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  • It’s time to use Section 179 tax law Deductions

    Time is running out to use the tax deductions available to you with the Section 179 tax law. You have until December 31st if you want to use those deductions this year. Many small business owners look for ways to maximize deductions to minimize how much tax they pay –…
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  • Upgrade your Business with 179 Tax Deductions

    If your company is upgrading computer software or hardware, now might be the right time to save lots of money for your business. Lots of small and medium-sized business owners will be familiar with some of the available tax deductions. However, as far as Bonus Depreciation and Section 179 tax…
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  • Tax deduction MSPs and how businesses can benefit from them.

    It's been a turbulent time for businesses over the last 18 months navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic. Many had to accelerate their remote work policies and practices. As a result, business IT infrastructures were forced to change rapidly, and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have been in high demand. This trend…
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  • Section 179 Deductions that Business Owners can use

    When you're a small business, it's critical to get your taxes right. Many small business owners look for ways to maximize deductions to minimize how much tax they pay. One tax-saving loophole not everyone knows about that could help is the tax code Section 179 deductions. If you're unaware of…
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  • Can Businesses be denied Cyber Insurance?

    In our world of constantly evolving and varied cyber threats, many organizations consider cyber insurance to help them get back on their feet should they fall victim to a cyber event. Data breaches and ransomware attacks can also require specialized expertise and funds to deal with. For these reasons, many…
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  • Cybersecurity Insurance- 5 Reasons Why you need it

    Cybersecurity insurance, also referred to as cyber insurance or cyber liability insurance, is insurance that your business can buy to reduce risks to data loss. A cybersecurity insurance policy will transfer some risk to the insurance company for a fee. While all types of insurance have been around for decades, cybersecurity insurance is relatively new. Businesses…
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  • Who Should Handle Your IT?

    In our evolving COVID-19 world, we've had to re-learn the way we act and think. What worked for our businesses in the past might no longer help us in the future. The pandemic caused a seismic shift for many small businesses. Those who learned to adapt to the changes thrived and survived. With COVID-19 not off…
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  • Are Cybersecurity and Internet Safety the same?

    We use it, but we don't think about it. Modern society is dependent on technology. Whether it’s your TV, the Internet, a laptop, or a phone, there's no denying how much life has changed over the last two decades. This online access means that individuals and businesses need to be…
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  • Beefing Up Your Communication Security

    When it comes to personal or business data security, you must know how to spot bogus links. Recognizing fake email links that might lead to fraudulent pages is a challenge for many people. The fact that hackers are using more advanced methods makes it worse for all of us. That is why beefing up your communication security is…
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  • Modern-Day Communication, The Dangers Behind It

    When it comes to IT security solutions, there are a large number of threats facing us. Modern-day communication technology has opened up a massive amount of potential for people; however, it also poses a significant threat in terms of security. Threats are increasingly advanced as time passes by, and this is endangering the safety…
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  • Clicking Fake Links, The Horror Behind It!

    When it comes to using the internet, you know how things can go wrong. We all like to think that our online activities are safe and protected. However, the reality is that hacking methods are increasingly creative to get people to clicking fake links. As such, today, we're here to draw attention…
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  • Spot Fake Links In Your Emails

    Opening unknown links can be a risk factor for your business and staff. As a result, more and more business owners have incorporated fake link prevention strategies into their security training. We’ve come up with a few tips to help ensure that your staff members have the critical information on how to spot fake links. This training can help prevent hackers…
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  • Are you at Risk of Losing Data?

    In past blogs, we've talked about some of the more common cybersecurity threats. But how dangerous is the web, and how much risk of losing data do you have?      Today we'll talk about a few of the most widespread threats that need your full attention.     Windows 7…
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  • 8 Biggest Security Threats to Small Businesses

    We still see the same scene in horror movies: the main character runs into the house, slams the door, locks the deadbolt, and sighs in relief — but the killer still sneaks up and attacks them from behind!   If you own a small business, you might find yourself in a…
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  • Data Breach- Are you on a Hackers Watchlist?

    As we know, multiple businesses log, record, and save our personal information in their databases. They tell us the data is safe. However, technology is constantly expanding, and with new technology comes new ways of hacking into seemingly secure data. Outdated devices, human error, the latest computer malware, and theft…
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  • Are you Happy with Your IT Support?

    When it comes to finding the right MSP, be cautious. Many Managed Service Providers pride themselves on the permissions to play services: the very basics of IT support, SPAM filters, and 24/7 monitoring. In all reality, these are things that a good IT Service Company should do in their sleep.…
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  • Is the One-man Band Approach Music to Your Ears?

    Clarinets have a beautiful sound and range, but when you listen to a clarinet play by itself for three hours, you realize that there's a reason why they're usually just one part of an entire orchestra. Your business may find itself in a similar situation with your IT provider. Unless…
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  • Working Against Each Other: Break vs. Fix

    When you were a kid, did you have a bicycle? I'm sure you can recall the thrill of zooming away from home, feeling the wind in your face with the freedom of personal mobility. But all that freedom ended when you got a flat tire. If you were handy, you…
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  • Managed Services: Don’t Get Nickel and Dimed

    As a business owner, you need to decide what level of IT support is right for you. Small businesses frequently operate under the "break-fix" model. Break-fix is exactly what it sounds like: you run your business until something breaks, then you pay an IT support company to fix it. Large…
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  • Why is Disaster Data Recovery Important For Business?

    What does disaster data recovery mean? This term describes the method businesses use to regain access to stored information after a disruptive event. Any event, like a cyberattack, ransomware, a natural disaster, or even something new like the Covid-19 pandemic. When data is lost, businesses can employ a variety of methods for their disaster data recovery plan. How does disaster data recovery…
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  • Microsoft Announces New Windows Operating System: Windows 11

    In the summer of 2015, Microsoft announced the release of what was supposed to be the last installation of Windows - Windows 10. However, apparently even the best laid plans go awry, and Microsoft has announced the release of the new and reimagined Windows 11. Complete with design changes, new…
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  • Why Vendor Management?

    As you have read in our previous blog posts, the vendors we use and our relationships with them are critical to our success as a company. Vendors can drive new growth and help us achieve profit goals and revenue gains. They are central to many activities and processes in our…
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  • Develop Your Vendor Relationships

    For SMBs that want to take their business to the next level, you need help from your vendor partners. Unless you have this help, your business might not reach its potential. We all know vendor partnerships are key to strategic growth and longevity. Therefore, we need to become actively involved…
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  • Billions of Passwords Leaked on Dark Web

    In what could be the largest data breach in recorded history, a database of 8.7 billion passwords has been discovered on the Dark Web. These passwords have been stolen from multiple databases and collected on a hacker forum under the name RockYou2021. Since only 4.7 billion users use the internet…
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  • Are You Getting Nickel-And-Dimed By Your Vendors?

    Are you getting ‘nickel-and-dimed’ by your vendors? This is a great phrase that you’ll hear concerning charges for extra services within a larger service or purchase. According to Grammarist.com, the phrase ‘nickel-and-dimed’ has been around since the 19th century. Originally, it meant small amounts of money. It wasn’t until the…
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Are your computers always crashing when you need them the most?
 
Does your internet go down right before important meetings?
Or are you concerned that hackers may be stealing your company data?
 

At Wise Computer Solutions, we understand that you don’t have time to deal with equipment failures and constant technology problems. When your computers and network run smoothly, your employees are more efficient - and your profit margin grows.

 

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