Month: March 2023

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Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)

Why do I need an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)?

By Matt Ballard | March 28, 2023
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Imagine you are working on an important job for your company’s most profitable client. Or perhaps you are in college and working on a final term paper. Maybe it is a massive spreadsheet or a multiple page document that you have spent hours working on. Suddenly the power at your office or home goes out!…

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What are social media bots

What are social media bots and how can I protect myself?

By SandStorm IT | March 21, 2023
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Chances are, if you have used any popular social media platforms recently, you have been exposed to social media bots.  By definition, this is not necessarily a bad thing, since these bots are just accounts on social media which are run automatically by a computer program rather than a human.  However, most benign bots are…

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Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

What are Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems?

By SandStorm IT | March 14, 2023
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You may not be aware of Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) as they relate to Information Technology (IT), but the concept is simple enough – an IPS is like the lock on your front door, it keeps people from being able to simply walk in and go through all of your…

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Cloud Backup versus On-Site Backup

Benefits of Cloud Backup versus On-Site Backup

By SandStorm IT | March 7, 2023
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We live in a world today where cybersecurity is one of the most important factors a company must consider when making decisions about their data and network.  Part of this discussion must be data backups as they are extremely important. You absolutely must have backups of your data.  With the types of viruses, such as…

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