Author: Phil Stinson
Make Sure Your Windows 10 Computer Is Ready for Feature Updates
Make Sure Your Windows 10 Computer Is Ready for Feature Updates It is important to install Windows 10’s feature updates when they are rolled out. Toward that end, it helps to be prepared for them. Learn about two important preparations you should make. When Microsoft initially released Windows 10 in […]
IoT Devices Might Not Look Like a Computer, But They Can Be Just as Dangerous
IoT Devices Might Not Look Like a Computer, But They Can Be Just as Dangerous Installing an IoT-ready security camera or outfitting a crucial production system with IoT technology can put a business in harm’s way. Learn about the security risks that IoT devices can pose and how to mitigate […]
Preparing Your Business for the Winter
Preparing Your Business for the Winter You may not want to think about it right now, BUT snow, sleet and heavy rain can have disastrous consequences for your IT infrastructure. Learn how a good disaster recovery plan can protect your company against stormy weather. Colder temperatures and stormy weather have […]
Enhance your Cybersecurity Through Employee Training
Enhance your Cybersecurity Through Employee Training While many companies realize they should provide IT security training, they often do not know where to begin. If your business is one of them, here are some suggestions to get you started. The actions of careless and uninformed employees are a leading cause […]
1 Out of Every 101 Emails Is Sent by a Hacker
1 Out of Every 101 Emails Is Sent by a Hacker Does your business receive hundreds of emails each day? If so, there is a good chance some of them have been sent by hackers. Find out how to protect your business from malicious emails. Most businesses receive hundreds of […]
How to See Which Files Are Taking Up the Most Space in Windows 10
How to See Which Files Are Taking Up the Most Space in Windows 10 The longer you have your computer, the more files you will accumulate on it. Here is how you can find out how much space you have left on the hard drive of your Windows 10 computer […]
The Pros and Cons of Moving Your Email Services to the Cloud
The Pros and Cons of Moving Your Email Services to the Cloud Many businesses have moved their email services to Microsoft Office 365 or Google G Suite to reduce costs. If you are thinking about making a similar move, you should consider other factors besides the financial impact. Here are […]
7 Ways Small Businesses Can Take Full Advantage of Office 365
7 Ways Small Businesses Can Take Full Advantage of Office 365 If you subscribe to Office 365 Business Premium or Microsoft 365 Business, you have access to seven apps designed for small companies. They are part of your subscription, so there are no additional costs to use them. Here is […]
How to Get the Biggest Bang Out of Your Cloud Services Buck
How to Get the Biggest Bang Out of Your Cloud Services Buck Companies often turn to the cloud to save money, but many of them are spending more than they need to on cloud services. Find out why companies overspend and how to avoid doing so. Businesses have whole-heartedly embraced […]
SamSam Is on the Loose and Headed for a Server Near You
SamSam Is on the Loose and Headed for a Server Near You In March 2018, the SamSam ransomware ravaged Atlanta’s computer systems, bringing many city services to a halt. This wasn’t the first time hackers used this ransomware to wreak havoc and it won’t be the last. Learn how SamSam […]
Get Your Documents out of the File Cabinet and into the Cloud
Get Your Documents out of the File Cabinet and into the Cloud Does your business have numerous file cabinets stuffed with documents, making it hard to find the files you need? If so, you might consider storing your files in the cloud instead. Digitally storing your documents will make them […]
The Top 5 Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup
The Top 5 Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup Have you switched your company’s backup solution to hybrid cloud backup yet? Find out 5 reasons why you should consider jumping onto the hybrid cloud backup bandwagon. Hybrid cloud backup, also known as disk-to-disk-to-cloud (D2D2C), combines your existing on-premise infrastructure with cloud-based […]
3 Tips for Shrinking Your RTOs and RPOs
3 Tips for Shrinking Your RTOs and RPOs Companies are constantly striving to improve their data recovery plans. Consider these three tips to help reduce your plan’s recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO). Recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) are two of the most […]
4 Steps for Creating a Business Continuity Plan
4 Steps for Creating a Business Continuity Plan Surviving disasters is all about planning. Find out how to prepare your business for a crisis. Developing strategies for business growth is a cornerstone of the modern organization. Developing strategies to help avoid business loss is just as important, which means business […]
5 Ways to Prepare Your IT Systems for Severe Weather
5 Ways to Prepare Your IT Systems for Severe Weather Hurricanes, tornados, and other types of severe weather can be devastating to your IT systems. Discover five ways you can prepare for severe weather so that damage and downtime are minimized. Severe weather can be as devastating to your IT […]
Hackers Are Masquerading as Trusted Business Contacts
Hackers Are Masquerading as Trusted Business Contacts Hackers are getting really good at creating what are called “spear phishing” emails. Emails specifically targeting employees who handled their companies’ finances. To trick those employees into falling for the scam, they made the emails appear to be from trusted business associates. Learn […]
Why You Should Take the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Seriously
Why You Should Take the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Seriously Most of the computing devices in use today have two security vulnerabilities in their chips. Learn how this situation evolved, why you should be concerned, and what you can do to protect your business’s devices. “I need it now” is […]
4 Security and Privacy Dangers Businesses Might Encounter in 2018
4 Security and Privacy Dangers Businesses Might Encounter in 2018 Data breaches and ransomware are not the only dangers your business might face in 2018. Here are four predictions you should be aware of when developing your security and data privacy strategies. Data breaches and ransomware took center stage in […]
What You Need to Know about Fileless Attacks
What You Need to Know about Fileless Attacks Fileless attacks are on the rise. However, many people are unfamiliar with them. Learn what they are and how to protect your business from them. Fileless attacks are not new, but they are becoming more common. Thirty-five percent of all cyberattacks in […]
Fall VOIP Phone Sale
