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Reopening Business: Challenges We All Will Face

The hinges make a squeaky protest as you open them; after all, you haven’t unlocked that door in months. You are excited to be reopening, but you’re also apprehensive: what has changed? What new strategies or solutions will I need to succeed? Is my network as ready to get back to work as I am?  I already know that when I’m reopening business, challenges are just on the other side of that door. Am I really ready? 

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Indoor and outdoor fun for summertime

Summer is the time for throwing your cares to the wind and having fun. But with the coronavirus pandemic still raging across the globe, it’s hard to be carefree right now. That doesn’t mean we aren’t all craving some indoor and outdoor fun this summer.

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Tech Tips and Industry News

A PCI Compliance Checklist That Will Cover 90% of Your Obligations

If the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) isn’t currently on your radar, we don’t blame you. It’s a […]

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Are VPNs 100% Secure for Small Businesses?

Just like any layer of protection, virtual private networks (VPNs) are not impenetrable. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t essential. A bicycle helmet will crack under enough pressure, but that’s not a good reason to ride around without one or to buy the cheapest one available. VPN security is as essential to remote employees as quality helmets are to bike messengers.

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5 Tech Tips for Innovative Employee Training (Even If It’s Remote)

Our technicians spend most of their working hours designing time-saving IT. Sometimes, it’s as simple as automating an invoice approval process; sometimes, it’s as complex as setting up phone systems that redirect incoming calls based on who is best suited to answer. Whatever it is, the focus is always on getting more done in less time.

Here are our tech-focused employee training ideas that will free up time on your calendar.

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15 July 4th Tidbits: Be A Trivia Master at Your Celebration

While this year’s July 4th celebrations may look a little different than in past years, one thing is for sure: we are still going to be cooking out and watching fireworks, one way or the other.

As you’re putting mustard on your fourth hot dog, (out of the estimated 150 million consumed on this day) consider these 15 July 4th tidbits to share with your family and friends.

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Cybersecurity Tips

Healthcare Ransomware: Protecting Your Patients and Your Network

Healthcare ransomware is not a new threat; healthcare industry organizations have been ransomware targets for decades. Did you know that the very first ransomware attack targeted the healthcare industry in 1989? Joseph Popp, a PHD, sent a very specific ransomware to AIDS researchers, distributing 20000 infected floppy discs (remember them?) across the globe.

Times have changed, though, and while leg warmers and cabbage patch dolls are no longer in fashion, ransomware certainly is.

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Iconic IT in the News in Channele2e

Iconic IT was profiled in Channele2e for Iconic IT’s recent acquisition of Wood Networks.  Read the full article to see what […]

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Cybersecurity Tips

Reopening Your Business in East Texas? Here’s A List of Cybersecurity Safety Tips

Criminals are capable of hacking into your network with a wide variety of tools. There are sites on the dark web that sell ransomware; the bad actors simply buy it, install it, and launch it on the organization of their choice. Reopening your business in East Texas? Check out these cybersecurity safety tips to help you level the playing field.

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Reopening a Business? Some Things Your Customers Aren’t Telling You

Finally, the stay-at-home restrictions are being lifted and freedom reigns once again. You’re reopening a business, but before you hang your “Welcome Back” banners, here are a few things your customers aren’t telling you.

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Network Support and Server Support

What Makes IT Help Desk Services Great?

An MSP is only as good as the help desk services it provides when you need them most. Many MSPs promise great support services, but not all deliver on this promise. What makes some IT help desk services stand out, and what makes others fall short?

Let’s look at the Iconic IT Great Help Desk services play book.

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Ransomware Targets IT Services Providers in East Texas: Is Your MSP at Risk?

IT is getting more complex, and many small to medium-sized businesses are turning to MSPs to handle their IT services in East Texas. Ransomware targets businesses on an alarming basis, taking down state government agencies and even MSPs as it spreads; how can a small to medium-sized business fight back?

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