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Top Reasons to Work With an IT Support Company

Managed IT services are the name of our game. Working as your IT company advocate is our mission. Every business exists to try to be the most competitive business in their field, yet few companies have the in-house technology support to stay at the forefront of today’s technical demands.

Hacker Tracker | February

Where are we in the world of cybersecurity? It’s easy to miss the cybersecurity threats and attacks happening right in our “backyard”. Our goal at PK Tech is to educate and offer proactive steps for cybersecurity safety. It’s important to be aware--without being afraid--of the cybersecurity threats that are real threats for your business.

Are You Properly Protecting Your Passwords? This List is for You.

Are you currently protecting your passwords for personal or business use? Curious about the best way to be doing so? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best known password managers on the market listed below. Whether you're looking for personal or business use, this list contains the information you need to begin property protecting your passwords.

How to Maximize On-Site IT Services

 

Looking to get the best on-site service out of an IT company? Frustrated with past experiences and looking for a better experience moving forward?  This two part blog series is for you. 

Let’s start with our first blog in this series: How to Get the Best Service Out of an IT Help Desk.

5 Things to Review Regarding Your IT Company

Reviewing your IT company is no different than reviewing your business processes to determine inefficiencies and room for improvement. Reviewing your IT company ensures you are receiving the IT support your business needs to be successful. Use these 5 questions as a starting point for reviewing your current IT company: 
1. Is your IT company’s headquarters local to your company headquarters?
On-site support is a huge benefit when working with an outsourced provider.

Things to Know Before Installing Antivirus Software

Given the topic on hand, protecting your business from viruses is not as simple as just purchasing antivirus software. In fact, quite the opposite. It’s important to pay attention to these 10 determinants to purchasing antivirus software when shopping to ensure you are truly protecting your business from viruses—and not just purchasing a false sense of security.

Stop Buying Shiny Computers for Your Business!

We’ve been assessing small businesses in the valley for 10 years and we’re hoping to bring awareness to a pattern we’ve nicknamed “shiny computers”. Read below to understand why shiny computers have no business in your business.
What the heck are shiny computers? 
We classify shiny computers as “consumer-grade” workstations.

4 Steps to a Successful Backup & Disaster Recovery Plan

1. Make Sure You Have a Plan
The case for backup and disaster recovery planning is straightforward: most small businesses cannot survive even one data breach, yet security experts warn us that becoming a victim of cybercrime is not a matter of “if,” but “when.

How To Prevent a Malware Attack on Your Business

Of all the cybersecurity threats to your business, malware attacks are the most common kind. Cyberattacks that use malware are a serious threat to every type of business, from small business owners to large corporations. With every year, malware sophistication grows.