Is Your Website’s Content Up to Snuff?

101200COR When was the last time you updated your website? Not just changed a phone number or added a service, but really gave it a good overhaul?

This industry moves fast – the best practices for the web have changed since even last year.  Sites need to be adjusted so they will perform better on different screen resolutions and mobile devices.  It’s ...

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Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

ASIS, LLC Website Challenge Series Part 1

One of the first things people check before doing business is the company website.  You only have a few seconds to make a good impression.  Did you know that a survey found that 46% of website visitors leave immediately? It is critical to have a professional look, content that is up-to-date and displays properly on a mobile device.

Mobile Site – With computers and now smart phones and tablets ...

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Microsoft Ends Support of Windows XP – NOW WHAT?!

April 8, 2014, a day that will live in operating system infamy. But here we are after it has passed and the computing world goes on. I’m sure that like most you’re thinking, Year 2000 all over again! Lots of talk and no real threat.

But the threat created by Microsoft’s decision to drop support of Windows XP is not and never should have been conveyed as the end of the world. Rather, it’s the beginning of a new one. “Once ...

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Does Your Website Bring You Business or Chase it Away?

ASIS, LLC Website Challenge Series:

Does your Website Bring in New Customers?

 

One of the first things people check before doing business is the company website. Did you know that a survey found that 46% of website visitors leave immediately? It is critical to have a professional look and content that is up-to-date. For a small business making decisions on keeping your website up-to-date, making it productive can be challenging, but we can help.  This is the first in the series ...

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NSA Plants Spyware on PCs, iPhones and more ?

In an article in PC World, it indicated that documents obtained by Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA has intercepted shipments of computers, including parts such as hard drives, to allow them to install spyware.  Read the full details here:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2083300/report-nsa-intercepts-computer-deliveries-to-plant-spyware.html

That is only the tip of the iceberg apparently.  Reports of hundreds of thousands infects via fake facebook page, other articles indicate there was a way to infiltrate iphones and more:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2066840/nsa-reportedly-compromised-more-than-50000-networks-worldwide.html

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/031214-nsa39s-plans-reportedly-involve-infecting-279666.html

However the NSA denies this: http://bgr.com/2014/03/14/nsa-malware-denial-issued/

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Search Engines as Malware Providers

Have you ever had an employee’s PC infected with Trojans or similar malware? The first thing that employee said was, “I promise I didn’t go to any porn sites!” And your first reaction was to look into blocking social media and other websites. Sound familiar! Of course it does…all business owners have been there. But here’s the bad news. The employee was probably telling the truth. They didn’t go to a porn site. And restricting online ...

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Huge Fine Levied After Backup Was Stolen

In case you think you can save some money by manually taking your backups off-site, here is a word of caution.

If you are a health care provider, the HIPAA rules (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ) requires you to conduct an accurate and thorough analysis of the potential risks and vulnerabilities.  If there is a data loss, it is required that you follow the Breach Notification Rules.  In the case of a dermatology practice in Massachusetts, a thumb drive with protected ...

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Windows XP Deadline Looming

In case you didn’t read about it already, Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014.  Some estimates seem to think it is as high as a quarter to a third of the world’s computers are still running XP!  Are you one of them?

Microsoft has supported it for over 12 years so it really is time to move on to new technology.  Even if you’re not a big fan of the new Windows 8, it is still possible ...

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Backup, Backup, Backup

In real estate, there is a saying that a very critical factor is location, location, location.  However for the critical data stored on your computers, there is an equally critical criteria to keeping it safe: backup, backup, backup.

The latest trend is to think that the “cloud” is there to solve all of our problems.  However, all “cloud” services have vulnerabilities such as a recent article about a hacker getting into Apple’s icloud.  With all of the high profile ...

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