New Ransomware Scam Using Your Own Printer to Dupe You


A new week—a new scam. This time the bad guys have devised a new ransomware phishing attack, tricking users to open what looks like a document scanned from an internal Konica Minolta C224e. Don’t have a Konica? That’s good, because most office do. This model is one of the most popular...

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The 3 Cs of an Effective Business Phone Offering: Communication, Collaboration, Control


Business phone systems traditionally haven’t been considered much beyond their ability to connect callers. For most businesses, telecom is a line item on an expense budget—no thought is given to how the technology actually can help improve your company’s bottom line. The truth is, your...

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Home Workers

Top 5 Apps for Home Workers


With more of the workforce seeing the benefits of working from home or on the move, digital tools are popping up to replace your traditional scanner, accounts ledger or diary. In fact, according to data from a 2017 Gallup study, 43 percent of American workers spent at least some time working...

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Need Bitcoin Now?


In desperate need of Bitcoin? I'm guessing you got hit by Ransomware. Bummer! So, what's the protocol here? What are the proverbial "next steps" after your data has been encrypted by ransomware? The extortion message on your screen is demanding BITCOIN. Most of us have heard of Bitcoin but...

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Building the Best Website for Your Business


How can you build the best website for your business? What's the best way to build a business website? What kind of website is right for your business? With so much at stake, building a website for your business can seem daunting. With the internet and social media now offering so many ways to...

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hybrid communications

What a Hybrid Communications System Can Do for You


Communications today means so much more than dial tone—it spans a breadth of methods and tools including email, messaging, conferencing and more. Voice communications is merging with other forms of communications to create a converged environment that enables users to communicate how they want,...

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Equifax in Hot Water for Misleading Timeline of Data Breach


Equifax not only exposed your data to hackers--they also mislead victims regarding the date of the breach. Hackers absconded our data in March (I say "our"...because my personal data was exposed too),  five months before they claimed to have been hacked, according to Bloomberg. In response,...

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data center

Make Sure You Have the Right Data Center for your Business


Before you consider purchasing a new data center for your business, it’s important to determine which approach is most cost-effective. Do you intend your company to manage the data center or will you outsource this responsibility to a third party? Managing data yourself gives you more control...

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Planning for Adversity: Ensuring business communication continuity with the cloud


Your new marketing campaign was a huge success and your office is receiving the highest level of calls you’ve ever experienced in your growing business. Your staff is taking live calls, checking voicemail and returning customer inquiries as fast as they can. Can you imagine the impact if your...

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Most modern employees consider themselves hyper aware of email security. But sadly enough, even hyper-awareness isn't cutting it these days in an era of rampant cyber-attacks. Everyone need to be downright skeptical about emails--from clients, prospects, other employees and even your boss. Hackers...

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