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November 12th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Next 5-Week Course - 100% NewTaught By: Lori Hardtke, MSP and Peer Advisor.- Five Tuesdays - November 19 - December 17, 2019- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificRegister NowYou hear it all the time, you need to work "on" your business not "in" your business. You need to hire staff and delegate in - Read More
November 8th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
In today’s competitive economic environment, with historically low unemployment and high demand for qualified talent, it can be a challenge to motivate and retain good employees. While you may be unable to keep up with competitive salaries, bonuses and other cash - Read More
November 6th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Automate your social media marketing. Presented by Karl W. Palachuk.Click for DetailsI create about 125,000 social media touch points every month. How is that possible? I’ll show you exactly what I do. Join me live!There are three pieces to a successful scheduling and automation process. I - Read More
November 5th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Over in the Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community, we posted two new seminars:The Execution Gap - How to get out of your own way and get things doneandStreamline Your Managed Services BusinessThe Execution Gap – Audio ProgramExclusive to the Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community100% NEW - Read More
November 2nd, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I have seen a certain kind of desperate spending creeping into our industry. It's not completely new or unique to our industry, but I believe it's becoming more common. Here's what I mean.Sometimes,  you just need to take action, and you don't know what to do. So you decide to try just about - Read More
November 1st, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Security, for many, seems hard to do right.   I know that we all think about firewalls, patch management, antivirus and physical security.   But I like to cover an area that does not get focused on by most companies.     Baseline and - Read More
October 28th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Wandera’s threat research team has discovered 17* apps on the Apple App Store that are infected with clicker trojan malware. The apps communicate with a known command and control (C&C) server to simulate user interactions in order to fraudulently collect ad revenue.The - Read More
October 28th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Smartphones have become the icon of our modern technological society. They are so prevalent that app development has grown exponentially in recent years in the struggle to become the next Facebook or Pinterest. The phrase “There’s an app for that” truly - Read More
October 22nd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NIST   National Vulnerability Database  - CVE-2019-17666 Detail                         Current Description - Read More
October 21st, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
   The vast majority of websites these days have Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) enabled, adding a layer of security that protects our communications against eavesdropping and tampering. It is encrypted using Transport Layer Security (TLS), the current standard for secure web - Read More