Cybersecurity can be a differentiator for your business.

Cybersecurity Can Set Your Business Apart

Cybersecurity is becoming vital in today’s world. With all the data breaches popping up every day, you need to ensure your customer’s data is safe and secure. You can also use cybersecurity as a differentiator in your business. Here’s how. Make it a Company Value – if you make security a priority for all your employees your customers will know that you take cybersecurity seriously. The safer they feel their data is in your hands, the more they will trust you and recommend you to their friends. Get Those Certs …

Why IT as a Service Makes Sense for Start-Up Businesses

Why IT as a Service Makes Sense for a Start-Up

If you’re a start-up business, resources are precious, and tasks are never-ending. IT shouldn’t have to be one of those things that never get off your to-do list. IT outsourcing is essential for the initial stages of your business for the following reasons. Time – you don’t need to be wasting those precious hours in your day to complete maintenance, upgrades, or patch installs with your IT network. Leave it to the experts to keep your machines running smoothly in the background after hours so you can grow your business. …

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How will AI Affect Your Business This Year?

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is making its way into every aspect of our lives, and you might not even realize it. So, how will AI affect your business this year? Facial, Image, and Object Recognition – some of these items you might already use, like facial recognition on your iPhone or image recognition in a google search. Healthcare and law enforcement will probably see new applications arise that help them identify perps or subtle changes in a patient’s health. Predict Customer Behavior – with the mining and storage of more and …

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Employee Appreciation Day: March 3rd

Food Buying some office snacks, springing for breakfast or catering a lunch are all great ways for you to show some extra love to your employees, plus people need to eat, and appreciate it more when it’s free! Relaxation Helping the office vibe by offering some relaxation techniques for an hour one day could benefit everyone’s mental health. Hire a massage therapist, yoga instructor or meditation coach to come in and give a class or offer their services to your staff. Gifts Who doesn’t love getting something, even as small …

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Hosted Video Surveillance

We all know about the need for video surveillance in today’s world (unfortunately), but do you know what goes into the “behind the scenes” to make sure it is efficient and effective? When first setting up a system, you need to map out the areas you want to be covered. Planning an area makes sure that you don’t miss an area and end up with a blind spot. After that, you need to figure out how you want things recorded. Onsite? Offsite? How long should the footage be kept? There …

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Hate Doing Software Updates? Your Computer Could Be Vulnerable.

Most of us are aware of the primary ways our computers become vulnerable to hackers; visiting infected websites, having easy to guess passwords, opening attachments/links sent via email, but one of the most forgotten or unknown weak points of a computer is not updating your software. Software updates are something we rarely think about, but they are essential to the health and security of our network. When software manufacturers come out with updates, it is partly due to them finding weak points that hackers can use to infiltrate your computer. …

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Malicious JPG Images on Social Media Spreading Locky Ransomware

IF YOU RECEIVE AN IMAGE FILE SENT BY SOMEONE, EVEN YOUR FRIEND, ON YOUR FACEBOOK MESSENGER, LINKEDIN OR ANY OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM, DO NOT CLICK ON IT. According to thehackernews.com, a new campaign attack has begun. This one is targeting all sorts of social media! Facebook Messenger and LinkedIn have reportedly been hijacked to spread the Locky Ransomware. Booby-trapping JPG images spread the ransomware. In some cases, you don’t even have to download the picture file; the malicious program forcibly downloads to your computer. Once the malware is in your system, …

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Networks Unlimited Named as one of Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado

Networks Unlimited was named one of the Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado 2016 by ColoradoBiz Magazine. Networks Unlimited is only one of 6 companies to earn this honor in Grand Junction. The magazine annually ranks and recognizes the largest private businesses located in Colorado based on revenue growth. This is the first time Networks Unlimited has made this list, coming in at #223. The list is ranked according to the company’s gross revenues over the last year and the percent of change throughout the company’s years in business. The …

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The Trust X Alliance

As some of our Facebook followers might have seen, NU staffers attended the Heartland Chapter meeting for Ingrams’s Trust X Alliance. It was a two-day event hosted in Denver that allowed us to trade best practices with other members in our chapter. These meetings happen twice a year in different locations, with the FULL Trust X Alliance meetings happening in other parts of the country twice a year, as well.