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Create an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan For Your Business

Fundamentally, almost every business is a technology business today. Data traffic carries far more than just internet traffic, it can carry VoIP, email, and offsite backup. In short – it’s communication. It’s your business’s lifeline. Your business is dependent on its technology. Is your disaster recovery plan in place?

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Stopping Emotet with Sophos

The US Department for Homeland Security considers Emotet to be one of the most costly and destructive threats to US business right now. Here’s how Sophos deals with it. 

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Password Managers

What makes for a “Strong” Password these days? We frequently tell clients: Do not use obvious passwords Your birthdateA family member's birthdateYour child's name or pet's nameYour favorite sports team Do not use passwords that might be easy to associate with you via...

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Windows 7 is coming to an end. Are you prepared?

Originally released on October 22nd, 2009, Windows 7 was Microsoft’s most well-received operating system up to that point. Users loved its simple user interface and its intuitive controls. But after 10 years, Microsoft’s pulling the plug on its aging software. Now a...

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Introducing “Over the Counter”

Welcome to our weekly column focused on the healthcare industry. Here at Nexa1, we view our role in technology much like a physician, we consult with our clients, take a history, review symptoms, schedule tests, and prescribe a solution.  Sometimes that solution is as...

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How to prevent browser tracking in Firefox and Chrome

Most of us use Firefox or Chrome to browse the web. Most of us also deal with ads, popups and tracking every day. It's annoying, but there IS a way to slow it down or stop it. Firefox and Chrome are both great browsers, but there is always room for improvement....

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Introducing “The Success Factory”

Almost 11 years ago, we started out in the business world as Alpha Dog Systems. We started with a humble beginning, focusing on technology education and dabbling in web design on the side. Over time, things have changed. We have torn down and rebuilt the company quite...

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Nexa1 Will Be Closed for Presidents’ Day

We will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019, for Presidents' Day. We will reopen on Tuesday morning at 8 am. As always, if there is an emergency, call us and leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!  ...

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Chat While You Edit in Word

Another great tip from Microsoft's Office Training Center! Collaborate with co-authors without leaving Word. Save your document to the cloud to get started. Available in Excel and PowerPoint, too. This feature is available to Office 365 Subscribers only....

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