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Digital security is more important than ever, and implementing an effective network security policy is key to protecting your valuable data and ensuring the continuity of your business operations. At Computer Superheroes, we understand the importance of robust network security measures and are here to guide you on the path to safeguarding your digital assets. Let's explore how you can establish...

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As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the need for robust cybersecurity measures has never been more crucial. At Computer Superheroes, we take pride in being the guardians of your business networks, offering top-tier managed IT services to enterprises in the Denver Metro Area. Let's delve deeper into the world of network security and how we go the extra mile to ensure the safety of your...

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In the ever-evolving digital landscape, selecting the right IT security provider is critical for safeguarding your business data and operations. Computer Superheroes, a trusted IT solutions company serving the Northern Colorado area, offers unparalleled expertise in IT security solutions. Let's dive into essential factors to consider when choosing your IT security partner.

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In today's dynamic business landscape, the adoption of cloud solutions has become indispensable for companies seeking to optimize operations and drive growth. Computer Superheroes, a leading provider of IT solutions in Northern Colorado, is dedicated to revolutionizing businesses through innovative cloud services...

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Are you looking to elevate your business to new heights while reducing operational costs and increasing efficiency? Look no further than Computer Superheroes, your go-to IT managed service provider in Northern Colorado. By exploring the world of managed IT services, you can unlock a wealth of benefits that will revolutionize the way you...

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Organizations worldwide are grappling with the challenge of ensuring data privacy and security are in compliance with stringent regulations. This necessitates the adoption of robust IT security solutions, which play a pivotal role in safeguarding data and maintaining adherence to these regulations. Contact Computer Superheroes today so we can assist you with IT security solutions.

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Staying technologically competitive is imperative in today’s evolving business landscape. Many businesses, regardless of size, are turning to Managed IT Services to ensure their operations run smoothly and securely. Computer Superheroes in the Denver metro area and northern Colorado is the outsourced IT agency for small businesses you can rely on....

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In today's business environment, the seamless integration of Information Technology (IT) is essential for sustained growth and competitiveness. For small businesses in the thriving Denver metro area and northern Colorado, finding a reliable IT partner can be a game-changer. Computer Superheroes is exclusively dedicated to catering to businesses with ten employees or more....

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Whether it is a small business or a big one, it can flourish only in a healthy economic, social, and business environment. That’s what Boulder, Colorado offers. As a result, it made it to the top 10 in the states with the best business environments 2021 list published by US News. According to the report, Colorado...

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All of us have experienced a fair share of technical difficulties at work. From networks shutting down to issues accessing databases and programs, these types of troubles can be extremely frustrating. But many companies don’t have the resources for internal IT support to handle and prevent these problems from occurring.

Thankfully, outsourcing IT through a managed service provider (MSP) is an option for organizations of all sizes....

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It can be challenging to maintain, protect, and stay up to date with your technology as a business owner. Even though business IT is important, it can distract from other responsibilities and business goals when it becomes too big of a task.

This is where a Boulder managed services provider can help.

A Boulder managed services provider removes the stress of internal...

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News has spread regarding a supply-chain ransomware attack using the Kaseya Remote Management and Monitoring tool (RMM) known as Virtual System Administrator (VSA). Kaseya has over 36,000 VSA customers around the world, Computer Superheroes being one of them.

Mid-morning on Friday, July 2nd, we began receiving reports that a few Kaseya customers using the VSA product were hit with a ransomware attack that spread from their VSA instance...

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IT policies and procedures are not “set and forget” documents. Discover why they need to be reviewed regularly and learn some tips on how to do so.

Businesses sometimes create IT policies and procedures and then forget about them. Reviewing IT policies and procedures is important for several reasons, including:

  • Keeping IT systems running optimally. Companies create IT policies and procedures to help keep...
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In November 2017, hackers sent out spear phishing emails specifically targeting employees who handled their companies’ finances. To trick the employees into falling for the scam, they made the emails appear to be from trusted business associates. Learn more about this spear phishing attack and how to protect your business from this type of scam.

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If you take advantage of Google’s many services, you undoubtedly have a large amount of data stored on its servers. But having a local copy of your data is convenient in case you need to work offline. Here is how to create an archive of your Google data.

When you sign up for a Google account, you get access to many services, such as Gmail, Contacts, and Google Drive. Upon activation, each of these services will rapidly start...

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Data backups and replication are not referring to the same thing. Discover how they differ so that you can determine whether your business needs only one solution or both of them.

Data backups and replication aren’t one and the same. There are important differences in what they are used for and how they are set up. Only by understanding the differences can you determine whether your business needs just one solution or both of...

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Fileless attacks are on the rise. However, many people are unfamiliar with them. Learn what they are and how to protect your business from them.

Fileless attacks are not new, but they are becoming more common. Thirty-five percent of all cyberattacks in 2018 will be fileless, according a Ponemon Institute study. But what are they? Here is what...

