Is Your Backdoor Open? You’ll “WannaCry” When the Hackers Get In

Dangerous cyberattacks have been released by a group of hackers known as The Shadow Brokers. These exploits will lock up your data for good – no ransom, no return. But this isn’t all they do – they’ll also leave behind a parasite that lets them “hang out” inside your computer, infect others, and re-enter through a backdoor. What’s r

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8 Intruder-Hating Tips For Home Office Security

Your Devices Are A Target For Online Prowlers. At Your Peril Do Not Ignore! Be Aware of Your Surroundings – Takes On a Whole New Meaning When you were a child, your mom or dad reminded you, be aware of your surroundings. They wanted you to avoid getting hurt by a stranger. This sound advice also rings true when using your company’s computer, t

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The Urgent Need for the Smart Use of Smartphones in Healthcare

10 Steps Healthcare Facilities Should Take to Ensure the Security of ePHI When Employees Use Smartphones It’s estimated that 74 percent of hospital workers use tablets or other mobile devices to collect and share information about patients.1 And although smartphones and other mobile devices can provide many benefits in the healthcare setting,

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Need To Refresh Your Accounting Software?

Here’s Some Up-to-Date Info That Should Be of “Interest”! Accounting software is much-needed tool today. Gone are the days of manually writing down copious amounts of figures in heavy, dusty logbooks, or using calculators to add up debits and credits. Our computers do this for us now. Accounting software makes the process of bookkeeping more

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The Latest Expansions To Microsoft Office 365 Will WOW You!

The wildly popular subscription-based Microsoft Office 365 offers an ever-expanding application gallery. The latest additions to the line-up are sure to excite professional users. The professional landscape today appears quite different from photos of workspaces and desktops 30 years ago. For one, shoulder pads are no longer as common! At one poin

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Let’s Play “Tech Truth Or Dare”!

Your cybersecurity practices shouldn’t be treated like a game of chance unless you are 300% certain you’re going to win. What can you do to make sure your business isn’t the ultimate loser? Is technology today the endless cycle of cat-and-mouse, with the bad guys always one step ahead? A quick search for “cybersecurity best practices” wi

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You Too Can Use Excel Like A Pro – Here’s Part 2 of Our Series to Show You How

With the 2016 version of Excel, Microsoft has really upped its game for people who aren’t great with numbers. You can now easily use one-click access that can be customized to provide the functionality you need. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZsciDVuAsM]This is the second of our three-part series about using Microsoft Excel 2016 to hel

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Make All Your Dreams Come True In One Easy Step!

Believe it or not, the primary purpose of technology is to improve our lives. Making your tech work to increase productivity and efficiency is the ultimate goal of every CEO – so take your first step today! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rveq0S9mFH0]Technology can be fantastic! With the push of a button, the average person can: Make a

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Hold on to Your Credit Cards… Alexa’s On a Shopping Spree!

I love my Alexa. I don’t know what I’d do without it. Last year I decided to set it up for voice shopping. That way, when I come home from work, I can start cooking dinner, get the kids going on their homework, and tell Alexa what I want to buy. Evidently, other moms and dads are doing this too. Research shows that people are spending about $2

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SamSam Strikes Again! Demands $51K from City of Atlanta

In case you haven’t heard, IT systems for the City of Atlanta were shut down by SamSam, a virulent form of ransomware. What’s SamSam? The SamSam malware hunts for critical files and uses AES 256-bit encryption to lock them up. The hacker then asks for a Bitcoin to be sent to a Bitcoin wallet. If the victim doesn’t pay, they erase all the dat

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What Would You Invent To Stop Time?

Do you wish you knew more tech tricks to help you make your gadgets work smarter for you and save you time? See how to use your iPad as a second laptop screen, how to set time limits for using a Chrome browser, how to schedule an email to send at a certain time in Gmail, and more! Technology exists to improve our lives. The fundamental purpose behi

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The Hottest New Self-Awareness Craze That You Need To Try

Sure, yoga teaches the flexibility that is key to adapting to your surroundings. But in practicing daily self-awareness, the saying “A team is only as good as its weakest player” is rarely truer than in the world of cybersecurity. How does your team stack up? Target knows. Sony knows. Ashley Madison definitely knows. That’s the bad thing –

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This CEO Has The Coolest Tech Toys – Take a Look!

It happens to all of us at some point – you’re sitting by someone who whips out this über cool gadget, and you can’t take your eyes off of it. You have to know what it does… and where you can buy one! Read on for eye candy just like this. We’ve all been there: Gadget Envy. We want the smartest phone, the thinnest tablet, the fastest Int

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Puryear IT Now Accepts Bitcoin As Payment For Services

BATON ROUGE, LA - March 27, 2018 - Ever committed to embracing the future, Puryear IT is proud to announce that they will now accept Bitcoin as payment for services. The cryptocurrency Bitcoin debuted eight years ago in 2009 but has only recently gained popularity and value as a currency. Now seen by many as a viable form of payment, Bitcoin is

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Will The (Cloud) Storage Wars Draw Blood?

Modern professional relationships require digital processes, like email, collaborative software, and file sharing. The cloud has opened up incredible possibilities beyond imagination a mere decade ago, but which is the right choice? The competition is seriously fierce in cloud storage. The Internet of Things has fueled a data addiction for which t

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Tired Of Amateur Hour? Learn How To Use Excel Like A Pro

With the 2016 version of Excel, Microsoft has really upped the game for people who aren’t great with numbers. You can now easily use one-click access that can be customized to provide the functionality you need. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA8X9wqrn1I]This is the first of a three-part series about using Microsoft Excel 2016 to help y

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America Is Falling Behind…

Will You Be Ready When 5G Finally Gets Here? 5G Network Technology seems to be overdue in America. We now have so many smart homes, smart cars and smartphones just crying out for a better network. Add to that the huge advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence, and you can see how critical a 5G network really is. Mobile Phone Usa

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