Fall Polycom Phone Sale If you are considering moving to a VOIP phone solution or already have one in place and just need new phones, now may be a good time to talk. Through our partnership with Phone.com, Polycom is offering discounts on 4 of their most popular model through […]
3 Things You Can Do to Ensure Infrastructure Security
3 Things You Can Do to Ensure Infrastructure Security No matter how quickly IT security practices progress, security threats often seems to outpace them. Threats are becoming more technically sophisticated and harder to detect. Not only do security attacks result in economic consequences, but they also impact the reliability of […]
New Face at Intec Solutions – Alex Mowery
New Face at Intec Solutions – Alex Mowery Intec Solutions is pleased to welcome the newest addition to our support team…Alex Mowery. Alex is currently a senior at Northern Kentucky University where he’s working on his Bachelor of Science Degree in Informatics with a focus in Cyber Security. Alex has […]
How to Keep Your Company’s Network Secure
How to Keep Your Company’s Network Secure How secure is your company’s network? Protecting your information assets is one of the most important steps you can take toward long-term stability. Smart companies take a multifaceted approach to IT security, building layers of defense between themselves and hackers. Here are four […]
6 Ways to Make Your Network Security Training More Effective
6 Ways to Make Your Network Security Training More Effective Cybercriminals like to target the weakest link in companies’ security defenses — and that link is often the employees. But it does not have to be that way. Your employees can provide an important line of defense against cybercrime if […]
How to Share Files and Folders in OneDrive
How to Share Files and Folders in OneDrive Many businesses are taking advantage of Microsoft’s OneDrive accounts to store their data in the cloud. Businesses can do more than just store their files and folders, though. They can also share files and folders with employees, giving those individuals the ability […]
Is Your Network Safe from Cybercriminals?
Ransomware, phishing, and other types of cyberattacks are on the rise. We will review your systems, recommend appropriate steps, and implement & monitor a solution to protect your business from these attacks.
Can your IT Systems Recover from Any Disaster?
Be prepared for minor mishaps and major disasters. Our team will analyze your business to provide solutions that align with your requirements. We then monitor and test to ensure reliability.
Looking for Ways to Save Money & Increase Productivity?
Moving some or all of your infrastructure and applications to the cloud can improve your productivity and save you money.
Is Anyone Watching Your Network 24 x 7?
Keeping your systems updated is critical. We can remotely monitor and manage your network 24×7, handling alerts, verifying backups, applying relevant security patches and updates to minimize downtime.
A New Ransomware Attack is Infecting Airlines, Banks, and Utilities Across Europe
A New Ransomware Attack is Infecting Airlines, Banks, and Utilities Across Europe A major ransomware attack has brought businesses to a close throughout Europe, in an infection reminiscent of last month’s WannaCry attack. The most severe damage is being reported by Ukrainian businesses, with systems compromised at Ukraine’s central bank, […]
How to Make Sense of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
How to Make Sense of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Maybe you’re on a team that has been tasked with selecting a VDI provider. Or, maybe you’re in charge of the budget and are wondering what virtual desktop infrastructure can do for your company. Whether you understand the gist of VDI, […]
Can VoIP Save Your Company Money?
Can VoIP Save Your Company Money? The economy might technically be out of recession, but businesses are still doing everything in their power to cut costs and save as much as possible. One possible avenue for savings is switching from a traditional business phone plan to a VoIP plan. VoIP […]
Intec Solutions Announces Partnership with Phone.com
As a long time IT Managed Services provider, Intec Solutions is proud to announce our newest partnership with Phone.com. Phone.com is a cloud-based communications services provider, and has created the best business- communications platform on the planet–an always-available phone system that adjusts to your business needs, with more than 50 […]
Confused by all of the Technology Options Available?
Your business is unique, so why put up with cookie-cutter solutions to meet special IT needs? Our experienced consultants will guide you through the maze of options and work with you to find a solution that meets your exact requirements.
Do All of your Communication Tools Integrate Seamlessly?
Communication and collaboration tools make it easier for employees to do their jobs. We will ensure that you are using the best options for your business
Are Your Employees Getting the Tech Support They Need?
Having a reliable help desk can eliminate frustration and lost productivity. Our experienced technicians can assist your team with IT problems so they can get back on track quickly.
Don’t Let Your Business Become the Next Spear Phishing Victim
Spear phishing scams targeted at businesses have proven to be very lucrative for cybercriminals. For example, since January 2015, hackers have stolen over $3 billion (USD) from more than 22,000 companies worldwide using a type of spear phishing attack known as a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam, according to the […]
Tired of Software that doesn’t Meet YOUR Needs?
Your software platform must evolve, or you could lose your ability to compete — and off-the-shelf solutions are not always up to the task. We deliver Custom Applications built to YOUR Specifications
5 Signs That You Might Be Outgrowing Your IT Infrastructure
As your company grows, your IT needs evolve. Your IT infrastructure must keep up with these changes. Updating the infrastructure often requires an upfront investment. However, the costs incurred from staying with your current setup can be more costly in the long run. Here are five signs that indicate you […]
How to Improve the WiFi Signal in your Office
Many small and midsized businesses use wireless networks because they are easy to set up and convenient to use. However, a weak Wi-Fi signal can mean slow connection speeds and a smaller range of coverage. Not being able to quickly access data and applications from all areas in an office […]
4 IT Trends that will Affect Businesses in 2017
There is no crystal ball that businesses can use to see the exact IT problems and opportunities that they will encounter each year. However, by looking at past and present IT trends, they can get a sense of where IT is heading and how the new direction might affect their […]