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Don’t Be Duped By a Phishing Attack: IT Services in Florida

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Your business is literally assaulted by thousands of threats a day, and they could ruin your organization's goals in an instant if not for your defenses. With such powerful security measures at your disposal, we don’t blame you for lowering your defenses; however, it should be mentioned that your network security doesn’t protect you from all manners of threats. Attacks like phishing scams have a tendency to bypass your security measures, which makes them dangerous.Find out how you can best protect your business from phishing attacks. Contact Symmetric Engineering Group today at (813) 749-0895 and ask us about our IT Services in Florida and spam protection Custom Business Solutions.

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Tampa IT Services: 3 Ways to Bring the Fight to Zombie Bots

Tampa IT Services: BotsThe Internet is up to its ears with threats and hackers, but some of the most annoying malicious entities are bots. These are systems which can gather information from all kinds of sources. While some aren’t malicious in nature (think SEO bots which gather data from websites), there are those that aren’t so innocent. With our Tampa IT Services, Symmetric Engineering Group’s comprehensive security tool we can keep the threats out in the first place.

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Business Continuity: Defend Your Network from 3 Top-Tier Disasters

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Your company’s network can be very sensitive at times, and even the slightest disruption can cause downtime. Be it an immense natural disaster or something as simple as forgetting your login credentials, it’s common problems which cause the most trouble for businesses. In order to fight against these issues, it’s best to prepare yourself for these three common (and fairly simple) scenarios.We offer Business Continuity and IT Services in Tampa to keep your business safe.

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IT Services in Florida: Using IT Fit for a Museum of Obsolete Objects?

IT Services in FloridaWhat’s the technology in your office like? There’s a pretty good chance that at least some of the equipment you’re using may be obsolete. Let’s take a stroll down the Museum of Obsolete Objects. We can take the time to assess the technology situation of your business and recommend new Custom Business Solutions! Call us today for a free technology consultation and learn more about IT Services in Florida.

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Scam Artists Turn to ID Spoofing: Protect Yourself with IT Professional Services

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With all the attention given today to scams over the Internet, it’s easy to neglect classic scams like con artists using the phone to exploit people. You may think that you’re safe because you have a smartphone with caller ID, but thanks to new spoofing tactics, reliable defenses like caller ID can no longer be depended upon to safeguard you from telemarketer scum. Learn more about our IT Professional Services.

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Cloud Computing IT Services: Information Technology at the Movies

IT Support and IT Services in TampaThe history of movies is rooted in technological advancement. After all, there are well over 100,000 still photographs in any feature length motion picture. The persistence of vision allows for these images to be strung together by our perception to form the images we see. It didn’t take long after the discovery of this phenomenon for it to be utilized as entertainment, and giving birth to cinema as we’ve come to know it.

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Business Continuity: Did You Know? Data Backup and Disaster Recovery Are Two Different Things

Business Continuity and Managed IT Service in FloridaEvery business owner knows how important data backup is to their company's Business Continuity plan, and they realize that a disaster recovery Custom Business Solution can help save them in the event of catastrophe. However, some businesses think they are the same thing, and they are sadly mistaken. While they are similar, a backup is not a disaster recovery solution.

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BDR Custom Business Solutions: Will your data survive such a catastrophic event?

Solar Flare and Custom Business SolutionsIn 1859, our planet was hit with the largest recorded solar flare. This particular flare was known as the Carrington Event and it produced auroras that could be seen all around the world, even as far south as the Caribbean. The 1859 solar flare caused minimal damage and was seen mainly as an oddity. If such a flare struck today, however, the world would erupt into chaos. Your best chance of having your data survive a catastrophic event is by having it backed up with BDR Custom Business Solutions from one of the best IT Companies in Tampa!

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Business Continuity: How Secure Are Your Virtual Servers?

Virtual Servers and Business ContinuityIn today's technology world, a lot of businesses are opting to take advantage of virtualized servers. These offer various benefits, including the ability to consolidate your servers into a neat, controlled package. But according to a recent study by Symantec, virtual servers might not be as secure as once thought. In fact, they might not be any more secure than a physical server.

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Tip of the Week: How to Prevent IT Equipment Theft

IT Equipment Theft: Small Business IT SolutionsHow familiar are you with the IT equipment owned by your business? If you don't keep detailed records of your equipment and enact security measures and policies, then you're making it easy for theft to occur. We've written a lot about protecting your business from data theft, but it's equally important that you take precautions to safeguard your stuff.

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Small Businesses Need an Intranet: Custom Business Solutions

Intranet Custom Business SolutionsAs a small business owner, you enjoy the ability to operate quickly when action is needed. You appreciate the ease of communication within your office, and you can get things accomplished simply and efficiently. At least, that's the goal; maybe things aren't so smooth. One way to fix that is by integrating an intranet into your workplace.

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Modern Businesses Taking Advantage of the Cloud: Business Mobility

Cloud Custom Business SolutionsFor the modern-day business owner, moving to the cloud means to take advantage of the several strategic advantages it offers. Companies no longer have to restrict themselves by relying on physical servers, desktops, or hardware. Most businesses see the value that cloud-based operations can offer them, and they are racing to take advantage of this fairly recent development. In fact, Joe McKendrick of Forbes magazine says that four-out-of-five small businesses will be based in the cloud in the near future.

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Data Center Growth Threatens the Environment

Server Virtualization and IT Infrastructure ManagementMost of the Internet's data is stored in data centers. Logistically, data centers are a great solution to store ridiculous amounts of data. However, from an environmental perspective, data centers may be doing more harm than good. This, according to a report by the National Resources Defense Council.

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How Much Cash Can Hackers Cost Your Business?

Save Cash with Custom Business SolutionsCrime might pay for those bold enough to do it, but that doesn't mean everyone should. Hackers likely don't take into account the fact that they are costing the world countless millions of dollars in damage only to further their own gain, and their influence can have far-reaching effects on people all over the world, let alone your business.

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Mobile Devices Leaving an Unsavory Taste in Restaurant Owner’s Mouth

Smartphones and Custom Business SolutionsSmartphones have revolutionized the way that we communicate with each other and increased productivity, but for some businesses, they are only making things worse. A perfect example of this is the restaurant business - in fact, one restaurant owner decided to take matters into his own hands, and has performed a study which examined their business before and after the mobile revolution.

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Smartphone Demographics - Shaken, not Stirred, with a Lemon Twist

Mobile Marketing and Custom Business SolutionsThe battle between iOS and Android operating system enthusiasts has been a long and bloody affair with plenty of third-party casualties (sorry Blackberry), but did you know that you might be able to tell a lot about someone just by looking at their smartphone?

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