Joe Kelso Joins Tech Officers!

June 14, 2017
Joe Kelso Joins Tech Officers!

Tech Officers is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Kelso to the team as a Sales Engineer, helping to ensure the best possible match between Tech Officers’ services and the needs of new prospects and existing clients. Joe’s experiences in technical support and services, since 1991 at Bank of America, OTN, and recently McKesson,…

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STOP TEXTING ME!

November 7, 2016
STOP TEXTING ME!

STOP the Text Messages Already If you’re anything like me, you’ve received countless text messages from political campaigns asking for your support or your vote or just annoying you. Throwing your phone against a wall won’t help. You just want to stop the automated texts. Reply “STOP” to remove your number from their list. This…

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Do you have a plan?

October 25, 2016
Do you have a plan?

Hey! We’re running a special on our comprehensive Service and Support packages through the end of 2016! I’ll tell you more about that at the end of this post. Do you have a plan? When we start working with new clients, we see some common problems over and over. Someone starts a business, and things…

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Fake IRS Call Center Busted!

October 11, 2016
Fake IRS Call Center Busted!

Piggybacking off of our post from last week, and some welcome news to people receiving these phone calls! Our friends at Sophos posted this in today’s Naked Security feed. “Both the you-owe-the-IRS-money fraud and the jury duty scam are the love children of fake support calls and lockscreen ransomware.” $15 million fake IRS call center…

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Security and the People Problem

October 6, 2016
Security and the People Problem

Security in your Business and the People Problem Just a friendly reminder about security within the workplace. While I can refer to our post about creating a good password as well as point out the merits of NOT changing your password frequently, I want to bring up the issue of security as it relates to…

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It’s been a while…

September 29, 2016
It’s been a while…

Wow, time flies! We’ve been working on some fantastic stuff at Tech Officers, and we’re about to launch some exciting product offerings for small and medium-sized businesses. Stay tuned for that. One thing that remains constant as we work with our clients is the common thread we see with the companies we service. As a…

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Why can’t I figure out my Calendar?

December 7, 2015
Why can’t I figure out my Calendar?

Why Calendar is Confusing With modern cloud services, everyone wants you to use their calendar service to synchronize your data across all of your devices. Whether it’s Google, iCloud, Microsoft, or some other service option, everyone will tell you their calendar service is the best, and you should be using their calendar. Users end up…

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Trouble Delegating or Having Effective Meetings?

November 22, 2015
Trouble Delegating or Having Effective Meetings?

After a few weeks of travel, health issues, and just plain being overloaded, I wanted to do something a little different from my recent posts. I want to talk about a tool that we’ve started using internally that I think other small businesses might be able to utilize. It’s called Workboard. One thing we’ve struggled…

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Why is my mobile bill so high this month?

November 8, 2015
Why is my mobile bill so high this month?

New Changes to iOS Uh oh. It’s the end of your first billing cycle after the release of iOS 9, and you’re noticing an increase in your cell phone bill. What happened? Apple released a feature in iOS 9 called Wi-Fi Assist. Even if you have a good WiFi connection, Wi-Fi Assist will connect with…

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Why you need a Next-Gen Firewall / UTM

October 23, 2015
Why you need a Next-Gen Firewall / UTM

What’s in a Firewall? Quite simply, a firewall is a hardware device or software solution that “walls off” traffic from coming in or going out of your network. Internet traffic runs over ports on your network. A standard firewall will close all of these ports except for ones that you commonly use, such as port…

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