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Ransomware is on the Rise

Ransomware is on the Rise

We first touched on ransomware back in 2013 discussing a variant called CryptoLocker. First seen in 1989, ransomware is a form of malware that restricts access to the infected computer until a ransom is paid to the malware operator. Certain variants of ransomware,...
HIPAA FAQ Part 1: What is HIPAA?

HIPAA FAQ Part 1: What is HIPAA?

If you are well versed in the healthcare industry, you understand HIPAA and its history. However, for the uninitiated, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in 1996 to set a national standard to protect medical records and other...
Introducing Ascend Inbound Marketing

Introducing Ascend Inbound Marketing

The partners of Nexxtep are proud to announce the formation of a new marketing agency division, Ascend Inbound Marketing.  Ascend will focus on helping clients achieve measurable results in the form of leads, revenue and conversions by using inbound marketing. To this...

5 Things About Encryption You Should Know

When you hear the word encryption, you might think it’s just another technical buzzword with an ambiguous meaning that no one really understands. In reality, encryption has a long history dating all the way back to ancient Greece. 1. A Short History of...

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on B2B Marketing Strategy

So you need a marketing strategy for your B2B business? You have come to the right place! We created this cheat sheet on B2B Marketing Strategy to help you kickstart your planning efforts. B2B Marketing Strategy Cheat Sheet 1. Craft Your Mission and Vision Statement...

Should Your Business Be Using Open Source Software?

It was once so easy to shut down the open source conversation. A single well-placed question from a long list could do the job. Who knew where the software came from? What backdoors had been built into it? Why would developers continue to support something for free?...

Lessons Learned from the Excellus Attack

In a statement, Excellus President and CEO Christopher C. Booth called the breach of the company’s systems a “very sophisticated cyber-attack.” It happened just before Christmas 2013 and was discovered only because Excellus brought in cybersecurity firm Mandiant to...

Squeezing Every Drop from the Cloud

Gartner’s forecasters believe that by 2017 investment in cloud services will account for the majority of all new IT expenditure. IDC says next year there will be an 11 percent shift to the cloud from in-house infrastructure. And of course dealing with cloud...
Do you need marketing automation?

Do you need marketing automation?

According to HubSpot, “At its best, marketing automation is software and tactics that allow companies to buy and sell like Amazon — that is, to nurture prospects with highly personalized, useful content that helps convert prospects to customers and turn...

What’s New in Office 2016?

The changes brought in with the launch of Office 2016 are fundamental, running deeper than simple design changes. Under the surface of Office 2016 runs a river of new collaboration features. The updates, says Microsoft, are all about “we work,” not “me work.”...
Windows Shortcuts

Windows Shortcuts

On this month’s podcast, I talked about some easy, yet little-known Windows shortcuts. I put each of these shortcuts in a short video so you can see them in action. These tips will work in any version of Windows from Windows 7 to Windows 10. For your reference,...
Tips for Choosing a CRM

Tips for Choosing a CRM

If you’re in business, it’s because you have customers. And if you have customers, you need a way to look after them as well as you possibly can. Enter customer relationship management (CRM) tools, a class of software that has become a must-have for many businesses....

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