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Opus 111 Group Cyber Security Discussion

With the expanding platform of the Internet, the rate of fraud and breaches have dramatically increased as its access eases. Fortunately, the joint forces of Opus 111’s Jim Harvey and Emerald City Solutions’ Grant Eckstorm provide the appropriate steps to take prior, during, and after an in ...

Opus 111 Group Cyber Security Discussion

With the expanding platform of the Internet, the rate of fraud and breaches have dramatically increased as its access eases. Fortunately, the joint forces of Opus 111’s Jim Harvey and Emerald City Solutions’ Grant Eckstorm provide the appropriate steps to take prior, during, and after an in ...

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Multi-Factor Authentication

Did you know that 80% of breaches in online security are due to weak or reused passwords?  Are you shocked? Good. Are you wondering how you can avoid the faulty password practices that created this terrible statistic? This is the blog post for you.  First, you need to understand tha ...

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Are the Messaging Apps You Use Secure?

Messaging applications are critical to the success of the modern business, but it’s important that they don’t compromise security in the pursuit of convenience. There is a specific set of criteria involved with ensuring that your chosen messaging applications are secure. The Criteria Ask yoursel ...

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Is Data a Commodity? Maybe Not, but It Is an Asset

The late American author Kurt Vonnegut once wrote, “New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.” Written in the 20th century, it has been put in practice by 21st century businesses. As the Internet has grown, the amount of com ...

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Clarifying a Few IT Stereotypes

We’ve long accepted that, as an IT provider, there are a lot of stereotypes about what we can do and how we do it. Yet, just because we’ve accepted it, doesn’t mean we aren’t going to do anything about it. That’s why we wanted to use this blog post to clear up a few misconceptions about th ...

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Tip of the Week: Create Useful Email Subjects

If you’ve ever received an email without a subject line, chances are you’ve never felt inclined to open it as soon as possible. The email subject line is critical to capturing the user’s attention, as it helps to ensure they understand what they can expect from the email’s contents. Here are ...

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Should Your Business Be Looking to Chrome OS?

Chances are that you use the Chrome web browser, and we know that even if you don’t, you definitely use Google search. With all the exposure these applications bring Google, it is kind of strange that their operating system, Chrome OS, isn’t more popular. Emerald City Solutions will take a look ...

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How to Avoid These Problems When Migrating to the Cloud?

With cloud computing being utilized by a majority of businesses nowadays, it’s not as big of a surprise when one wants to move files from a locally-hosted server to a cloud server; or, from a cloud server to a new cloud server. This presents a fair amount of problems that you have to be mindful of ...

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