Managed IT Services is a transaction often required by businesses large and small in order to operate efficiently. It’s unfortunate that some owners and managers misinterpret the scale of services provided by a Managed IT Provider. To some extent, there is a contractual obligation toward the expected services, but there is also a simple limitation as to […]
Spade Technology is a Boston IT Services company that specializes in helping local businesses. Spade offers local engineers and IT service professionals.
The clock is set and the alarm will go off January 14, 2020. Security will become outdated without updates, jeopardizing compliance requirements, and next year will be here much faster than it seems.
Managed Service Providers globally have introduced a new buzzword into their service vocabulary….Introducing, the vCIO! What is a vCIO? How Does A vCIO Benefit Your Company? Technology can be so tantalizing, especially for a small-to-midsized business. The promise is there. So is the hype. With the right Information Technology (IT), you can streamline your business processes and […]
It happens to the best of us. You’ve invested serious time and effort into a Microsoft Office file for an upcoming presentation. You may even be moments away from finishing your work. Then it happens: your Mac goes down, hard. Maybe the power goes out, or maybe you get the dreaded “Sad Mac” screen of […]
What Is the Big Picture in Terms of Cybercrime in 2018? The past few years have revealed trends that show us cybercrime won’t just go away. The following stats put the breadth of the threat into perspective: Cybercrime was the 2nd largest crime in terms of the number of incidents reported. Cybercrime accounts for more than half all criminal activity in the U.K. […]
Users of Facebook Messenger, which number over 1.2 billion people worldwide, now have a new feature that makes life a bit easier after making an “oops.” An oops is a mistake in an instant message that is immediately noticed, right after sending it, by the person who wrote it. It could be that a message […]
Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of services that includes Customer Lockbox and Privileged Access Management. Both tools to assist customers in meeting their compliance obligations and maximizing data security and privacy. These tools are currently only available for customers with Office 365 Enterprise and Advanced Compliance SKUs. Privileged accounts are being compromised more rapidly every day and […]
Apple is yet to disclose how much it is going to reward a 14-year-old U.S. teenager for discovering a massive security breach on its FaceTime video call system. It is believed that part of the reward money will be set aside for his high school education fund. On Thursday, Grant Thompson noticed the group FaceTime bug while on a […]
Microsoft announced they are stopping mainstream support for Windows 7. This is a popular operating system, so this creates concern for many. All support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020.