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Spam Folders – Why Authenticate Your Email

Spam folders can be pure frustration and your superhero all in one technology. We’ve all had the spam folders conversation – Did you get my email? (wait 20 minutes) Oh, your message was in my spam folder. Or perhaps you were sending out that important …

How We Acquired networkmedics.com

Although your domain name and extension are a little less important these days when it comes to being found online – having your core business name with .COM is a sought after asset. When we started Network Medics, we were definitely disheartened to know that …

How should you save personal passwords?

How should you save personal passwords? Personal password security is almost always overlooked – even unfortunately by some techie folks. We’ve been getting this question a lot the last few years and the recommendations will always change over time with improving technology vs. skill levels …

Cybersecurity Risk and 71% of Businesses Who Are Set to Burn

Cybersecurity Risk is definitely a bake-a-Brûlée situation. (Ugh, really Kevin?) If you aren’t paying attention – you could eventually burn down your house. Cyber-attacks were up almost 20% in 2017, which turned up the oven temperature – 9.32 Billion Malware attacks cranked up the browning …

Goodbye AIM, Windows Vista and…

Windows Vista, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), Windows Phone, Kinect, and more technology had their funeral in 2017. Everybody of course always gets excited about new technology. However, many techies like us get excited to see old technology go away. Its not that we are negative …

Why We Hire Technicians with Musical and Artistic Backgrounds

Techs and Art? Really? Yes, really. In 10 years as an organization, we see the most success with hiring capable help desk, field technicians, and network engineers with a background in art, music, and education. There is stereotype around being highly techie or a tech …

Cyber Security vs. Your Office Culture

Cyber security is effected by your office culture By now, most people have heard of the cyber security incident at Equifax. Unfortunately, Equifax is not alone in its tech team laziness. When you look deeper into what happened – a lot of it shows just …

Better Business Bureau Accepts A+ Rated Network Medics

Better Business Bureau Accepts Network Medics as an A+ rated Managed IT Services Provider As most people know, the BBB, or Better Business Bureau is the “Who you can trust” online directory of 6,700+ accredited businesses. With so many Managed IT Services providers in Minnesota, …

Windows 10 Free? We bet it is on the way.

Windows 10 Free is probably not far off For years now starting with the launch of the original iPhone, Operating Systems, or an “OS”, have been slowing moving to the free model and I believe Windows 10 free will be a reality soon . Microsoft …

Managed IT Services and 5 Reasons Why You Need It

Managed IT Services aren’t sexy, but your business relies on it. I don’t often write straightforward plugs for our services in our technology blog, but I think it is time to revisit why Network Medics is a managed it services provider now instead of a …


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