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Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day!

Today is a special day in the world of Information Technology as we celebrate an annual ‘Holiday’ of sorts to show appreciation for all of the hard work that sysadmins and IT workers alike perform. The first System Administrator Appreciation Day was celebrated on July 28, 2000. Kekatos was inspired to create the special day […]

What Is Cellular Internet?

Have you ever considered completely getting rid of your home internet? Of course not. Everything in our homes runs on Wifi nowadays! From gaming systems to smart thermostats, we rely on the internet both passively and actively on a daily basis to function in our lives. What would happen to your home if your internet […]

How to Avoid Getting Scammed by a Web Host

Choosing a hosting solution is difficult at the best of times and confusing and aggravating at the worst. There are many types of services, different pricing models, add-ons, and situational factors involved. To make things worse there are some issues which you may not even know about that may occur during, or after the migration […]

Zoom 5.0 is Here! What this means for Video Conferencing

After weeks under fire – Zoom’s response to their encryption debacle is Version 5.0. The Video Conferencing Company Zoom has been under fire in the last couple weeks due to some weaknesses that were found in their platform relating to encryption. Security Researches in March discovered a vulnerability in Zoom that allowed the company itself […]

The Difference Between Antivirus and EDR

The digital world has changed immensely in the last 10 years, ranging from improvements in wireless communications, to increased speeds worldwide with new fiber network expansions, and development in software libraries and server technologies that have allowed virtualization of nearly any system. Along with these changes have come vast differences in the way approach the […]

How Email Has Become a Plague

If you’re anything like me, you dread waking up every day and going to work to check your inbox. Countless emails from mailing lists with coupons, newsletters, and call-to-actions all pulling you in a hundred different directions. We spend on-average almost 20 minutes a day checking our inbox during a standard 8-hour working day, adding up […]

If you are Running Windows 7 – You are NOT HIPAA Compliant!

The end of Windows 7 is fast-approaching, with Microsoft confirming that it will cease to provide security updates on the operating system (as well as Windows Server 2008/R2) beginning January 14, 2020. While companies will still technically be able to persist with Windows 7 by paying a significant fee each month, IT experts have warned […]