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As we come to the end of Cyber Security Awareness Month its important to mention how you can protect your assets in the event of a breach. COVID-19 caused an incredible shift in business technology. Businesses are still working from home and moving to cloud applications. However, most employee home offices do not have strong information security practices in place. Hackers know this and as...

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Certain legal firms, understandably concerned about insecurity in a cloud-based environment, avoid exposing their customers' confidential data to the internet, preferring to keep it on-premises on servers and server-based apps. Who is to say, however, that on-premise servers are more secure than cloud-based servers? When even enormous corporations with massive IT resources are hacked, no computer is completely secure. Except one that is not linked...

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Let’s go back to the basics. Businesses have used computers and servers to improve processes and increase performance for as long as we can remember at this point in time. Software was installed locally on an employee's own computer in the average office setting with no further thought to it. This conventional strategy, however, is faulty because individual computers have limited system resources, and the...

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IT Consulting Services

When you have decided to outsource some or all your business-critical IT functions, finding the right partner for your business is not easy. There is not a one-size-fits-all provider who can be considered “the best” and right for every company. Different MSPs will be better partners for you than others. Sorting through these providers will take time, but we have come up with a few...

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Cyber-Security is one of the most challenging aspects of running a small to medium sized business. With limited technical proficiency and resources small business owners often reach out to Managed IT Service companies to secure their systems and lessen risk. Still, not all IT Services companies have the expertise to provide expert cyber-security guidance to their customers. Small business owners should seek out IT providers that stay in...

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At Radiant Technology Solutions, our priority is to help you streamline your IT processes so your company can run smoothly, grow quickly, and do business safely. That is why we constantly evaluate our client’s operational processes to determine where we can help make things easier. If your business is thinking of making the change to QuickBooks Online or vice versa? Here is a quick list of pros and cons...

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coronavirus

Although the number of COVID-19 infections decreasing in some areas and people beginning to return to a relative state of normalcy, experts are warning of a likely inevitable second wave that could likely come in the 2020-2021 holiday season.   In the event of a second wave, it’s important to prepare your network now and ensure that you can withstand another potential lockdown as the season approaches....

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Employees around the world are working remotely full-time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are turning to applications like Zoom to meet online. Unfortunately, cybercriminals see this trend as a new opportunity to attack people for profit. Therefore, you must protect these platforms so your company is safe from costly and embarrassing security breaches.  Common video conference attacks:  Video Bombing: This involves uninvited guests disrupting your meetings. They may show inappropriate images, shout...

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Imagine your employee is having problems with a 5-year-old computer. Whenever the employee starts their applications, they wait minutes for the program to load. Also, the computer shuts down or crashes while they are working on critical projects. The employee is frustrated with the computer and is asking for a new device. When buying a computer for your business, you must consider the below specs: Portability: If...

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Phishing emails are an attempt to gain access to sensitive or personal information such as usernames, passwords, financial or personal information by criminals who have disguised themselves as a legitimate person or business. The intent is to use this information for illegal activities. Phishing has been around for nearly 20 years, first used as a phrase sometime around 1996 by hackers stealing America Online information....

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