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What Does EOL Mean?

EOL stands for End-of-Life in the IT industry. Because the IT landscape is constantly changing, including newer technologies and new threats, computer software and hardware must constantly change. Eventually there comes a time when the developers need to move on from their older products to further develop new products, and thus an End-of-Life is announced.… Continue Reading What Does EOL Mean?

Preparations for Hurricane Dorian

Dorian is predicted to impact Florida over Labor Day and the following week. Prepare your computer network & business now. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact Florida. The current National Hurricane Center forecast has Hurricane Dorian hitting the Florida East Coast sometime between Monday Morning and Tuesday Afternoon as a Category 4 hurricane. With… Continue Reading Preparations for Hurricane Dorian

Are you ready for the end of Windows 7?

In December 2017, Windows 7 finally let go of the top spot of Microsoft’s Operating System market share. Only 2 years later, in January 2020, Microsoft will end support of Windows 7, ending a 10 & 1/2 year run. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/windows/end-of-windows-7-support Why is Windows 7 support ending? It is the end of the Windows 7 life… Continue Reading Are you ready for the end of Windows 7?

Microsoft Confirms Latest Patch is rendering PCs Running Sophos and Avast Useless

What’s Happening Microsoft has confirmed that there is an issue on devices with Sophos Endpoint Protection installed and managed by either Sophos Central or Sophos Enterprise Console (SEC) that may cause the system to freeze or hang upon restart after installing this update. Most of the workstations that were affected by this where Running Windows… Continue Reading Microsoft Confirms Latest Patch is rendering PCs Running Sophos and Avast Useless

Tips for Protecting Your Network 2019

In 2018 we saw a 350% increase in ransomware attacks, a 250% increase in spoofing or business email compromise, and a 70% increase in spear-phishing attacks. (IndustryWeek) The reason? More and more hackers are compromising networks and systems, and demanding more and more money. The average cost of a breach for Small Businesses? $120,000. Enterprise?… Continue Reading Tips for Protecting Your Network 2019