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Windows 11: The basics you need to know

Windows 10 remains the most popular operating system (OS) in the world today. And because it will still be supported until 2025, most users don’t feel the urgency to upgrade to Windows 11. While there’s still plenty of time to upgrade to the latest Microsoft OS, it doesn’t hurt to know what you’re getting into — especially because every Microsoft user will eventually have to use it.

The risks of riskware to your business

Many things around us are not intended to be harmful, but have the potential to be dangerous. Take a plastic bag, for example. Although designed to contain things, it can become a suffocation hazard for young children.

This concept of potential danger can also be applied to legitimate and bootleg software programs categorized as riskware.

Why does your law firm need VoIP?

February 20th, 2022

It's vital for New York law firms like yours to make client service the best that it could be. One way to do this is by upgrading your communications technology. If you're still using traditional landlines, it's time to switch to Voice over Internet Technology or VoIP. Let's look at the ways this feature-packed tech will benefit your practice.

Use digital tools to maximize your dental practice’s efficiency

A visit to the dentist is often a poor experience, especially for patients getting a painful treatment such as a tooth extraction or a root canal. Often, their stress over the treatment itself is compounded by the hassle of setting the appointment, filling out endless forms, and getting asked the same questions over and over by the dental staff.

It’s Time To Wake Up To The Reality Of Cyber Security In 2022

All across the world, hackers are targeting and exploiting security weaknesses and holding data hostage. In May, the Colonial Pipeline was hit by a cyber-attack that disrupted fuel supplies along the East Coast for several days. The company – and the FBI – paid hackers $4.4 million in Bitcoin to regain control of the system.

Top cybersecurity threats businesses will face in 2022

January 17th, 2022

At the start of 2021, threat actors took advantage of coronavirus-related fears, putting other people in harm’s way for their own gain. In 2022, expect threat actors to be as brazen as ever. Here are the cybersecurity threats that individuals and organizations like yours will face this year.

The Best IT-Related Resolutions For The New Year

The past couple of years have been difficult for just about everyone. Business owners, private practices, and healthcare offices have had to adapt and evolve to survive in an ever-changing climate. There's no telling when or even if things will go back to what we once thought was "normal.

IT predictions for 2022

December 24th, 2021

As we approach the end of 2021, it is best to look at what the new year may have in store. To help you prepare for and thrive in 2022, our IT experts at Healthy IT have provided their top five IT predictions.

Creating new hybrid work tools, services, and functionalities
With the rollout of vaccinations in 2021, many companies shifted from fully remote to hybrid work arrangements, giving employees the option to work remotely part of the time.

3 IT problems in the new normal that MSPs can help address

December 10th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced New York businesses to adopt new ways to operate. Many companies allowed employees to work remotely as a way to maintain productivity despite lockdowns. Some are keeping this work arrangement forever, while others are going for a hybrid work setup.

Don’t Let Hackers Ruin Your Holidays

Online shopping has become more popular than ever before. In 2020, more than 2 billion people bought products or services online. Whether they’re shopping online because it’s more convenient or they’re avoiding going to brick-and-mortar retailers during the ongoing pandemic, more people are turning to online retailers every day.