difference between a minor bump in the road and a crisis that threatens your company’s ability to survive a disaster.

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As you research your options and consider how to best meet your IT needs, here are six of the most common reasons…

How Healthcare BYOD Policies Affect Network Security

How Healthcare BYOD Policies Affect Network Security

Healthcare organizations need to take a more involved look at network security, especially with increasing usage of personal devices in the workplace. Earlier, organizations would feel safer with locked-down internal user access and prevention of outside intrusion. But lately, healthcare IT security personnel, including physicians and office managers with small…

HIPAA Audits – Not as Bad as They Sound with the Right Healthcare IT Support Services

How to Show HIPAA Auditors Your Practice’s Good Faith Effort

Since the enactment of HIPAA in 2003, patient privacy has continued to be a priority for the federal government. To ensure compliance, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is performing a series of on-site and desk audits. Desk audits can be particularly tough, as auditors leave little time to comply with audit information and develop appropriate policies or conduct a comprehensive risk assessment. With entry-level HIPAA violations starting at $200,000,…

Get the IT Support Your Bay Area Practice Needs

Your Bay Area Medical Organization Needs Healthcare IT Pro Services

Medical IT MedTech Support Services for San Francisco Bay Area Practices

Professional IT support is a valuable investment for any business, but it is an especially important consideration for healthcare providers. Given the healthcare industry’s reliance on computer systems and the sheer amount of highly sensitive personal data healthcare practices retain, technical support is necessary…

HIPAA Healthcare IT: Protect Patient Privacy Using IT Support Services

Using IT Services to Conform to HIPAA Reqs and Protect Your Patients’ Privacy

On average, two million Americans face medical identity theft each year, costing U.S. healthcare organizations an estimated $41 billion . Healthcare practices are finding it increasingly difficult to comply with patient privacy regulations. After the enactment of the HIPAA Privacy statute in 1996, there have been several regulations regarding patient privacy: HITECH, ARRA Meaningful Use, and the Omnibus Rule.

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The Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud Environment

The Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud Environment

If your business has all its mission-critical hardware located on-site—with applications installed directly on local workstations or through on-premise servers—it may be time for a change. This setup is becoming increasingly rare these days for many reasons including; heavy upfront costs, redundancy concerns, physical security issues and the overall cost of maintenance.

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The New Office Monster…HIPAA

Your Office’s Latest Challenge…HIPAA Compliance

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The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, otherwise known as HIPAA, may be the new the headache of every cybersecurity professional who deals with HIPAA customers.

To understand the headaches often associated with HIPAA compliance, you must first understand what HIPAA is. (more…)

Windows 10: Helping Your Office Bridge the Gap Between PCs and Tablets

How to Use Windows 10 for Seamless Transitions Between Office Devices

When Microsoft released Windows 8, it went too far in focusing on the tablet experience, leaving desktop computer users out to dry. Now it’s time for Windows 10 to show that Microsoft has an operating system truly capable of bridging the gap between PCs and tablets.

Approximately 74 percent of companies promote some form of bring your own device (BYOD) policy, according to ZD Net, resulting in a mix…

Avoid Data Breaches: Key IT Security Strategies for Your Business

Effective Strategies Your Business Can Implement to Avoid a Data Breach

Digital security is a vital concern for all businesses. In an era of constant security breaches, in a climate where businesses are targeted regardless of size, and unprecedented sophistication of data thieves, the most vital information can – and, according to statistics, likely will be – compromised at some point. Once a severe data breach occurs, the damage can derail organizations with crippling costs and possibly even…

3 Reasons to Use IT Services as a Startup Business

3 Reasons to Use IT Services as a Startup Business

When you start a new business, you’re often running with a lean operation during the startup phase. You and your employees wear multiple hats to handle job duties, you’re working with a limited budget and you have a lot of upfront infrastructure to put in place. One area small businesses may skimp out on is IT support and staff. If you aren’t running a technology-centric startup, you might not place…

Making the Decision to Move Your Business to the Cloud

How to Decide for Your Business: Making the Decision to Move to the Cloud

The technology world makes frequent mention of “the cloud”, which often makes it difficult to determine if this too is just another tech buzzword or if “the cloud” is actually a key tool to help enable your business operations to succeed.

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At the most basic level, cloud-based technology consist of hardware and software resources that you access through off-site based resources, instead of through an…

Key Raider Malware Targets Apple iOS Devices: What is it? Who is is affected? Should I worry?


KeyRaider Malware Targets Apple Devices

KeyRaider Malware Apple iPhone iOS Security

This week Palo Alto Networks announced their identification of the KeyRaider malware attack, “the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,”  which to date has compromised the IT security of over 225,000 Apple accounts.

How Does KeyRaider Work?

KeyRaider targets “jailbroken” iDevices, which strips Apple devices of their built-in security measures. 

Windows 10: Helping Your Office Bridge the Gap Between PCs and Tablets

Windows 10: Helping Your Office Bridge the Gap Between PCs and Tablets

When Microsoft released Windows 8, it went too far in focusing on the tablet experience, leaving desktop computer users out to dry. Now it’s time for Windows 10 to show that Microsoft has an operating system truly capable of bridging the gap between PCs and tablets. Approximately 74 percent of…

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