Entries by Stephen Kurtz

Why You Need a Business Continuity Plan

As COVID-19 has spread, the futures of businesses around the globe have come under serious threat. Many companies have found themselves underprepared for such a crisis and are now realizing why a business continuity plan is essential. Although no one could have foreseen a worldwide virus shutting down businesses, a business continuity plan does prepare […]

IT Resources for Healthcare Services Battling COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by surprise. Many healthcare providers and partners are being overwhelmed in their efforts to stem the daily flood of coronavirus cases. And even those who aren’t directly treating the coronavirus are being affected by social distancing mandates and increased cyber attacks. The more healthcare businesses can make use […]

Tips for Coronavirus Remote Work IT Setup

Recent developments in the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) have necessitated the urgent transition to a remote workforce for many businesses. Current regulations in and out of the U.S. range from recommendations to limit social contact to government-mandated quarantines. Even if businesses in your area haven’t yet been required to stop operations at their physical locations, […]

Cyber Threats that Come Through Email

At its best, email spam is an annoyance that clogs up your inbox. At its worst, spam can infect your computers and systems with malware, leaving you, your employees, and your business open to cyber attacks. As hacking becomes more sophisticated, the range of ways that cyber criminals can infiltrate your systems through email. To […]

Your IT Needs a Checkup: Why It’s Time for a Technology Assessment

In December of 2004, Comair, an airline subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, announced that they had suffered a system overload due to a large number of canceled flights and resulting crew reassignments. Comair’s computer system shutdown left nearly 200,000 passengers stranded in the days leading up to Christmas. As the official statement mentions, Comair’s IT […]

Top Dallas Cybersecurity Breaches and How They Could Have Been Avoided

According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, Texas consistently places among the top three or four states that suffer the most economic losses from cyber crime. The area including northern Dallas and Fort Worth is referred to as “Silicon Prairie” because of the high concentration of information tech and manufacturing business there, and this […]

Preventing Ransomware: A Guide For Dallas Healthcare & Medical Offices

The healthcare industry is an incredibly complex and fast-paced sector. You understand the importance of conducting continuous research to keep your products and services relevant. But just as new medicines, treatments, and methods are continually being developed, so too are digital and technological tools that streamline healthcare practices and keep your data safe. In fact, […]

Last Call: Windows 7 Is Ending — Upgrade Now Or Face Consequences

As has been grabbing the IT headlines this year, on January 14th, Microsoft will cease to support Windows 7. That means users of this operating system should have already upgraded to Windows 10. If you’re one of the businesses that’s still clinging to Windows 7, this is your last call to upgrade before trouble strikes […]

How to Respond to a Healthcare Data Breach in Dallas

The thought of falling victim to a cyberattack or data breach is enough to give nightmares to any healthcare organization in Dallas. However, if it does end up happening to your organization, there are a number of steps you need to take in order to comply with HIPAA law. With our guide, you can regain […]