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10 Steps to Improve Online Security

With convenient high speed internet connections an organizations staff can access online resources at rapid speeds. Unfortunately, a good internet based crook can use that same two way connection to watch what staff are doing online or break through and gather information from a company’s network. It seems everyone, including hackers, appreciate the fact that…

Posted in PCIT blog

Preparing For The Cloud in Philadelphia

Almost 200 IT support companies converged in Philadelphia this past weekend to review numerous aspects of their business and help prepare for the coming changes in technology that will impact our customers. Some of the speakers included Paul Chisolm CEO of mindSHIFT technologies who spoke very candidly about how the largest managed service provider in…

Posted in Business, Business/Finance, Cloud Computing, cloud services, managed phone services, network management services, PCIT blog, Ted Swanson, Telecommunications systems

What Is Wardriving And Why Should Your Grande Prairie Business Be Concerned?

If you happen to run a small business, beware! At one time, making sure our computers were locked to our desks and we had the right passwords were just enough to secure confidential corporate data.  Maybe having your server locked in a secure room gave you the peace of mind that everything was secure.  Times…

Posted in Albert Gonzalez, Business/Finance, Computer network security, Computer networking, Consumer-grade WI-Fi routers, Cryptographic protocols, Encryption, IEEE 802.11, IT Security, Judicial Event, Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, overall business security systems, PCIT blog, Technology, vulnerable wireless network, Wardriving, WEP, Wi-Fi, Wired Equivalent Privacy, Wireless, wireless network, Wireless networking, wireless networks

Microsoft Opens Up Brand New Features In Office Web Apps

f you are an Excel or a PowerPoint enthusiast, it is time you geared up for some great user experience. Earlier this month, Microsoft brought about a couple of enhancements in its Office Web Apps to make Excel and PowerPoint more user friendly. This means you will be seeing a whole lot of added features….

Posted in Apps, Cloud storage, Computing, dedicated Web site, Excel, File hosting, Microsoft, Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft OneNote, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Office suite, Office Web Apps, online tips, PCIT blog, Presentation software, Technology/Internet, Web Apps, Windows Live SkyDrive

Do you have a business continuity plan in place?

If you ever needed a reason to look at your business continuity strategies just look at the wonky weather, storms and fires that have destroyed businesses and lifes of Albertans in Slave Lake.  Combine this with flooding in Manitoba and deadly twisters that have destroyed towns in Missouri and Oklahoma. Having a plan to protect…

Posted in Alberta, Anticipatory thinking, Business continuity, Business continuity planning, business continuity services, Business/Finance, Canada, Collaboration, Disaster Planning, Disaster recovery, Disaster/Accident, Emergency management, Environment, Man-Made Disaster, Management, Manitoba, Missouri, Natural Disaster, Oklahoma, PCIT blog, Preparedness, Public safety, security giant, Slave Lake, Social psychology, SYMANTEC CORPORATION, technology firms, United States, USD

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