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The MSMB Networks IT Blog [Technology]


Always changing, new emerging technologies can have a powerful impact on local, national, and global business interests. In these posts we explore these factors and how they can affect companies here in Sonoma County.

Email Security

Email Security

Questions about email, spam, phishing schemes, and viruses sent through email come up in daily conversation for us and our peers in the IT world. We’ve taken this opportunity to organize the answers to these common questions in one place … Read More »

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Speed

Speed

Cars are great analogies for computers; they’re fast and run smoothly when we first get them, but over time they begin to show their age, may have trouble starting, and require more care and maintenance. Just like an aging vehicle … Read More »

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Keeping your Password Safe

Keeping your Password Safe

Most of us juggle anywhere between five to fifteen or more passwords — to various websites, email addresses, chat clients, wireless networks, and more. A lot of press has been made recently about companies being hacked and their clients’ passwords … Read More »

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“Free” Wi-Fi

“Free” Wi-Fi

As more and more Petaluma companies advertise “free wi-fi,” from coffee shops to hotel chains, insurance brokers to hair salons, all to attract customers, it is important to know the risks of connecting to unsecured wireless networks, and how to … Read More »

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Why Do We Reboot?

Why Do We Reboot?

The first step suggested by most technical support agents is to reboot or power-cycle the device having problems. Why is that? Believe it or not, there are a few good reasons behind this industry-standard troubleshooting starting point. Most computing devices … Read More »

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