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Security tips for your IoT devices

Security tips for your IoT devices

Major companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft are investing a lot of money in the Internet of Things (IoT). But just like any other technological trend, it comes with minor bugs and setbacks. Because of the diversity in IoT, developers have yet to develop large-scale security solutions.

Not all hackers are cybercriminals

Not all hackers are cybercriminals

Newspaper headlines and Hollywood movies have shaped our understanding of computer hackers, but in the real world it’s not so simple. Some hackers are making massive contributions to the field of cybersecurity, it just depends on which hat they’re wearing that day.

Get rid of these 5 types of PC clutter

Get rid of these 5 types of PC clutter

Is your PC running slowly? It could be because of all the digital clutter it has to deal with. Clutter can impede your computer’s performance and eat away at its memory. To have your computer performing at top speed again, you need to get rid of these five types of clutter.

We’re growing, getting smarter, and gamier!

December 3rd, 2018

Sooo…2018 is nearly done.  And so am I.  This year has been a very busy and tiring one.  But it’s what Harry Chapin used to call “good tired”.  And we’ll talk about last year (and next year) next month.

We’re growing (again).  We’re on the lookout for a new Level I (more or less entry level) technician.

We’re Growing (Entry Level Tech) again!

December 3rd, 2018
We’re Growing (Entry Level Tech) again!

Simplex-IT is a Managed Service Provider located in Stow, Ohio.  This is a new position, due to the growth we’re experiencing.  We’re looking for an entry level Microsoft IT Engineer (Level I).

What will YOU do?

The responsibilities will include:

Direct support of end users, both remotely and on site
Systems implementations, maintenance, and upgrades
1st level ticket resolution
Troubleshoot and manage backups
Solve and implement user requests
Anti-virus, malware, and security roles
Active Directory administration
Office 365 and/or Exchange Administration

At Simplex-IT you will feel confident in your role, appreciated, and will be on the right track toward a more rewarding career.

Get the most out of Office 365 with these tricks

Get the most out of Office 365 with these tricks

Does your organization need to optimize its migration and provision of Office 365? Here are 6 strategies for managing and making the most out of your subscription to Microsoft’s premium cloud-based productivity suite. Declutter your inbox If you’re having trouble managing the overwhelming amount of emails in your inbox, then using Office 365’s “Clutter” feature […]

Simple tips to increase cloud affordability

Simple tips to increase cloud affordability

Moving to the cloud can save you a considerable amount of money, which explains its rise in popularity over the years. What many business owners fail to realize is that some cloud services come with hidden costs. And while they might seem insignificant at first, they can add up to a staggering amount if left […]

Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

If you’re a Mac user, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority. Without the right security measures, you’re inviting cybercriminals to steal your critical data. Are you willing to take the risk? Secure your computer and fortify your defenses with these six tips.

Don’t be a VoIP eavesdropping victim

Don’t be a VoIP eavesdropping victim

In the digital world, eavesdropping is a form of cyberattack where voice over internet protocol (VoIP) phone calls are intercepted and recorded, usually to glean personal or business information. Since it does not affect call quality, it’s hard to tell if you’ve been a victim of eavesdropping.

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

Your service provider, tasked with looking after your company’s IT, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that kind of longevity in developing continuity plans can result in some providers overlooking or underestimating certain issues.