Passwords Are Like Underwear

Greg Brainerd Security Alerts, Uncategorized

1. Change your Password REGULARLY! 2. Don’t leave them on a sticky note on your desk. 3. Don’t share them with anyone, including on other websites! One of the biggest issues we see is people re-use their email and password combination across multiple websites. If one website gets compromised that leaves you at RISK with all of the other sites …

Don’t Get Hooked By Phishing

Greg Brainerd Security Alerts, Uncategorized

1. Hover over links to examine before clicking on them. 2. Check the email address to ensure the email came from a legit source. 3. If you’re unsure ask Braintek to check. 4. If you’ve fallen victim give Braintek a call. 5. If you’re tired of getting these types of email, ask Braintek how to stop getting them.


Top 5 Reasons To Avoid Cheap Managed Services

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IT management services are expected to deliver improved efficiency to businesses and should therefore not have its importance overlooked. Such efficiency means fast delivery of service by identifying and tackling the issue at the moment and getting systems up and running smoothly again. For such to take place, it’s necessary to ensure an experienced IT support team that can be …

Protecting Your Business Information from Hackers

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Digital theft is a reality that several business owners ignore to their detriment. With a simple system, even novice hackers can steal your personal information, credit card details, and other valuable data. Digital identity has characteristics much like human characteristics. If not properly secured such information as your username, password, online search history, date of birth, social security number can …

Your Data Recovery Expectations vs. IT Service Reality

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Business owners always fear the compromise of their data. However, when data is truly lost, panic and desperation can soon set in. These are the times when business owners try to take steps towards data recovery, but unfortunately, some steps could cause irrevocable damage to their hard drive storage. If you have limited knowledge of how storage devices work, it’s …

The Next Big Thing in IT Disaster Recovery

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Is your business in an area of the U.S., like southeast Texas or Louisiana, where flooding and hurricanes are prevalent? Or perhaps your company’s location is where winter blizzards wreak havoc and threaten the maintaining of your business data? During any case, your business could certainly use IT disaster recovery.  In fact, this form of technology continues to advance; and …