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Equifax data breach: yet another reminder that businesses must put IT security at the forefront of their minds

Last week, news broke that credit bureau Equifax experienced a monumental data breach. The Federal Trade Commission reports that 143 million American consumers had extremely sensitive personal information leaked – the likes of social security numbers, addresses, driver’s license numbers, phone numbers, and even credit card numbers. For consumers affected, it’s yet another hassle. For Equifax, it’s a nightmare of Continue Reading...
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What is Office 365?

Perhaps by now, you’ve heard some chatter about Microsoft’s Office 365 product. Its increasing popularity probably has you asking, “what is it?” In short, Office 365 is Microsoft’s all-in-one productivity suite. The subscription-based service offers users access to email, collaboration tools, file storage, and yes, the software bundle we all know and love that includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Continue Reading...
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Reducing your exposure to malware online

There’s a good chance that at some point or another you’ve dealth with malware online. From basic spam redirects to much more elaborate ransomware schemes, there’s no shortage of infections your computer can get out there on the web. So how do you reduce your potential exposure to these infections? Certainly, there are a few steps you can take. And Continue Reading...
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Changing your firewall? Here are some things to consider

Technology is constantly changing. Consumers and business alike often want the “latest and greatest” when it comes to hardware and software, but this is often particularly true when it comes to the security companies need to put into place to protect their networks and data. Firewall technology has been a staple on computer networks for years, and businesses are always Continue Reading...
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Hosted PBX: One less worry when it comes to communication

An overwhelming amount of businesses today are still using old-fashioned telephone systems. But why? For many businesses, change is hard. After all, why change something that’s working? A few reasons, actually. First, Hosted PBX is affordable. Which means in a great majority of cases, it’s less expensive than your current phone solution. Secondly, Hosted PBX offers a variety of features Continue Reading...
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Colocation: A solution for the growing business

You would probably be surprised just how many small businesses host their servers out of their own offices. Often times in areas not specifically designated to house extremely valuable equipment vital to the operation of the company. While it may work for more established companies, hosting your own equipment can be a troublesome affair. You could very quickly find yourself Continue Reading...
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Thousands of computers now infected with ‘WannaCry’ ransomware

A ransomware program first discovered on the 12th of May has now infected upwards of 200,000 computer systems around the world, various news outlets report. Dubbed ‘WannaCry’, the trojan virus operates by holding an infected computer’s file hostage with a demand for payment, typically with cryptocurrency like bitcoin. The first demanded ransom is $300. If the victim does not pay Continue Reading...
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Explore our cost-effective Hosted PBX utilizing Cisco Phones!

VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, is one just one of many ways businesses all over the world are modernizing their communications. Businesses can use their existing Internet connection to place and receive calls with crystal-clarity. In addition, VoIP offers features and flexibility that antiquated phones systems cannot – all at an affordable price! With Meganet’s Hosted PBX service, you Continue Reading...
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The importance of keeping your software up to date

Take a look at the software you use every day. When is the last time you’ve updated it? For many, keeping software up to date is not a priority – because as some say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Our technical support team runs into all types of software when troubleshooting with customers, and it’s not at all Continue Reading...
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Managing your passwords the right way

Passwords. You probably have a significant number of them. One for your Facebook. Another for email. Yet another one to log into your bank account. How does one effectively manage all of his/her passwords? It can be a complex undertaking – especially keeping track of which password is used for each service. But there is a way to keep organized, Continue Reading...
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