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Is fileless malware a threat to you?

Is fileless malware a threat to you?

There have been some truly horrifying cyber-security headlines popping up over the last month. If you’ve been reading about “fileless” malware attacking banks and other big-name institutions around the world, we’re here to set the record straight: Your business isn’t in direct danger.

The state of web services in 2017

The state of web services in 2017

It’s almost the end of the first quarter of 2017 (where did the time go?) and it’s time to start thinking about what information technology will look like for the rest of the year. That could mean anything from forecasting the costs of adopting new technology to upgrading your products to better integrate with new trends.

Simplex-IT’s CyberSecurity Seminar, with Sophos Security

Simplex-IT’s CyberSecurity Seminar, with Sophos Security

Simplex-IT is hosting a CyberSecurity Seminar  with Sophos Security on April 12th!

This seminar is specifically geared towards the CEO or Business Owner of local businesses who are concerned about lost or stolen devices with access to company information, privacy of confidential information, employment litigation introduced when employees use personal devices to access company data and State and Federal laws that carry heavy fines for lost or stolen data.

Simplex-IT Celebrates Pi Day, and Almost Pi Day

Simplex-IT Celebrates Pi Day, and Almost Pi Day

What better way to celebrate Pi Day than with real pie? We couldn’t think of a single one! The plan was to deliver pies to our Gold and Platinum clients on Pi Day (Tuesday 3/14). We gathered a list, made our routes, ordered pies, made some cool Pi Day cards, and had a good plan.

Why you should be an Office Insider

Why you should be an Office Insider

To deliver unparalleled service, Microsoft tests products and features months before they’re released to the public. One of the ways they do this is with the Office Insider program, a voluntary Office 365 subscription that gives participants a sneak peek into future Microsoft developments.

Window 10’s biggest flaws addressed

Window 10’s biggest flaws addressed

In the past year, Microsoft was heavily criticized for forcing the Windows 10 OS update on PC users. After thousands of customer complaints, the tech giant vowed to make changes and appease disgruntled end users. With the new year are signs that the firm is finally tending to these problems.

Simplex-IT welcomes Robert Walter

Simplex-IT welcomes Robert Walter

Hi, fellow web-crawlers! My name is Robert Walter, and I’m honored to be the new Marketing Communications Associate here at Simplex-IT! My previous work has been with the Illinois Departments of Revenue, Division of Banking, the Department of Human Rights, and the royal court of Asgard where I was a taste tester for the King.

Moving unified communications to the cloud

Moving unified communications to the cloud

Migrating your organization’s unified communications (UC) to the cloud seems like a no-brainer: it’s practical, it’s cheap, it’s the future. Big-name companies such as Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon now offer Unified communications as a Service (UCaaS), and it’s only a matter of time before it takes over the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) space.

What exactly is preventive cyber-security?

What exactly is preventive cyber-security?

There has been a movement among technology providers to promise “proactive” cyber security consulting. Small- and medium-sized businesses love the idea of preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches before they happen, and service providers would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events.

Bob’s DC Wrap up #CompTIAFlyin

March 3rd, 2017

Keep in mind, my professional world steers pretty clear of Federal governing.  I will write/email to my Congressman and Senators on occasions (not as much as I should, truth be told).  But involvement on actual Bills or Laws?  Not really.

I started to write this on Thursday afternoon, grabbing a bite to eat while waiting for my plane at Reagan International airport in DC.  I spent the day in DC catching up on work.