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October 19th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friend and former Marketing Manager Monica Caraway wrote a blog post recently, reporting on the InBound conference in Boston. Check it out here: 11 Actionable Marketing Tactics We Learned from Inbound 2019.Monica is now a Marketing Consultant with Orange Marketing  -  https://www. - Read More
 
October 16th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    A commonly used method to secure network resources is a Virtual Private Network (VPN). They allow remote network devices to securely communicate with local resources as if they were physically plugged into the same network segment. You may even use one when working remotely to - Read More
 
October 12th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Over at the Killing IT Podcast - killingit.smallbizthoughts.com - we are constantly talking about what's new, what's next, and what it means for IT consultants.One of our recurring topics is Drones - specifically drone aircraft. In fact, our Tuesday podcast includes a story about UPS developing ( - Read More
 
October 9th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
(I almost entitled this "Don't Assume Clients Know What You Go Through")I had an interesting conversation with a Lyft driver yesterday. Dude was telling me that he sometimes gets a ride that's fifteen or twenty minutes away - and then turns out to be a seven dollar fare. He says he always gives - Read More
 
October 8th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
You know a good deal when you see one. That doesn’t mean, however, that your good deal is profitable once it is acquired or merged with another. Marrying two entities, acquiring a new company, or dissolving an operation altogether requires a game plan, and a great - Read More
 
October 8th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Course 5W12Make the Most of QuickBooks Desktop in an IT Service BusinessTaught By: Rayanne BuchianicoOctober 15, 2019 - November 12, 2019Tuesdays, 9:00 AM PSTRegister Now QuickBooks is QuickBooks, right?Well . . .QuickBooks has to be set up right. Then it has to be used right. Then you need to - Read More
 
October 6th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
I'd like to invite you to attend my next MSP Mastered® Webinar: "Bundling and Pricing Managed Services For Maximum Margins" When: Thursday, October 10th @ 9am PST / 12pm EST How do high-performing - Read More
 
October 5th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has observed an increase in ransomware attacks across the world: See CISA's Awareness Briefings on Combating Ransomware, Joint Ransomware Statement, and CISA Insights – Ransomware Outbreak. - Read More
 
October 5th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Original release date: October 4, 2019The Dutch National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has released a fact sheet on the increasing difficulty of Domain Name System (DNS) monitoring. NCSC warns that although modernization of transport protocols is helpful, it also makes it more difficult to monitor - Read More
 
October 5th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Original release date: October 4, 2019The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has released a blog post describing an increase in malicious cyber activity from the Iranian group known as Phosphorus. These threat actors are exploiting password reset or account recovery features to take - Read More
 

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