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5 Effective Tips for a More Secure Office


When thinking about securing your business from cyber threats, the mind quickly turns to phishing, hacks, and viruses, but there are many security threats in and around the office that can expose your business to a host of threats and cybersecurity issues. In conjunction with a solid cybersecurity solution provided by your MSP, be sure you and your empl...
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The End of the 10-year Support for Windows7: What’s In It for You?


All good things sometimes have to end. That’s the case with the good old Windows 7 that we’ve all cherished since 2010. This 10-year-old operating system will stop receiving support on January 14, 2020. It is suggested to upgrade to Windows 10 before January to keep your computer secure.

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The Benefits of Hiring a Managed IT Services Company

If you run a business that requires a lot of IT support but you don’t have the budget for major hardware upgrades or hirings, then outsourcing your IT requirements might be what you need to do. Managed Services Providers (MSP) are companies that provide these managed services, including IT works, and they have been on the rise lately. It’s becoming more expensive and complicated to have effective IT staffs that can handl...
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What is Penetration Testing and Why is it Important?

With the arsenal of tactics that hackers have today, we must fight back and protect our data with an arsenal of prevention tactics, including testing. Penetration testing is an important step towards safer applications and organizations. Penetration testing (A.K.A. pentesting, or security testing) is the process of testing your applications for vulnerabilities and put yourself in the hacker's shoes. To do so, we start by answering a simple question: "What could...
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Four Ways to Block Spam From Your Inbox

The fact that email is so accessible, free and fast, makes it a very convenient tool for us. It also makes it a very convenient tool to use to spam your inbox. Buy simply purchasing a list of email addresses, professional spammers can bombard their victims with as many messages as they please. We have our ways of preventing these attacks but, of course, they have a host of automated tools to help them expand their volume and slip past filters. They are sneaky b...
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Office 365 vs G Suite: And the Winner is?

We are all too familiar with the difficult decision that is choosing productivity tools that meet all needs at Nevada IT Solutions, and we are here to help you. Each one offers similar attributes while simultaneously contrasting on major levels of importance, making it next to impossible to decide what is best. We have narrowed it down to two, Office 365...
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Don’t Take the Bait: Email and Phishing Scams

Anyone with an email address has, at one time or another, received email attempts to con you into giving up information, buying into a scam, or clicking on malicious links or files. They are often sent to spam (where you know you can’t trust the mail), but what about the ones that aren’t? These attempts cannot be taken lightly and it is vital to always be aware. Do you know the person you are receiving the email from? We...
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Human Error Threats and How to Prevent Them

Human error in the workplace is not something to take lightly. A simple mistake made by an employee that has access to sensitive data could mean the demise of your business. Not all employers realize how dangerous human error can be. When it comes to cybersecurity, employee mistakes can lead to serious breaches in your information security and should be considered as threats. Typical employee cyber security mistakes are ass...
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Are you HIPAA Compliant for 2019?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act comprehensively defines how patient data should be taken care of by medical practitioners, pharmaceutical companies and other members of the healthcare world. Since it was first enacted in 1996, HIPAA has constantly gone through many permutations as new rules are added and expanding the scope of rules. This won’t end anytime soon. Compliance requirements are sure to c...
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Should You be Using Office 365 or Hosted Exchange?

Every business has a main goal in site: long-term, growing success. This type of success can only come from a history of making the right decisions. One of the most important decisions your business will have to make is the cloud solution. While it may sound simple, this selection process can be difficult due to the fact that many hosting exchange options offer specific services that others do not. At Nevada IT Solutions, w...
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