2016 September Newsletter

September 1st, 2016

What is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Should I Use it if Available?

Let’s start off with what MFA is. If you haven’t already heard about it, you will. In the past most computer accounts only offered a username and password as an option to access and secure your accounts.

2016 June Newsletter

May 31st, 2016

RansomWare—What is it and how do we protect ourselves?

Wikipedia Definition: Ransomware is a class of malware which restricts access to the computer system that it infects, and demands a ransom paid to the creator of the malware in order for the restriction to be removed.

2016 March Newsletter

February 19th, 2016

Why is it important for small business owners to take steps to protect their IT information and features?

In most businesses, if their network goes down, they are dead in the water. They end up paying employees to do nothing or work at a drastically reduced level of productivity.

2015 December Newsletter

November 27th, 2015

What is the minimum IT security recommended for small businesses/new businesses?

I always cringe when I am asked this question. The truth is, if you are only doing the minimum, you are not doing enough. Your best bet is to hire a qualified IT provider or consultant, and follow their recommendations.

2015 September Newsletter

August 18th, 2015

From the desk of Steve Kelsch


In fiscal year 2013, the Wage and Hour Division recovered nearly a quarter of a billion dollars in back wages for workers whose employers improperly denied them pay they had earned.