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Cybercriminals have begun peddling patches that install malware rather than fix the vulnerabilities recently discovered in computer chips. Learn how hackers are conning people into installing these fake patches so that you do not become the next victim.

Cybercriminals did not waste any time after the January 3, 2018, announcement...

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Banking trojans have been around for years. If your computer is infected, the trojan waits until you visit your online banking website. When you do, it redirects you to a malicious website that looks like your bank’s site. If you enter your banking credentials, they will fall into a cybercriminal’s hands.

In the past, you could usually spot a fake banking site by looking at its URL. The fake site would not have the same URL as your real...

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Severe weather can be as devastating to your IT environment as cyberattacks. While you cannot prevent or stop events like tornados and hurricanes, you can prepare for them. With the correct preparations, you can minimize the damage to your IT systems and lessen downtime if disaster strikes.

Here are five ways you can prepare your IT systems for severe weather:

1. Develop an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

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Your phone rings. As soon as you say “Hello”, the caller identifies himself as a tech support staff member from a well-known tech company. He tells you that he has detected a serious problem on your computer, which you need to fix immediately.Sound familiar? Most likely it does, as tech support scams have been around for many years. However, some scammers are now borrowing a technique used by hackers. In addition to calling, tech support...

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Investigators have discovered that the Equifax data breach was preventable.

Sensitive information on 143 million people was stolen because Equifax...

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We’re happy to report that none of our clients were affected by the much-publicized and devastating WannaCry Ransomware infection that brought many companies and organizations to its knees last week....

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Wireless networks are popular in small and mid-sized businesses because they are easy to set up and convenient to use. However, if a wireless network is not properly secured, hackers within range can access it and infiltrate your network.

Here are eleven ways you can lock down your business’s wireless network and keep hackers at bay:

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Cloud computing is now the norm — 95 percent of businesses worldwide are using at least one cloud service, according to a 2016 study. While there are many services that fall under cloud computing, businesses often use the cloud to store data. Although...

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If your business uses email as part of its communication strategy, you need to have an email policy. While creating this policy is not a fun or easy job, it is a crucial one. Knowing why you need an email policy can help motivate you to get started, and knowing the types of information to include can make it easier to complete.

Why You Need to Create an Email Policy

There are many reasons why an email policy is a...

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Cyber criminals have stolen $3.1 billion from businesses since January 2015 — not with high-tech ransomware or stealthy spyware, but rather with low-tech emails. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) refers to these attacks as Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. Since January 2015, more than 22,000 businesses worldwide (including businesses in all 50 U.S. states) have...

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Tele-scams take on a new tact

Microsoft will never call you to tell you your computer is infected. Most of you know to hang up on a call like this. Just like the IRS will never call you to tell you owe back taxes that can only be paid with iTunes Gift Cards (no joke – this was real scam call). However, the criminals are still at it, busily crafting new ways to get you to part with your money. The latest craze is...

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Hackers know they’re not going to be able to break your strong passwords, so they are trying to get you to give it up. Emails are going out today and several customers have reported receiving messages that look like this. Many of you either have Office 365 for...

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Tele-scams take on a new tact

Microsoft will never call you to tell you your computer is infected. Most of you know to hang up on a call like this. Just like the IRS will never call you to tell you owe back taxes that can only be paid with iTunes Gift Cards (no joke – this was real scam call). However, the criminals are still at it, busily crafting new ways to get you to part with your money. The latest craze is...

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There is no crystal ball that businesses can use to see the exact IT problems and opportunities that they will encounter each year. However, by looking at past and present IT trends, they can get a sense of where IT is heading and how the new direction might affect their business.

Here are four trends that IT experts are predicting will affect businesses in 2017 and how businesses should prepare for them:

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The year 2017 marks the end of the line for five Microsoft applications: Office 2007, Exchange Server 2007, SharePoint Server 2007, Visio 2007, and Project 2007. Microsoft will no longer support these applications because they are at the end of their lifecycles.

If your business is running any of these applications, you should consider upgrading them before the support stops. Here are the dates to remember:

  • On April 11, 2017,...
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Passwords. You just can’t avoid them. We can arguably say that with all the advances in technology, this has gotten worse over time. You need to create accounts with almost everything these days. Is it any wonder that in the majority of people will – for the sake of simplicity and the ability to recall it easily – use and reuse the same password or variation of that password everywhere? I call this the “life password.”...

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Windows 10.

Everyone is asking about it. So, we hope to answer everyone’s questions here.

Should I install it? In short: Wait. We’re not recommending broad deployment of Windows 10 at this time. As with any new major software release – an especially with regard to an operating system – we recommend waiting 6 months after the product release before implementing into a production environment. A...

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It’s been a lovely day, thanks largely in part to Microsoft Patch Tuesday. As you may know, Microsoft releases Operating System and Software patches for installation on Tuesday and many computers automatically apply these patches to computers early Wednesday morning. As this is generally a common practice and will keep your computer safe from malicious software, every once in a while, we see a patch that tends to make things worse than...

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