Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - July 2021 Quote of the Month: "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." - Mae West The Ransomware Industrial Complex - And How To Deal With It NOTE: To read this newsletter online or to browse past topics that we have covered over the years, go here. As the ransomware threat is increasing, different players in the ransomware ‘game’ are interacting with each other to make it ‘worse.’ The main way to measure … [Read more...] about The Ransomware Industrial Complex – And How To Deal With It
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Last month, we talked about G Suite and its various features. This month's subject is Computer Security. We've covered it before, but computer security is ALWAYS important. As Always, Happy Computing! And Happy Thanksgiving! -- Tom Grundig Antivirus for Computer Security Even though it is not always perfect, having antivirus is important. Windows 8 and Windows 10 have Windows Defender preinstalled as part of the operating system. In almost every case, Windows … [Read more...] about November Newsletter: Computer Security
Last month, we discussed Computer Security This time: The latest in backup technology and services offered by companies like Datto. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Network-driven Local and Cloud Backup Technology with Virtualization Network driven backups have been a thing for a while now, but a new wave has hit in the recent years. We feel we should discuss the differences between devices of the past, and the new age that has been passed … [Read more...] about June Newsletter: Backup Technology
The city of Pleasant Hill is well-managed, healthily growing, and a great place to start or expand a business. For this reason, the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce is ever-expanding and strengthening as a great support for businesses in the area. So what do people do for Pleasant Hill IT Support? Managed IT Services Many business is in Pleasant Hill are focusing on what their best at: their business. That’s why they subscribe to Managed IT Services with Grundig IT. We … [Read more...] about Looking for Pleasant Hill IT Support?
Running a business, you may have information that you want to both protect and make easily accessible. Cloud storage options can be the ideal solution for keeping valuable data safe, while allowing it to be accessed across your business. There are many options and it can be hard to know which will be the best for you. Here we learn more about the different types of cloud storage as well as the pros and cons of each approach. Personal or Mobile Cloud Storage Personal cloud storage typically … [Read more...] about What’s The Best Cloud Storage For Small Business?
I know I need to protect my website so it can keep serving you safely well into the future, so I take precautions. Protecting your business or personal website is an essential question for every website owner. News reports constantly reveal the risks posed by leaving a website unprotected and vulnerable to malicious attacks and hackers. You may be asking yourself "What protections are necessary to protect my website? Are the strict precautions taken by larger businesses necessary for smaller … [Read more...] about How Can I Protect My Website?
In our last blog, we looked at how data can be recovered in the event a drive is damaged or inaccessible. Rather than trying to retrieve data after it has been lost, a more effective and safe way to preserve your data is to back it up regularly. If you’re a small business, knowing how to safely back up your data can seem overwhelming and confusing. These 5 simple tips can help you protect your valuable business and customer information with effective small business data backup. Get … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Small Business Data Backup
Every business has data that is essential for their operations, whether it’s files, documents, records, plans or proposals. But what happens if you lose that data because it is corrupted, hacked or deleted? All too often, both businesses and individuals find themselves in the position of missing essential data without any backup. While the situation can seem hopeless, you do have options for getting your data back, and this is called data recovery. What is Data Recovery? Data recovery is … [Read more...] about What Is Data Recovery and Do I Need It?
Last month, we talked about ransomware and what to do about it. This month, we will cover passwords and how to simplify password management while remaining secure. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Password security: What you need to know. Password security is important, as it is the final line of defense against an intruder. Luckily, some new tools, combined with newly talked-about guidelines, could make this … [Read more...] about September Newsletter: Password Security
Last month, we went over how your privacy is invaded online by your ISP, Google, Facebook and other sites or companies. This month, we will cover what you can do to help protect your information. We will go over some of the main avenues for data collection by various websites that you may frequent. Then we will demonstrate how you can opt out of data collection services or reduce the amount of data that is collected and stored. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As … [Read more...] about July Newsletter: Internet Privacy Changes