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7 Layers Of The OSI Model

The 7 Layers Of The OSI Model Explained

The open systems interconnection (OSI) model is a reference explaining the flow of data over a network. It was developed back in 1984 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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Protecting Your Business Against Data Breaches

For many small to mid-sized businesses, the need for security vigilance and data protection is as critical as ever. Cybercriminals are stealing an estimated $1 billion each year from small and medium-sized businesses. With the recent headlines involving three Chinese…

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Windows 10 Upgrade

It’s never been done before. On July 29, 2015, Windows offered their newest operating system, Windows 10, absolutely free! Not a trial, not a lite version. A full free upgrade. Millions of users all around the world readily took the…

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8 DIY Steps to Boost Your Network Speed

Network performance, including upload speed over the Internet, is affected by several factors. When you order Internet service for your business, the service provider limits you to the upload and download speeds specified by the product you subscribed to. For…

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IT outsourcing

IT Outsourcing: Does Your Company Need Help?

When it comes to running a small to medium business, you are likely operating on razor-thin margins and are constantly looking for ways to optimize business functions or save money. Many managers and business owners prefer to take on these…

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Public Wi-Fi Hacking is Still a Threat

Free public Wi-Fi can be incredibly convenient but it is not always safe. Recently, a new authentication vulnerability was identified in the firmware of routers that are used in hotels around the world. This means that new files can be written to…

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Have You Considered an IT Audit?

An IT audit is the examination and evaluation of an organization’s information technology infrastructure, policies and operations. Information technology audits determine whether IT controls protect corporate assets, ensure data integrity and are aligned with the business’s overall goals. IT auditors examine not only physical security controls, but…

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DNS Security and Your Business

There’s been an increased focus on the importance of DNS security in the media recently. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis was breached using a vulnerability in DNS last month, and a few years ago, several media companies –…

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Windows 10 and Your Business

When Microsoft first announced the development of Windows 10 in January, it was at a consumer-focused publicity event. Microsoft officials highlighted features like a new browser and Photos app with the goal of appealing to a broad consumer audience. As the team…

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The Need for (Internet) Speed

I have noticed that people have incredibly low tolerance for delays with any solutions they use today, and this impatience seems to increase the younger you are. For example, if a website is does not load almost immediately, you’ve lost…

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Quick Tips for Moving your Business

Moving is backbreaking work that disrupts your everyday life, and nobody likes that. You never knew how much you owned before you had to pack it, lift it, move it, unload it, and unpack it in a new place. As…

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Insight From Your Chicagoland IT Service Team

How To Open An Employee's Microsoft 365 Inbox

Scam Alert: Scammers Targeting Chicagoland Business with Fake Text Messages

CTI Technology Acquires MacHero | Complete Microsoft and Apple Support In Chicago

Russia Cyber Attacks Increase In Chicago

Ransomware Protection In Chicago

Outsourcing IT Services In Chicago

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