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Updates From Justin

If I'm being honest, I'm slightly embarrassed at how long it's been since I've written a newsletter article. Or a blog post. Or any sort of update on the company. So I have some catching up to do. 

It's Not Business, It's Personal 

It's hard for me to decide how much personal information to share in a business newsletter.

How To Protect Against Ransomware

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Download episode 8 and discover how DFW business owners can protect against ransomware. Not too long ago, the WannaCry ransomware attack was all over the news, infecting over 400,000 computers.

How To Spot A Phishing Email

How to spot a phishing e-mail

A phishing e-mail is a bogus e-mail that is carefully designed to look like a legitimate request (or attached file) from a site you trust in an effort to get you to willingly give up your login information to a particular website or to click and download a virus.

6 Time Management Tips For The Busy Entrepreneur

Face it, there will never be enough hours in the day to accomplish everything you need to do. But if you methodically review how you spend your days and instill focus and discipline while completing daily priorities, you will soon find more time to work on the long-term success of your business.

Work-At-Home WARNING: If You Already Set Your Team Up To Work From Home WITHOUT Implementing The Right Cyber Security Measures, You’re Now MORE VULNERABLE To A Cyber-Attack!

Business owners today are recognizing the benefits of allowing their employees to work remotely from home. Their team gets more done at home. While the owners can also save quite a bit on overhead. Problem is, too many business owners sent their employees home without even considering cyber security.

The #1 Mistake Companies Make With Their IT

If you’re like many businesses today, there’s a good chance you’ve made this one mistake with your IT security: you don’t budget for it.

Or if you do budget for it, it’s not enough to really protect your business.

Time and time again, business owners decide NOT to invest in IT services.

Cybercriminals Are Out In Full Force In Today’s Crazy Times — Here’s How To Stop Them

In the past couple of months, just about everyone has been forced to shift priorities. If you’re like many business owners, you are intently focused on pivoting your business to accommodate today’s “new normal.” In fact, you are probably investing so much of your time in trying to retain your customers and generate new cash flow that you barely have time to even think about cyber security.

How To Quickly Shift To A Work-From-Home Business Model To Maximize Productivity In Today’s Coronavirus Environment

As a business owner today, you are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. You are asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve.” You are asked to allow your employees to work from home to reduce possible exposure and slow the spread of COVID-19.

These are all reasonable requests, however.

How to Deal With “Shadow IT”

Shadow IT (unauthorized IT systems) can be incredibly frustrating to IT managers and other executives. It can be equally frustrating to employees. Generally speaking, people look for better ways to do their job. Humans are wired to be efficient. So when we go out of our way to research a better solution, find that solution, implement it, and even have success with it, it is frustrating to say the least when IT walks in and rips it out from under us.