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Don’t let hackers fool you with these tricks

Don’t let hackers fool you with these tricks

The volume of malicious cyber attacks is increasing every year. Although many companies use the latest network security systems, they aren’t immune to the hackers’ favorite strategy — social engineering. Unlike malware, social engineering tricks people into volunteering sensitive data.

Disaster recovery myths you can dismiss

Disaster recovery myths you can dismiss

Technology changes so rapidly. With disaster recovery (DR), we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. What kind of DR myths are still widely accepted by the masses? Here are three that need to be retired immediately. 

Tape backups are the best DR solution
Backup tapes are physical objects that deteriorate over time.

4 types of hackers that may target SMBs

4 types of hackers that may target SMBs

When it comes to cyberattacks, most business owners get hung up on the technical and logistical details, forgetting another important aspect: motive. Why are hackers attacking people and organizations? And whom are they targeting? By answering these questions, you’ll have a better understanding of which of your business’s resources need the most protection.

Employee Spotlight – Joel Haselow

What’s your role at Simplex-IT and when were you hired?
I am a Network and Systems Administrator, I joined the team May 7th 2018.

What’s a typical day like for you at work?
A typical day starts off with emails and phone calls, then critical service tickets, and after that the sky is the limit! There is no such thing as a typical day =)

What has been your favorite project at Simplex-IT?
Here is the PR answer: Every project is my favorite!

What did you do before Simplex-IT?
I worked for a DME billing company as IT Systems Administrator for 5+ years, before that I was at another MSP as System Administrator.

Simplex-IT Announces Dark Web Day! Sign up now!

October 11th, 2018

Some folks may be celebrating Halloween this day, but you know we're not one to follow the crowds. We're blazing a new trail with Dark Web Day! It's shares the day with Halloween because it's just as spooky. And only on Dark Web Day, you get a FREE Dark Web Scan.

Play-Doh, Clams, CoMITs, management plans and liberal arts

October 1st, 2018

Ok, summer is over. The Browns have actually won a game, and the Indians are headed to post-season. As someone who grew up in the 60’s-80’s in Cleveland that still is absolutely “Twilight Zone” worthy (like one of the Play-Doh Day submissions here).

My wife Julie and I (ok, mostly Julie) had our 16th annual clam bake on Saturday with about 40 or so friends and family attending.

Simplex-IT Q4 2018 Goals

October 1st, 2018

Goal Setting time!
Here we go again!  It’s time to communicate to you all our Q4 goals and objectives.  This quarter is a little different in that the goals were set up by the heads of each of the divisions (prior to this one goals were primarily set by CEO Bob Coppedge).  Goals were reviewed with Bob, and then with the entire Management team.

Simplex-IT Report Card for Q3 18 Goals

October 1st, 2018

Q3 is over.  For those paying attention (hello out there<g>?), it’s time for us to review how we’ve been doing.  In a separate post I’ll share what goals we have set up for Q4.  Spoiler alert:  As I’ve said before, I’m fine with not reaching 100% of our goals.

Office, Office 2019 and Office 365

September 28th, 2018

Office, Office 2019 and Office 365
Learn about the future of Office at our upcoming Lunch and Learn.  Click here to RSVP.

One of Microsoft’s most popular products is Office, the combination of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, plus a host of other products that make the list of superheroes in “Avengers 4” look like a one-person play.