07Dec 2011
Nathan DeSutter
Internet is Out – Now What!

We live in a connected world, and wow when the internet goes out, it can have a huge impact to your business. Now What? Most Small Business Internet Providers are under NO obligation to you for actual service uptime. They don’t really have an SLA (Service Level Agreement). Oh well they say they do, but […]

06Apr 2012
Nathan DeSutter
Attacked by Email

We are seeing a massive swarm attack of imitation emails. They look legit, but when you click on them WHAM, your computer is infected, crashed, or worse you become a casualty of identity theft. We are getting calls daily from people falling victim to these attacks. Common imitation emails are: – FedEx Shipment (or other) […]

27Jul 2011
Nathan DeSutter
Big Guys get Blacklisted too

Ya the Big Guys can get black listed too. NOTE: Black list is an email domain or IP list with known spamming activity. Thus receiving mail servers use these lists to deny emails if they come from a black list. This is a form of Anti-Spam Control) With so many mail servers (hundreds) and so […]

26Feb 2012
Nathan DeSutter
Internet File Sharing for Quickbooks?

  There are many ‘file sharing’ programs available:   Dropbox Skydrive Google Docs icloud SugarSync JungleDisk All these services are part of the ‘Cloud Computing’. That is the ability to have your files stored on the internet to be accessible from anywhere. While these services are great for documents, spreadsheets, pictures and the like, they […]

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23May 2018
Nathan DeSutter
New Spectre Attack

A New Spectre / Meltdown vulnerability is in the wild. If your using any kind of cloud or shared hosted servers that has a modern day CPU then your absolutely vulnerable. What does this mean? Who is / isn’t affected? What to do ? Learn more…

12Dec 2011
Nathan DeSutter
We Know First

Being the first to know means we can prevent more problems. 8:00am Monday morning, computers not working. People go around checking with others, trying different things. ……. By the time you find out its companywide, get a call into IT Support, have someone working the issue, an hour or more could have gone by. I’ve […]

Cyber Monday
26Nov 2018
Nathan DeSutter
Cyber Monday 2018 – Protect Yourself

Looking forward to Cyber Monday?  So are the cyber-crooks.  Distracted shoppers willing to click on any ad or link provide ample opportunity to spread the holiday cheer of ransomeware, malvertising, and all sorts of attacks.  Make no mistake, they are preying on you.  See 6 Tips to protect yourself.

18Oct 2011
Nathan DeSutter
Who’s Your WebMaster?

  What’s a WebMaster? Who maintains ownership/control of yourcompany.com Who manages your Web and Email security / records / traffic? Has your website/Domain become compromised? Or even hijacked? Are you sure? How do you know?     If you manage a business and have any kind of digital presence (email, website, social networking), then knowing […]

13Oct 2011
Nathan DeSutter
Mistakes are Good?

  I think about this every day. True we are imperfect and we all make mistakes. As such we can either see it as a fault or an opportunity to improve ourselves. I vote for the latter.   As an IT provider this really goes to a whole new level. Making mistakes in IT can […]

11Oct 2011
Nathan DeSutter
What’s the difference between Business and Personal Computers?

Simple Answer: 1. Reliability 2. Feature set. For home, I may care more about: 1. Home photos / videos 2. General email and document use 3. Internet Surfing / Social networking, etc. 4. More Recreation and Family use. For Business, although the above may still apply, what trumps those wants are: 1. Reliability 2. Quality […]

IT as a Profit

We Declare that everyone's IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. Our clients profit more than the IT Department investment. The methodology is...