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Don’t Get Phished!

By Doyle Sanders | November 29, 2022
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There has been a lot of local news and buzz lately about phishing activities and not the ones where you catch dinner! Emails, websites, and even telephone calls can be phishing expeditions by the less than trustworthy.  We’ve all heard of folks hit by identity theft.  And, yes, sometimes that comes from hackers and the…

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Google Search Tricks

Ultimate Google Search Tips and Tricks Cheat Sheet

By Jeff Fowler | November 22, 2022
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We’ve done a few posts in the past regarding tips and tricks using Google, such as “5 Google Search Tricks You May Not Know“, but as you know, there are hundreds of things that Google can do. We would like to share some of our top Google Search Tips and Tricks in this “Cheat Sheet”.…

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TWO FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

What is Two Factor Authentication?

By SandStorm IT | November 15, 2022
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Two Factor Authentication, commonly abbreviated 2FA, is a second layer of authentication in addition to your password used to keep your accounts safe. Typically, a code is sent to your phone (by text or application) every time you sign into your account. You enter this code after you receive it to finish the login process.…

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small business

Bigger isn’t always better: Why working with a small business can be awesome!

By Jeff Fowler | November 8, 2022
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Small Businesses are the driving force behind the US Economy. The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) estimates that there are nearly 28,000,000 small businesses that employ 56,000,000 workers while creating 2 out of every 3 new jobs. You would be surprised at just how many small businesses are in your city that you didn’t know…

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Purchasing a New Computer

Five Things to Consider When Purchasing a New Computer (Updated 11/2022)

By SandStorm IT | November 1, 2022
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When shopping for a new computer, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options. The purpose of this article is to highlight some of the most important factors when deciding which PC is right for you or your business. 1. What will the PC be used for? This question should always be…

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The Holidays Are Coming… And So Are The Scams

By Jeff Fowler | October 25, 2022
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The holiday shopping season is coming up, which means you’re probably spending more time shopping online than at any other time of the year. In today’s post, we’ll go over some of the common scams and give some tips to avoid being scammed this time of the year. Fake Websites In the next few months,…

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Bad Battery Life on your device? Here are a few things to check.

By Robert Cleveland | October 17, 2022
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Smartphones are the new way of life in today’s day-to-day life. We can do anything we need to do on a computer from a handheld device. But, what happens if your device’s battery life doesn’t last? In this post, we’ll discuss a few things that you can look at to extend the battery life of your device. Charging…

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Should You Outsource Your Network Support & Management?

By Jeff Fowler | October 11, 2022
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When decisions are being made about who is managing their network, there is sometimes debate whether in-house is a better option than using a trusted IT partner. In this post, we’ll help you determine which side of the grass is greener. Network Outsourcing is the forming of a relationship with a 3rd party IT Provider…

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Cyberattackers Aren’t the Only Threat to Your Business Technology

By Jeff Fowler | October 4, 2022
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Imagine a world where cyberattackers aren’t a threat to your business. While this completely unrealistic scenario would be less intimidating, you still have to consider factors other than cyberattacks. In this blog post, we’ll be discussing those factors that are a threat to your business. Outdated Technology and Software In today’s world of “on-demand”, people…

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WORKGROUP NETWORK

Are you still on a workgroup network?

By SandStorm IT | September 27, 2022
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A business computer network can be identified as either a workgroup or domain network. There are many benefits to moving into a domain network, and today we’ll cover some of the more important aspects of why you should consider making the move. How do I know? First off, there are a couple of methods to…

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