5 Password Management Tools And Why You Need To Use Them

Need a reminder of why strong passwords should be at the top of your technological priority list? Consider the story of Houston, TX, parents Marc and Lauren Gilbert, who on August 10th discovered a hacker had compromised their video baby monitor and was shouting lewd comments at their sleeping two-year-old daughter.

5 Simple Steps For Maximizing Your Business’ Use Of Quickbooks

For the last 20 years, Intuit’s QuickBooks accounting software has dominated the small business world. When it first debuted in the early 1990s, it quickly claimed up to 85% of the market, and subsequent releases have maintained and even increased that impressive share, with an estimated five million companies using the program today.

How New Health Care Privacy Laws Could Affect Your Business

Sweeping changes have recently transformed the American health-care landscape, forcing many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to scramble to keep up. While the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” dominates the news cycle, other new regulations like the Omnibus Rule, which amends HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996), promise to present even greater challenges for the SMB community.

Get Your Back-to-School Technology In Order

Any parent will tell you that kids love technology — young children playing games and watching movies on smartphones and tablets, and older teens using mobile devices to stay surgically attached to their social media networks. Modern technology can also cultivate in kids a lifelong love of learning, though.

Five Tips for Making Your Email More Efficient

We’ve got a favorite saying here at CMIT Solutions: “Email is the lifeblood of business.” Why? Well, after an early period spent toiling in the technological shadows as an intra-office messaging tool, email has become the communication backbone of companies small and large.

5 Strategies to Prepare for the Death of Windows XP

On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will effectively flip the kill switch on Windows XP, which first debuted a technological eon ago in 2001. With no more support available for XP — no security fixes, vulnerability patches, or software updates — any PC running the operating system after April 2014 will be subject to cyberattacks, data and identity theft, hacking, and network intrusion, both via individual machines and across internal networks.