Small Businesses Face the Same IT Concerns as Large Companies

According to Gartner Research, small business spends three to eight percent of its revenue on technology. The small business IT budget may be smaller, but the technology issues they deal with are nearly the same. Besides the budget size, another difference is that small businesses are more at risk from technical issues than their larger counterparts that maintain a large support staff. Read more

Cyber Security Threats: Protect your Business!

Cyber Security is a concern for all business and residential computer users.

We are delighted to present Protecting Your Business from Cyber Security Threats conducted by Michael Kaiser, Executive Director of the National Cyber Security Alliance. Read more

Establish Your 2014 Technology Plan

As the year is quickly coming to an end, many of us are making plans and resolutions for 2014. As a business owner, are you giving thought to the various technologies that keep your business running efficiently?  Computer Troubleshooters encourages you to take action on the following technology issues before the end of the year.  We also discuss additional issues in our most recent newsletter. Read more

Windows 8 Gets an Upgrade, We Look at 3 Features

There has been much discussion surrounding Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, and with the recent launch of the 8.1 upgrade the discussion is getting louder.

We have reviewed 3 modifications that come with the 8.1 upgrade.  So if you are thinking about taking the plunge to buy a new computer or upgrading your Windows 8 operating system (especially if you are still running XP and the April doomsday is approaching quickly) you will better understand these 3 features. Read more

October Newsletter: Is Your Business Prepared to Fight Cyber Crime?

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. This annual event is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center. The aim of Cyber Security Awareness Month is to inform and educate all levels of our government, the private business sector and the general public about issues of safety and security in our cyber environment. Their tag line says it all: Stop. Think. Connect. Read more

Champion Partner of Cyber Security Month

It’s official! Computer Troubleshooters is now a Champion for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We are proud to be a champion and show our continued commitment to Cyber Security! Read more

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Stay on the Alert for Technical Support Scams

In August, our blog featured a story about one of the most lucrative cybercriminal scams of the past year. This con game involves fraudulent phone calls from cybercriminals posing as Microsoft tech support representatives. A fraudulent tech support representative calls to alert you that your computer has a virus. Read more

DON’T FORGET: STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? Cyber security begins with a simple message that everyone using the Internet should consider:

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Read more

5 Cloud Invoicing Solutions for Small Businesses

With over 27 million small businesses in the U.S., according to media company Get Busy, it’s no wonder there is a substantial need for online invoicing tools. Managing the company finances is one the most challenging parts of maintaining a business. Technology opens the doors for online applications that help companies grow by reducing operating expenses. Consider five gadgets that produce invoices from the cloud. Read more