Simplex-IT Named a Weatherhead 100 Upstart

Simplex-IT Named a Weatherhead 100 Upstart

Simplex-IT was recognized as a Weatherhead 100 Upstart on Thursday December 1, 2016. The Weatherhead 100 Upstart Award is granted to the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio with no more than 15 employees or net sales of less than $15M last year.

Forget Reading Data, These Ingenious Hackers Listen to Data

Computing systems are always vulnerable to some obscure hack or another, and researchers are always trying to find ways to shore them up and prevent future attacks. One previously undiscovered hack literally sounds far-fetched. It uses the sounds that your hard drive makes to help a hacker steal data from your machine, including encryption keys designed to keep your data safe and secure.

3 Ways Car Owners Can Relate to IT Administrators

Technology is a critical component of the modern office, but it’s only a matter of time until it breaks down and leaves you in a bind. In a way, it’s a lot like owning a vehicle. You need it to get from Point A to Point B, but when it doesn’t work properly, it winds up costing you an arm and a leg.

We Dig Into the Hacker’s Playbook for Some Solid Security Lessons

What crosses your mind when you think about hacking attacks and data breaches? Do you picture a hacker in a ski mask typing furiously, or do you imagine scenes made memorable like those in television and film in works like Mr. Robot or Live Free or Die Hard? In the latter, hacking attacks are perpetrated by masterminds or those with grand ambition.

2016 Geek Raffle

Our Annual Geek Raffle was so much fun! A great big thank you to The Malted Meeple for hosting us again this year, and to Back to Balance for providing chair massages to our participants! We sold $233 dollars worth of raffle tickets and handed out some great prizes (see all the pictures below). We did it a little differently this year, each prize had it's own drawing.

Make Sure Your Business Technology Covers These 2 Areas

All businesses need to use some sort of technology to keep their operations moving forward. Yet, it’s often difficult to gauge how new solutions will function with your current systems. You need to take your options into careful consideration before making such an important choice, and only an analysis of your current setup will help you ensure the success of your new technology.

New Grandkid, Swordplay, Geek Raffle

So. November. You played me. In so many ways, by so many methods. Some wonderful. Some reaaally annoying. Some…so close. So very, very close. But it’s time to say goodbye.

But we also need to say hello to my latest grandson, Alexander Locke Shonk.