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What Are Your IT Best Practices?

What Are Your IT Best Practices?

Knowing the right thing to do when it comes to IT is a hard concept to wrap your head around. Often, business owners do not understand the IT language and implementing best practices can be difficult. For example, a study from IBM shows that 60% of companies migrate data quarterly which is a common IT practice.

Basic PC fixes are costing you money

Basic PC fixes are costing you money

When your employees seek your IT security staff’s help to fix their personal computer (PC) problems, it’s often perceived as a productive use of everyone’s time. After all, employees must have working computers and IT professionals are expected to resolve any technology issues.

Leverage IT Consulting Helps Give Life at the Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary (CRCS) Dog Tales Event

As an inspirational tribute, Leverage IT Consulting puts efforts in spreading the word for at-risk dogs in local community.

Reno, NV – June 2, 2017 – Leverage IT Consulting joins over 500 people who attended the 2017 CRCS Dog Tales event on Friday, June 2nd, in support of the rescue and recovery of at-risk dogs in Reno’s local community.

How to defend against WannaCry

How to defend against WannaCry

Both businesses and individuals across dozens of countries are scrambling to fix their computer systems after a ransomware, named WannaCry, caused major disruptions earlier this month. Like most ransomware, WannaCry encrypts files and demands a Bitcoin payment for their release.

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

No one can escape the news of WannaCry. The IT industry has been covering this type of malware for years, but never has one campaign spread so far or infected so many computers. Read on to gain a greater understanding of what happened and how to prepare yourself for the inevitable copy cats.

Ransomware traps Skype users with fake ads

Ransomware traps Skype users with fake ads

Skype has made many improvements to become the go-to audio and video communication tool. But as more people turn to Skype to conduct their business, hackers are sure to follow. Recently, Skype has been plagued with fake Flash ads, which if triggered, lead to devastating ransomware infections.

Ugly websites cost your business big time

Ugly websites cost your business big time

Good things come to those who wait, and this is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that plan on creating an eCommerce website. According to Vistaprint’s study on 1,800 consumers, 42 percent of respondents are “very unlikely” to buy from unprofessional or ugly websites.

The cloud is more secure than you think

The cloud is more secure than you think

Even to this day, the perception of cloud technology suffers from a reputation for bad security. But as time goes on we’re beginning to see that cloud security is almost always better than that of local area networks. So whether you’re considering a cloud web server or internet-based productivity software, take a minute to learn why the cloud your best option.

A Step by Step Guide for IT Best Practices

A Step by Step Guide for IT Best Practices

IT Best Practices are referred to as a method or technique that has been generally accepted as superior to any alternatives because it produces better results. Therefore, many companies implement best practices in their protocol. But how do best practices apply to your company’s IT department? Unfortunately, most companies are asleep at the wheel when it comes to providing structure in their IT system.