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Why Updating Your Technology is Essential for Your Business

From the Office of Brian Jackson Just a few weeks ago, I was able to attend the AT&T Business Summit in Dallas, TX. This event offered two days of technology-focused sessions with keynotes from some of the most well-respected leaders in business. One of my takeaways from this event was that technology is inescapable. You… Read more »

Windows 7 End of Life

How to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

Windows 7 End of Life will start on January 14, 2020, will be here before you know it. This means Microsoft will no longer update or support the operating system after that date. Windows 7 is a decade old and launched on July 22, 2009 and it is still being used on 39% of all… Read more »

Windows 7 End of Life

Windows 7 End of Life: Everything You Need to Know

Microsoft announced that it would begin the Windows 7 End of Life phase on Jan. 14, 2020. On that day, the company will stop supporting Windows 7 and will no longer patch it with security updates. Windows 7 is still a wildly popular operating system that, even ten years after its release, is still relied… Read more »

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Why is Technology Important in Business?

No matter the size of your company, technology has benefits that will help you make money and produce the results your customers demand. Technological infrastructure affects the culture, efficiency, security, and relationships of a business. Therefore we are breaking down the benefits to, “Why technology is important in business?” COMMUNICATION WITH CUSTOMERS Technology affects a… Read more »

Multifactor Authentication

What is Multifactor Authentication?

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from credentials to verify the user’s identity to gain access to a network. Multifactor authentication combines two or more credentials: what the user knows (password), what the user has (security token) and what the user is (biometric verification). The goal… Read more »

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What is 5G, and What Does It Mean for You?

Superfast “fifth generation 5G” mobile Internet could be launched as early as next year in some countries, promising download speeds 10 to 20 times faster than we have now. But what difference will it make to our lives? Will we need new phones? And will it solve the dead zone issue for people in remote… Read more »

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The Lack of Cybersecurity is Costing Businesses Billions

A Chicago-based brokerage will pay a $1.5 million fine for their lack of cybersecurity policies by allowing cybercriminals to breach the firm’s email systems and to withdraw $1 million from a customer’s account. The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission finds that Phillip Capital Inc. failed to disclose a cyber breach to its customers promptly. PCI… Read more »

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The Best Ways to Secure Important Financial Documents

When it comes to storing important financial documents, a shoebox under your bed doesn’t cut it. Estate planning documents — such as wills, trusts, living wills, medical directives, and powers of attorney —are essential to you. So where do you keep them safely secured? And what about your digital assets, passwords, and social media accounts?… Read more »