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Firmware: the threat most users overlook

Firmware: the threat most users overlook

For decades, one of the most foundational principles of cyber security has remained the same: Always update and patch your software. But for most people, hardware is exempt from this process. They think of hardware as nothing more than a vessel for software to occupy — and that’s totally incorrect.

How HIPAA Impacts Social Media Usage

How HIPAA Impacts Social Media Usage

Social Media can be an effective tool for sharing experiences, building professional connections, and broadcasting conventional healthcare announcements to the public. However, careless posts that have client or patient-specific information could ruin the reputation of any healthcare organization.

Employee Spotlight – Kevin Dutkiewicz

What’s your role at Simplex-IT and when were you hired?
Officially, Technology Director. That translates to both direct support to our customers and then long term strategic decisions for Simplex-IT. I was hired in May 2010.

What’s a typical day like for you at work?
There are no typical days, every day is different!

What has been your favorite project at Simplex-IT?
Nothing specific but generally speaking it’s our onboarding projects.

Benefits of social media policy reviews

Benefits of social media policy reviews

Does your business have a social media policy? If so, when was the last time you updated it? If you’re taking too long to answer these questions, that isn’t a good sign. Because you should be conducting regular reviews, at least annually. You’d enjoy innumerable benefits, and deter your employees from obsessing over Snapchat filters […]

Vulnerabilities on WordPress websites

Vulnerabilities on WordPress websites

“Easy-to-use,” “SEO-friendly,” “open-source,” and “customizable.” These are some of the words that best describe WordPress, currently the most popular Content Management Solutions (CMS) platform. With thousands of websites affected in a recently launched series of attacks, “easy to target,” “hackers’ favorite,” and “prone to attacks” could soon be used to define the experience of running […]

Easy Steps to Create More Space on Windows 10

Easy Steps to Create More Space on Windows 10

Hard drive space is a top priority for Windows 10 users. Techies who use budget computers navigate with limited storage or with Solid-State Drive (SSD). Having little disk space obstructs the free flow and enjoyment of using the hard drive, so you need more storage space.

Time for Growth!

May 1st, 2018

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so." Douglas Adams, author of “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy”.

If this were a week or two from now I would be crowing about the new faces that were joining Simplex-IT. Some joining because of employment.

Simplex-IT Sponsors the WIRE-Net Annual Meeting

Simplex-IT Sponsors the WIRE-Net Annual Meeting

Simplex-IT had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending the WIRE-Net 30th Anniversary Annual Member Meeting at the Renaissance in Cleveland last week. WIRE-Net is a non-profit economic development organization dedicated to improving the community through nurturing manufacturing and the jobs and prosperity that come with it, and this is our fourth year sponsoring their Annual Member Luncheon.

Guest Wi-Fi 101

Guest Wi-Fi 101

No matter who they are, people today expect Wi-Fi access when they’re guests of your office. Setting up your Wi-Fi the wrong way can create a tedious experience for them and even expose your confidential information. So what’s the right way to do it? Never give guests access to your primary Wi-Fi While giving guests […]

FREE Webinar – Microsoft Teams

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