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Keeping Your Small Business Data Safe

Protecting your small business against a data breach is one of the more important aspects of your business. Whether you need to protect intellectual property, medical information, or financial records, it is important to secure your IT infrastructure against being vulnerable to data breaches.

Data breaches can be extraordinarily expensive and in high profile cases, cost a company millions of dollars. For instance, the recent Equifax breach is expected to reach a price tag of $600 million this year according to Reuters. For small businesses, the cost can be overwhelming.

Securing your computers and networks can feel like an afterthought when you manage your own small business. In a lot of cases, the normal day to day operations can leave you with little free time to devote to IT security. Even then, it may feel like a daunting task. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your business.

Start by conducting an internal audit of how you interact with your computer systems. Here are a few key subjects to focus on: Read more “How To Protect Your Small Business From A Data Breach”

HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS, June 6, 2015: Tablet computer with Wind
By Sharon Wheeler / Windows 10 / 0 Comments

Updates. We all hate them as much as we anticipate them. Microsoft has really stepped it up with Windows 10, however, in the form of regular bundled updates. These updates are code-named Redstone 1 through Redstone 5 at current, with the 4th being due for release any day. If all goes as planned, the update will be released April 10th.

Known as the Windows 10 Spring Creator Update, the most recent update to Windows 10 is jam-packed with new features for both home user and technophiles alike. From user interface improvements to a new Timeline feature, we have the ones you need to know about. Read more “What You Need To Know About The Windows 10 Spring Creator Update”

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By Josh Giesing / Information / 0 Comments

Laptops definitely make life easier thanks to their portability and convenience. On the other hand, the very fact that they are portable makes them more susceptible to damage. Regardless of whether you are a hardcore PC advocate or dyed-in-the-wool Mac person, there are some common laptop problems that are easily fixable without a giant repair bill. Here are 8 very common laptop problems and some solutions on how to fix them quickly and easily. 

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Computer PRO Unltd New Location
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We Are Moving!!!

Exciting NEWS — Computer PRO Unltd. is moving!!!!!

 

Computer PRO Unltd., the IT division of Executive Assistance, Inc., will relocate to 1475 Fairgrounds Rd., Ste 118 in St. Charles Missouri on February 19. CPU specializes in Managed IT, Remote Services, Networking, Repairs, and Computer Sales. The parent company, EAI, has provided executive support to customers nationwide from its St. Charles base for some 38 years. Read more “We Are Moving!!!”

Windows 10 Updates
By Sharon Wheeler / Windows 10 / / 0 Comments

Windows 10 was supposed to be the end all of the bug fixes for the oft times problematic Windows suite. However, if you upgraded and are still experiencing issues, you aren’t alone. Fixing issues caused by Windows 10 updates can be a pain.

It’s a quality upgrade, truthfully, but no update is without bugs. There’s always a chance that any upgrade might wreak havoc on your system or cause some simple, but annoying, issues.

Here are five of the most common issues with Windows 10 that you can fix yourself. Hopefully, they’ll ease your problems and give you back your computer. Let’s give fixing issues caused by Windows 10 updates a try before reverting to your old operating system or calling the help desk. Read more “Five Recent Issues Caused By Windows 10 Updates and How to Fix Them”